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“Goo place to explore deer” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Deer Park, Ooty

Deer Park, Ooty
Ranked #44 of 64 things to do in Ooty
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Coimbatore, India
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40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Goo place to explore deer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Deer park is less famous with the tourist people and even with the Ooty localities. It is just located in the side of Ooty lake and can be reached from Ooty Honeymoon boat house or from Arbetorium. They have special kind of deer called "barking deer". Barking deer are simple brown in colour. The deer park is opened from 09 AM to 04 PM.

Visited June 2013
Thank YasInai
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Ooty, India
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16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

her you can see the barking deer one of its kind in south the places situated on the south lake road a good place go for a relaxed walk during the evening

Visited June 2013
Thank exoduscabs
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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112 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Only 1 species, the Sambar Deer”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Fortunately its free entrance, there is only one type of deer in this deer park. Good if you have kids who wants to know what deers look like!!!

Visited October 2013
Thank joey k
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Bengaluru, India
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Not promoted well, could have better upkeep”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

Deer Park is one of the lesser known tourist attractions in Ooty.

Consider this - it is adjacent to the Ooty Lake (a km or so drive to the periphery of the long, alonside the lake). While boat house is completely packed with tourists - something as wonderful as an opportunity to see deers in the green goes unnoticed with only a tricle of tourists coming to see it.

We noted two reasons for this:

1. Unlike other tourist attractions this is not promoted well. You are on your own to discover it from outside and the inside.

2. The park as such does not seem to have even a reception at the entrance to guide where to go. It could be a little walk inside before you see the deers (wondering where the deers are) however we did not see any but again we did not travel much inside when several tourists coming from further down the hill noted they could not see any deers.

This beautiful location and land could be made great use by the government by promoting it well. However for now there is nothing much for the tourists except for a little natures walk inside and a lovely view of the lake.

Visited August 2013
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