This Summer, Beat the Heat at Paradise Island Water Park!

In This Post:
Features of Paradise Island Water Park
Timings and Ticket Price
Location of Paradise Island Water Park

(UPDATE: June 11, 2021): Paradise Island Water Park has reopened. According to the water park’s official Facebook page, the popular recreation spot on June 8. The management issued the following guidelines for visitors, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic:

  • No entry without mask
  • Keep social distance

Nothing beats the heat than a refreshing dip in the icy cool waters of a water park. While there are many water parks in Karachi, Paradise Island Water Park is a one-of-its-kind action-packed theme park. It features water sports, plummeting slides, relaxing wave pool and the first-ever aqua disc in Pakistan. Read this blog till the end as we will be covering every detail of this fun-filled recreational spot so that you don’t miss out on anything when you visit the Paradise Island Water Park this summer season.

Features of Paradise Island Water Park

Check out the features of Paradise Island Water Park Credit: FB/Paradise Island Water Park
  • Thrilling water slides
  • Hurricane wave pool
  • Fun-filled rain dance experience
  • Birthday/wedding events
  • School picnics and corporate events

Let us discuss the unique features of Paradise Island Water Park in more detail.

Thrilling water slides

If you are planning to take your family out on a picnic, then consider visiting Paradise Island Water Park. A perfect weekend getaway, it offers something for every member of the family.  The water park is home to around 22 thrilling water slides that will make your heart beat louder.

There are 8 water slides exclusively meant for small children, providing the ultimate family picnic experience. After enjoying the water slides, you can head straight to the hurricane wave pool, which is a crowd favourite!

Hurricane wave pool

If you don’t like to surf in the polluted waters of the sea, then splash away your worries at the Hurricane Wave Pool at Paradise Water Park. The small waves bobbing up and down the pool give an almost realistic ‘swimming in the sea’ experience.

The best part is you don’t have the risk of getting yourself drowned even if you don’t know swimming. The Wave Pool has a certain depth which you can determine beforehand. Children and grownups all can enjoy the rising tide and waves together.

Fun-filled rain dance experience

Paradise Island Water Park is considered one of the best places to organise any event or a special occasion in Karachi. The aqua disc in the centre of the park is a unique feature and is believed to be the first-ever of its kind.

You can walk inside the disc, which has special disco lights to create the perfect ambiance for a dance party. It is well-equipped to host a musical event for any special occasion. Family members and friends can dance to the tune of their favourite song and make the event even more memorable.

Birthday/wedding events

Besides being an adventurous action-packed theme park, Paradise Water Park is well-suited to host large events such as weddings and birthday parties. It covers a huge area of land and therefore can hold a large number of people – perfect for an extended family get together, large scale wedding events or memorable birthday parties.

School picnics and corporate events

The best part about Paradise Water Park is that it offers special discounts for school and college students. Schools can book a trip in advance and the water park will be reserved for the school students. A van can be hired to take you to the picnic spot.

For corporate events, there is a special discount offer that you can avail. Official picnic and annual dinner can also be organized at the water park. Make sure to book your slot beforehand to avoid any inconvenience. Check out the timings and ticket prices of Paradise Island Water Park. Please note that if you book the water park for any event or for an entire day, the prices will be different and can be negotiated.

Timings and Ticket Price of Paradise Island Water Park

The timings of the Paradise Island Water Park are as follows:

  • Monday – Friday 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Sunday is a family day
  • The ticket price for children and adults is PKR 800
  • Entry ticket is absolutely free for children below 2 years

Where is it Located?

timings and ticket price of paradise island water park
Check out the timings and ticket price of Paradise Island Water Park Credit: FB/Paradise Island Water Park

Paradise Island Water Park is located an hour’s drive from Jinnah International Airport, only 3 km before Gharo on the Main National Highway Road, Thatta. It is situated at 1 hour and 20 minutes’ drive from the most popular suburban neighbourhood – Gulshan-e-Maymar. Homebuyers who are searching for a peaceful locality away from the hustle and bustle of the main city, can choose from a vast variety of properties available for sale in Gulshan-e-Maymar

If you want more information about how to book Paradise Island Water Park for a corporate event or a birthday party, then visit their head office on Shaheed-e-Millat Road.

Head Office

D-6, Al Hamrah Centre, Shaheed-e-Millat Road, Main Shahrah-e-Faisal

Tel: 021-34320571-72

Mobile Number: 0301-3315186, 0331-2080123

Email Address: paradise.islandwp@gmail.com

So, what are you waiting for? Book a trip to Paradise Island Water Park with your family and friends and make your birthday or special occasion memorable. The water park is constantly being upgraded to provide better facilities to picnickers and holidaymakers. 

