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The lake though not as big as in Ooty but definitely a must visit. You can do boat ride in the lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India
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Boating and the likes

The lake is surrounded by restaurants and food stalls.. a BBQ stall too! There's boating on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Salem District, Yercaud 636601, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake though not as big as in Ooty but definitely a must visit. You can do boat ride in the lake for 30 mins. Lake is clean. Anna Park is also near the lake. Lot of Street foods is available near this place. Seasonal...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake is awesome and we were doing boating not once but twice, thrice as this was an amazing experience with wonderful nature around the lake. The boating can be done in group, couples or pair of 4-6 people. The lake is beautifully surrounded by...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is surrounded by restaurants and food stalls.. a BBQ stall too! There's boating on the lake. It's pretty much the center of the everything in Yercaud.. few attractions around too. A decent photo op too..

2  Thank BismarckMessias
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an ok place to be. but if u are going with family, kids will definitely love it and enjoy boating.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will see Big Lake on the way to or from the huge Mettur Dam. It is surprisingly well-maintained, with activities available both on the water and land. Several food vendors were available when we visited.

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake is located at the heart of the town. Do not expect a serene lake in middle of the forest or at hills. However, this becomes one spot to sit and relax in the evening time along with the chilli bajjies and onion pakoras that...More

Thank PravinP433
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The Big Lake was a great experience. We went there as a family and hired a row boat 🚣. Row boats come with a row man. He takes you around the island in the middle of the lake. The island houses a mini deer park...More

2  Thank Srini J
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Nice well maintained water body in the heart of Yercaud. Boat ride option is also there. Lake is adjacent to Anna park

Thank ArunB730
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This is the prime location that welcomes you to this mountain. As in every mountains, lakes besides addiing beauty to the picturesque place, offers a unique experience of engaging in such activity (manual boad rides) in high altitude.it is must do activity especially for couples...More

1  Thank Senthil Raja A
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Boating in this lake is the best thing to do while in Yercaud. Thumbs up: 1) The lake is very beautiful and the breeze is cool. 2) Boating service is quick in spite of being crowded. 3) We can buy picture photo frame souvenir after...More

Thank Rushita2018
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deepali m
12 June 2018|
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Response from MageshS26 | 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
23 April 2018|
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Response from MageshS26 | 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
5 August 2017|
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Response from Kiran R | Reviewed this property |
It opens around 10 am & closes by 5 pm.