Amusement Parks in Gujarat
We all know Gujarat
is an industrially prosperous state, which is also rich in cultural heritage. Few are aware of the fact that the state is also famous for its various amusement parks. If you have visited our page on Entertainment in Gujarat
, you may have already learnt something about them. For example, you must have read that Tirupati Rushivan Adventure Park, located in Derol is the largest amusement park in Gujarat or that If you are in Ahmadabad, you should never miss Swapna Sushtri Water Park etc. However, there are many more of them. Let us start our tour with Tirupati Rushivan adventure Park.
Tirupati Rushivan Adventure Park in Derol
We all know that Tirupati Rushivan Adventure Park is the largest in the state; but did you know that the park is also the pioneer in the leisure industry in Gujarat? The park, promoted by Tirupati Sarjan Pvt Ltd, is spread over 150 acres of land adjacent to the Devpura Hills on the bank of River Sabarmati. Earlier the whole area was covered by thorny bushes. Now it has been landscaped without harming the ecological balance of this region.
Rides and Fees at Tirupati Rushivan Adventure Park
Although the name suggests that it is an adventure park, but in reality it is a complete leisure destination. The whole park is dotted with beautiful statues and monuments. In its Amusement Park section, it has sixteen different rides under contract system. Besides, there is the family oriented Blue Lagoon Water Park; it offers three special rides. The entry fee for the park is Rs. 100 per adult and Rs. 70 for each child. However, to enter the Water Park, you need to Rs. 200 more; that includes the costume. If you want to hire a locker, you can get it for Rs. 30.
Besides, the park has a 6D theatre; the entry fee for it only Rs.30. You can also go for Jungle safari for Rs.100. For children between 3 and 12 it costs only Rs. 70. Then again for archery you pay Rs. 30 and the same amount for water shoot ride.
How to reach Tirupati Rushivan Adventure Park
As we have already mentioned, Tirupati Rushivan Adventure Park is located at Derol. The place is situated at a distance of 85 Kilometer from Ahmadabad Airport on Vijapur-Himatnagar Highway. The nearest railhead is Gandhinagar. A three start hotel is now being constructed close to the main gate of the park. Once that is opened, visitors will be able to enjoy this leisure destination more. For information, you may call at 081403-11807.
Funworld Amusement Parks in Gujarat
This amusement park has been promoted by Funworld and Tourism Development Ltd (Rajkot). The company has three units located at Rajkot, Gandhinagar and Vadodara (Baroda).
Funworld at Rajkot
The one located at Rajkot is simply known as Funworld. It is spread over 5 acres of prime land in Race Course area. It has 18 different rides with interesting names such as Hara Kiri, Tora Tora and Sky Train. There is also a Water Merry Go Round. The park also has a Food Zone and so if you need to refresh you do not need to go anywhere else.
This park is meant for everybody and the entrance fee is nominal. Adults need to pay Rs. 10 per person while for children it is just Rs. 5. However, there are additional fees for each ride; but they generally vary from Rs. 10 to Rs. 18. The park opens at 3:00 pm and closes at 11:00 pm. Over 1.2 million people visit this place annually. Contact Details of Rajkot Funworld
Opposite Bahumali Building
Race Course Ground
Pin No: 360 002
Phone No: +91-281-2444944
Mobile No: +9199989 90926, +91 96625 12859
Funworld in Gandhinagar
As we have already stated, Funworld and Tourism Development Ltd (Rajkot) has also opened a unit in Gandhinagar. It is officially known as Funworld Gujarat. Just as Funworld Rajkot, it too has a number of rides that appeal to young and aged alike. It is located near Indroda Circle, opposite to Infocity in Sector 16, Dholakuva. To know more about this park, you may call at +(91)-792-321-3066 or at +91-999-899-0939. Their email id is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funworld in Vadodara
once known as Baroda, is home to number of amusement parks. As we have
already mentioned in the beginning of this article, Funworld and Tourism
Development Ltd (Rajkot), has established an amusement park in
Vadodara. It is known as Gujarat Funworld and is located at Ajwa Road opposite to Vrindavan Garden.
