Dolphin City and Little Folks are two great amusement
complexes situated on the East Coast Road (New
Mahabalipuram Road), 46-km
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
Both these amusement parks are under the same management and Little Folks is the forerunner of Dolphin City and is located just opposite to it. Little Folks is exclusively for children having several interesting features to attract little children. Many of the schools take the younger students to Little Folks for their annual excursions.
Dolphin City offers performance by American sea Lions. Trained in the US, these sea lions play basketball, volleyball, do balancing acts, clap their fins and are extremely friendly and so if you want to you could get up close to them.
Activities In Dolphin City And Little Folks
Leisure activities in Dolphin City and Little Folks include - American Sea Lion performance (First of its kind in India), Under Water View, Leisure Boating, Slide Swimming pool, Open Air Theatre for variety entertainment, Chuck Wagon, Disco Scooter, Tea Cup, Space Ship, Dragon Ride, Chuck Chuck, Animal Simulator, etc.
Weekdays: 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Sundays and holidays: 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Strictly Prohibited: Food from outside, snacks, beverages, smoking, alcohol, drugs, pan, chewing gum, pets and tripods (Camera stand) inside the park.
Air: Chennai 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 station is the nearest railway station, which 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 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.