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Address: Kodaikanal Road, Kodaikanal, India
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Boating arena

One of the prime spot in kodai and the people can spend their time in boating activities. Row and pedal boats are available. Crowded during peak hours and peak season. Prefer... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the prime spot in kodai and the people can spend their time in boating activities. Row and pedal boats are available. Crowded during peak hours and peak season. Prefer visiting early around 9 am to avoid crowd.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

flooded with tourists and lake flooded with lot of garbage,bicycle rent is super expensive 100 for an hour, worth a visit in the earl hours or late in the evening..

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Thank viishsolo
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kodaikanal is developed around the lake. You can enjoy walk/paddle ( Cycle without gear rent Rs 50 per 30 minutes) around the lake ( approx 5 km). You can avoid the crowd during early morning. Boating facility is also available and popular in the lake.

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Thank somnathDB
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At Kodai, walk around the lake. You could hire a cycle or go boating depending on what you would like to do. And there are lots of shops for those who want to shop.

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Thank Anand_Lobo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have a great time here. Rooms are well maintained. Hotel ambiance is mesmerizing. Especially the garden. Service provided is also great.

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Thank MelbinPrince
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great experience about 25 years back... Even though it's the same place today you are turned off by the crowd and traffic.... Earlier we used to walk and cycle around munching on corn.... but now it's too much crowd and traffic and it took us more than an hour to come out of bumper to bumper traffic...

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Thank 151darshana
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a lot in the lake.climate and drizills made the boating memorable one.we had a nice time in around the lake.so many activities like horse riding,Cycling and so on.

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Thank mani03396
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the lake is neat and clean. regularly cleaned by the boat club staff. take a boat from boat club. municipality maintained boats are not that good. took a boat driven by mr. ramesh (he came 2nd in the boat race held in may 2017). lovely experience and mr. ramesh is very informative, u can get lot of details about kodaikanal.

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Thank CHEEKARAM
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lake is wide spread and very well located. All round over it has a market along side. Boats of different types for rowing. Paddle shikara are available. An experience of boating with family was superb.

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Thank SACHIN C
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Lake. Since there is no abundant rainfall in this year, Water level is low. Most Popular Tourist part ,but it is not well maintained and polluted due to non availability of sanitary facility. Available Facilities are not maintained well. Officials are struggling to keep the traffic and moving crowds. Heavy Traffic is evidenced in and around the Lake. If... More 

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