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Serene & Beautiful Lake

This is a large & beautiful lake that supplies water to Mahabaleshwar & its surrounding areas. The lake is serene & boating facilities are also available. You can opt for Row... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a large & beautiful lake that supplies water to Mahabaleshwar & its surrounding areas. The lake is serene & boating facilities are also available. You can opt for Row Boats as well as Paddle Boats. With the Row Boat, you will also get a Boatman who will show you how to row. It is indeed a wonderful experience... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Recently visited Mahabaleshwar in August and wow what a weather!! It felt like in heaven for 4 days. Happened to visit Venna lake and was amazed by the surrounding views. Water was clean as it was rainy season and clouds all around us. Roof top boats are available if its raining. Not a lot of people around hence was a... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Decent boating experience. Fun is if you actually row the boat on your own. But it makes sesnse only if you have at least 2-3 people who can row as it is very very tiring.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

this place has lost its charm since long. looks so deserted and uninviting. when we visited this in June, the rains were not yet there and the water level was too low. also boating was closed so couldn't enjoy boating in the lake

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very Poor Boats, Inconvenient & Bad Smelling. Rude Locals, who cannot be trusted. Cheats & Robbers always there to loot you.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

One of the must places to visit & experience in there. I hope the ticketing can be made bit more systematic so that ques are shorter but once you have spent some time in the leak it is worth it

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Worth visiting as you can enjoy with your family boating plus horse riding. You will get sweet corn near by.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Venna lake is a great place for family boating. You get a 1/2 hour ride on a motorized boat or you can take a couple peddle boat if you are water enthusiast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

It is very beautiful lake, i like cloud over the lake, boating is also very good, little maintenance is required. Overall i like this lake.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Apart from the fact that there are good eating options opposite the lake, there isn't much to like about the place, The boating experience is decent though these guys charge a bomb for it. The place at times stinks thanks to the dirty horses around.

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