If the current heat wave is any indication, we are likely to reach boiling point by the time summer is through. So beat the heat and head out to these amazing water spots in and around Mumbai. Just chill!
1. Water Kingdom: This famous water park also happens to be Asia’s largest! With the distinction of being India’s oldest water park, Water Kingdom boasts of a footfall of almost 1.8 million throughout the year. Located in Gorai, in close proximity to the city, Water Kingdom prides itself on housing the largest wave pool and having rides built as per international quality standards. Even with new attractions being added, some old ones, such as the Artificial Beach, remain an all-time favourite. Water Kingdom has such a place of pride in the hearts of some that it has become a tradition for families to visit it every summer.
Must try: What-a-coaster
Entry Fare: INR 699-999
2. Tikuji-ni-Wadi: This fun little water park is a great weekend getaway especially for people living in and around Thane and Navi Mumbai. With a number of exhilarating water rides, it is a great way to spend time with friends and family. The rides are well built and designed in accordance with international safety standards! With the sole objective of providing its customers extreme fun and entertainment, they have a Lazy River, Family Pool and the all-age favourite, Wave Pool. One trip is not going to be enough; either for the children or you!
Must try: Lazy River
Entry Fare: INR 700/
3. Suraj Water Park: Also known as the “Pride of Maharashtra”, Suraj Water Park has won several national and international awards. Located just 7 kms. from Thane, this magnificent park finds its name in the Limca Book of Records. Known for keeping its visitors happy, Suraj Water Park appeals to visitors of all age groups. The favourite amongst all the rides available is the Har Har Gange. Modelled on the river Ganges, this ride is able to accommodate about 350 people together, giving them the experience of being under a natural waterfall.
Must Try: Har Har Gange ride
Entry Fare: INR 650-800
4. Shangri-la, Mumbai: Situated on the Mumbai-Nashik Highway, Shangri-la Resorts and Water Park is a popular go-to destination for Mumbaikars during the summer. Set amidst the hills, the resort has a beautiful scenic view and provides its visitors a much awaited break from their routine lives. Spread over 15 acres of land, Shangri-La is a good place to spend a day with kids for sure. Head over to make wonderful memories with the child/ren and give them a summer they will never forget.
Must Try: Rain dance party
Entry Fare: INR 550-600
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