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Gillian's Wonderland Pier

600 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226
609-399-7082
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Ranked #7 of 16 attractions in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

They let solo on. The view is good. The wait is short. The wheel is a giant kaleidescope. You see Atlantic City up there.

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Richboro, Pennsylvania, USA
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This historic amusement pier has rides for both the young and the old. Kept clean. Always safe. Fun and very family oriented. People in my generation who took their kids there 30+ years ago are now taking their grandkids there.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We've been here a few times over the past few times and are disappointed every time. My biggest problem with Gilians is the fact that parents have to pay to take the infants and toddlers. Some rides can be $5 so that's $10 total for one ride! We are regular goers to castaways on 11th st because we can ride... More

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harrisburg, pa
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29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a fun way to pass time. The place itself has a good amount of rides and is very clean. But it sure is expensive! Make sure to find coupons before you go!!

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very expensive!! Way to much money for rides. Kids got on only a few rides because tickets were priced high.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We visit OC every year, and usually stay a very short walk away from Wonderland. In the past, we've visited it nearly every day of our vacations. However, they raised the number of tickets that each attraction costs this year, and it is just not a good value any longer, even when purchasing the tickets during their half-price sales. For... More

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Warminster
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9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have 3 and 6 year old children so we've spent a lot of time at Gillian's and Playland's Castaway Cove over the past several years. So much, in fact, that we took advantage of the pre-sale tickets this year. I was shocked, though, when we showed up to discover that Gillian's has raised their ticket costs this year (for... More

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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9 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

While I stated in my review that Ocean City is the best beach town in the country! I must warn and criticize Gillian's Wonderland Pier not only for the ridiculously high ride prices, which we all expect to pay, but for what seems to be the new policy of charging parents who stand and hold their infants and toddlers on... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We purchased the half price tickets on line back at Easter and then took the 5 grandchildren to 3 ticket Tuesday and Thursday. Great rides for the 3, 4, 5 & 6 year olds. You can't go wrong

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

The owners have no issue being monopolistic and ruining fun for kids at the beach. Big ticket increase in 2014. We used to love this place but their rides are so expensive per person, that I see many kids crying for "one more ride" and parents saying "I don't have any more money for tickets". Most rides are $5 (5... More

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