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“Average experience” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Ooty Lake

Ooty Lake
North Lake Road, Ooty, India
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Ranked #17 of 48 Attractions in Ooty
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Average experience”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Commercial, congested and crowded. There was a big line for getting tickets for boat rides. Nobody was even wearing life jackets during the rides... Some stupid horror house nearby, obsolete games for kids.. Totally not required. They should just focus on providing a good and clean lake experience. I must say 'Pykara Lake' is thousand times better... If you want to have a good boating and lake experience got to Pykara.

Visited January 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Hectic and tacky.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

If you're hoping for a scenic lake you're in for a disappointment. The Lake cannot be walked round, you can only access it by pedalo or motor boat, and the main attraction is a cheap looking fun fair. If it wasn't for the hoards of Indian tourists you could be anywhere in the world. The one redeeming feature was the cricket ball bowling machine hidden at the back of the fun fair. 18 balls for 50 rupees and loads of Indians laughing at my hopeless batting meant at least I left with a smile.

If you're looking for scenery and a chance to relax head to the back of the Botanical gardens. However, if you're after a massive man made lake, candy floss, skinny horses and fair ground rides then the Lake is the place for you.

Visited January 2014
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Pune, India
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“Boat Club at Ooty”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Average quality entertainment area for kids. There is a small market and a Thread garden nearby. Good for a stroll after a heavy lunch.

Visited January 2014
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Hyderabad, India
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“One of the good places in ooty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Beauty of Ooty can be appreciated when you see nice scenic view during hosting. Supreme experience. Good time to go is around 4.pm

Visited December 2013
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Navi Mumbai
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“Really very Entertaining Experience !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Ooty lake is very nice place to spend your time.
It not only have Bating but also has small amusement park with 3D Theater, Ghost House.
Different options of Boating were there.
Pedal Boat, Row Boat, Motor Boat are there with Fees.

Visited January 2014
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