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“Love the Carousel!”

Gillian's Wonderland Pier
Ranked #4 of 45 things to do in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

We visit Gillian's every summer, the $20 wristband days are the best for a large family, I don't believe the other ride areas offer this, and without it, the prices are outrageous, like 4 and 5 a ride for older kids. So, we stick with Gillian's. And on the days that the wristbands aren't available, we still walk down every evening for a ride on the carousel to catch the gold ring!!

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Reviewed December 27, 2013

First of all, I don't understand the bad reviews. I have being going to Gillian's for years, and have never experienced rudeness from anyone. All the ride operators are very safety conscious. Gillian's is very clean, and they have a variety of rides for all ages. Check out their Christmas and spring tickets sales. They're a wonderful value.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Gillian's is a throwback to the past but thank heavens in the present! Great rides for all ages-- our 2 year old grandson loved the fire engines, the merry-go-round and the up and down ride we went in with him-- and so did his mother, at about that age!! It's also right on the boardwalk so views of the Ocean abound. In planning mode, the tickets are half off the weekend before Easter!

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Reviewed September 16, 2013

If you have to pick between the two parks the playland park is the better of the two, especially if you have young kids, this park is just not as well kept as the other. For instance the staple of an amusement park is it's carosel, this park has an antique carosel which should be a plus, but instead it's not kept up and has rusted metal pieces, faded and cracked illustrations, the automated band doesn't work, and horses and the lights don't work either. It's 1 ticket but still, it's a clear indication that this park puts minimal effort in to upkeep. I'm sure it meets the safety standards of whatever standards an amusement park has to meet, but there's little evidence to suggest the exceed those standards. This park is also more expensive because many of the rides are 4-5 tickets (aka $4-$5) per person. If you're a drunk teenager then this park is for you. If you have kids you might want to reconsider.

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Reviewed September 7, 2013

We've been to Gillian's many times, when our own kids were young, and now with our 7 year old granddaughter. A few of the old rides were lost, but those that are there look so nice and clean. The carousel is especially popular - inexpensive and a long ride. You'll see all ages enjoying themselves. Our granddaughter enjoyed all the rides, including the bigger bumper cars with her Dad. And she, and all the kids we saw, enjoyed what she calls the Habitrail, with a rope ladder, swaying bridges and a long slide. It's a great place for families.

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