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Semaphore Carousel

Esplanade, Semaphore, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8248 4698
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FANTASTIC, ORIGINAL 1920s CAROUSEL !!!

Located near Semaphore Jetty, this is a rare attraction for all children, 2 to 92 !!! It is not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
daf57
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Adelaide, Australia
Beautiful but hidden from view

On the foreshore at Semaphore is a strange round shed. It doesn’t look particularly interesting or... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Gwen M
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Esplanade, Semaphore, South Australia, Australia
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+61 8 8248 4698
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near Semaphore Jetty, this is a rare attraction for all children, 2 to 92 !!! It is not open all the time so I suggest you do some research to avoid disappointment. Highly recommended !

Thank daf57
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

On the foreshore at Semaphore is a strange round shed. It doesn’t look particularly interesting or inviting but if you look into the gloomy enclosure you will find a gorgeous heritage roundabout still operated by volunteers. It is so sad that it is so hidden...More

Thank Gwen M
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This carousel is an absolute gem! Built in 1928, it’s a reminder of years gone by. The joy of riding the carousel as a child brings great memories. Was wonderful to see my 22 month old daughter enjoy her first ride today. All money raised...More

Thank Coliene
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I love carousels and the one at Semaphore looks great but unfortunately it was not open the day we we were there Semaphore is a lovely town - I am ashamed to admit that I had never heard of it before we came away on...More

Thank Nerilyn A
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I had a fabulous time with friends and young children recently at Semaphore! The rides were cheap and we used the free bbq and picnic tables afterwards to cook lunch. With Foodland just 100m away it made it easy to get the last minute bits...More

Thank Lauren D
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautifuly maintained amusement ride from days gone by. I remember the joy of riding on a beautiful white horse as a child. Now my children and grandchildren can all say " I remember riding the beautiful carousel at Semaphore beach.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I just love this carousel. It is just so beautiful and lovingly maintained. I always pop in for a visit when I am at Semaphore - sometimes I even jump on for a ride :)

Thank NatalieAdelaide
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The carousel is a great little bit of history that you can't miss if you're in the area. Plus there is a lot of other rides in the area for all ages. Had a great time here

Thank Blair-tastic
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Loved it as a child. Still the same and see so many people enjoying it. Don't miss while visiting Semaphore. Wonderful spot during Summer

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Recently I took my niece's young lad for his first ride on the carousel. He loved it. In fact, when the carousel was rebuilt in the 1960's my father got the galvanised iron sheets from it and used them to build his garage.

Thank Neville D
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Bozzie_20
4 September 2017|
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Response from hellokathyclark | Reviewed this property |
It's not open until the warmer weather comes. Sorry I can't help you any more than that. Summer time it's open and well worth a visit.
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