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Address: Mahabaleshwar, India

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Too crowded

I used to come here in the 1950s and 1960s and it used to less crowded and the lake used to be smaller and cleaner. It is very crowded now and very noisy. Still visit for sake of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Nalinkumar S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I used to come here in the 1950s and 1960s and it used to less crowded and the lake used to be smaller and cleaner. It is very crowded now and very noisy. Still visit for sake of nostalgia.

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Thank Nalinkumar S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Boating happens here...this lake can viewed by most of the points.Althiugh the cost is high,if you do not want boating then go for horseriding..One hour ride in the deep shores of lake along with your partner paddling away with smooth romantic talks will get etched into one of most romantic moments in your life...

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Thank srik121
New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Venna lake is at the entrance of Mahabaleshwar. Too crowded area, lake is on the road itself. 20 odd horses available for ride @ Rs. 100 (after bargain) for a ride of 10 minutes, my child rode but it was unruly horse or was in bad mood or owner inexperienced. Lot of sellers on street selling local fare like 1... More 

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Thank newtotrading
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

not that happening as the early years of Mahabaleshwar. still the main point for attraction of tourist as you get lot of things to do thier, ( horse riding / boating / snacking of fresh strawberry / corns / icecream etc )

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a big lake in the middle where you can boat. Isn't very clean and the path down isn't well built. There is a ground next to the lake where you can ride horses but they seem very wild. Have had couple of incidents where people have been thrown off the horse. So wouldn't recommend. The place is lined... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went during sunset with family, good boating experience. calm n cold breeze. Two options are available for boating - paddling or hire a guy. There is a park nearby where entry fee is 10 bucks. We enjoyed there also n clicked lots of pics. This place offers snacks and strawberries too. There r so many restaurants. Taxi fare from market... More 

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Thank Vineeta P
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A few years ago they enlarged the lake - very nice place to boat in. Well maintained by the Govt. also.

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Thank Usha S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good lake , was surprised to see size , as per then it's 100 feet deep , security measures are less , can be redeveloped as much better place like Ooty lake

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Boating experience was very nice. You have options of paddle boat as well as passenger boat. Two things that bothered me was: no life jacket and very expensive. But I guess if you are on a vacation, you can afford this sometimes. All in all very enjoyable experience.

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Thank Divyaagl
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Venna lake - Bit delayed review Visited during the weekend of 25-28th january 2017. Accessible by walking as well [Its nearly 2 kms from the ST Stand and it took us 20-25 odd minutes while going]. Boating, both peddle and manual is way too expensive, around 500 bucks for an hour. Though we went in the morning around 10.30 am,... More 

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