Karachi, a metropolitan city of Pakistan, that never sleeps, and is famous for round-the-clock fun and entertainment for everyone. There is a range of indoor and outdoor rides and fun activities along with water sports. Karachi has the added advantage of having a beach where the elderly can enjoy the walk while children can play around.
Fun Places in Karachi
There are a lot of fun places in Karachi allowing its citizens to have all sorts of entertainment available round the clock. Some of the widely visited places for entertainment purposes are:
- Bahria Adventure Land
- Bahria Dancing Fountains
- Clifton Beach
- Ocean Mall
- Safari Park
- Charna Island
- Aladin Park
- Askari Park
- Fun City
- Chunky Monkey
- Super Space
- Mase Escape Rooms
- Pi Social
- Jabees Funland
- Karaoke at Base Rock Cafe
- Hilal Park
The Arena is a family recreational center in Karachi. It has created a fun place for all ages. You can enjoy different gaming activities in a fully air-conditioned and secure environment. Below is the list of indoor gaming facilities at Arena.
- Bowling alley
- Ice deck
- Pool mania
- Power jump
- Indoor cricket
- Rodeo bull
- X live games
- Just kidding
- The arsenal gaming zone
- Rock climbing
- Kiddy rides
Arena makes sure you enjoy massively at the friendly space. They also offer facilities to arrange your special days like birthdays and celebrations with them. While children enjoy the games indoors, elders can have a fun experience at bowling. Arena also has membership facilities available for interested parties. While everyone drains their energy playing, there is a facility of the cafe to freshen themselves up.
Location: Karsaz Faisal Cantonment, Karachi.
Bahria Adventure Land
Bahria Adventure Land offers a unique and thrilling experience for the entire family. It unleashes a world of exhilarating adventures. This unique theme park of Pakistan is located in Bahria Town and has some thrilling rides coupled with restaurants for all the entertainment at one place. Some of the thrilling rides include:
- Roller coaster
- Power drop
- Pirates of adventure
- The claw
- Cyclone aladdin
- Shark attack
All these rides have strict height restrictions to ensure the safety of all. In addition to the exciting rides, there are water attractions, marching band, entertaining mascots, and the dino park.
Bahria adventure land is divided into zones. These are:
- Adventure land zone
- Dinoland zone
- Indus valley zone
- Animal kingdom zone
- Kohkaf zone
- Bahria express train
Location: Jinnah Avenue, Gadap Town, Karachi.
Bahria Dancing Fountains
Located in Bahria Town, the stunning Bahria Dancing Fountains is the largest dancing fountain in South Asia. It is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Karachi. With Bahria Dancing Fountain, you can enjoy the mesmerizing choreography of synchronized fountains. It has over 350 dazzling LED lights and laser projections, 250 mountain hets, and 180 height jets. The fantastic show can be enjoyed every Sunday at 7:30 pm. Bahria Town offers free entry for families.
Location: Jinnah Avenue, Gadap Town, Karachi.
Clifton beach has a range of seaview activities and a mesmerizing sunset. Karachiites belonging to every social class visit the beach along with their families to have a hide-out after a hectic routine. Viewers can enjoy the magical sight of the sun deepening into the sea upon sunset. Some activities that can be enjoyed by all age groups include horse riding, camel riding, and buggy rounds. All in all, the sea offers a soothing feeling to walk past the shoreline barefoot.
Location: Clifton, Karachi.
Bounce – Bounce is a jumpy trampoline park. Children can experience joy with high jumps. They allow 30 mins time on single purchase. Inside is a jumping arena, basketball area, and a foam pit. Fitness and fun coincides in Bounce and children often feel hungry after that. Ocean mall has a range of food options available to meet the hunger needs.
Atlantis – Atlantis is an indoor theme park open at Ocean Mall. They offer exciting and attractive play rides for kids. Parents can enjoy their shopping experience carefree while leaving kids at Atlantis.
Battlestation – Battlestation offers competitive games and activities. You can experience the simulation of a real life combat arena. Battlestation houses Lazer Tag, Lazer Maze, and Bazooka Ball to be enjoyed by children as well as adults.
Location: Main Khayaban-e-Iqbal, near 2 Talwar, Block 9 Clifton, Karachi.
A one-stop family entertainment located at LuckyOne Mall. Onederland has various attractions catering to all age groups. It is also a wonderful place to plan and host celebrations to get the most of this future of entertainment. It has advanced technological indoor games and rides. It is divided into two levels with a range of exciting and fun-filled activities.
Location: Lucky One Mall, Federal B Area, Block 21 Gulberg Town, Karachi.
