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Big Lake

Salem District, Yercaud 636601, India
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No view, Just boating

The place offers boating via motor, paddle or rowing and this is all. You can't sit by and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rahul A
,
Bengaluru, India
Clean with boating options

Clean lake with options of motor boat, row boat or pedal boats at nominal charge. Deer park, Anna... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
817murali
,
Bangalore District, India
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“motor boat” (58 reviews)
“row boat” (42 reviews)
“deer park” (49 reviews)
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Salem District, Yercaud 636601, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The place offers boating via motor, paddle or rowing and this is all. You can't sit by and enjoy peacefully as it is crowded and everywhere there are just boats. So, if you are interested in boating then go, otherwise just see from outside. Entry...More

Thank Rahul A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Clean lake with options of motor boat, row boat or pedal boats at nominal charge. Deer park, Anna park, Amma park, Aquarium, etc are close to it. There is a closed parking facility available near Deer park.

Thank 817murali
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Is in heart of the city.....small lake well maintained by Yercaud municipality..they provide a life jacket and charge 170/-for 30minits (pedal boat)..not much intreasting...people in this city don't even smile...they look tourist as Strangers..even their occupation is mainly based on tourism..

Thank santhosdaniel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake is right at the entrance of yercaud. Well maintained and clean at all places, the lake with the hills in the backdrop make for some beautiful views. People interested in boating can opt for either motor boat, row boat or pedal boats. Row...More

Thank DhirajPB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing great to say about this boating place.for Rs150 per head u can get a row boat which is rowed by a boatman for just 15 mins.Extra rs 100 u can go for a long ride which is another 10 mins.

Thank danielchennai2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a row boat for about 15min. Friendly helpers... Helpers will communicate nicely in English n Hindi ..If you are not a tamilian.

Thank madhuripydi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three types of boating available , pedal boat , motor boat , rowing boat , morning and evening are the beast time for boating in summer. life jacket are provided to all , many boats dont have jackets suitable for kids and for other jackets...More

Thank TSAMM21
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good big lake for boating and enjoy the side scenes but kids must be attended with adults for safety.

1  Thank arindamsapbasis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though not as big as Kodai lake, we had a good ride on a rowing boat. Wonderful and affectionate people all around Yercaud who take pride of their place. Takes around 20 minutes to take a slow row boat ride.

Thank venkat-Chenai
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly a clean lake in Yercud..better maintained.. appreciate the local authorities for a decent maintenance of this place

Thank ParanjiNarayanan
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deepali m
12 June 2018|
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Response from Magesh S | Reviewed this property |
The boat rental is for 15 mins and you can extend. The rental fee is between Rs.100per strip toRs. 400 per trip based on the boat you hire ( row, pedal or motor). Boat house is 10mins from sterling’s resorts
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ShanthiniSherlin
23 April 2018|
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Response from Magesh S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on all days including Independence Day & Republuc days. Only in the election days they might work for few hours
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MiniMunu
5 August 2017|
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Response from Kiran R | Reviewed this property |
It opens around 10 am & closes by 5 pm.
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