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Address: Reserve Forest | 3 km from Kodaikanal bus stand, Kodaikanal 624101, India
Phone Number: 9500137477
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The fall is good

The fall is good. it is near to town and you have to walk to reach the place. you will love to see the place.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Amit K
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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19 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Small fall near the residential area, but not the safe place to visit. You need to travel by walk about half kilometers inside. The pathway is not well maintained with bushes all around.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The fall is good. it is near to town and you have to walk to reach the place. you will love to see the place.

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Madurai, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

in kodaikanal there are five waterfall ,one of the worst water fall is bear shola falls ,last week i being there ,totally polluted

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The walk till the falls is narrow stretch surrounded by bushes...but the place needs maintenance to be named as tourist attraction. The entrance to the falls has been occupied by the hotels in the vicinity and parking the vehicle is a big problem which multiples due to narrow lanes leading to the falls. Its better to park your vehicle well... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Bear Shola Falls is the only falls in town. It is a small falls with less water flow. But its worth to see.

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Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This was a virtual disaster in the whole trip, the path was dirty and littered, no proper parking at all. The place upkeep is pathetic and one would feel that they had put foot on a garbage ground, July month was a period of rain and the falls was looking like a pipe opened from top....avoid this trip and do... More 

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Kolkata
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The entry is through a gate and need to walk for 20 minutes to reach the waterfalls through the jungle. When we went there was very less water but the breathtaking view of long eucalyptuses trees on the way was a nice experience. Locals said it was wonderful 4 years before.

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Bhilai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Come here for Picnic as it gives wild look. Though not much of a fall but it is nice jungle type atmosphere. You have to walk a 500 mtrs distance. You can miss this if you want.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I advise visiting during the monsoon. We found the waterfall highly depleted during mid June. You're likely to observe more rushing water by flushing your toilet. The scenery around is nice though. See attached image

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Tamilnadu, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We went to visit this place a few months ago and my heart fell! It looked tragic. It could have been a lovely little trek with my 4 year old son and a short visit, but all we saw was piles of rubbish and plastic. We didn't dare to step close to the water. I mentally removed the rubbish and... More 

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