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1 Lakeport Road | Lakeside Park, St. Catharines, Ontario L2N 5B3, Canada
+1 905-934-1221
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All reviews port dalhousie per ride merry go round all ages sandy beach young at heart piece of history lake ontario great ride these years blast from the past old port trip down memory lane old fashion kids and adults kids love step back in time
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for kids of all ages. The Carousel is beautifully kept and brings you back to your childhood. There is a playground right beside and a beach. For a nickel it is the best value around!

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great historic carousel and to still be the same price after all these years is wonderful.All summer long families can enjoy so much to do there at a reasonable price.Children and adults enjoy this park very much

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we make at least 2 visits to the carousel with our grandchildren. This authentic ride with its wooden animals & 4 seater junior theme benches is a treat for the whole family. At 5 cents a ride per person (adults also!) it can...More

Thank 877rick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riding the Carousel takes you back to a time when the pace of life was slower and where simpler things were enjoyed for what they were. Climb on, close your eyes and be there too.

Thank Dave N
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Where else can you enjoy a slice of history for only a nickel? Beautifully restored carousel allows a step back in time! Friendly staff, lovely, clean surroundings, steps to a well equipped playground and a pristine, shallow beach. A wonderful, affordable family activity

Thank Acorn2011
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I just had to come here for the novelty. It was really nice to see an old carousel still in use. Even the tickets are old fashioned. To sum up; if you have 5c to spare then you should take a ride on this vintage...More

Thank Mullen89
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Love this carousel. Brought my grandsons when they were younger. I always ride the carousel too. The lion is always a favorite. Always a nickel a ride.

Thank ndufour
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The all time super bargain! This a well maintained antique carousel. The location is amazing. Thank you St. Catharines.

Thank ghthorpe
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a must do. Still only 5c per ride. Outstanding craftsmanship on each animal and components of the carousel. Beautiful piece of history still providing pleasure to young and old.

Thank Livebettter
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old restored carousel with a variety of animals for adults and children to ride on for just 5 cents a ride. ...as many seniors as children visit! Worth a stop off in the park

Thank nraeanderson
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July 16, 2018|
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Response from 27whippet | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free. Parking lot can fill up fast. Arrive early and you may not have too much trouble. You can park on the back streets of Port and then walk to the beach.
May 24, 2017|
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Response from mommie-12 | Reviewed this property |
It opens May24 weekend and closes Labour day! Great summer job for high school kids!
August 8, 2016|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are the original animals.The lion was stolen and was found down in the states but got returned and is back on the carousel.