The famous amusement parks in Mumbai are perfect weekend destinations to let off some steam after a week of mind boggling hard work. With thrilling rides, rock shows, and entertainment zones, you can scarcely wish for more. So, without delay, skim through this list to select one that meets your expectations and simultaneously fits your budget.
Built by Subhash Chandra of Essel World in 1986, this oldest amusement park in South Mumbai is univocally the top option for an ideal family hangout – rides are available as per different age levels. Hence, while adventure seeking adults may satiate their adrenaline rush in rides such as Shot-N-Drop, Top Spin, Enterprise, Hoola-Loop, and Slippery Sultan, kids may cool off in the tempting Kid’s Zone. Other crazier attractions involve an Ice Skating Rink, Bowling Alley, Cricket Zone and Horror House.
Children (height between 3’3” and 4’6”): Rs. 500
Adult (height above 4’6”): Rs. 800
Senior Citizen (age above 60 years): Rs. 300
The most striking feature of this park, located in Virar West, is its sprawling 3111 square feet Musical Amphitheatre that showcase mellifluous concerts, scintillating rock shows and stunning DJ nights to nearly 2000 spectators at a time. The array of rides is also mesmerizing like Vertical Chair, Free Fall, Yazoo Express, Ferris Wheel. And, after a long fun filled day, if you yearn for a healing message, you may conveniently avail the park’s superb spa services.
Rs. 500 for 1 hour
You need to get wrapped in warm clothes before entering this park at Kurla. The freezing 10-degree temperature ensures that your long lost craving for some chill is admirably fulfilled, even if outside weather is sultry and suffocating. Charm yourself in any of the activities such as snow sledding, ice-skating, snow falling, skiing or sizzle up by sipping some out of the box beverages.
11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Rs. 400 per head
Proudly bearing the tag of being the biggest amusement park in the nation, Adlabs Imagica, covering 300 acres off Mumbai-Pune Express Way, offers entertainments in six different zones like Europe, Arabia, Asiana, Americana, Jambo Africa and India. Go bonkers for rides named after either Holywood stalwarts or superheroes like Mr. India – the ride, Scream Machine, and Loch Ness Explorers. To amuse your naughty kids, roam at random to shake hands with the park’s mascots such as “Tubbby”, “Roberto”, and the “Lost Astronaut”. The list still does not get complete for there are other attractions like B-boying, hip-hop dancing, BMX bike stunting and magic shows at this “India’s Disneyland” at Khopoli Pali Road.
Regular tickets – Monday to Friday: Child: Rs. 1200, Adult: Rs. 1500, Senior Citizen: Rs. 1200
Regular tickets – Saturday and Sunday: Child: Rs. 1600, Adult: Rs. 1900, Senior Citizen: Rs. 1600
The trump card of this amusement park constitutes a 200 meters track called Go-Karting Zone that is primarily designed to quench the fervent thirst of youngsters for real racing. It contains karts that are qualitatively the best with 5.5 HP Honda engines. Hence, if you are essentially a group of feisty youngsters, go straight to this up-scale technological park and revel exploring international games.
Rs. 150 (Gokarting), Rs. 200 (Paintball)
The Great Escape Water Park
If splashing in water forms one of your most preferred recreations, this water park at Thane ought to be placed at the top of your visiting list. Enjoy riding swings, slides, see-saws and scramblers, scattered over this 25,000 square feet area. And at the end of the day, if you are doubtful of the safety of your belongings, relax, for there are enough lockers for safe keeping.
Kids: (Height from 3.3 feet to 4.6 feet) Morning Rs.650/-, Evening, Rs.400/-
Adults: (Height from 4.6 feet and above) Morning Rs. 750/-, Evening, Rs.450/-
Senior Citizens: (Age – 60 years and above, photo ID mandatory) Morning Rs.650/-, Evening Rs.400/-
Vardhman Fantasy Park
Ever yearned for gazing at the Seven Wonders of the World? Well, even if on a small scale, you may fulfill your desire by beholding the miniatures of the glorified structures, etched in exquisite details at this park at East Mira Road. Alternative recreations include boat ride in the Shiver Lake as well as dining in a host of Chinese, Italian and Mexican restaurants. Moreover, don’t worry if you have to bring along your toddler; for along with adult rides, there are kid friendly ones too, like Go-carting, Water Balloons, etc.
A single entry is charged Rs.5. (Rides fare not Included)
Fantasy Land, established way back in 1992 in Jogeshwari East, continues to attract tourists of all ages for having rides like the Slam Bob, the Dragon and the Ze Ulta Fulta Express. You may also avail opportunities of riding horses or pedaling in an artificial lake.
Ticket Price: Rs 125 for children; Rs 175 for adults
Paradise Fun Land
With its 2 acres lush green area promising an inviting pollution free environment, this park at Bhiwandi Bypass Road is really worth visiting. Soak in fresh air as you exhilarate yourself, playing diverse games or take immense delight in its Water Park.
Child above 3 feet to 4.5 feet to be charged in child category
Pick-n-drop facility with bus and car are available at cheaper rates
Royal Garden Amusement Park
Royal Garden Resort, housing an amusement, as well as an exciting water park, can be your ideal one stop destination on a cheerful Sunday. Let your kids please themselves in rides like Dashing Car, Pirate Ship, or Dare2drop, while you relax amidst the mesmerizing surrounding. Don’t miss the newest attraction, the Kid’s Zone.
Ticket Price: Water Park: Rs. 750/- Per adult & Rs. 650/- per child (3 to 10 yrs)
At this largest theme based park of Asia, you would get to explore rides and zones that are both extraordinary and exclusive. Those, keen on heights, can unhesitatingly try What A Coaster Slide that offers one of the country’s tallest vertical drops by descending seven stories at the rate of 40 miles per hour. And, if you wish to sway a bit to melodious tunes, under a little drizzle, the zone of rain dance, Bratzone is waiting for you. Other fetching attractions include the nation’s largest play pool, The Lagoon, and the wave pool, Wetlantic.
Adult (height above 4’6’’): 999
Children (height between 3’3″ & 4’6″): 699
Sr. Citizen (age above 60): 399
Shangrila Water Park
The diverse charms of this 15 acres park in the Mumbai-Nashik Highway, involve an extensive swimming pool, an interminable waterfall and a quaint play area, where children may play with Toy Horses, Bike Riders, video games, and swings. Others, like The Family Slide, roller coaster, bumper cars also pull a huge crowd. You may also indulge in leisurely shopping at the shops of this park near Powai.
Ticket Price: Rs. 550 for adults, Rs. 500 for children
Spread over an area of more than 30 acres, this park in Navi Mumbai is an all time favorite with kids, due to the presence of several captivating facilities like the joyful toy train, several high-tech rides and most importantly, replicas of the Seven Wonders of the World. Additional amenities of this cheap park involve boat riding in Khandoli Lake or warming up in its serene jogging track.
Adults above 12 years of age: Rs.35/-
Children between 5 and 12 years: Rs.25/-
All these amusement parks admirably justify the unanimous fact that Mumbai is indeed the city of fun and frolic. Moreover, nowadays, many of these parks serve as a hot-spot for modern parties on occasions like birthdays and weddings. So, visit the places, create memories and live life king size.