Safari park is a family-only space funded by the public. It has a zoo, small chairlift as well as two different lakes. Along with that, there is an indoor amusement park that is privately funded. The amusement park comprises indoor rope climbing, golf section, and paintball along with the other thrilling rides.
The amusement park inside the Safari Park is referred to as Go Aish. It consists of an outdoor thrill experience for people with an amazingly scenic view. The chairlift also operates making its way over the lake to give a beautiful view of the lake and city.
Location: Main University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.
A small island in the Arabian Sea, located 6 – 7 km outside of Karachi. Charna refers to a gigantic rock in the middle of the sea. The main attractions of the Charna Island include water sports such as:
- Scuba diving
- Cliff diving
- Jet skiing
The island is also a place for a shooting range practiced by the Pakistan Navy. This part of the sea is rich with underwater species that attract many divers.
Location: Mubarak Goth, Kiamari Town, Karachi.
Note: This facility, once operational, is closed currently.
One of the largest amusement parks accessible by the general public and offers all entertainment at an affordable price. The place has to offer various attractions from fun rides to water slides. Aladin park is open all day and keeps a safety check by applying age restrictions for every ride. The park offers a ‘wristband’ facility to enjoy unlimited rides under one ticket.
Location: Rashid Minhas Road, Block 11 Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi.
Askari Park is situated on University road and catches the attraction towards itself by the presence of a large metallic ferris wheel. This ferris wheel is also referred to as ‘Karachi Eye’. The park offers the best rides in Karachi and is considered one of the biggest amusement parks among others. It is a perfect place for family outings as it has an array of thrilling rides, arcade games, indoor attractions, and many more attractions for the visitors.
Location: Main University Road, near Faizan-e-Madina, Karachi.
There is a Fun City that is part of the Hill Park in Karachi. Hill Park is a recreational place situated on a hilltop. Hill Park comprises an artificial lake with ducks and swans taking a swim. Another main attraction of the park is Fun City. It is an amusement park with a lot of rides. There are indoor games, outdoor amusement rides, and arcade games to be enjoyed by everyone.
Location: PECHS, Karachi.
Chunky Monkey is a mini amusement park for children housed inside a structure in the shape of a ship. It is located in DHA Karachi. There are two branches of Chunky Monkey, both of them have a majority of rides and fun activities for children. The theme consists of vibrant colors which is a main point of attraction for kids where they can let their inner child out and enjoy their hearts out.
Location: Khayaban-e-Sahil, Sea View Road, Phase 5 DHA, Karachi.
It is a space-themed indoor amusement park in Karachi. The entire place is lit in neon colors giving it an extremely unique look. Super space has different VR games and recreational activities suitable for all ages. There activities include:
- Dodgem cars
- Haunted house
- Kids play area
- Adventure rides
Location: Ocean Towers, Block 9 Clifton, Karachi.
Mase Escape Rooms
Escape rooms was a new concept in Karachi but it has become famous since then. Mase Escape Rooms has different rooms with different sets of challenges and unique experiences. It is a 60 minutes activity where you get locked in a room and the target is to unlock various clues to get out of the room.
Location: Zulfiqar & Al Murtaza Commercial Area, Phase 8 DHA, Karachi.
Pi-Social is the stuff of board game fans. As they enjoy a steaming cup of coffee, they can choose from more than a hundred games. This café is perfect for a leisurely evening out with loved ones or friends. Pick a game, organize a team, or engage in a competition with the bartender to win a free drink. You can access the board games without any restrictions and receive a free beverage from their unique menu with just one entry ticket.
Location: F-79 Block 5 Clifton, Karachi.
The Jabees Funland is a wonderful place to visit. Open entry is a terrific managerial strategy. There are many entertaining toys and games available. I advise parents to go to Funland with their kids. It’s a great and affordable spot for kids’ enjoyment.
Location: Block 3 Clifton, Karachi.
Karaoke at Base Rock Cafe
One of the few rock music and karaoke venues in Karachi is open to fans. Base Rock, which lies underground, is one of the oldest and greatest locations for open mic nights, concerts, and recording music because of its acoustic benefits. There are also beverages and snacks available. Stay for the musical performances that will occasionally amaze the audience and attend the karaoke.
Location: Ittehad Commercial Area, Phase 6 DHA, Karachi.
This park is enormous, well-planned, and filled with lovely flowers and landscapes. Around 440 meters make up the walkway. Some of the children’s slides and swings are present for them to enjoy. It’s a wonderful, orderly, tiled walking path. It’s a great spot to relax and unwind.
Location: Phase 6 DHA, Karachi.
Entertainment is something that holds the attention and interest of many be it children or adults. It is a great idea to seek pleasure and delight by visiting the fun places close to you.