A water park, known as S-Cube Water Park has recently been opened here;
it has started attracting many more adventure seekers to this park.
park is spread over ten acres of land and has twenty-two different
categories of rides suitable for different age group. The interior of
the park is landscaped beautifully and so if you are not in a mood for
adventures you may spend the day just relaxing. There is also a food
zone to satisfy your hunger pangs. The entry fee for the amusement park
is Rs. 150; but if you intend to visit both the amusement park and Water
Park you need to pay Rs. 450. For more details you may call at +91-2668-290111 and +91-89800-35474.
However, the city office of the park is located 2-A Laxmi Society in Race Course. You can also visit it personally or call at +91-265-2343140 and +91-89800-35474.
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Krishna Water Park in Rajkot
Krishna Water Park, operating since 1996, is another notable amusement park in Rajkot. It is located at National Highway 8B; Kuvadva, Rajkot
The park has the highest pendulum in India; it also boasts of the
largest rain discotheque and fastest cyclone in Gujarat. Its wave pool
produces 3.5 feet of wave. Another unique ride is the Octopus; it has
eight different rides starting from the same point and so it provides
eight different types of experience. If you are hungry, there is an
excellent canteen, which provides healthy and hygienic vegetarian food.
Water Park also offers good accommodations in the form of AC cottages,
deluxe rooms and suits. These rooms are part of Krishna Water Resorts;
therefore, if you want an extended holiday, you can easily book rooms
here. The landscape around this resort is also very serene. Apart from
that, the resort offers AC Conference Hall, a Marriage Hall and a
Natural Care Center. To know more about this park, you may contact at
the following details: Phone No:
0281-278-4300, 0281-278-4378 and 91-90330-51513.Email Id:
Swapna Sushtri Water Park in Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar has two more amusement parks. Among them, Swapna Sushtri Water Park, located on C. G. Road has been bestowed with National and International Excellence awards for a number of times. Spread over 130 acres, it has facilities for all ages. Wonders like Wave Pool, Pendulum, Mississippi Water Ride, Snow Fall, Water Fall, Thrilling Fog, and Rain Dance make sure that you have an exciting time throughout your visit. If you feel famish, there is also an excellent food zone which offer Gujarati, Punjabi, South Indian, Continental and Chinese dishes. The park remains open from 11 am to 5 pm every day.
Accommodation at Swapna Sushtri Park
Swapna Sushtri Park also offers excellent accommodation. Ben Basera, located inside the park, offers different categories of AC rooms to suit every pocket. If you are planning for your honeymoon, you might as well opt for it; it offers special package for such guests. To know more about the facilities offered by this park you may visit their website or contact at the following address:Swapna Sushtri Water Park
Near Amarnath Dham
Gram Bharati Cross Road
Phone No: +91-98243-04705
It is located at a distance of 15 Km from Gandhinagar and 45 Km from Ahmadabad; therefore, it can be accessed from both the cities. In fact, though the park is located closer to Gandhinagar, it has its head office
located in Ahmadabad. Following is its contact details: Swapnasushtri Entertainment and Club Ltd
A-102, Ganesh Meridian
Opposite Kargil Petrol Pump
Near Gujarat High Court
S. G. Highway
Phone: +91-79-264-49-965, +91-79-264-44-564
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Maniar's Wonderland in Ahmedabad
While creating Wonderland, the promoters have taken into view that people of every age group love amusement rides; however, they may have different parameters for that. So they have made Joy Train, Jumping Jack, Joy Boats and a special Play Zone for the kids. Elders love their Desert Bike; it presents an adventure tracks filled with different kinds of obstacles. To cross this terrain you need an ATV (Any Terrain Vehicle); try this for the taste of adrenaline.
However, Adventure Zip Line takes you one step forward. Your body is hooked to the line and is suspended 20 feet above the ground. You move from one end to the other with just a safety hook preventing you from a straight fall. Then there are the Wonder Chair, Crazy Car, Sling short, Aqua Splash, Aqua Ball, Aqua Roller and many more. For mere fun you can also visit Family Water Park and the Snow Park. Yes, the Snow Park provides real snow; the temperature there is kept at fifteen degree below the freezing point.
How to get to Wonderland
The Park remains open from 10 am to 8:30 pm throughout the week. It is located at Survey No 255 at a distance of 3 km from Karnavati Club and 1 km from Sarkhej Cross Road. Kiran Motors Service Station is the nearest landmark. For more information you can call at 079-6541 0896. However, for advance booking you need to call at 079-3295-1030. Their email id is email@example.com
Splash the Funworld in Ahmedabad
Splash the Funworld is another amusement park located on Sarkhej -Sanand Road. It is a water theme park promoted by Sagu Dreamland (P) Ltd. However, it also has an amusement park section, which not only provide ten exciting rides, but also a serene atmosphere where one can relax and enjoy.