If you happen to visit Lahore and want a similar experience, then visit Sozo Water Park, which is well-equipped with modern facilities and is quite popular among Lahoris. We have also short-listed some of the best water parks in Karachi for your convenience. Don’t forget to write to us at blog@zameen.com and we will surely get back to you. Subscribe to the Zameen Newsletter appearing on the right hand side of the page. Stay tuned to the best real estate blog in Pakistan.



Sozo Water Park: A Refreshing Retreat in Scorching Summer Heat

Nothing says summer vacations like a trip to an action-packed theme park. If you’re in Lahore, then you’re in luck as the city is home to many recreational places including water parks.

Sozo Water Park, which is one of the biggest water parks in Lahore, is a great place for you to visit this summer. From plummeting slides to wave pools, this place has something for everyone.

It is believed to be the only place in Pakistan that includes a separate water park reserved for women. With many water play areas, slides, water playgrounds and other amusement features, Sozo offers entertainment and fun for the whole family. So, Giddy up, holidaymakers! Let’s explore the features and surrounding areas of this water park in detail.

Cleanliness

Pools in Sozo Water Park are chemically treated to get rid of bacteria*

One of the major things that people usually pay attention to while visiting water parks in Lahore is cleanliness. According to the Sozo Water Park’s official website, pools and activities areas containing water in Sozo Water Park are effectively treated with chemicals. This chemical treatment keeps bacteria and germs from surviving in the water.

Moreover, the water is changed and filtered every now and then using silica and rocks to remove every possible trace of dirt and solid waste. Water beds in the park are cleaned with the help of robots imported from the United Kingdom, according to the management.

Safety

The element of safety in a water park, especially when children are involved, counts a lot. The rides in Sozo Water Park are checked and certified by the engineering experts from University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore for structural safety.

According to Sozo’s official website, the attractions in the park are designed, constructed and thoroughly tested for different situations by the experts before they are opened for public. A test run is conducted on all rides and slides every day before the opening hours of Sozo Water Park.

Types of Water Slides in Sozo

Sozo Water Park offers a large variety of fun-filled activities for adventurer-seekers. Water slides in the park include a speed slide, twister slide, racer slides, wave pool, bullet slide, free fall slide and a kundal slide. The park is usually crowded with people during peak hours, mostly on the weekends.

If you’re feeling brave, you can go for Lazy River. It is a 10-foot wide water body where the water flows like a slow river. Floating along the slow-moving water in tubes is the best way for you to unwind and feel relaxed. Boasting a family-friendly environment, Sozo Water Park is one of the best places for kids in Lahore.

Ladies-Only Water Park

Park reserved for females only
Sozo Water park has a large area reserved for females only*

As we have already mentioned, Sozo Water Park is the first-ever amusement park in Pakistan to feature a women-only water park, spread over a large area. There are several water parks in the country that has separate timings for women. It can house thousands of people at the same time and has some gigantic and thrilling water slides that will allow fun seekers to spend a great time. Children under 10 years of age are also allowed in the ladies-only area of this water park.

Group Parties and Events

Sozo Water Park event Gathering
Sozo Water Park also provides special arrangement for group gatherings and events*

Sozo Water Park can come up with special arrangements, if you are interested to organize a group party with friends or family. According to its website, Sozo Park has enough space to can cater up to fifty thousand people with the arrangement of meal boxes. The meal is prepared at an in-house restaurant known as the Sozo Grill.

Sozo Water Park also features a huge event lawn that can accommodate up to 10,000 people with the car-park facility suitable for over a thousand vehicles. A minimum number of fifty people can book this park as a group.

Each group is provided with a protocol officer. The duty of the officer is to help people touring the park and to cater to their needs. With the availability of all such facilities, Sozo seems to be an ideal place if you have plans in mind to organize a grand event or get-together.

Ticket Prices and Timings

Day Timings Ticket Price for Adults Ticket Price for Kids
Monday 10 am – 6.30 pm PKR 400 PKR 300
Tuesday 10 am – 6.30 pm PKR 500 PKR 400
Wednesday 10 am – 6.30 pm PKR 600 PKR 500
Thursday 10 am – 6.30 pm PKR 650 PKR 500
Friday 10 am – 6.30 pm PKR 700 PKR 600
Saturday 10 am – 6.30 pm PKR 700 PKR 600

Location of Sozo and Neighbourhoods Nearby

Sozo Water Park is located on Canal Bank Road, near Jallo Wana in Lahore. It is near to many famous localities of Lahore. Sozo Water Park is only a 12-minute and 18-minute drive away from Bismillah Housing Scheme and Paragon City Lahore, respectively. These are the example of significant real estate developments that have emerged in recent years in Lahore.

