By: Urusha Mhatre

Saturday comes with a lot of hope – two whole days to yourself when you can forget about the workloads of the week and just go crazy. No targets, no deadlines; only pure fun! And what better place to let your hair down at than water parks! Wading, splashing and riding excitedly on the waves can give you the biggest high that you can ever get. And if you are in Mumbai, then you have access to the crown jewels of the flowing kingdom. With some of the best water parks in the country within your reach, you will be spoilt for choice. Just be sure to dress in comfortable shoes, carry your swimwear and splash on some sunscreen before you venture to any of these top water parks in Mumbai.

1. Water Kingdom, Borivali

Among Asia’s largest theme water parks, Water Kingdom Mumbai also has the largest wave pool in the world. With a numerous range of slides for all age groups, play pools, and amazing photo-ops, this is your go-to place to unwind and relive yourself.

2. Adlabs Aquamagica, Khapoli

Aquamagica or Imagica Water Park is situated off the Mumbai-Pune Expressway with different types of ride using new technologies. The water park has 12 rides and various attractions. There are unique ride that gives one the sensation of dropping down and going up as well. Swirl Whirl is a ride that will make you twist and turn with joy.

3. Great Escape Water Park, Vasai

Great Escape Water Park is family friendly water that promises an exquisite experience for all. It is situated 59 km away from the city centre. The water park has a dozen of slides, rides, see-saws and more. What makes this water park so attractive apart from its features is the rates. The water park is no doubt, resnable compared to others in the city.

Suraj Water Park, Thane, Maharashtra, India

4. Suraj Water Park, Thane

Situated just 7 kilometres away from Thane and 30 km from the city centre, is the Suraj Water Park that has received many national and international awards and this is called the Pride of Maharashtra. The water park is spread over 11 acres and is a perfect escapade for all. The water park has some really cool slides like th Ulatpalat slides, and the Ding-dong slides. The water park has interesting attractions like the Har Har Gange and the fibre cave with minute detailing on it.

5. Shangri La Resorts and Water Park , Mumbai

Famous as one of the perfect retreats for a getaway near Mumbai, this place is where you need to be if you’re looking for a surreal escape from the city life. The water park offers a super splash of excitement & thrill and takes you back to your childhood days through its fun attractions. You can also experience the joy of Mumbai monsoons by stepping into the rain dance party!