Character Carousel Ride at California's Great America

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Character Carousel

Take a ride on this junior Carousel ride with moving horses that is fun for all ages. Must be accompanied by a supervising companion if less than 46".

Height Requirement:  46” minimum or be accompanied by a supervising companion. Guests over 60” must be accompanied by a child.

Rider Safety Information

Min Height
  • A traditional Carousel ride with animals that move up and down, and two stationary chariots that are mounted on a circular platform that rotates counter-clockwise.
  • Maximum weight – 170 lb. per horse; 680 lb. per chariot.
  • Guests under 46” tall must be held by a supervising companion who is standing on the platform between the animals. Only one rider per animal.
  • Guests must have the ability to straddle the ride unit. Guests unable to straddle the ride unit must be seated in a chariot. Guests who do not have independent seated postural control, appropriate center of gravity, be able to hold on with one functioning arm, appropriate observed behavior and hand-held infants must ride in a chariot with a supervising companion.
  • Riders with a full leg cast must be seated in a chariot.
  • Alternate access is available using the ramp to the right of the ride exit. The ride is wheelchair accessible and can accommodate one wheelchair during a ride cycle which will be secured in a designated spot on the ride platform. Guests not utilizing the ramp may enter through the entrance or exit and will have to take several steps on their own or with the assistance of a companion, and be capable of stepping up on the platform.
  • Note: Please notify a ride operator if needing to use the ramp.
  • Service animals are permitted to ride on the ride platform or chariots.
  • Visit our Guest Assistance Guide for additional Accessibility information.