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“Was disappointed”

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We went to the pier on the Saturday before July 4th so we expected it to be crowded. The pier opens at 11 am and costs $10. We paid the money to park across the steeet, and paid to get onto the pier. So, without even doing or seeing anything, we have spent $30. No big deal, if we were to get to see and do things and have some fun. We expected lots of people, however, this place was a ghost town. The little pier was deserted. Only a few other people were there. We walked to the end of the pier, past several bored employees, and took a few photos. Sadly, the highlight of the pier was watching the pelicans searching for food in the ocean. We turned back around and left the sad looking pier behind. Went to the Boardwalk in Kemah. Much much better experience.

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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Three generations ... we all had a great time! Loved the bumper cars especially because they had a separate set just for the youngsters ... our 5 year old got to drive her own car. Log ride got everyone soaked ... and on a hot day that worked out very well. The ferris wheel gave us a great view of the gulf and Galveston.

1  Thank Tod H
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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

There is a $10 per person admittance fee. We were going to purchase armbands (26.99) for our kids to ride the rides but they were going to charge my husband and myself $10 each just to walk on the pier. Also some of the rides have an extra fee.

2  Thank mominokc
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

It was our first time visiting and the pier is a lot smaller than how it appeared on the website. The prices seemed a bit high for a few rides they had to offer. What made this Pier not a total failure was staff, the cleanliness, and location of being on the beach. My family made the best of the rides we enjoyed the location the most.

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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a neat carnival type place that goes over the water. It is kinda pricey to ride all the rides but if you really like to ride carnival rides then this is the place. Fun to do that is not in the water. The giant ferries wheel was fun but scary to me! There are swings that go very very high that are great for a thrill seeker. Fun for kids of all ages to Grandma and grandpa.

1  Thank jessicahC54XF
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