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Ooty Lake

North Lake Road, Ooty, India
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Ranked #16 of 48 attractions in Ooty
Type: Bodies of Water
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

visited this place for boat riding. The entry charges are higher and after goin inside also u have to pay for each ride but overall decent place to visit ...... nothing new in this place just sort of MELA

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

As it would be, visit to Ooty is always followed with routine sightseeing to the lake. It is nothing extraordinary about the place. Those who have been to Kodaikanal would agree that the lake there is much more picturesque and serene.

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Poole
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Crowded, nothing of interest to see or do for us. May be ok with kids or a group of teenagers. Waste of a nice lake which you can't even walk around

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

We have been to Ooty in the mid of March 2014. We have taken a rent a car from kerala and the drive through Coimbatore till Ooty was quite good. We stayed in Taj Savoy. It is a very good looking and well kept resort type of hotel. Hotel got a small but good restaurant and a pub. There was... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The place is so damn crowded. Also the boats are not in a good condition or clean. Ooty lake itself is so dirty in parts. You can easily skip this lake, when there are so many other beautiful lakes to explore around OOTY. There are lots of small local shops that you can visit there.

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Bangalore, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Not well maintained. But plenty of games and rides for kids to have fun. Please wear the life jackets always even though it is not compulsory here while on boat.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Visited on 19th March and went for speed boat ride. The boat guy was friendly and equipment in itself was good. However, the lake is divided for row & peddle boats on one side and speed boat on the other. The area was too small for speed boat, we felt bored and same were the views of another family with... More

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bangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We took a pedal boat - 2 seater for which we were charged INR 200 of which 100 was refundable. The boats are not in great condition and nobody cares to ask if you should wear a life jacket. Safety concerns in this lake seem to have taken a back seat and I feel the tourism dept should take notice... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Good during off season. Peak seasons with the crowd it gets messy. It is scenic nevertheless. Boating is good with lot of options.

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Bangalore, India
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is not so great place but to start with is not at all bad. You can take a small boat ride and click some good pictures or you can visit this place as a time pass while waiting for train tickets.

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