Who doesn’t love a good Amusement park? Whether you want to beat the heat or have a good time going up and down some thrilling rides, Water Parks and Amusement Parks are an all-time favourite especially in India. Not only do you have fun, frolic and laughter in one place, but most Amusement parks these days have great dining and hotel experiences as well making them the perfect destinations to spend weekends and holidays. Below are some of the most popular amusement parks in India:
- Essel World:
Essel World has obtained the title of being the largest Amusement and Water Park in India as well the Largest Theme Water Park in Asia. It is accompanied by its equally admirable counterpart Water Kingdom and is located at Gorai, Mumbai.
- Adlabs Imagica:
Adlabs Imagica was opened as a high-tech state-of-the-art amusement park and it hasn’t failed to impress with its themed rides and an extremely large roller coaster that is in fact said to be the largest in the world, not to mention 4D rides and restaurants with 5 themes.
Wonderla is the most loved amusement park in India and has received the highest ratings compared to all others. It is accompanied by a resort where people can spend a few nights enjoying delicious food and the many thrilling land and water rides. Wonderla is located at Kochi, Kerala, Bangalore, Karnataka and at Ravirala, Hyderabad.
- Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad:
Ramoji Rao built a film city cum amusement park that has had an innumerable number of visitors since. Quite a few Indian movies of different languages have been shot here which is evident in the cinematic feel and the activities organized here on a regular basis. Ramoji Film City has bagged the title of being the world’s largest integrated film city and India’s one and only theme based holiday destination.
Named after the infamous Vanar kingdom of the Ramayan, Kishkinta theme park is quite picturesque with its scenic landscape, fountains and decorations. Wave Pools, exciting water rides, roller coasters, toy trains make this amusement park truly one of a kind in India. It was founded by Navodaya Apachan, the founder of Navodaya Studios and is located at Chennai.
- Black Thunder:
Situated at the foot of the most beautiful Nilgiris in Coimbatore city of Tamil Nadu, Black Thunder is spread over an area of 75 acres and has some very interesting rides like the Surf Hill and the Wild River Ride. Apart from this, it also has a hotel for guests to spend a night or two.
- Funtasia Water Park:
Funtasia Water Park is the first of its kind in the state of Bihar located in the capital city of Patna. But that doesn’t stop it from being one of the most sought after amusement parks in India for its crazy water slides and wonderful water playgrounds.
- Queen’s Land:
Queen’s Land of Chennai consists of an amusement park, theme park, amazingly thrilling joy rides and adventure rides like the Free Fall Tower, Roller Coaster and the Queens’ Land Fairy Train. All in all, Queens’ Land is 70 acres of pure fun.
- Appu Ghar:
The oldest and the very first amusement park of India, Appu Ghar was inaugurated in 1984 and has been a very popular destination for amusement park lovers ever since. Appu Ghar had a wide variety of children’s rides, fun rides like the Big Splash, the Columbus Jhoola and My Fair Lady, snow and ice games, Water Park, Swimming Pool and what not. Appu Ghar was closed in 2008 and later reopened as the Oysters Beach in Gurgaon.
- Water Kingdom:
Water Kingdom has an artificial beach and a great number of water and dry rides. Water Kingdom is a favourite among children, adults and families since a very long time. Located right next to Essel World, you can enjoy both together with combined passes.