13 Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Introduction

If there’s something you never get bored of in life, it’s hanging out with your friends. Be it a friend you’ve known for 10 years or the one you recently met, making plans to chill with them is something you look forward to, no matter how old you are. 

In a city like Chennai, there’s always room for entertainment and fun. Though Chennai is pretty famous for its spectacular beaches and amusement parks, there are more to the city than just that.

In this blog post, we have discussed in detail about top 10 places you can visit in Chennai with your friends. We have also mentioned details about each place to help you plan your day more efficiently. 

Keep reading to know more!

Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

1. Mystery Rooms Chennai

Mystery Rooms Chennai - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Mystery Rooms Chennai – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Does your gang enjoy solving puzzles and mysteries? If yes, this is a must-visit spot in the city. Mystery Rooms in Nungambakkam has 5 escape rooms with themes like ‘Cabin in the woods- A Murder Mystery’ and ‘The Kon of Kohinoor- A Mission Impossible’. Each team is given 60 mins to solve the puzzle and escape the room. If you have a set of brainy friends, this is THE spot.

  • Address: 24, 2nd Flr, College Rd, above Kora), BBCL Magnum, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006
  • Price range: ₹600 on weekdays and ₹800 on weekends for one person 
  • Contact: 098990 09341
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Best time to visit: Weekends around 6 p.m.
  • Things to do: Find clues to escape out of locked rooms
  • Suggested duration: 1-2 hours

2. Wild Tribe Ranch

Wild Tribe Ranch - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Wild Tribe Ranch – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

If adventure is your calling, this is just the place for you. Get ready to suit up and carry guns- it’s paintball time! Each player’s regular paintball gun comes with 40 pellets, so use your ammo wisely to avoid running out of pellets in the middle of the game. The place also offers other adventure activities like bungee jumping and ziplining.

  • Address: 451-A, SH 49, Sri Kapaleeswarar Nagar, Neelankarai, Nemmeli, Tamil Nadu 600115
  • Price range: ₹450 per person
  • Contact: NIL
  • Rating: 4.1/5
  • Best time to visit: During the day
  • Things to do: Adventure activities like paintball, bungee jumping, ziplining
  • Suggested duration: 1-2 hours

3. SkyJumper Trampoline Park 

SkyJumper Trampoline Park - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
SkyJumper Trampoline Park – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

If you have friends who would love to fulfil their superman dreams, make sure you bring them here. Trampoline parks are fun to play no matter how old you are. With all that jumping, running and flying, it brings out that inner child in you . SkyJumper Trampoline Park also lets you host birthday parties, corporate events, school trips and more.

  • Address: Front Anchor Shop, 4th Floor Grand Square Mall, 137, Velachery – Tambaram Main Rd, Velachery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600042
  • Price range: ₹400-₹900 (based on weekdays or weekends)
  • Contact: 088822 88001
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Best time to visit: Weekends around 6 p.m.
  • Things to do: Play on trampolines 
  • Suggested duration: 1-2 hours

4. Kart Attack

Kart Attack - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Kart Attack – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

If you’re a fan of car racing games, it’s time to try it out for real. Kart Attack is a go-karting centre in ECR that lets you drive around the track and show off your driving/racing skills. For a group of friends, this is a great place to spend your day as you can race each other all day long (and feel good about winning, of course).

  • Address: 7, Palm Garden Rd, Akkarai, Panaiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119
  • Price range:  ₹280-  ₹400 (based on time)
  • Contact: 094455 51000
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Best time to visit: Weekends around 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Things to do: Play go-karting with friends
  • Suggested duration: 30 mins to 1 hour

5. Covelong Beach

Covelong Beach - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Covelong Beach – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Chennai is famous for its many breathtaking beaches. Apart from having a leisurely stroll down the sand, the sunrises and sunsets of this beach can’t be missed! Covelong beach is situated on the Coromandel Coast, 40km from the city. Visiting the beach is a mini vacation in itself. Compared to other beaches, this one is also less crowded. 

Did you know? Covelong beach is also one of the first ever places to offer surfing lessons in Chennai!

  • Address: Covelong, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Price range: ₹1,000- ₹6,000 (for water sports)
  • Contact: NIL
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Best time to visit: During sunrise and sunset
  • Things to do: Windsurfing, fishing, kayaking, catamaran rides
  • Suggested duration: 2-3 hours

6. Muttukadu Boat House

Muttukadu Boat House - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Muttukadu lake is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. It’s a great place to spend the day as it offers a variety of water sports like motorboats, rowboats, and water scooters, along with a food court. Given the diverse range of bird species you’ll see here, this is also a fantastic spot for bird watching and photography.

  • Address: R64R+7VR, East Coast Road, Muthukadu, Tamil Nadu 603103
  • Price range: ₹300- ₹1250 (Tariff per boat)
  • Contact: +91 76995826
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Best time to visit: Around 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Things to do: Boating, windsurfing, rowing, speedboat riding, water skiing and bird watching
  • Suggested duration: 3 hours

7. Soap Football

Soap Football - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Soap Football – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

You absolutely don’t have to be a pro at football to visit this place or play a game. All you need to be is an enthusiastic person who enjoys sliding on slippery surfaces and falling down a hundred times. Soap football is your best bet if you plan a day out with a group of 10 or more friends. And don’t worry, no matter how often you fall, it’s perfectly safe here.

