Ooty Lake Boating Timings and Entry fees

Ooty Lake Boating Timings and Entry fees, Best Time to visit Ooty and Booking Procedure

Ooty Lake is a man made lake which is of 40 ft in depth. Row, Pedal and Motor boats are allowed for boating. There is a barrier between Motor Boating and Row/ Pedal boating. Motor Boating will be on other side. It is advisable to go with Pedal boating for the couples.

Best Time to visit Ooty: Mar to May (Peak Season) and Oct to Feb (Normal Season). It is not advisable to visit Ooty during rainy season.

It is advisable to carry cash as Gpay/ Phonepe might not be accepted. Staff at the counter insist on Cash payment.

Ooty Lake Vehicle Parking

Vehicle Type Entry fee
Two-Wheeler Rs.20
Car Rs.80
Van Rs.100
Bus Rs.120

The above-mentioned charges can be revised without prior intimation.

Ooty Lake Boating Timings and Entry fees

Entry fees to enter Boat House. Only cash payments are accepted here.

Entry Ticket cost
Under 5 years Free
Adult/ 5 years and above Rs.15
Still Camera Rs.30
Video Camera Rs.150

The above-mentioned charges can be revised without prior intimation.

Ooty Lake Boating

Ooty Lake Boating Timings

Day Timings (Approx)
Sunday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Monday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Thursday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Friday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Saturday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Boating Entry Point

Ooty Lake Boating Charges

Boat Duration Boat Tariff Refundable Deposit Total

(Inclusive of GST 18%)

2-Seater Pedal Boat 30 Mins Rs.300 Rs.300 Rs.600
4-Seater Pedal Boat 30 Mins Rs.400 Rs.400 Rs.800
3-Seater Row Boat 30 Mins Rs.450 Rs.450 Rs.900
5-Seater Row Boat 30 Mins Rs.500 Rs.500 Rs.1000
8-Seater Motor Boat 20 Mins Rs.900 Rs.900
10-Seater Motor Boat 20 Mins Rs.1100 Rs.1100
15-Seater Motor Boat 20 Mins Rs.1600 Rs.1600

The above-mentioned charges can be revised without prior intimation.

Refundable Caution Deposit

  • Tourists are requested to collect their Pedal and Row Boat deposit amount immediately after boating with the original receipt.
  • If the time excees less than 15 mins then 50% of the deposit amount and more than 15 mins then 100% of  deposit amount will be collected.
  • Caution deposit refund counter is located right opposite to Row Boating entrance.

Refund Counter

Instructions to the Tourists

  1. Boating hire charges are not refundable or transferable.
  2. Allotted boats are at Hire’s own risk.
  3. Capacity of the boat includes the rower/ helper.
  4. Consume of Liquor and smoking is not allowed.
  5. Drunken people will not be allowed for boat ride.
  6. Children below 5 years are exempted from the boat hire charges (2 children only) in motor ride.
  7. Any damager to boat occurs and Oar locakc etc is chargeable.
  8. Hire charges are collected on 30 mins basis for row and pedal boat and 20 mins basis for Motor boats.
  9. If the boats do not return on booking time, hire charges will be collected for every 15, 30 mins basis.
  10. Film shooting and video coverage will be permitted only on payment as per rules.
  11. Tourists are requested to wear Life Jackages while boating. Life Jackets of differen sizes are available at boating points.
  12. Tourists are requested not to stand and take selfie while riding.
  13. Tourists with infants are advised not to opt for boat ride.

Ooty Lake Boating Timings

Boat House Train Station Ooty

Short Ride on a toy train at Ooty Lake Boating.

  • Adult Ticket cost Rs.60
  • Child Ticket cost Rs.40

Ooty Lake Horse Riding Charges

Half Round Duration: 4 to 5 mins

Full Round Duration: 7 to 8 mins

Double Round Duration: 14 to 15 mins

Horse Riding is available at the exit point.

Riding Round Charges for White Horse/ Other
Adult Half Round Rs.100
Adult with Child Half Round Rs.200
Adult Full Round Rs.200
Adult with Child Full Round Rs.300
Adult Double Round Rs.400
Adult with Child Double Round Rs.600
Photography Rs.20*


The above-mentioned charges might differ from the actual.

Nearby Places to visit in Ooty

  1. Pine Forest
  2. Pykara Falls (Little Long)