Karachi, Pakistan » Entertainment » Activities

Karachi has plenty of things to do, see and experience. The city is full of interesting places, where one can easily pass many hours enjoying the fun and entertainment. Enjoy shopping in a huge range of markets and bazaars, experience the vibrant nightlife or study the history of the area by seeing historical monuments and other several attractions in and around the city.

As is the case with plenty of cities, walking is one of the best ways to explore. Walk along the streets or markets of Karachi to know more about the local traditions and daily life of the residents. Also, a night walk along Clifton beach accompanied by the floodlights stretching along the coast will be a memorable experience and one you won't forget. Visit the beaches on the outskirts of the city such as Hawksbay, Paradise Point, and Sandspit & French Beach where you can enjoy fishing, yachting, horse & camel riding as well as some excellent diving.

Some of the best places in Karachi are situated in the Clifton and Sea View areas of the city. See the beautiful fountain constructed in front of Clifton Beach. This fountain is decorated with powerful lights and can be seen from any part of Clifton Beach. You can also take a tour of the city on a horse-drawn carriage!

When it comes to sporting activities, Karachi offers you plenty of options. The city has number of cricket clubs that offer coaching sessions and arrange matches on a regular basis. Most of the international cricket matches are played at the national stadium of the city. Though cricket is the most popular game in the Indian Subcontinent, several other sports activities are popular amongst Karachi people. Lots of lush green Golf courses are situated in the city that hosts some major international tournaments. One can also enjoy the wide range of water sports available on Karachi's coastline of the Arabian Sea. The Peoples Football Stadium is the largest football stadium in Pakistan that can easily accommodate 40,000 people at a time. This stadium was the host for the SAFF Cup Football Tournament in 2005 and Geo Super Football League in 2007. Karachi has some nice stadiums for hockey, boxing, squash and polo. The diverse sports scene of the city has something for everyone.

Some of the major sports clubs and entertainment centres are listed below:

Area 51

It offers facilities for bowling alley, pool, snooker & has a cafe/restaurant at the venue.

Address: Zulfiqar Street 1, Phase 8, D.H.A., Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 585 5611, +92 21 585 5612


Enjoy ice skating, bowling alley, pool, kiddie rides, arcade games, gymnasium, rock climbing and miniature golf at Arena. It also has birthday party hall, corporate hall, cafe, gift shop and desserts/mocktail bar.

Address: FEC-01, Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, Main Karsaz, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 9924 5251-54

Carlton Resort Hotel and Club

Dinner & boating facilities.

Address: DC-5, Opp. Zulfiqar Street, Phase 8, D.H.A., Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 111 727272

Dreamworld resort

It has facilities such as a golf course, arcade games, outdoor sporting activities, water slides, go-carts & sand buggies and many more.

Address: Adjacent Block R, Gulshan-e-Maymar, Super Highway, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 322 19236-46, +92 21 363 50494-96

DHA Marina Club

It has facilities such as a golf course, arcade games, outdoor sporting activities, water slides, go-carts & sand buggies and many more.

Address: Zulfiqar Street 1, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 358 41891


The Karachi Yacht Club

Address: Grindlays Bank's Building, I.I.Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 324 12127

The Karachi Boat Club

Address: Boat Club Road, Off M.T.Khan Road, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 356 11900

Karachi Riding School

Address: Located opposite Ziauddin Hospital on the beach.
Tel.: +92 322 6667755, +92 344 2124300

Arabian Sea Country Club

Golf club

Address: Bin Qasim, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 347 29301-4

Dha Country & Golf Club

Golf club

Address: Zulfiqar Street, Phase 8, D.H.A., Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 358 45304-6, +92 21 3584 5309

The Karachi Club

Address: Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 356 89571-2, +92 21 356 89802

Karachi Gymkhana

Address: 4-Club Road, Karachi-75530, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 35689173-4

Civil Aviation Authority Club

Address: Near Star Gate, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 458 0231

Sind Club

Address: Abdullah Haroon Road, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tel.: +92 21 111 721871