Thunder World Ooty Overview

Thunder Park is one of the most famous theme amusement parks in Ooty. It is also known as the Dinosaur Park with interesting caricatures and images presented to visitors that transfer them to another world. The park has 3 important sections which can be enjoyed by the visitors namely the Jurassic Jungle, the Vortex and the World of Spirits. The park also has a camera museum and a 5D theatre which is a different experience altogether. Each section gives visitors an experience into the various themes that the park has to offer. Young kids will love the place because it will not just entertain them but will also provide them with an educational experience.

The different sections have different meanings and a different level of fun attached. The Jurassic Jungle takes us into the world of Dinosaurs. There are different models of Dinosaurs on display here which provides for a great informational experience too. The Vortex section displays unique 3D paintings with some interesting illusions created to enhance the effect. The World of Spirits introduces us to spooky characters in 5D that add to the screams and scares.

The Park also has a section that showcases 3D models of towering monuments of India like the Taj Mahal, India Gate and much more. You can capture some unbelievable photos amidst illusions and also snack in the counters present within the premises. The Thunder World journey in Ooty is a welcome addition to Ooty’s charm and beauty and will amaze visitors of all age groups.

How To Reach

Thunder World is located approximately 1.7 km from the City centre at Ooty. In order to reach the Theme park, you can take a cab or a taxi or even opt for an auto rickshaw which is easily available.

Ooty has no railway station or airport. The city closest to Ooty is Coimbatore which is approximately 90 kms away. You can reach Ooty with a well-connected road network by hiring a car or opting for a bus transport.

Other Essential Information

- Location:
Thunder World is located in North Lake Road, Mani Vihar in Kathadimattam Ooty. It falls in the State of Tamilnadu. The complete address of Thunder World is N Lake Rd, Mani Vihar, Kathadimattam, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001.

- Timings
: Different months have different timings. From April to October, the timing is between 10.00 AM to 7.00 AM and between November and March, the timings are 10.00 AM and 5.30 PM.

- Entry Fee
: Other than gate entry fees, there are other charges on different sections. The ride charges also vary according to the type of ride. They are split as given below:

- Dry Amusement rides
: Rs 450
- Wet Amusement rides – Rs 800
- Combo pack (preferable which includes wet and dry rides) – Rs 800
- Deer Park without any rides – Rs 300
- There is also a super Combo pack and a Special combo pack which has different charges. For the Super combo pack that includes Snow World, BigFoot, My India and a lot more, the rate for children entry is Rs 450 per kid and Rs 550/- per adult. In the special Combo pack 

- Photography charges:
  There are no specific photography charges.

- Distance from Ooty City cent
er: The distance between the city center and Thunder world is a mere 1.7 km which takes approximately 5 minutes to reach.

Places to Eat in and near Thunder World

While you can easily find food of your choice at the Food court, there are some great places to eat close to the wondrous theme park. We have listed a few restaurants which you will love and those which are extremely popular among people.

1. Ascot Multi-cuisine restaurant: The restaurant has a friendly vibe to it and is famous for its diverse cuisines presented here in the most beautiful manner. It also serves gluten-free food along with vegan options. One of the best places to eat out in Ooty, the staff is friendly and dutiful while the sight surrounding the place is serene and beautiful.

2. City Palace Restaurant: For a sumptuous meal amidst a great location land yourself at the City Palace restaurant. It is a great place to dine especially in the evenings. The breath-taking views will impress you. You will also find your favorite dish here at reasonable rates and a great ambience that will make your dining experience a memorable one.

3. Lemon Grass Restaurant: This is a low budget café that is pocket-friendly and serves tasty food. The interiors are surprisingly warm and pleasing to the eyes. Both veg and Non –veg options are available.

4. Cliff Top: The moment you step here you will be enthralled by the view especially when you are here for an evening coffee. Great service combined with good food and an equally good staff makes this place a compulsory visit.

5. Hotel Ranga Villas: If you love South Indian delicacies then Hotel Ranga Villas is sure to impress you. The service is prompt and the food extremely delicious. You can enjoy a special dinner as well as snacks for small hunger here.

Traveler’s Tip before visiting Thunder World

While you might think that visiting a theme park may be as easy as stepping inside the premise then you can be wrong here. We are sharing with you some tips that will help you enjoy the place more than you can. This will also make you proactive and prepared. 

1. Plan your trip before venturing into it by browsing the internet for information. Also, get the ticket rates well before you go so that you don't waste your time there thinking about which package you need to opt for.

2. We recommend you to avoid going there on weekends because of the humongous crowds. Weekdays are lighter and less crowded.

3. If you choose to go on a weekend and want to experience your favorite ride then we recommend you to arrive earlier to avoid waiting in queues.

4. Please carry enough supply of water with you as you might get tired and dehydrated.

5. Do not forget to carry sunscreens, basic medical supplies moist wipes because you never know when they come handy.

6. Do not start with the rides close to the entrance because the interiors will slowly thicken in terms of crowd.
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