Ooty Lake, Ooty

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  • Address: North Lake Road, Ooty, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Family And Kids, Lake, Boating, Picnic Spot
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About Ooty Lake, Ooty

The Ooty Lake is one of the major tourist attractions in Ooty. Spread across a relatively huge area, the lake is surrounded by thick forests on 3 sides. Activities like boating are carried out at the lake. It also has a nice little picnic spot on its bank and boasts of a Deer park as well. A good place to visit with the family. For the curious, the lake was artificially formed between 1823- 1825 by John Sullivan, the founder of Ooty, by damming the mountain streams flowing down the Ooty valley.

Ooty Lake Information

  • Entering the lake waters for swimming and fishing is prohibited.

Ooty Lake Ticket Prices

  • 10/- per person for Indians.
  • 560/- per person For Foreigners.
  • 30/- for Still Camera.
  • 125/- for Video Camera.

Ooty Lake Opening and Closing Hours

  • Boating usually starts by 9 a.m.

How To reach Ooty Lake by Public Transport

  • Central Bus stand
  • Ooty Railway station

Restaurants Near Ooty Lake

  • Food kiosks around the lake.

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  • Great place to vist. Make mind blowing near the dam. Their are many merchants near the lake. Be careful when you buy something from they. Few of them only few of them are fraud, not everyone. So be careful when you buy anything from there. Those who enjoy nature can enjoy the beauty. Beautiful weather is here on season.

  • Good lake and a very big one. It seems that the lake is deep. Water is almost ice cold. One should take care of the safety measures like life jacket. A nice place for enjoyment.

  • This has to be one of the Must Visit places in Ooty. There are a lot of things to do here you can spend time relaxing at the lake. Or go boating in groups of 4 or 2, do some street shopping,have quick bites.  There is also a small toy train at this place which takes us for a 5 mins journey which could be a good activity for Kids. If you visit this place during December then you can see weather changing very Rapidly and will definitely enjoy every moment.

  • From the childhood I was listening the name of Ooty hillstation.. finally time comes and. I visit this beautiful city... Here so many palace to see like as Ooty lake.. it is not so bad if compare other nearby by places of Ooty... But if you are there go there.. boating.. shopping.. foods.. something for entertainment also.. safe and good place for family and couples..

  • This lake has boating, self pedal or motor boat is what they call, but it's slow. Charged separately for different rides. Good time pass and enjoyment with family. Has good parking facilities and food options(not recommended)

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