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Kodaikanal Lake, Kodaikanal

Published Date: 07-May-2024

The centrepiece of Kodaikanal, Kodai Lake is often the first point of interest that vacationers visit on their trip to the hill station. The stunning manmade water body engulfed by undisturbed greenery is one of the most picturesque sights you will find in all of Tamil Nadu. But its natural beauty isn’t the only thing that draws the hordes of tourists.

This place is also one of the major hubs of activity because of all the indulgent experiences you can have here. One of the most preferred things to do here is boating. Yes, you can rent a boat and sail on the placid waters of the lake. The magnificent scenery around will fill you with a new life. Or, you can simply enjoy a stroll around the gorgeous lake taking in some awe-inspiring vistas.

  • Boating cost: Approx. ₹ 40 per person
  • Boating timings: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Time required: 3-4 hours
  • Best for: It is one of the best places to visit in Kodaikanal with family.
  • Tip: Plan a picnic with friends and family.
  • How to reach: The nearest railway is Kodaikanal Central Junction at 3.8 km.
  • Nearby Attractions: Bryant Park, Bear Shola Falls, Berijam Lake, Pillar Rocks, Coakers Walk, Silver Cascade Falls
  • Nearby Restaurants: Lake View, Weewake’s Kitchen, Whistler Cafe, Pastry Corner, Cloud Street, George’s Gourmet Kitchen
  • Places to Stay: Hotels near Kodaikanal Lake
  • Google rating and reviews: 4.8 rating and 5,000 reviews

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