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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 piece of history young at heart hand carved lake ontario great ride blast from the past trip down memory lane old fashion children and adults kids love great fun step back in time
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank ghthorpe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Lakeside Park in Port Dalhousie. Great fun for the young and old for only 5 cents! LAKESIDE Park has a beach, lighthouse, children's playground, and abeautiful marina as well. Great family fun.

Thank ann c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we are locals we still love coming down here with our teenagers. We have been doing it since they were babies. And the best thing about this place is that it's still only 5 cents a ride.

Thank erinzeppe
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to visit carousel with my two grandsons! They love going here for rides! Still only 5 cents a ride! Kids also like to play in the playground. Everything is kept very clean. Beach is just a couple minutes walk. Very clean. I would recommend...More

Thank sugar379
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Love that this is still 5 cents! So much fun for everyone. Its so beautiful and well taken care of too!

Thank Haley W
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is by far the best value for your money in St. Catharines. It is in St. Catharines' old Port Dalhousie beach in Lakeside Park (Yes, Rush's song "Lakeside Park" is about this exact park) on the shore of Lake Ontario. This Carousel has been...More

Thank lorihowes1
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

For young kids and a nostalgic event this ride hasn't changed in as long as i can remember snd I'm in my sixties the best part is it's still only a nickle a ride. Procedes go to help maintain the ride. Kids love it.

Thank alperot
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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.