Tikuji-Ni-Wadi

What sets Tikuji-Ni-Wadi apart from other recreational hubs is that it has something for everyone. From an energetic child to a peace-loving senior citizen, there is limitless entertainment for all. The location of this picnic resort puts it amongst the lush greenery of Thane, so that you can escape the concrete jungle and indulge in a fun-filled time at one of their various offerings. Curious to know more? Read on.

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Address

Ghodbunder Road, Opposite Tata Power House, Manpada, Thane. You can get off at the Thane railway station and take an auto for approximately Rs 50.

How to reach

By road:  Take the Eastern Express Highway from Sion circle. Pass the Mulund Check  Naka towards Kapurwadi junction on to Borivali-Ghodbunder Road. Turn left on the junction of Manpada village. You can also take the Western Express Highway from the Mahim-Bandra junction to Dahisar Check  Naka. Turn right on to Ghodbunder-Thane Road to Manpada village by passing the Chenna Creek.

By bus: From Thane station,  take the TMT (Thane Municipal Transportation) Bus No. 56 to Koknipada and get down at Tikuji-Ni-Wadi bus stop. From Western Suburbs take the MSRT  bus  to Thane from Borivali (E). Get down at Manpada Village Junction and take a nice walk towards the mountain.

By train:  Thane railway station is around 13 kilometres away from Tikuji ni wadi and takes under half an hour to reach.

Entry fees and timings

The resort is open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, the amusement park  from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and the water park from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Entry fees vary depending on season. For 2016 the cost is  Rs 700 per person, for above three years of age. This price is not all-inclusive so you will have to shell out more for food, specific rides and other attractions. Ultimately, however, the rates are quite reasonable.

Water park

The water park is Tikuji-Ni-Wadis main attraction and flocks of kids, teens and adults enjoy themselves over here. Safety is a priority and only the best quality of rides and public pools are available. Absolutely perfect for a summer getaway, you can have tons of fun whether you choose to spend it lazing around in the wave pool or take a daring dive in the water slides.

Rides

Lazy River: Get yourself on a float, sit back and relax as the river takes you through the course of the park.

Water Slides: These slides of varying lengths are just as entertaining for the novice water baby as they are for the adept swimmer.

Kids Pool: For kids only, this tiny pool is actually huge fun!

Family Pool: A communal, large pool area for when you just want to relax in the refreshing water.  It is especially designed featuring 3 kiddies water slides and a family slide.

Wave Pool: Experience the feel of the sea while the wave pool splashes you with waves!  Its always a high tide over here!

Facilities

Separate changing rooms are available with shower, toilet and locker facilities. You can also buy a new swim suit from the shop.

Blue Water Caf:  Enjoy lip-smacking delicacies at the Blue Water Caf to round off a thrilling day. It offers Indian as well as multi-cuisine dishes. Dont forget to try out their special thali.

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Amusement park

Rides

The worm and spin coaster: These two colourful roller coasters guarantee fun for the entire family! With their curves and drops and turns, these coasters are only for the brave-hearted.

UFO Cycle:   Enjoy the tree tops with this fun ride which will surely give you goosebumps.

Dragon ship: Swing back and forth high in the air on this thrill ride.

Space ship: Try this for the ultimate 360-degree spaceship experience. Definitely not for the faint-hearted!

Family train: People of all ages can enjoy this fun train ride that gives you the feel of a safari ride through the jungle.

Giant wheel: Sit back and enjoy a birds eye view from the  spectacular giant wheel.

Crazy cups: This colourful ride will spin you around and have you giddy with delight.

Dashing cars: Go bump into your friends cars with these fun bumper cars!

Theres also a plethora of fun rides for kids that theyll not only find enjoyable,  but also get an opportunity to exercise their imagination.

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Dinosaur world

We know how dinosaurs have always captivated us, with their enormous elegance yet their dangerous temperaments. Well, Tikuji ni wadi has its very own Jurassic Park, but minus the hazard! You will be dazzled by these animated, live sized exhibits that are both awesome to look at but also scientifically accurate. It is    the first of its kind in India.

Other attractions

Tikus Aquarium

This little aquarium will prove to be a nice respite from the exhilarating rides. Rejuvenate yourself by observing the fish in their tranquil environment and learn more about sealife!

Pet Farm

This is a hit amongst the kids! They will love interacting with the large selection of cuddly and friendly animals.

Tree Top Restaurant

This charming rustic-looking restaurant will beckon to you, as it serves vegetarian multi cuisine dishes of the finest quality. It overlooks an expanse of tranquil trees, mountains and a water park. It also has a special buffet on Sundays and other holidays. What better way to end your day than with a feast?

Cost for two: Rs 500 to Rs 750
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
Phone:  +91-2225892061

Resort cottages

If you think one day isnt enough to enjoy all of Tikuji ni Wadi, this is your last resort! Youd better book your rooms at one of these spacious, comfortable cottages as soon as possible as they are in high demand. This is the ideal place to relax amidst the lush and serene expanse of the greenery. A place so close to the city, yet so near to nature. Enjoy in their cozy home like cottages and relax on their Khatla beds beneath the serenity of trees.Rates start from Rs 4500 per night.

Services

Wedding

They provide personalised and innovative reception and catering services to make your special day even more special! The lush green surroundings will just enhance the beauty of your wedding. They also have a banquet hall for other special occasions.

School picnics

They provide special packages for school picnics. This place is bustling with school children, be it any time of the week.

So what are you waiting for? Book your fun-packed holiday to Tikuji-Ni-Wadi right now!

Phone: +91-2225892062  and  +91-2225892066

The main image for this article was sourced from Pixabay

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