Essel World was the first amusement to be set up in Mumbai and till today, it holds the distinction of being the city's largest amusement park. It is situated in the outskirts of Bombay, on the Gorai Island, and is the only international style theme park in the city. Essel World, providing the perfect adrenaline rush, is the perfect place for those who are in search of some fun-filled activities. Spread over an area of approximately 64 acres, the amusement park comprises of around 34 thrilling rides and games.
These rides are meant to cater to each and every age group, be it
children or youngsters or even adults. There are a number of family
rides also, where all the members can go together and enjoy. Then, there
are games that can be operated by putting in the requisite coins, such
as Crazy Shuttle, Derby Racer, Aqua Blast, Water Lazer, etc. The
fun-filled amusement park can be reached quite easily from the main
city. You can take a train till Malad or Borivali and from there; reach
the park by road or by ferry.
For those who love to have a bite, there are a number of stalls in the
Esselworld, catering to almost all the palates. Right from the
cheese-filled pizza to the spicy bhelpuri, you can get anything and
everything here. Though the park remains crowded throughout the year, it
is during the school vacations that it receives the maximum rush.
Students of all standards throng Essel World during the vacation time,
when the closing time gets extended from the usual 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
The opening time of the park is 11:00 am.
The summer season is the time for the opening of the water park, Wet
World. During this time, people come to Essel World to get a relief from
the humid weather of the city. To cash in on the heavy rush of people,
the park offers various low budget monsoon packages, along with a number
of special deals for weekends. Rain pool Splash pool and Croc pool Lazy
River of the Wet World is sure to lure inside the waters and keep you
from coming out. Whenever you go to Mumbai, make sure to visit Essel
World and lose yourself in the frenzy.