This summer, spend some quality time with some exotic feathery friends at the newly opened Esselworld Bird Park, Mumbai.
The Park is perfectly located – away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai and yet not too far off. This is a tranquil place that it’ll transport you to another world. Surreal beauty awaits visitors young and old here.
What is Esselworld Bird Park?
Spread over 1.5 acres of land, adjacent to Esselworld and Water Kingdom, Esselworld Bird Park is a walk-in aviary. It is home to some 485 exotic birds from 49 different species.
Touted to be India’s first interactive bird park, here one can get up-close and personal with birds. Yes, they do come and sit on your shoulder and your head. No, they won’t poop all over your clothes!
Esselworld Bird Park boasts of exotics like Toucans, Green Turacos, Rainbow Lorikeets, Blue Gold Macaws and many more.
Things to do at Esselworld Bird Park
There are interactive sessions with birds and visitors. Feeding the birds is do-able at a special feeding deck. You can even go for an Ostrich Walk!
Woodpeckers Den is a huge amphitheatre where bird handlers educate visitors about winged friends and give fun demos of their abilities.
A Perfect Home
Inspired by Singapore’s famous Jurong Bird Park, the Esselworld Bird Park has curated habitats for each bird’s needs. From an Ostrich pit to a canal for ducks and spacious enclosures for the others, here’s a perfect ecosystem created.
Children can also indulge in coloring and drawing competitions on special days. At the vintage merchandise store visitors can pick up bird curios as souvenirs.
Abhirup Das the Head of New Business Verticals of Esselworld Leisure Pvt. Ltd. says, “We wanted to ensure that the birds lived in their natural habitat and hence set-up the bird park in a non-polluted zone. The 50ft-tall mesh enclosure lets birds fly freely without them escaping. A dedicated kitchen prepares meals for each species. Our handlers are trained by experienced bird behaviorists from Spain. We also have a panel of avian and exotic specialists as vets.”
Fish out your cameras and head straight to Esselworld Bird Park this summer!
Adults – ₹390
Children – ₹290
Senior Citizens – ₹190
- Take Esselwrold ferries from Marve beach in Malad or Gorai creek in Borivali. There are ferries every 15 minutes from Gorai and every 30 minutes from Marve.
- If you’re travelling by car from Mumbai, take the Western Express Highway and turn left to Kashimira towards Mira-Bhayander road. The road signages from there will lead you directly to Esselworld Bird Park.
Park Timings: 10 Am to 7 PM on all days