Bismillah Housing Scheme is a secure gated community with a large number of residential properties available for sale. Similarly, Paragon City is a residential community with state of the art living features.

Home buyers can choose among a wide range of properties available in Paragon City. The most advantageous aspect of living in these neighbourhoods is that you would always be only at a few-minute drive from Sozo, which is one of Pakistan’s largest water parks.

So, what are you waiting for? Summer is here and if you’re in Lahore then you should book your trip ASAP. You’d be remiss to skip a visit to Sozo during your family vacation.

Apart from Sozo, there are many other hangout places for kids in Lahore that you should visit if you’re looking to spend a memorable day out.

*Cover and other images of Sozo Water Park used in this blog have been taken from its official website



Korea grants $76.28mn loan to establish IT Park project in Pakistan


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ISLAMABAD: The Republic of Korea has granted a loan of $76.28 million under the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) to set up an Information Technology Park project in the federal capital, announced the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication.

The terms and conditions of the contract will be subjugated as per the conditions of the loan agreement, the ministry further added.

In addition, eligible bidders have been invited to submit their bids to construct 10 stories above ground and two basements IT Park project with a gross floor area of 66,893.643 m2, comprising offices, conference rooms, and data centres, amenities, backup power, and parking area.

The project is scheduled to be completed within 30 months.

 

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Amazon Business Centre declared Software Technology Park by Ministry of IT and PSEB


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The management at the Amazon Outlet Mall signed an MOU with the Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) on Wednesday, May 20 2021 to launch a ‘Software Technology Park’ inside the premises of the Amazon Outlet Mall, located on Grand Trunk Road, near DHA II. The Amazon Business Centre is now termed as the Software Technology Park by the PSEB under the Ministry of Information Technology.

Imarat Group of Companies is one of Pakistan’s leading real estate groups. The group has to its credit more than 8 projects in the federal capital amounting to the construction of over 10 million square feet. The Amazon Outlet Mall is one of its profound projects as it is Pakistan’s first factory outlet mall. Leadership at the Imarat group have always been strong advocates of the many advantages of technology in the real estate sector.

The management at the Imarat group have gladly agreed on renting out space, spanned on 3 floors to the Ministry of IT, to develop a one of a kind software technology park. The aim is to bring in professionals from the industry to work towards boosting Pakistan’s tech industry. PSEB being a facilitator of the IT industry shall market and extend all possible support in populating the software technology park as per the MOU.

PSEB which was incorporated under Companies Ordinance 1984 has its registered office in Islamabad. The MOU signing took place in the office on the 2nd floor of the Evacuee Trust Complex in Sector F-5, Islamabad. The signatories included Chairman Imarat Group of Companies Mr. Shafiq Akbar and Managing Director of the PSEB Mr. Osman Nasir. Group Directors Mr. Farhan Javed and Mr. Sharjeel A. Ehmer were also present.

Mr. Shafiq Akbar expressed his belief in technology being the future. He stressed how we must adapt technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence in the real estate sector in Pakistan and how other sectors of the country can also benefit. He said, “With this partnership, we aim to bring the best of RE technologies like blockchain, digital mapping, artificial intelligence algorithms in Pakistan, this will not only revolutionize the way realtors work but will also remove malpractices from the Industry”.

The parties are hopeful that this venture together will lift not just the real estate industry but also other sectors of Pakistan via technology and aid in the country’s GDP.

 




Capital’s biggest vaccination centre opens in Fatima Jinnah Park


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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiative Asad Umar inaugurated the federal capital’s biggest vaccination centre in Fatima Jinnah Park (F-9 Park) with vaccination capacity of 7000 to 10,000 persons daily. 

Secretary Health, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Capital Development Authority (CDA) Affairs Ali Nawaz Awan, and representatives of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) were also present. 

As per District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Zaeem Zia, the timings will be consistent with the rest of the centres in the country i.e from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday will be an off-day. 

As per reports,  approximately 100 people have been hired to vaccinate people in these mass vaccination centres.

Presently, around 17 vaccination centres are providing services in rural and urban areas of Islamabad. These include  CDA Hospital G-6,  Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital, CDA Medical Centre, G-9/4, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), NIRM, Polyclinic, RHC Tarlai, Federal Govt Hospital, RHC Sihala, Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital, Kulsoom International, RHC Bhara Kahu, Maroof Hospital F-10, RHC Tarlai and IHITC. 

 

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