EsselWorld is one of the largest amusement park in the country, along with Adlabs Imagica. It draws in an estimated 1.8 million visitors annually, of which approximately 300,000 are students.The park is owned by Pan India Paryatan Pvt. Ltd. (PIPPL). EsselWorld along with its counterparts, Water Kingdom are stretched over 64 acres of land. Together, they are recognised as one of the largest Amusement And Water Park .
EsselWorld is home to a variety of rides appropriate for individuals of all ages. It boasts of fourteen family rides, eleven adrenaline-pumping thrill rides and fifteen children's rides.
Apart from the conventional features of a theme park such as rollercoasters and rides, EsselWorld is also host to Mumbai's first ice skating rink, spanning 3400 square feet. The park maintains the rink's temperature at a constant 4 degrees Celsius.
#In 2010, EsselWorld launched a horror ride entitled "Monsters In The Mist", inaugurated by popular host, actor and first-ever winner of reality TV series "Roadies", Ranvijay, and the CEO of EsselWorld Shirish Deshpande. It was titled India's Scariest Ride.
EsselWorld, Global Pagoda Road, Essel world Amusement Park, Borivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400091, India
Type of Place
- Amusement Park
- Picnic Spot
- ~Local trains are available from within the city. The Western Railway train reaches Malad and Borivali station, which are the closest railway stations to Water kingdom.
- ~One can reach Water Kingdom by taking a taxi or auto-rickshaw from the city. The Western Express Highway is the best route to get to Gorai and passes through Bhayander Road to the water park ~Buses are available from Malad to Marve Beach and from Borivali to Gorai Creek.
- ~Distance between Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Area and Essel World Water Kingdom is 40.4 km.
The entry fee per person is Rs 850 for adults. Its Rs 500 for children and Rs 350 for senior citizens.
~11:00 AM to 7:00 PM on weekdays; 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM on weekends.
~Locatin:Gorai Island, Borivali, Mumbai
~Famous For: Fun rides, sports activities and games
~Nearby Attractions: Manori Beach, Kanheri-caves, Sanjay Gandhi National Park
~The rides in the Essel World are divided into three categories; family rides, adult rides and children rides.
~The Family Rides------
The Fuji Aqua Dive is one of the most sought after family rides at the place. It is a rollercoaster ride which will make your heart skip a beat when it will speed down a 50 ft high steep track into a cool pool of water leaving you completely drenched.
The other fun filled rides include Crazy Cups, Road Train, Riki's Rocking Alley, Tilt-a-Whirl, Zipper Dipper, Highway Cars, Hedge Maze, Fun Net, Haunted Hotel, and Prabal the Killer.
~The Adult Rides
There are eight rides in the adult rides section. These rides are more fun and you will definitely enjoy yourself. The Thunder, The rainbow, Zyclone, The Enterprise, and Hoola Loop, all these rides will give you goose bombs and leave you teary eyed because of the excitement and thrill. You would be shaken at a rocking high speed, spun in the middle of the air, and would brought to the ground while not giving you any time to realize what is happening to you. But once you overcome the initial shockers, you are bound to enjoy every single moment of your time on these rides.
The Children Rides
The children's rides include 12 fun- filled and less scary rides. Junior Go Carting, Big Apple, Nataraj Caterpillar, and Play Pot are the most popular ones. The Natraj Mini Telecombat also makes among the much loved children rides. It's a whole lot of fun for children to sit in these fighter planes while attacking and firing at each other. Children's boat ride makes children feel like sailors on an adventure trip.
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Covering an area of 22 acres on an island, Water Kingdom is the ultimate destination for all water-loving tourists. Designed in accordance to international schemes and standards, the water park offers a unique experience for all! Besides the water rides and activities, there are other amenities available, which are sited in various sections of the amusement park. Innumerable shops, several food outlets, facilities for the physically challenged, first aid rooms and so on are few of the many amenities available here. The place is well-maintained and safety policies are also strictly adhered to at the Water Kingdom.
Things to Buy
~Linking Road, Bandra
Situated: Right opposite R.D. National College
Best for: Accessories, clothes, shoes for both men and women.
~Colaba Causeway, Colaba
Situated: Close to Fort area and Cuffe Parade
Best for: Books, jewelry, handicraft and cloths.
~Lokhandwala Market, Andheri
Situated: Near Rhythm Restaurant in Andheri West
Best for: Boutiques, and tailors who can craft you dream outfit for cheap prices.
~Lamington Road, Grant Road
Situated: Near Grant Road railway station.
Best for: Electronics, gadgets, mobile phones, laptopns etc.
~Fashion Street, MG Road
Situated: Near Azad Maidan
Best for: High street fashion trends in cheap prices.
~Hill Road, Bandra
Situated near: Elco Restaurant
Best for: Hardware, wood work, wholesale general stores and cloth shops
~Hindmata Market, Parel
Situated near: Siddhivinayak Temple (1.4kms away)
Best for: Wedding shopping and cloth material (both Indian and western textures)
~Heera Panna Market
Situated near: Haji Ali Dargah and Maha Laxmi Mandir
Best for: Electronics
Things to Eat
~ The bowling alley consists of an in-built arcade as well as a restaurant, "Tandoori One", which serves vegetarian Indian cuisine
~serving traditional South Indian delicacies
~ Taipan Chinese restaurant
~Happy Singh Da Dhaba – Punjabi cuisine, Petu's and Mother Dairy desserts.
Things to enjoy
- ~The dance floor is an added characteristic of the park that enables visitors to hold parties at the park. It enjoys colored lights, high definition audio, and a glass dance floor. To maintain it's international demeanor the dance hall plays a fusion of Bollywood as well as Western music