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“Waste of Time and Money”

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Reviewed July 21, 2013

This place is a total waste of money and time. If you want to do the pay by ride deal it is about 5.00 per ride. You have to pay for everything here including admission..

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

My family of six had a blast! I have a 12, 15 and 18 year old. Loved it! Beautiful views from some of the rides. We didnt think it was too pricey plus you can pay $10 to just walk around and not ride rides. Food is pricey but Wendys is across the street :)

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Pleasure Pier has been a great addition the the Galveston Beach experience. It is rather expensive, from the entrance fee to the ride fees but it is worth a trip at least once! My daughter loves to surf close to it because it is fun to hear the music while in the water!

1  Thank Lana M
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Overall the place is just average when considering the amount of rides and the prices. It is about $27 per person to be on all the rides all day. If you have little ones, they will only be able to ride a few of the attractions, so it may not be worth it. No matter what, even if you do not go on any of the rides, you still have to pay $10 per adult or $8 per child, with no rides. I just do not understand why this is the case if you cant ride the attractions. There are no "free" things to do. Its unfortunate, because if you want to just let the kids ride, you still have to pay extra money. Then of course if you want food or play games, then it is extra. Expect the typical carnival or amusement park prices for those things.
The park itself is very clean and has plenty of people working to assist with questions. The staff are all friendly as well.
If you are gonna just have some teenagers stay there all day, then it is probably worth it. However, if not I may go against it.
One thing to keep in mind, they do offer a military discount, but you have to ask and show your ID.

1  Thank Michael B
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

The place is clean, and what rides they have are good, but you could easily spend a day at Six Flags for just a couple of dollars more and ride 10 times the quantity of rides they have there. Very strict about rules here too. Not that it's a bad thing...

1  Thank FourFamilyMom
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