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Big Lake

Address: Salem District, Yercaud 636601, India
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Yercaud
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The lake is quite big in size and it doesn't stink :) .The main attraction is its boating facility.One can have a pedal boat or one can simply sit in boat and enjoy the lake.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Good experience - Although it was only 15-20 Minutes - but the ride was good considering the lake size and enviourment around it

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Big lake is worth a try for the boating around the calm and cool yercaud lake. Pleasant trip. Please do check the timings as they close early in the evening.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Speed boat ride was fun, though we had to wait for more than an hour as it was long weekend. The cool breez and the clean water made us feel good.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Lakes in the hill station will be always good and boating in that will be fine , went for the pedal boating , but there are no organised queue ... and overall management of the boating queue was poor, during crowded days prepare to wait for and hour before you go for boating

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Jaipur
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Just Ok, a bit crowded and dirty not managed well, i wanted to do motor boat ride but the life jacket is compulsory and these jackets are very dirty and looks unhygienic. It was just a waste of time.

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Chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The lake is quite big and there are several boats you can hire...self rowing,rowing by a boatman, peddle boats and motor boats... A ride for 15 mts in a motor boat for 8 persons will cost you Rs.350/- The lake is the main attraction in Yercaud and all other activities are in and around the lake

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Mysore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Considering that there is precious little to do in Yercaud, it is a good option to spend an hour or two at the lake. They have a motorboat ride, pedal boats and rowing boats. My son and i had gone to the lake hoping that we could row our own boat (we did not mind the boatman sitting with us).... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

People go boating, some sit around in that adjacent park, fortune-tellers go about predicting people's future. Nothing extraordinary though...

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

The lake does not seem to be as big as it actually turns out to be. It has a island in between which is now a the deer park. This is good lake with facilities for boating.

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