The GenX kids are more ‘hooked on their iPads’ than playing a game outdoors. So if you live in Mumbai and being stuck indoors for the last year, it’s time to plan a fun day out with the kids. Mumbai has much more to offer than glitzy malls and fast-paced life. There are many fun activities for the kids, from roller coaster rides to heritage walks to gaming arcades.
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Get ready to experience an adrenaline rush in Scream Machine and Nitro in Adlabs Imagica. Then, enjoy family-friendly Alibaba Aur Chalis Chor and Mr. India rides. Next, cool off from the heat at the snow park, which features a DJ and a snack counter. Savor lip-smacking food at five restaurants and food trucks. Finally, check out the shopping outlets, where you can get t-shirts, toys, etc., for your kids. It is advisable to finish all the rides by 6:00 pm.
Location of Adlabs Imagica: Mumbai-Pune Express Highway, Raigarh, Khopoli
Open from: 11:00 am to 08:00 pm
Tucked away amid a concrete jungle, Borivali National Park or Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a serene green place, making for a fun day out with the kids. First, check out the lions and tigers, trek on nature trails, cycle around Kanheri caves, and hop on the local toy train. Then, go for a fun boat ride with your children. Next, check out the exotic flora and fauna at the Garden of Fragrance which features more than 68 aromatic plants. Then, take a stroll across the scenic garden and national park.
Location of Sanjay Gandhi National Park: Borivali East, Mumbai
Open from: 7:30am – 5:30pm
This theatre cum museum is an architectural marvel. First, take your kids to the show about “universe existence,” which is a thrilling show to watch. The dome-shaped theatre with a widescreen gives you the feeling of being in space. Then, take your children to the project installation area, which showcases space models. Educate your kids on the history of the Universe on your visit to the Nehru planetarium.
Location of Nehru planetarium: Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai
Open from: 10:30 am to 05:00 pm
Take your children on a fun day out at the beach, build sandcastles, and splash around the sea waters. Explore the beaches in Mumbai like Marine Drive Chowpatty, Juhu Beach, Bandra, Worli Seaface, etc. Pack some lunch and enjoy a picnic by the beach. Sundays can often get crowded, so it is recommended to visit during the weekdays. Capture some majestic views on your DSLR camera and savor some vada pavs. Book hotel in Mumbai online near the beaches while visiting this city.
Explore the exotic underwater life at the Taraporewala Aquarium with your kids this weekend. Get your kids to learn about aquatic creatures and over 400 species of fish from all over South East Asia, along with corals. Then, spend your Sunday afternoon learning about these exotic marine creatures along with your children. You can stay at hotels in Mumbai if you are visiting from neighboring states.
Location of the aquarium: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Marine Drive
Open from: 10:00 am to 08:00 pm
Take an hour-long ferry ride from the Gateway of India or drive to the historical site of Elephanta caves. Explore the 16 caves in this UNESCO heritage site with your kids. You can plan a day trip to these caves or stay overnight at local hotels. Backpackers and trekkers frequent this site. Book hotel Mumbai while visiting Elephanta caves with your children.
Location of Elephanta Caves: Gharapuri, Maharashtra
Open from: 09:00 am to 05:30 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Give your children a break from the studies, homework, and plan a visit to this gaming arcade this weekend. Kids and adults can enjoy playing games alike at this arena. Let your children jump around in a trampoline, go bowling, go-carting, rock climbing, shoot some hoops in arcade games, and much more. Your kids can enjoy a plethora of activities and get some physical exercise.
Location of the gaming arcade: Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Open from: 12:00 pm to 01:00 am
Beat the summer heat by planning a fun trip to the Snow World with your kids. Enjoy adventurous snow sports like ice-skating, snow sledding, and snowboarding. Enjoy playing with snow in the snow world with your children. You can hire jackets, gloves, and shoes to keep you warm.
Location of the Snow World: Phoenix Market City, Kurla West, Mumbai
Open from: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Plan an afternoon of joy, fun, and adventure at the Essel World, a popular theme park in India offering thrilling rides and entertainment. Children and adults can enjoy the fun rides at this amusement park. The popular rides are rollercoaster, Road Train, Crazy Cups, Zipper Dipper, Hedge Maze, Highway Cars, and many more!
Location of Essel World: Borivali West, Mumbai
Open from: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
This exotic garden is spread across 2 acres featuring over 200 types of flowering plants. The unique flora attracts over 130 species of spectacular species of butterfly. Let your children learn about the butterflies and capture some photographs of the beautiful butterflies.
Location of the butterfly garden: Thane, Maharashtra
Open from: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm (only on Sundays)
H2O is a popular beachside water park that offers adventurous water sports for children and adults. Enjoy a plethora of boating, sailing, wakeboarding, water skiing, jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, and more. After enjoying the fun water sports, you can stop at the café or multi-cuisine restaurant.
Location of the park: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Chowpatty, Mumbai
Open from: 10:00 am- 10:00 pm
Get your binoculars and enjoy birdwatching, where fleets of flamingos migrate from Gujarat every season. The Sewri Jetty witnesses a gathering of a significant number of flamingos. The migratory season starts from November to May to see these pink birds. Get your kids to capture some mesmerizing shots of the flamingos feeding on the mudflats.
Location of the Sewri Jetty: MPT, Harbour Line Sewri
Open: 24 hours
These are the best places to explore in Mumbai this summer with your children.
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