Summer Fun: 7 places in Mumbai to Take your Kids this Summer!

Are you confused about where to take your kids this summer? Well, we are here to solve your doubts as these are some of the best recommended places for summer!

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Summer brings with it a fun time for kids! As much as they are excited about their new academic sessions, they also look forward to an enthralling time during their summer breaks. So, as the season of fun is here, you might also want to take your kids out so that they have a fun-filling time before getting back to their studies. So, here we are, to help you out with the ideas. Check this out and plan your summer itineraries with your kids! 

1. Water Kingdom



Water Kingdom is one of the biggest water parks in Mumbai. Spread across 22 acres, this amusement park has more than 30 rides with a multitude of water rides swimming pools, and much more. This park proudly houses one of the largest Aqua play pools in the country, the Lagoon and some of the rides, such as What A Coaster, are just an addition to the thrill that you and your kids must not miss! 

Where: Borivali

Timings: 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Rs 801 (plus GST) for children and Rs 1191 (plus GST) for adults

2. Smaaash



Do your kids love bowling, gaming, and other such activities? Well, Smaaash might be one of the best places to take your kids. The place combines sports and virtual reality with music and dining! You can try games like Laser Blast, Twilight Bowling, Walk the Plank, 9D Xtreme Activity, Jurassic Park, and more with your kids. In this scorching heat, this is one of the best ways to be indoors and still have fun!

Where: Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel.

Timings: 1:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Cost: Between Rs. 399 to Rs. 1,200 depending on the package that you choose.

3. Kidzania



If you want your kids to have fun while learning something, KidZania is the place! This amusement park and learning center consists of a realistic replica of a real city, complete with buildings, shops, theaters, and malls. Kids can perform traditional functions such as going to the bank, preparing food, or enforcing law and order. Your kids can also earn the currency called 'KidZo,' which they can deposit in the mock bank at KidZania. Isn’t it exciting to give your kids exposure to the real world like this?

Where: R City Mall, Ghatkopar

Timings: Tuesday to Sunday; 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Below 4 years - Rs 600, Between 4 to 16 years - Rs 950, Between 17 to 59 years- Rs 500, 60 yrs and above - Rs 300.

4. Elephanta Caves



Being outdoors in the sun might not be a very good idea in summer. However, you can plan an outdoor visit to the cool Elephanta Caves. Close to Mumbai, these caves boast archaeological significance, having been built in the 5th and 6th centuries AD. They have also received the UNESCO World Heritage Site tag. The caves, located on Elephanta Island, feature different forms of Lord Shiva and take visitors on a journey through foreign invasions. So, if you want your kids to learn about the heritage of your city while also having fun shopping for souvenirs, take them here!

Where: Elephanta Island

Timings: The ferry services between Gateway of India to the Island operate between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Cost: Between Rs 130 to Rs 150.

5. Nehru Planetarium



Are your kids interested in the world of science and space? Well, take them to the Nehru Planetarium which promotes science and technology through lectures, educational and cultural events, seminars, etc. You can enjoy some of the popular shows here like Tryst and Destiny, Mahatma - The Eternal Light, The Wonders of the Universe, Invaders of Mars, and more. So, here's just another way to mix fun with learning and have a good summer time! 

Where: Nehru Centre, Worli

Timings: 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost: Rs 40 for kids and Rs 60 for adults.

6. Sanjay Gandhi National Park



If you and your kids are adventure seekers, then it’s not the time to sit back but to get ready to trek through one of the biggest green covers in Mumbai, Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Explore the flora and fauna preserved in this park while also planning a picnic. You can cycle around the Kanheri Caves and have a fun time with your kids, strengthening your bonds even more!

Where: Borivali

Timings: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Cost: Rs 45 for kids and Rs 85 for adults.

7. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya



The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya should be on your list if you want your kids to view the heritage of Mumbai. It houses more than 50,000 artifacts that you and your kids can learn about this vacation! From collections of sculptures, bronzes, and treasures from China, Japan, and Tibet to artifacts from heritage sites, this place delves deep into history. Did you know this museum also houses a 2,000-year-old mummy that was kept hidden but recently went on display? Yes, so make some time for this significant place with your kids and learn together!

Where: Kala Ghoda, Fort

Timings: 10:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Between Rs 150 to Rs 200.

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