Kishkinta, the first theme park in India is located at a distance of 28-km south of Chennai at Tambaram. Navodaya Mass Entertainment opened this amusement park. The attractions at Kishkinta represent a wonderful blend of tomorrow's technology and all-time fantasies. Shady trees, sunken water holes and the abundant greenery are a real treat to the eyes and one can relax and unwind very easily in such surroundings.
Among the various exciting rides and attractions here, some are the hi-tech ones like space shuttle, wave pool, white water, Kiddies Kingdom, 3D Theatre, Arabian Nights, Bumper car, Water scooter, Ko-Kart, Video Games, Rainwater lake and the Boating Lake.
Dolphin City And Little Folks
Dolphin City and Little Folks are two great amusement complexes situated on the East Coast Road (New Mahabalipuram Road), 46-km from Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu. These amusement parks offer a wide range of entertainment like the Giant-Piano, Toy Train, Rainbow Fountain, Slide-into-pool, Cartoon show and Paddle-Pool as well as an open-air theatre.
Weekdays: 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays: 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
MGM "Dizzee World" Beach Resort
24-km towards Mahabalipuram (near Muttukadu) is MGM "Dizzee World" Beach Resort, an amusement park with unique water sports. Spread over an area of 27 acres, it is a perfect place to spend a day with your family.
Attractions At The Park
Water Chute, Parachute Tower, Kamakasi Ranger, Arrow Loop Roller Coaster, Pirate Boat, Striking Boat, and 110 feet "Dizee Shake" Challenger and Visual Reality are some of the important attractions out of the 37 attractions of the Park.
Timings: 10.30 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Prime Time is an extravagant indoor amusement park situated near Annanagar, Chennai. It is exclusively for children packed with bumper car rides, play pens and all sorts of new games.
Dash 'N' Splash
Situated 30-km from Chennai on the Chennai - Bangalore highway, just 3-km before Hyundai Car Factory and 12-km prior to Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Sriperambadur, Dash 'N' Splash offers to all age groups a variety of water sports.
This fun-laden water park has a wave spiral and free fall slides and flumes from a height of 12ft to 35ft. The Park is open from 10.00 a.m. till dark and a free bus service is available on all Sundays.
VGP Golden Beach Resort
Situated on the East Coast Road, the Tourism and Entertainment corridor of Tamil Nadu, VGP Golden Beach Resort is perhaps the only Beach Resort with in the city. It is a short 20-minute drive from Chennai City. VGP Golden Beach Resort offers a serene and relaxing atmosphere in today's stress driven world.
This is a cleverly planned beach resort geared to entertain the visitor with sculptured vignettes from the past, folk dances and ethnic seafood cuisine. Its unique stretch of spotlessly clean golden sand is a warm invitation to sun- bathers and surf beckons the sea-bather. The V.G.P. Art Center, a part of the resort complex, sells the merchandise ranging from seashells to rural handicrafts.
VGP Universal Kingdom Amusement Complex is filled with children's games, swimming pools and a seaside restaurant.
has an airport with both domestic and international terminals. Regular
flights connect Chennai with the major cities within the country and also
with countries like USA, Singapore, U.K. etc.
Rail: Chennai is well connected by rail with the important towns and cities within and beyond the state. The railway station at Chengalpattu (29-km away from Mahabalipuram) is also close by to these parks and trains for Chennai and several other major cities in South India are available from here.
Road: Government and private buses are available from Chennai and Mahabalipuram to these amusement parks.
Accommodation is available at the hotels in Chennai or Mahabalipuram. Being the capital city of the state, Chennai is well equipped with various kinds of accommodation options, varying from economic class to luxurious ones. Varied accommodation options ranging from the luxurious ones to economic class hotels to lodges and beach resorts are available in Mahabalipuram.