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Lakeside Park Carousel

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Address: 1 Lakeport Road | Lakeside Park, St. Catharines, Ontario L2N 5B3, Canada
Phone Number: 905 934-1221
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Port Dalhousie Carousel

Can't beat the price - 5 cents a ride. An historic carousel 4 animals wide. Can't wait for the opening of the 2015 season.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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St. Catharines, Canada
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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Can't beat the price - 5 cents a ride. An historic carousel 4 animals wide. Can't wait for the opening of the 2015 season.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful historic carousel housed in a building especially constructed for it...it has authentic dancing figurines... beautifully cared for horses and other animals such as lions, giraffes, and a goat...many of the animals on the inside rows move up and down...there are sleigh type seats to sit in if you would rather not sit on the animals...I think... More 

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Thorold, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

What's not to love? It is a beautiful local historical attraction, the price is obscenely cheap, and it is still fun for the kids. Plus it is great for photos.

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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

For only a nickel, you can ride the antique and lovely restored carousel on the lakeshore of Port Dalhousie. How do i know it is lovingly restored? I spent one winter carefully repainting one of the black horses to exact replica specifications. This carousel is part of the charm of old Port Dalhousie. Have an ice cream cone, walk along... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A great local attraction . This authentically restored carousel and its nominal 5 cent a ride fare remains as it did over 50 years ago. Located in historic Pt. Dalhousie this is well worth a visit for families with children while touring in Niagara. Parents are welcome to assist their children while on the ride, and there are sleighs for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

What a gorgeous carousel! It is truly beautiful. The animals are all different and beautifully done. And at a nickle a ride, you can ride them all if you want! :) The ride is beautifully maintained and in wonderful shape. The building doesn't offer much of a view, but it provides shelter so you can ride the carousel any time,... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a very nostalgic place. My husband grew up in Port Dalhousie and this brings back fond memories. It is only still 5 cents a ride. Was there last summer with my son, daughter in law and two grandsons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The nickel ride in Port..best family deal for years!Nostalgic history,oldest carousel in Canada near the Lake area a renowned area for walks on the pier.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We often take our grandchildren to the legendary Carosel as it is unique with the hand painted animals, old music and affordable cost (5 cents a ride!!). The love it, and so do we!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

It's five cents a ride, a piece of history and located steps away from a great beach. A fun spot to bring kids or a significant other. Follow it up with a walk along the pier.

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