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Address: Mahabaleshwar, India

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Venna lake is one of the must visit places in Mahabaleshwar. Its actually a small dam and not a natural lake as such. Boating is the only thing you can enjoy at the lake... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Pune
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Venna lake is one of the must visit places in Mahabaleshwar. Its actually a small dam and not a natural lake as such. Boating is the only thing you can enjoy at the lake. Eateries, kids activities and horse riding is available Row boats as well as pedal boats are available. The cost is bit high but managed by MTDC... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lake have boating facility which kids enjoy a lot. The rides nearby the lake were good for kids as well as adults. The games available in the shops nearby were of full entertainment. There were small shops with variety of food and the best one was strawberry with fresh cream

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Thank sonapradnya
Chandigarh, India
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this place is totally packed in evening hours and boats are not well maintained govt should do more to make it better.

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Thank priyanka j
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This lake is quite serene and refreshing. There are lot of eateries and activities you can do around here.. like boating with rowing, pedalling and next to lake there is a horse riding and also some eating joints. The lake is very beautiful and quite pleasant. The best part about boating here is that thy have a central place to... More 

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Thank Yogesh P
Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good place to unwind. However it does get crowed in the evenings. If you are looking for a secluded lake then this is not the one. There are quite a few activities around the lake like horse riding, boating and many food joints. It's okay for a one time visit.

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Thank TheTravelChap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there in Jan and the temperature was around 16°C in the evening. There is boating service at the Lake. I took the paddle boat which costs around 440 bucks for 2. So what i did was i shared with one of the couples. So basically my cost came down and my gf doesn't have to paddle. The view... More 

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Thank Rohit S
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must visit when you visit Mahabaleshwar or Panchgani. Its a place you can visit with family or friends. Good number of boats around. Rowing and pedal boats both. Take your own boat and go as far as you want. There is a market at the entrance. Good amount of eating options nearby. The place is surrounded... More 

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Venna is a huge lake and you can go as far as you want taking your own boats. It's open from 7 AM to 7 PM, recommended time to go is either early in the morning or just before the sunset as it becomes too hot in sun and too crowded late in the evening. There are boat options, row... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a fun loving ride..there are different kinds of rides. The peddle boat might make u tired if u r not used to cycling...also if u don't know swimming the peddle boat might scare u..

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Thank Merwin R
Thana, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All marks to the place, I wouldn't like to comment on horse riding, boating or over crowding of the place, you need to know how to enjoy the nattural place,

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