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“not upto expectation”
Review of Ooty Lake

Ooty Lake
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“not upto expectation”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

the lake did not live upto our expectations......very commercialized and has become very polluted. One can hire paddling boat or rowing boat..which was quite enjoyable.

Visited June 2014
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24 reviews
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“super timepass a must visit”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

a must visit place and dont miss out the boat ride take the Motor boat rather than struggle to peddle the normal boat the motor would be 500 for 8 people an amazing experience u tke a trip of man made trip and then dont miss out to shop for some jackets and food there mainly the snacks nothing that specific on a proper meal but good place and perfect passtime

Visited June 2014
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bangalore
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“Congested place”
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Ooty lake almost in middle of ooty town is stagnant water body.Huge enough to enjoy boat rides. Weekends very difficult to get tickets for boating.Around lake lot of minor shopping can be done.

Visited May 2014
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45 reviews
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“Too crowded”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I didn't enjoy the lake as its too crowded and this being a hot tourist spot is too chaitic. Cleanliness Is also not maintained.

Visited August 2013
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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“Enjoy ...... Boating .....”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Ooty lake is an artificial lake constructed by John Sullivan, in 1824. The water flowing down mountain streams in the Ooty valley was dammed to form the lake. The lake became empty on three occasions when it breached its bund. The lake was originally intended to be used for fishing with ferries being used to travel across the lake. It gradually shrunk from its original size giving place to the current bus stand race course, and the lake park. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation on behalf of the Tourism Department took the possession of the lake in 1973, for providing boating facilities as a tourist attraction.

Entry Fee
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5 per person
10 per still camera
100 per camcorder
60 per 2 seater pedal for 30 minutes boating
95 per 3 seater row for 30 minutes boating
250 per 15 seater motorboat for 20 minutes boating

Timings
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All days of the week
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Visited September 2013
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