Just like Dory in ‘Finding Nemo’, all of us love to just keep swimming (we know we do). Keeping that in mind, here are some of the best water parks Mumbai has to offer you.
The Big Splash: Cool Off At These Water Parks This Summer
Water Kingdom, Borivali West
Soak it all up at India’s largest and oldest water park, Water Kingdom. Situated in Gorai, it’s at close proximity from the city limits. Rightfully ranked as one of Asia’s largest water parks, it boasts of a giant wave pool, adventure rides and slides, for a completely refreshing and unique experience. Open throughout the year, there’s no denying that it’s one awesome place to beat the heat.
Must-Try Rides: What A Coaster, Bratzone, The Lagoon and Wetlantic.
Price: INR 1,035 for adults, INR 660 for kids and senior citizens.
Timings: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM (Monday to Sunday)
Imagica Water Park, Lonavala
Situated near Khopoli on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, this is India’s most luxurious water park spreads across a massive 300 acres. With its international rides and themes, it’s a family must! While you’re there, just go with the flow, and don’t forget to experience the below-mentioned rides.
Must-Try Rides: Loopy Whoopy, Swirl Whirl, Zip Zap Zoom and Yell-O (think twists, turns and a whole lot of screaming)!
Price: INR 999 for adults and INR 799 for children on weekdays and weekends.
Timing: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
#LBBTip: They have separate pricing for weekdays, peak season, express tickets and special deals. Do check ahead of booking.
Suraj Water Park, Thane
Located on Thane’s Ghodbunder just beyond Kasarvadavli, Suraj Water Park may not be the biggest, but it offers some lovely rides that make it a perfect for a weekend outing with family. One of these is the Har Har Ganga - a statue of Shiva with the Ganga originating from his hair, which over here, has water slides for kids.
Must-Try Rides: Apart from Har Har Ganga, you must try Rainbow Slides, Wave Pool, Ulat Palat and Shiv Ganga.
Price: INR 800 for adults, INR 650 for children
Timing: 10:00 AM - 6 PM
Like Suraj Water Park, Tiku-Ji-Ni-Wadi is located in Thane, but closer to the Eastern Express Highway, near Manpada. It’s one of the oldest water parks and was a popular getaway in the 90s when its only rival was Water Kingdom. Although several water parks have sprung up, Tiku-Ji-Ni-Wadi has its own charm and has several visitors every weekend.
Must-Try Rides: Water Slides, Wave Pool, Lazy River, Giant Slides.
Price: INR 750 and upwards.
Timings: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Great Escape Water Park, Virar
Leave the cacophony of the city behind and treat yourself to a unique experience with water rides and slides amidst the lush-green hills of Virar. Spread across 20 acres, The Great Escape Water Park is a perfect place to satiate your thirst for some fun and relax with your friends and family.
Must-Try Rides: The 40-feet water slide, thrilling wave pool.
Price: INR 980 for adults, INR 780 for kids.
Timings: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Sundays)
Shangrila Water Park, Thane
If you want a fun family adventure, Shangrila Water Park is just the place to be. Situated near the Bhiwandi-Kalyan junction and spread across a huge 15 acres, Shangrila boasts of exciting and modern water games, apart from the usual aqua-venture.
Must-Try Rides: The Great Waterfall and many more.
Price: INR 700 for adults, INR 650 for children for entry. (If you prefer a package deal, there are packages available with food included at INR 1100 for adults and INR 1000 for children)
Timing: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Anand Sagar Water Resort, Ambernath
Experience the joy of both – a water park in the city, and the beach life, with Anand Sagar. The resort is well connected to Arnala beach, North of Mumbai. So, indulge in some fun water activities or spend some time relaxing on the sandy beach, you have a lot to choose from.
Must-Try Rides: Apart from the pool, they've got tons of exciting water slides.
Price: INR 350 for adults, INR 300 for children.
Save some time and hassle by booking your tickets online.