Nilavoor Lake

Yelagiri Hills

13.0/5(4 Ratings)

Nilavoor Lake Overview

Ranked 8 of 17 sightseeing in Yelagiri Hills

Nilavoor Lake is frequented by enthusiasts interested in boating. A small lake, it contains a garden on its banks. Region around the lake also contains a Devi Temple belonging to Kadavu-Nachiyar. At this temple, puja can be performed only on Fridays between 11 pm and 12 pm. Thambiran lotus pond in Nilavoor Village has recently been constructed at the site.

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What travellers are saying about Nilavoor Lake

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  • Very Good 2
  • Poor 1
  • Below Average 1
  • Terrible 0
  • Average 0
  • Good 0
  • Excellent 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed

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Krishna Kharia2.1/5

2 reviews

Very few operational boats

The setting is good but the maintenance of the place is not so good. Only 4 operational boats, most of the swings don't work, washrooms are unclean. Too many red ants. Watch your step. Better food offering should be provided. Not so much, worth only for a day trip from Bengaluru.


6 reviews

Lake is not big or worth for boating

The lake is located opposite to the Nature Park road in Yelagiri. The lake is not big or worth for a boating. The park developed around the lake is much worth than the lake view. There are a few food stalls near the lake view area. The lake and garden are clean enough. Kids will enjoy the garden play area.

Shaheen Aslam4.3/5

4 reviews

Lake and Boat

This lake is attached to the gardens. Motorized boats and pedal boats are available to take you around the lake, tickets are moderate. The water is clean and you can spot shoals of fishes.

Harisha gurappa1.4/5

3 reviews

Not worth

Even though this is listed as a main attraction in Yelagiri, it really is not worth spending time to see this place. There is not much water in most of the seasons (at least when we visited in August which is supposed to be a good rainy season).

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