Amusement parks serve as the easiest way to make the best of a single holiday; they offer fun, quality time with family and friends and are an unlimited source of adrenaline rush. While decades ago, the thought of amusement parks might have felt foreign to us, India is now spread with so many choices of different themes of amusement parks that you will be left bewildered!
Almost all cities of India are surrounded with one or more amusement parks that give the right platform for a fun-filled weekend for people of all ages. Read about 6 such amazing amusement parks in India, that you cannot miss out on if you're in the city.
Bangalore's favourite amusement park, Wonderla, is a fun-filled place that has something for people of all ages. A section of rides are available exclusively for kids while there are over 60 land and water rides and activities that are of varying levels of thrill.
These rides cater to those who just want to lay back and relax as well as those who seek adrenaline rush. Wonderla is located just 35 km from the city centre. Apart from the branch in Bangalore, Wonderla is also found in Kochi and Hyderabad. The park remains open from 10 am to 6 pm.
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Adlabs Imagica, Mumbai
Located in a town called Khopoli, which is just 70 km from Mumbai, Adlabs Imagica is a fun amusement park that has three different sections; theme park, water park and snow park.
You can either choose to stay dry and enjoy different land rides, go for a splash in water rides or experience fascinating snowfall in the snow park. The park opens by 10.30 am, rides are available from 11 am and it shuts by 7 pm. A resort is available in the park, if you wish to stay here for a day or two.
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Kingdom Of Dreams, Gurgaon
Kingdom of Dreams is located equidistant from the Golden Triangle that is Agra, Jaipur and Delhi, in Gurgaon. This is an entertainment destination that showcases the culture, heritage, art and performing arts of India through different fun ways, mostly using technology.
Nautanki Mahal, Showshaa Theatre and Beyond Bollywood, are some of the attractions that, like their name suggests, have theatrical and musical performances, exhibitions of Indian monuments and other such fun and intriguing events.
Kingdom of Dreams remains closed on Mondays.
Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad
Sprawling across a huge area of 2000 acres in Hyderabad, Ramoji Film City is the world's biggest studio complex that has even been certified by the Guinness World Records. This film-theme destination is filled with fun-filled things to do.
Some of these things include a film city tour where you can see the shooting locations of some scenes from popular movies, experience these movie sets or even witness some exotic birds in the birds park.
The park remains open from 9.00 am to 7.30 pm everyday.
Adventure Island, Delhi
Adventure Island is an exciting amusement park that has different rides for adults, kids and family or other attractions like boating, walking in a water coaster, carousel rides, to name a few.
You can spend a fun day at the Adventure Island with your family along with shopping in the Metro Walk, which is the destination for all the fashionistas out there who love shopping! The park also regularly conducts various events like Disco Dandiya during Dussehra, Summer Carnival, etc.
Adventure Island remains open from 11 am to 7 pm everyday.
Aquatica in Kolkata is mainly a water-themed amusement park that has it all. Attractions like aqua dance, water rides, resorts to stay in, a party hall, a conference hall, a food court, you name it.
So apart from having fun in the park, you can book corporate meetings in these banquet halls as well. The park remains open from 10 am to 6 pm everyday.