The Boat Basin Park, is situated at Boat Basin, Clifton, Karachi. Boat Basin Park has constructed spread over an area of 240 acres (40 acres dry area and basin on 200 acres). The park was constructed by the defunct Karachi Development Authority (KDA)
in the late 1960s. Later, the KDA handed over control of the park to the defunct Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and after the introduction of devolution of power the park was placed under the control of the city district government Karachi.
Living in a busy city like Karachi becomes hectic especially with repetition of day to day activities, i.e. continuous deadlines at work place, extreme traffic on the way back to home, and above all load shedding which distracts home entertainment. Experiencing new things in such scenario is a great way to stay calm. Sea at the edge of Karachi is a blessing and so the opportunity to be at surface of deep waters. Yes, it’s boating that can totally refresh you and a perfect place for this fun is nowhere other than Boat Basin.
The Boat Basin Park is located at Boat Basin, Clifton Karachi. Boat Basin Park has built over a locality of 240 acres (40 acres dry locality and basin on 200 acres). The area of park was built up by the obsolete Karachi Development Authority (KDA) in the late 1960’s. After that, the KDA consigned the command of the park to the extinct Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and after the beginning of devolution of power the park was put under the command of the district government Karachi.
The locality got its title from the lake (which is part of Karachi mangrove forests) which has been a very well liked boating venue. Later on as the metropolis grew larger the lake clear waters have altered to the today brown waters and the boating has stopped to be. The bistros have been initially constructed to assist those who came for boating. Boat Basin has the latest and well equipped bistros and listed as one of the major food streets in Karachi. Today the street is flourishing with numerous bistros, out of which many are open non-stop. It is the most common dine-out location of Karachi for the middle-class society. The major time is between 10 pm and 1 am. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park is also established in Boat Basin.
In the recent past the Sindh government has started a propel to eradicate pollution from inside and round the Boat Basin locality in Clifton, and will furthermore be establishing an existing park in the locality in agreement with the directives of President Asif Ali Zardari.
In a meeting organize at the office of Sindh Chief Secretary Fazl-ur-Rehman, the City District Government Karachi was allotted an assignment of directly establishing light systems in the park localities established along Khayaban-e-Saadi and Khayaban-e-Roomi, in Clifton design V.
During the meeting, KPT chairperson Nasreen Haque pointed out that the sewerage system in the area requires immediate attention as well.
The Boat Basin Park Karachi is for sure a place that if you want to go there or have a menu of your choice at nearby restaurants. Some very well known names are Karachi Broast, Mr Burger, Qasr-Al-Nakheel, and Tandoori Hut. Do let us know your favorite restaurant there and we’ll bring you the discount you never thought about!