The Water Park section on the other hand twenty five exciting rides suitable for different age groups. While most of them are meant for raising your adrenaline, some are also designed for more relaxed enjoyment. For example, if you are not too keen on adventures you may play around in the waterfall, splash around in the bubble pool, float down a lazy river or go down the water slides. In short, it offers all kinds of enjoyment to all kinds of visitors and yes, the authorities here pay especial importance to safety and hygiene.
Other Facilities at Splash
Splash also offers accommodations to those who want to spend few days in this wonderful watery ambience. While a double bed semi deluxe room costs RS. 2250 a suit costs Rs. 5659. There are also deluxe and semi deluxe room costing Rs. 2995 and Rs. 3995 respectively. However, the taxes are extra.
Besides, the park also offers banquet hall, which incorporates the adjoining lawn, a conference hall and a restaurant. Since it offers different types of packages, you must contact them before you make your booking. For more information you may call at 90990-73800, 90990-73801 and 90990-73802.
Shanku’s Water Park in Ahmedabad
Shanku’s Water Park is another good amusement park in this area. It is located on Ahmedabad-Mehsana Highway at a distance of 60 km from Ahmedabad. The rides here are demarcated for each group. Some of the exciting rides at this park are Zip Zap Zoom, Aqua Tube, Aqua Shuttle, Wave Pool, Lazy River and Wet Disco. Exciting tunnels, which takes you through fifty meters of curves and contours into a pool of cold water is one of highlights of this park. For the hungry, the park has an excellent food court. Entry fee is Rs. 300 per person. However, children below the age of two can enter without any fees. For more information, you can call at +91-276-228-2351 and +91-276-228-2372.
Ajwa World in Vadodara
Ajwa World in Vadodara is an enterprise of Ajwa Fun World and Resort Ltd. It is located on Ajwa Nimeta Road around one kilo meter behind Gujarat Funworld.
Ajwa World has three wings - Ajwa Fun World, Ajwa Water Park and Ajwa Green Resorts. Among them Ajwa Fun world is an amusement park set in a verdant green background. It offers twenty thrilling rides along with different cultural programs, sport activities and live music. In addition, different festivals are celebrated here. In other words, the park not only offers exciting adventures, but also a scope to relax and enjoy.
Ajwa Water Park is also set in a lush green garden. It offers twenty two high tech slides and the sliding tower is sixty feet in height. Rain Dance is also another popular feature here. For more information you may call at +91-98242-32382. It also has a city office located at 'A' Tower, 1st floor, Kunj Plaza, Palace Road (phone: +91-265-2434864, 6545891)
Amusement Parks in Other Cities of Gujarat
There are few other amusements spread across different cities in Gujarat. You must have read about Chhab Chhaba Chhab Water Fun Park. The project has been promoted by ay Fun Park Pvt Ltd. It is located at a distance of 22 Km from Saradar Bridge in Rajgari Village. It promises to open up a new horizon in the water park sector. For more information you may call at +91-261-286-0935 or 325-0935. You may also visit its head office at the following address:
Akhand Anand Society
Near Sardar Bridge
Gujarat Gas Circle
Adajan Road, Surat
Another upcoming project in this city is the Bollywood Amusement Park promoted by Amaazia Group of companies. However, it is an indoor project that also incorporates a water park, a snow park and a bird park.
Then in Jamnagar you have Sardar Patel Amusement Park. To know more about it you may refer to our page on Entertainment and Nightlife in Jamnagar.
Bhuj also has a mini amusement park located on its Airport Road. It is known as Hill Garden and encompasses a really huge area. The entry fee is only Rs. 2.00. However, you need to pay extra or the rides. Electronic rides like Car, Mini train, Aeroplane, Bike, Camel and Duck make the visit very enjoyable for the kids; they also love the slides here. There is also an interesting aquarium inside the park; one must not miss it. Since it is located at a higher plane, you get to see the whole city from here and this is indeed a bonus point for you.
In fact, such mini amusement parks are located in all major cities of the state. To learn about them a visitor to the city must consult the local guides and enjoy the city to its fullest.