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14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
+1 704-588-2600
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Great time

I brought my 6 year old and the fit place to go in the park has to be the Snoopy area! It's perfect... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rebecca M
Greenville, South Carolina
via mobile
Fun time with the family

Plenty of rides and water park for the family. Food here is quite expensive and just OK. If you've... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A mecca of family fun, this 105-acre theme/water park features rides that thrill and live entertainment.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“roller coaster” (276 reviews)
“amusement park” (264 reviews)
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14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
+1 704-588-2600
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I brought my 6 year old and the fit place to go in the park has to be the Snoopy area! It's perfect for young kids! I loved the wooden rollercoaster! And we didn't want to leave the water park area!! I really wanted to...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Plenty of rides and water park for the family. Food here is quite expensive and just OK. If you've never been its worth a trip. The fury and intimidator are awesome roller coasters for those that like the adrenaline rush.

Thank Natasha3911
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great time my husband, 12 year old son and I had at Carowinds! Lots of different types of rides - from the scary to the not so scary. The park was clean and the employees were friendly. Next time we'd like to try...More

Thank sherryb684
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been going to Carowinds since I was a child and it just gets better and bigger! There is something for everyone! I have a 6 year old and a 12 year old and they love the water park the most! My 12yo loves...More

Thank youniquebydanyellew
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family and I visited Carowinds during Memorial Weekend. As you can imagine, it was extremely crowded. The long lines started with parking as people search for parking spaces. Luckily, we paid for VIP parking which helped with getting a parking space a lot more...More

Thank Demetra F
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our second time visiting Carowinds. We have been to several of the Cedar Fair properties and, while carowinds isn't a as big as some of the others, they offer some top-rate coasters. (Fury 325 is one of the best this group of coaster...More

1  Thank Alicali05
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took our family there and was pleasantly surprised how clean the park was. There are bunches of roller coasters for all levels of riders- first timers to thrill seekers. The water park was great, lots & lots of slides, 2 wave pools and lots of...More

Thank megd004
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my family have season gold passes. They absolutely love it. They literally want to go everyday. The only cons I have is the expensive food and drinks. You could get the package deal that includes two free meals but you can't get anything...More

Thank Supabigg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here on a girls getaway, and it was amazing!! My friend and I came with two friends who had been here before, so they already knew some tricks. One being, splurge and buy the fast pass plus. The fast pass plus will allow...More

Thank BubbaBrown1
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an amusement park. If you like that kind of thing and have kids that like it - God Bless You! We have been there several times and I may never go again and I don't mind...

1  Thank lisa h
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Darrell P
I have a 10 month old, do I have to buy a ticket for her, at full admission price
26 June 2017|
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Response from cypherljk | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no ticket needed for that young.
Becky T
How can i cancel a season pass on a pay plan?
21 June 2017|
Response from Meehoo | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend calling them to learn that answer. I imagine they would say it isn't possible and you would have to cancel the payments and then whatever fees they apply are your responsibility.
Visiting the park next week and am a bit confused about the food and drink policy. Their website clearly states no outside food or beverages allowed...but many reviewers state they brought a cooler filled with both. Has anyone encountered any issues? If you can bring even just water from home, are the containers restricted (I.e. No glass or steel)? Thank you!
20 June 2017|
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Response from tffob3 | Reviewed this property |
Although we had no cooler to bring into the park we did see people, in the parking lot, having lunch. As already mentioned, they will stamp your hand if you want to leave the park and return. May I suggest that if you do... More