Gardens & Parks in Mumbai
» Augus Kranti Park, Gowalia Tank
» Kamala Nehru Park, Malabar Hill
» Lions park, Juhu
» Jogger’s park, Bandra
» Pherozshah Mehta Gardens (Hanging Garden)
» S.K Patil Udyan Shivaji Park, Priyadarshini Park, Napean sea Road
(70 km at Gorai) Nearest Railway Stations: Malad or Borivili from where the journey must be made by Road and Sea. Also approachable by road via Bhayandar on Western Express Highway.
Mumbai’s first and largest amusement park, Essel World, located just a few kilometres outside city limits at Gorai, is situated on a green landscaped, island on an area of 64 acres. It can be reached by ferry from Gorai creek or Marve beach.
Alternately you can drive down by Western Express Highway, take the Bhayender turn and reach Gorai Island. Essel World offers over thirty four thrilling and scintilllating rides, games and amusements.
Ridings for Children:
Commando Park, Kinder Carousel, Yard Train, Caterpillar, Big Apple, Mini Tele Combat, Junior Crazy Cars, Boat Ride.
Ridings for Adults:
Zyclone, Rock-o-plane, Snowball Rainbow, Senior Dodgem, Senior Crazy Cars, Super Round Up, Rock-N-Roll, Slippery Sultan.
Maha Nimboo Dive, Monster, Tilt-A-Wheel, Fun Net, Zipper Dipper, Road Train, Highway Cars, Haunted Hotel.
Besides these rides there are also coin-operated games, like Crazy Shuttle, Derby Racer, Aqua Blasta, Water Lazer etc. For the food lovers, Essel World caters to all palates. Whether your choice is quick pizza or a bhel-puri or a leisurely chinese meal, one outlet or other, spread throughout the park.
Essel World has recently started Wet World (a park within the park) with separate entry charges. It is a dream come true in the hot summer months. This has six water-related rides – Rain pool, Splash pool, Croc pool, Lazy river, Large activity pool and Small activity pool.
Nearest Railway Station – Jogeshwari (East)
Timing: 1100 hrs to 2000hrs. (daily except Monday)
The park opened to the public in September 1992 and has since grown from strength to strength adding new innovative entertainment and sporting attractions that have been one of their kind in India.
Fantasy Land is a fun park within the city limits of Mumbai. Located at Jogeshwari on the Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road off the Western Express Highway, the park is enveloped in lush green landscape, spread on an area of 30 acres.
There is an array of international rides and games. An Italian merry-go-round in porcelain finish. A Dragon that clocks to and fro like a pendulum, swinging scores of people at one go. A Master blaster with a dozen arms that lift you high up in the air and then lower you suddenly.
A Slam Bob in which boats surf the air at great speeds. A grand Slam where you crash your car into another and walk out smiling. And topping all these and other rides is the Roller Coaster (Ze Ulta Fulta Express) the only one of its kind in India.
It takes a full 360 degree turn in the sky, leaving you suspended in mid-air. Besides these rides there are also coin operated games, pedal boats in an artificial lake and horse rides.
There are restaurants providing Indian, Chinese and American foods. The Special events are organised on the following days – New Year’s day, Summer Weekends, Valentines Day, Monsoon Specials, Holi Festival and Children’s Day.