Cocooned in the divine landscape of the Nilgiris and blanketed by the rolling mist from the surrounding blue hills lies the crown jewel of the Queen of Hill Stations - the Ooty Lake. Built in 1824 and located in the heart of the town, the lake is an ideal location for a picnic and boating. The tranquil water, the constant cool, misty breeze from the lake and the pristine landscape are sure to turn even a monk into a hopeless romantic. This picturesque lake has been a silent character in countless movies, making it a popular destination for holidaymakers in search of their own fantasy.
Boating on the lapping, lethargic waters of the lake is the main attraction that makes it a popular destination, luring thousands of travellers year after year. Facilities to hire paddle boats, rowing boats and motor boats are available in the nearby boathouse. Be it a fun-filled afternoon of exploring the lake and its nearby areas on a motorboat or a lazy day of paddling with your beloved, engaging in coquetry with the small waves and cool breeze, Ooty Lake has something to offer to everyone. The tranquillity of the waters and air of romance enveloping the lake make it a favourite honeymoon destination.
The shore of the lake has all the joys that can flavour a fun filled day out with family as well. Facilities for horse riding and cycling are available. It also has an amusement park with a deer park for children. Kids can also enjoy the thrill of exploring the park and the lake by hopping on a toy train ride.
The Ooty Lake with its idyllic landscape and tranquillity is an ideal destination for a fun day out with your family or beloved. The lapping waters promise you a day of fun laughter and love.