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“Great for a rainy day” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Carousel

The Carousel
1 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
03 5224 1547
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great for a rainy day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The carousel in Geelong is a feast for the eyes. Little ones and big will enjoy the ride. It is fully enclosed in a glass building with lovely views of the bay.

Visited May 2014
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Geelong, Australia
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24 attraction reviews
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“Fun for the kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Great little spot to stop with the kids.
Old world charm.
Parents can ride free with the children.
Nice afternoon outing.

Visited January 2014
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Geelong, Australia
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Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
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“When you feel like Horsing Around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

When you feel like Horsing Around this is the perfect venue.
The Carousel is a true wonder, a really reminder of the talent and craftmanship of our former generations, such attention to detail and beauty. A real work of Art and Love.
The building that houses this lovely old but beautifully restored amusement ride, is also a work of Art, the exact opposite to the Carousel, modern, contempory and really lovely, a shapely glass structure that takes nothing away from the contents, and doesn't obstruct the surrounding area at all. A great design choice. The price for a ride on the Merry-go-round <sorry but just wanted to call it that for old-time-sake,hehe> is very reasonable and it is a great photo opportunity. Lovely spot for Wedding Photos or remembering your favorite ride as a kid.

Visited March 2014
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Paris, France
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My daughter started squealing the minute she saw this and it was well worth paying to see the joy on her face riding it around and around.

Visited December 2013
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Tamworth, Australia
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“The Carousel.Geelong”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

It is an old-fashioned carnival and is lit up, with lights

The 1892 Armitage-Herschell antique, fully restored Carousel is one of only 200 Carousel’s in operation around the world, and is a must see for young and old.

Kids love this old world carousel

Visited November 2013
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