One of the largest areas of water amusements, Nalban Boating complex is one of the finest water spots in the city. The destination is ideal for water lovers, who would like to enjoy different types of boat rides. Major attraction for the public viewers in Nalban Boating complex, is the huge lake, surrounded by small brooks and plantations all around. Types of boating facilities include paddle boat, shikara, rowing boats, in addition to hovercrafts and others. With a special hot food joint inside, Nalban forms an ideal destination for the lovers, teenagers, and married couples of the city, who wish to take a day out of their busy schedule. The place also earns revenue from rental operations for marriage and other social ceremonies.
Timing - 9.00 A.M To 8.30 P.M. (Everyday)
10.00 A.M To 9.00 P.M. (Sunday & Holidays)
Entry Fee: Rs. 20/-
Location - Beside of Nicco Park.
Nicco Park, located in the north eastern part of the city of Kolkata, happens to be one of the biggest amusement and Kid entertainment zones of Kolkata. Especially designed for kids of the city, Nicco Park started its operation in the year 1991, with the concept of Joyrides (Fun rides of different types) for various categories of population. It also hosts a medium size water park within, which is better known as ' Wet o Wild', and has an individual revenue model. The park is encircled with greeneries, and gives place to a very attractive rose garden. Well equipped with fooding facilities, the park provides for a beautiful weekend picnic spot.
Timing - 10.30 A.M To 7.00 P.M
Entry Fee: Rs. 50/-
Location - Jheel Meel, Sector IV. Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091.
Location - Kochpukur, Rajarhat, almost 6 km. from Nicco Park.
Contact Information - Tel: 32007947
Developed by KMDA, on the banks of river Hooghly, Millennium Park derives its' name from the date of Foundation i.e. 1st of January, 2000. The land, on which the park is developed, belongs to Port Trust, and the park attracts approximately more than one million day tourists in a year. The unique selling point of the park, is its' vicinity to the river Hooghly, and natural beautification across its' banks. The park consists of resting zones, all across, and is best to be visited during the evening, especially after sunset. It also consists of fooding facilities of various kinds for the visitors.
Location - Strand Road, near BBD Bagh Circular Railway Station.
Contact Information - Tel: 22107282
Very strategically located at the intersection of EM Metropolitan Bypass, Science City Auditorium is one of the largest auditoriums propagating the idea and thought of science. Well connected and accessible from other parts of the city, the auditorium is beautifully surrounded by greeneries, dispersed with flower gardens. The Ground Floor hosts real life scientific experiences, which includes aspects like Energy Ball, Tornado, Quick Sand, Ocean Waves and others. The construction also hosts an aquatic world, as well as domain for the insects. Besides, the auditorium also gives way for some joyful and fun learning experiences like outer space voyage, ropeway expedition, to mention a very few. The destination ideally provides learning experiences for young students, budding scientists and researchers and academicians.
Located on the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, very close to the Salt Lake stadium, Swabhumi is one of the unique of its' kind. Designed as an eco cultural park, Swabhumi is a display of Indian heritage and culture, besides fun and entertainment. The park is designed into beautiful storeys, each being unique and well equipped with the display of various types of cultural and handicrafts items, ranging from potteries to Salwar Kameezes. The park hosts some of the very good boutiques and spas' in the city being operated on membership facilities. The park is divided into various segments such as traditional crafts village, urban zone, food park, Meena Bazaar and party ground. An unique heritage park, Swabhumi is an ideal entertainment zone for all ages and population.
Timing - 10.00 A.M To 6.00 P.M
AQUATICA (Water Theme Park)
One of the unique water amusement parks in the city, as well as in the Eastern zone of the country, Aquatica, is the representation of the changing lifestyle in the 'City of Joy'. Located at Kochpukur in the periphery of Rajarhat, a newly developed zone in the outskirts of Kolkata, the park hosts bewildering water sports of different kinds. Making water joyrides popular, the park promotes itself towards adventure for the new and upcoming generation. The park has various options such as water based discotheques, mesmerising cyclone pool, as well as normal risk free water rides such as water skiing and water splash pools. A respite during the hot summer season of Kolkata, Aquatica can provide entertainment for adventurous kids and teenagers.
The park being set up in 2005, is located conveniently near Victoria memorial, one of the largest parks of Kolkata. Spread over an area of 11 acres, the park has an open air gallery displaying military hardware, canons, fighter and bomber aircrafts.
Keeping up to the expectation of being a metro city, Kolkata hosts, amusement parks also known as 'theme parks', to be visited by the kid population for entertainment. These parks are designed for enjoying adventure rides, also popularly known as 'joyrides', occupying a special place in the heart of the children of the city. Although constructed for attracting mainly the children, these parks are also visited by adults and teenagers. Some of them are as listed below.
Ideally designed for the children, Clown Town is a favorite amusement and entertainment park in the city of Kolkata. The park is well equipped with various types of amusement facilities, like Bungee jump, Roller skates, Jump walls and so on. The park also offers various indoor games and refreshment parks where the parents can take a respite from their responsibilities. Open on all days, the park provides a healthy refreshment for the family population of Kolkata.
Located almost at the centre of the city, the park is a total entertainment zone, after a long day. Full of greenery, spread over an area of 90000 sq ft area, the park provides solace for the urban residents. Having an extensive jogger's track, the park is a favorite for the local population. With artificial beautification program, Elliot park is a respite in the busy hub of Kolkata.
Energy Education Park
An unique knowledge park, situated close to Science City, in Kolkata. The park is spread over an area of 2 acres, and was developed by the state government 's renewable energy division. The park provides an extended greenery for the visitors, and promotes the use of alternative sources of energy, such as Solar energy. Certain appliances like solar water heater, biomass gasifer plant, wind energy generator, are kept for demonstration purposes in order to create mass awareness.
Timing - between 11 AM till 7 PM.
Ticket value ranges between Rs 5 - Rs 3/- for adults and children.
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