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.
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.
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
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 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
Sozo Water Park’s ticket rates are pocket-friendly. Park timings are from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm, which are almost the same everyday. However, the ticket prices may vary. For example, from Monday to Thursday it’s PKR 350 for adults and PKR 250 for children.
On Friday and Saturday, ticket rates of Sozo Water Park go a bit up; PKR 450 and PKR 350 are charged for adults and children, respectively. Moreover, on Sunday and national holidays, ticket prices are PKR 500 for adults and PKR 400 for children. Take a look at the chart below to get more details regarding the park timings and ticket prices of Sozo Water Park.
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