 

  • Address: Building, No.144, 6th Floor, Sathak Centre, Nungambakkam High Rd, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034
  • Price range: Weekdays- ₹2,000- ₹2,500; Weekends- ₹3,000 (for a group of 10 for 60 mins)
  • Contact: 096000 81839
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Best time to visit: Saturdays around 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Things to do: Play soap football
  • Suggested duration: 1-2.5 hours

8. G Sector Lasertag

G Sector Lasertag - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
G Sector Lasertag – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Nungambakkam’s G Sector Lasertag is one of the city’s first-ever laser tag places. Have fun shooting your friends in this colourful neon space with a UV-lit arena and dreamy visuals. The place also offers a comfortable lounge with books and a PlayStation area with exciting games. G Sector is also great for hosting small events like birthday parties and reunions with friends.

 

  • Address: Kakani Tower, 15, Khader Nawaz Khan Rd, Thousand Lights West, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006
  • Price range: ₹350 per person for 20 mins
  • Contact: 090032 00099
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Best time to visit: Around 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Things to do: Play tag with friends
  • Suggested duration: 1 hour

9. Nassaa Uth Hub

Nassaa Uth Hub - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Nassaa Uth Hub – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Every friend group has a mix of all kinds of people, from the adventure-loving sports enthusiasts to the ones who don’t want to move out of their couch. Nassa Uth Hub has got every friend group covered with its wide range of games and activities that will impress every one of you.

 

  • Address:  5th Avenue, Elliot’s Promenade, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600090
  • Price range: ₹100- ₹1,500 (based on the game)
  • Contact: 088070 00300
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Best time to visit: Weekends around 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Things to do: Bowling, PS5, VR games, PC games, Rooftop cricket and football, Snooker, Arcade games, and Simulator games
  • Suggested duration: 2-3 hours

10. Chaos Entertainment

Chaos Entertainment - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Chaos Entertainment – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Along the lines of Nassa Uth Hub, Chaos Entertainment is yet another entertainment hub that guarantees a fun and unique experience with your friends. From console gaming to football tournaments, you can spend an entire day with your friends at Chaos Entertainment without getting bored even for a minute!

 

  • Address:  2/2, Old No 57, New No.38, Balaraman Road, near Ajna Infotech, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020
  • Price range: ₹250 per person for a game
  • Contact: 080723 09842
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Best time to visit: Weekends around 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Things to do: Console gaming, Futsal turf, Laser tag, VR Gaming
  • Suggested duration: 2-3 hours

11. Open Mic and Stand-up shows

Open Mic and Stand-up shows - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Open Mic and Stand-up shows – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

Chennai has a decent stand-up and open mic scene, with weekly shows happening around the city throughout the year. Unwind with your friends and enjoy a good laugh at these stand-up shows. If comedy is not your thing, you can always go to open mic shows and immerse yourself in poetry, music, or spoken word.

Places like Goody’s, SoCo at The Savera, Radioroom, Backyard, Medai- The Stage and more are some of Chennai’s most common spots for open mic and stand-up comedy shows.

 

  • Price range: ₹200 onwards
  • Best time to visit: Mid-week or Sundays
  • Things to do: Enjoy live performances of artists
  • Suggested duration: 1 hour

12. Resto bars

Resto bars - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Resto bars – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

If you are in Chennai with your party-loving friends, you must experience the city’s nightlife! With a live DJ, a dance floor and some yum food and drinks, bars and pubs are the most happening places in the city. Especially on Saturday nights, the party never dies!

You can check out places like Sherlock’s Pub, Lord Of The Drinks, 6th Avenue, Level Up, 10 Downing Street, Watson’s and more to enjoy the best of Chennai’s nightlife. 

 

  • Price range: ₹1,200- ₹2,000 approx. (for two people)
  • Best time to visit: Weekends around 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Things to do: Enjoy the live music, dance floor, food and drinks
  • Suggested duration: 2-3 hours

13. Amusement Parks

Amusement Parks - Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends
Amusement Parks – Fun Places to Visit in Chennai with Friends

If you crave adventure in your life, amusement parks are the perfect place for you to visit with your friends. With thrilling rides and fun games, time flies when you are here. Amusement parks are also a great spot to beat the summer heat and get some exercise, in a fun way!

The most popular amusement parks in the city include MGM Dizzee World, Queensland, VGP Universal Kingdom, VGP Snow Kingdom, Kishkinta, and Wonderla. 

 

  • Price range: ₹550 onwards for adults
  • Best time to visit: Weekends during the day
  • Things to do: Rides and games, attractions, food, and other entertainment events
  • Suggested duration: 3-4 hours

Conclusion

Chennai is a metropolitan city with a blend of both tradition and modernity in its people, architecture, food, culture and even festivities. You can find people from all over the country here and get to experience the best of cultures and events.

This was our list of the top 10 fun places to visit and things to do in Chennai with your gang. 

Let us know your favourite spot in the comments below! And if you are planning a fun and chill day out with your friends, make sure you check out these places. Chennai will guarantee you maximum fun and entertainment!

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