Location: Gorai Village, Maharashtra, India
Years Active: 1989 – 2022
EsselWorld is an amusement park located in Gorai on Dharavi island, Mumbai. It covers an area of 65 acres along with Water Kingdom, and was opened to the public in 1989. Along with Adlabs Imagica, EsselWorld is one of the largest amusement parks in India.
EsselWorld has been involved in multiple controversies.
The original land acquisition for 700 acres was mired in controversy and claimed to be illegal. Additionally, there have been allegations of illegal destruction of mangroves and violation of coastal zone regulations.