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“Average experience”
Review of Ooty Lake

Ooty Lake
Bengaluru, India
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Average experience”
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.”
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
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Boat Club at Ooty”
Reviewed January 25, 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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Nagpur, India
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“One of the good places in ooty”
Reviewed January 18, 2014

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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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“Really very Entertaining Experience !!”
Reviewed January 15, 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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