Top 9 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In And Near Chennai, India

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One of the main metropolitan cities of India, the city Chennai projects a different flavor entirely. The city is located on the shore of Bay of Bengal, featuring some of the great beaches like Marina Beach. This beach is the second longest urban beach in the entire world. The legacies of the amazing architecture of Southern India is also present in various parts of the city with an old soul. Over time, the city has modernized, with shopping malls, luxurious hotels, modern-age restaurants. Along with that, the city also has lots of different entertainments, like an entire collection of theme parks. The large theme parks are technically located outside the city, whereas there are smaller ones inside the city. These amusement parks are hugely enjoyed by families with kids, even by the young crowd. If you are visiting Chennai, you might want to visit some of them. Check out the list of top theme parks and amusement parks in and near Chennai, India, to pick your favorite one.

1. VGP Universal Kingdom

VGP Universal Kingdom
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The VGP Universal Kingdom emerged as a fully equipped amusement park in the year 1997. It is located on the East Coast Road, at the State Highway 9 along the coast of Tamilnadu, India. Prior to 1997, the park used to be a small one with few small rides. Right now, it is a full-fledged amusement park with rides for children and adults. The first snow park of this region is on the campus, as well as the famous rides like water cascades, paneer fort, VGP 2000 millennium tower, etc. A full day can be spent over here, as the facility of food and drinks are available inside the park.

VGP Universal Kingdom

Address: SH 49, Injambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600115

Website: VGP Universal Kingdom

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 7: 30pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 8pm

Price: 7.88 USD

2. Kishkinta

The charming theme park is located near the Vandalur Railway station, just half an hour from the main city of Chennai. It features a charming atmosphere with scenic landscape, fountain, hills, lakes, and designed architecture. The amusement park is mainly a water park, with various ranges of dry rides. The amusement park was created by Navodaya Appachan, an Indian Film Industry producer and director. The area is named after a famous place from the Indian epic, Ramayana. One of the most famous attractions of this park is the monster wave, which brings the feeling of being in the most adventurous sea-side.


Address: Near, 82, Varadarajapuram, Darkas Ward - II, Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600044

Website: Kishkinta

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 6:30 pm; Sat - Sun: 9:30am - 6:30pm

Price: 10 USD

3. MGM Dizzee World

MGM Dizzee World
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The amusement park is set to take the adventure to the next limit. It offers you a chance to ride a hot-air-balloon or enjoy a helicopter ride. There is an entire range of rides for the kids. Merryworld is also a fun place which is to entertain your kids at any time. The grand Ferris wheel is the main attraction, which also offers an excellent view of the park and its surrounding area. There is a huge amphitheater where various kinds of events take place. The amusement park also holds an ISO certification for its safety standards. This fun place is located on the East Coast road.

MGM Dizzee World

Address: 1/74, SH 49, Muttukadu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600112

Website: MGM Dizzee World

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10:30 am - 6 pm; Sat - Sun: 10:30am - 6:30pm

Price: 10 USD

4. Queensland Amusement Park

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The park is located a bit outside of the main city of Chennai. Established in the year 2003, this park is spread over 70 acres (28 hectares). It is based on Chennai-Bangalore Trunk road, very well-connected from the Chennai city. The park has a specific entry fee, all rides are free after you have entered there. Altogether 51 rides are present in this park, 18 of them are specially designed for the kids. Foods are available inside the park, making it convenient for a day trip.

Queensland Amusement Park

Address: Chennai-Bengaluru Highway, Palanjur, Sembarambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600123

Website: Queensland Amusement Park

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 9:30am - 6:30pm; Sat - Sun: 9:30am - 7pm (closed on Mon)

Price: 8 USD

5. VGP Snow Kingdom

The Snow Kingdom claims the honor of being the largest snow park in the country. Located inside the VGP Universal Kingdom, this theme park takes you to an entirely different part of the world. The sleds, snow castles with the replicas of penguins, seals bring the original feel. The snow park feels like the temperate zone. The winter gear is also provided by the park authority. Get into a snow fight, or stand below the snow shower to enjoy the full charm of the snow kingdom.

VGP Snow Kingdom

Address: East Coast Road, Injambakkam Next to VGP Universal Kingdom, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600115

Website: VGP Snow Kingdom

Opening hours: 10am - 8pm (daily)

Price: 7 USD

6. Prime Time Amusement Park

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The indoor theme park is located on the suburban part of Annanagar. It is the nearest theme park of the city, very easy to reach and especially dedicated to children. An entire range of joy rides is present here, even for the tech-savvy kids. The roller coaster is an interesting ride, so are the bumper car rides and playpen. The safety standard of this park is very highly rated. A number of food outlets are also present inside this park.

Prime Time Theme Park

Address: Z Block, Anna Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600040

7. VGP Aqua Kingdom

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The water park is the part of VGP Universal Kingdom, based on East Coast Road. The aqua world was designed by Australian architect Steve Sanderson. The best part of this theme park is most definitely the VGP Golden beach. There are also some interesting rides, like the typhoon tunnel, aqua racer, tornado, float slide, etc.

VGP Aqua Kingdom

Address: SH 49, Injambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600115

Website: VGP Aqua Kingdom

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 7:30pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 8pm

Price: 8 USD

8. Monkey Monk

The adventure park is excellent for enjoying outdoor adventures. Here, you can try the thrilling adventures like zip-lining, swinging valley crossing, etc. After a heavy dose of these thrilling activities, you can just take a relaxing break in their chill zone. If you are looking for some quiet adventure, you can just seek the company of the beautiful butterflies in their butterfly garden.

Monkey Monk

Address: No. 109, ECR Road, Pattipulam Village, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 603104

Website: Monkey Monk

Opening hours: 10am - 7pm (daily)

Price: 15 USD onwards

9. Wild Tribe Ranch

This theme park specially offers a chance to enjoy some holistic adventure sports. Here, you can ride a rodeo bull, try the trampoline jump and stimulate surfing or take a part in the war of the paintballs. These different kinds of adventures can be enjoyed at any age. This Adventure Sports & Outbound Training Arena is the first one to emerge in the city of Chennai.

Wild Tribe Ranch

Address: Nemmeli, Tamil Nadu 603104

Website: Wild Tribe Ranch

Opening hours: Tue - Wed, Sat - Sun: 10am - 8pm; Mon, Thu - Fri: 11am - 7pm

Price: 5 USD

Chennai has it all

The theme parks and amusement parks feature lots of variety nowadays. Apart from the generic rides or water parks, theme parks are extending in paintball fights, tech-friendly options. These theme parks are not the exception. So, choose if you are going for the generic options, or try something new, the city of Chennai has it all!!

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