The water in ooty lake is the drainage water coming from the ooty town. So please avoid. If you are really interested in boating, the ideal place will be Pykara lake.
I would rate this as an average attraction, Very crowded place.One positive thing I have noticed was this place is very clean. Unlike earlier days, every now and then you could see the cleaning staff on the job!. color of the water in the lake seems to be black! I don't know why.
Nothing great about the lake though you can use that spot for the picnic and kids can enjoy the rides available at that spot. As such boating at the lake did not add much to your memories.
Oooty Lake was an wonderful experience, paddling along the wide lake in the wintry weather of OOty, The Ooty lake also has lots of Curio shops nearby , eating points and the Thread garden just opposite to the lake is an amazing place to visit.
This was near our hotel the last time we came so we decided to check it out... the water was all green and yucky but we still got a boat ride; overall not worth it, much more beautiful places in Ooty to enjoy.
The place is so very crowded and overtly commercialized. There is money everywhere, fleecing it is. I had visited the place about 11 yrs ago and then this month. It has changed so much. The traquility is lodt
This spot is also called as Boat House...!!!...Hmm one can spend hardly and hour or so...but not so exciting place. Kids may enjoy the boat ride, but lake is not clean, full of filth and dirt. Garden is maintained for the just for commercial reason.
I was a bit disappointed as sit has lost it charm. It has become too commercial. Was not quite happy with the setting.
We have travelled to OOty for 2 night stay from Bangalore to OOty via Goodalur. Started early around 4 in the morning (Hundai I10) managed to cross Mysore by 6.30am. We had our break fast packed with us to save our time to look out for a hotel. Reached OOty around 11am. We took a ride to Coonur using Toy... More
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