Kodai Lake is one of the important tourist destinations in Kodaikanal. This lake is a man-made one and was developed by British people. The overview of the lake highlights the star shape surrounded by lush greens.
The lake is situated at an elevation of 2285m above the sea level and has an average depth of 3.0m. This attractive lake is located at a distance of not more than 3 KM from the Kodaikanal bus stand.
Now Kodai Lake has become a prominent tourist spot at Kodaikanal. In order to attract the tourists, lots of activities like cycling, boating, horse riding and lovely parks have been set up around the lake. Tourists can also go for fishing, but only after prior and proper permission from Inspector of Fisheries. Even luxury boats that are similar to those of Kashmiri Shikara boats are also available here.
Yet another remarkable feature of this place is the Kurunji flowers, which bloom once in 12 years. Hill fruits like plums, cherry are found here and these are very fresh and tasty. Kodai Lake is surely a great place to visit. Take a break from your daily routine life and enjoy your vacation in a place like Kodai Lake.