Ooty Lake

Ooty Lake, Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Address, Phone Number, Ooty Lake Reviews: 3.5/5

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Saradeva2014
Bengaluru, India30 contributions
Apr 2022
The lake was mainly for various types of boating. Except sparrows all over no water birds were there. The other side was noisy with adventure and fun rides.
Written 23 May 2022
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RahulMK
Bengaluru, India96 contributions
May 2022
Ooty lake is a must visit during a trip to Ooty.
there are many things to do here
- roam in the small garden
- walk across the lake - the roads are just amazing right after boat house - 2
- horse rides for kids
- and a boat ride - first you have to buy tickets to enter the boat house and then rent the boat of your preference. we took a pedal boat, it costs rs. 700 (including deposit)... its better to take for an hour, as you will not be in any hurry to pedal out and then pedal in... life jackets are provided before the journey - very important for us, as none of us were swimmers

you will face difficulty in parking your car, there are few options... road side - if space is available, inside the boat house parking - if available, a pay and park just after the boat house (we used this) - was very convenient.

its a must visit, and an enjoyable 2-3 hours for the family. they do have eateries nearby - okish!

you can plan for
Written 16 May 2022
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RuchitaAnand
Bengaluru, India51 contributions
May 2022 • Family
The lake is beautiful and boating is fun.
Getting to either is one circle of Dante’s Hell -

Thats all
- the rest of the place is a circus - carnival- mela going on - loud music - horse riding-7D cinema and a row of street vendors - insane crowds

Covid protocol be damned - the boating fellows are rude and well uncouth trying to rip ppl off by saying they were ten mins or more late - despite electronic timers- best not to argue n just leave - do not pay them any extra amt - go to refund counter n get ur deposit refund

Sanitization of jackets or such is done in your dreams - n if you are worried abt such best not to go - most boat ticket counters hv long queues 15-20 mins and same amt of wait time for the boats.
I would no longer count it in top 5 things to do
Written 7 May 2022
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Sanjay
2 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Nice serene place and very well organized boat trips, there are 3 types,paddle, row or motorized, the lake and surroundings are clean,plus don't miss the thread gallery just opposite the lake,you will be surprised. Go a little early after breakfast, you can beat the crowds.
Written 15 April 2022
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puchka
Bengaluru, India1,715 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Since our last visit twenty five years ago, the surroundings have improved remarkably with dedicated parking space, entry and exit clearly demarcated and the lake activities more organised, boating the most sought after. Food stalls are in plenty as are shops selling souvenirs, clothes, toys and local products. A must visit.
Written 14 April 2022
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Jhoomer S
50 contributions
Apr 2022 • Family
The lake is pretty, several boating options - paddle, motorboat etc.. There are multiple fun rides, toy trains and what not. Yoy will easily spend a good 2-3 hours here if you have come with younf children.
Written 11 April 2022
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Shamir Desai
Bengaluru, India7 contributions
Mar 2022
Its a beautiful lake with game zone for kids. Tickets for boating is on higher side but enjoyed the time at Ooty lake.
Written 26 March 2022
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RAJATkanti BERA
Kolkata (Calcutta), India7 contributions
Dec 2021
Ooty lake, also called as Ooty boathouse is a famous tourist attractions located in Ooty in the Nilgiris district Tamil Nadu, India. In this video you understand everything about Ooty lake, timings, entry fee, ride cost etc.

Ooty lake is only 1 km from the Ooty bus stand. you can hire a cab to visit this place. It covers an area of 65 acres. It is an artificially constructed by John Sullivan, who was the collector of Coimbatore in 1824 with picturesque natural surroundings. Originally constructed for the purpose of fishing, the lake has become all but an important tourist landmark in Ooty. The lake is surrounded by groves of Eucalyptus trees with a railway line running along one shore. During the summer boat races are organized for two days as a part of the Summer Festival in Ooty.
For kids, there is a mini train ride . Cycles are available for rent.
You can enjoy the horror house, 7D cinema and mirror house.
You also find a lot of shops selling local items like eucalyptus oils and shawls at competitive prices around the lake.
Ooty Lake Timings Everyday 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Written 23 March 2022
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ujwala p
Mumbai, India66 contributions
Feb 2022
very nice place to seat and relax , you can enjoy boating and other them parks inside , food court also available
Written 11 February 2022
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Alex Kurian
5 contributions
Oct 2021 • Solo
The place is amazing. But a bit crowdy. Horse riding and cycling activities are there. Boating is also good. Keep the hats with you,its way too sunny.
Written 4 January 2022
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