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Address: Salem District, Yercaud 636601, India

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the lake in the forest

Most of the action is centred around the lake-different types of boats are available-paddle boats and steam boats at a reasonable price. Lot of small stalls with eatable in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Jaison J
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Chennai
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Chennai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Most of the action is centred around the lake-different types of boats are available-paddle boats and steam boats at a reasonable price. Lot of small stalls with eatable in the area surrounding the lake. Overall a good experience, though this area tends to get a little crowded at times. Knowing the local language does help in getting attention, so people... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Probably the biggest activity one can do at Yercaud. This is a lake where one can go for a row boat / paddle boat or motorized boat (pretty weird that motorized boats are patronized at all in the wake of environment conservation). Run by the government, this lake is maintained pretty well. They provide life jackets. Decent outing.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

take time for a relaxed boat ride on the lake. you have to be lucky with the weather though. I mean the rains. they have a good choice of boats incl. pedal, row and motored ones. all come at a reasonable price and life vests. the life vests need some maintenance though

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The lake by itself is truly beautiful, with lovely flowers all around. However, we had an unacceptable experience at the boathouse. After waiting in a long line for tickets to the boating area, we learned that there was no proper line/system around issuing of life jackets to members. The people managing the life jackets would just give them to whoever... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

the place was too crowded and wait for tickets and boat ride is too long. The view was good but the lake was dirty.

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India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Its is in the center of the town, Clean lake and was good for boating. we enjoyed the boating in the cool weather. nice place to enjoy with family ,near by a small park (zoo) also.

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Raipur, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The lifeline of the city, center of the town as well, has all types of boating facilities available, must do activity, professional photographers take your pics while boating and they do a pretty decent job.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The best place at yercaud. You can take the motor boat or the peddaling boat with family to show the mini zoo(deer and dinosaur). You can pedal the boat around the island to have fun moments with family and breath taking moments of the trees filled with various birds...

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Krishnagiri, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Boating is the main thing in the lake.we have all types of boats trips starting from family to group trips.The boating is charged per hour and i advice you to extend it to 2.

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The boat ride was good... But the area was not so big.. you could also see the outskirts of the deer park from here...

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