Maldives first amusement park opens in Gulhi Falhu

The Maldives’ first amusement park has opened on Malé City’s township island Gulhi Falhu on Friday.

The “Global Amusement Park” is an initiative of the Global Projects Development Company. The company is in charge of developing a high end “Global Green City” in Gulhi Falhu lagoon as an alternative to Malé City.

The amusement park will be open on every Friday and Saturday from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm and a roller coaster ride, bumper car ride, luxury train ride, a merry go round and a chasing car ride.

Entry tickets cost MVR 20 and every ride costs between MVR 10 – 50. Ferry services from Malé City to Gulhi Falhu are free.

Manager of Global Projects Raj Maniyandan told local media the company intends to open a water park on Gulhi Falhu. He also said two beach villas are available for families who wish to stay overnight on the island.


President inspects Gulhi Falhu

President Mohamed Nasheed has visited Gulhi Fallhu, a reclaimed area of 50 hectares to be developed into an industrial-residential area.

The project originally stated that 2500 houses would be built in the area.

Global Projects Development Limited (GPD) is running the operation in conjunction with Gulhifalhu Industrial Zone Limited (GIZL).

Since the project began in March 2011 a foundation for a mosque has been laid and a port opened.

During his visit, the President examined the progress of the residential flats, the mosque and pre-school planned for Gulhi falhu.