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“Very poor value”
Review of Cosmic Adventures

Cosmic Adventures
Ranked #18 of 66 Fun & Games in Ottawa
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Owner description: Cosmic Adventures is Ottawa's Largest & Safest Indoor Playground, where kids 0-12 are encouraged to crawl, bounce, slide and explore our clean and secure environment. Cosmic's multi-level playground provides the ideal location for endless play, all-inclusive birthday party packages, school group adventures and summer day camps. Our family-run facility is designed with little ones in mind, incorporating safe toddler zones, healthy menu items, and non competitive skill testing games.
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64 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Very poor value”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

$19 per kid and $8 for adult to sit and watch, this is a very poor value for what you get. Facilities are OK but the kids get bored in an hour or so on the play structure and resort to constantly bugging you to buy more credits for games (they use a card system). They can play video games at home for free, I'm not interested in paying for them to play. ZIg Zag Zoo (W. side of Montreal, abt. 45 minutes) has a much better play structure and is less than half the price. Monkey Around (Ottawa S.) is about half the price and is less focused on video games. As several reviewers have noted the food is a total rip-off too. We won't go back unless they get their prices in line. They seem to think they are the only option for an indoor play-place in Ottawa, might have been true a few years ago but not any more.

Visited July 2013
3 Thank KevinFromOttawa
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English first
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Rip off”
Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Took my kids (10 and 12) here for a short outing in the summer. I had an Entertainment Book coupon so I figured it wouldn't be too expensive. Boy was I wrong! Not only is it $18 per child but then they try and soak you for the token games and food. The worst part was that I also had to pay $8 to come in and sit while my kids played. I was not allowed to leave them to play (I was just going to sit outside). Paying $8 for a chair is insane. I will never return and unless you like being ripped off, I recommend you do the same!

Visited July 2013
16 Thank Dealfinder_12
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Ottawa, Canada
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Playland on Steroids”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

This place was good for the kids - for about 30 minutes. After that, the 8 year old was bored and just wanted to play video games. The three year old was over stimulated The food is over-priced, half of the video games didn't work and it was way too expensive. You feel compelled to stay longer just to make it worth your while.

We won't be back.

Visited July 2013
5 Thank 2B1B
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Smiths Falls, Canada
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194 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“bring lots of tylenol”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is a good place to bring your children and they will have a lot of fun but with so many kids it was just to much for a couple of hours,Some of these kids have quite the set of pipes on them and my head was pounding .

Visited March 2013
3 Thank Cindy J
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fun but far too expensive.”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

Cosmic adventure was hands down the best indoor playground in the city. My kids love it, however we are no longer able to go due to the exorbitant admission price. At $16-$18 per child, plus more for games and snacks, it's just not worth it anymore for my family. Its fun, but not so fun that its worth paying over $100 for a family to get in per visit. We'll visit the wave pool instead. (Or go to Hawaii.)

Visited April 2013
7 Thank Chellarella
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