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Ousteri Lake

Pondicherry, India
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Bird watch

Npt many people are aware of this spot. [Particular season of going there when you can see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mumbai, India

Nature is beautiful! Truly, Ousteri Lake is amazing, both to look at from afar and to be close to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Npt many people are aware of this spot. [Particular season of going there when you can see the birds.

Thank Kanikaneg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nature is beautiful! Truly, Ousteri Lake is amazing, both to look at from afar and to be close to! Beautiful birds and wonderful sounds!

1  Thank 770jayeshb
Reviewed 19 May 2017

this not a tourist when we had gone to see for sightseeing there is nothing over there to see only small lake in there in the spot

1  Thank Rexy F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Ousteri lake is located about 10 kms north of Pondicherry town.The wetland covers a rather large area of 390 ha with it being largely a bird sanctuary.Though i did not see many birds around.One can do boating & spot a rare bird if you...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

nice place to visit early mornings as the boat ride will enable you to see migratory birds, I would recommend hiring the entire boat. totally can give this place a miss if time is not on your side. not on the must to do list.

2  Thank hfb008
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

A good attraction point near Pondicherry. It's 10km from MG road or white town. You can see Migratory birds if you go early morning.

Thank siddiitr
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) has recognised this lake as one of Asia's important wetlands. Boating and bird watching are two main activities for tourists here. I saw varieties of native and migratory birds here.

Thank Mallik61
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice place for an evening outing. You are taken on a boat ride across the lake, where many birds are visible. Although you can give this place a miss if you are tight on time or money.

1  Thank vidya r
Reviewed 4 January 2017

beautiful lake. the boat trip was nice too except that engines were noisy which scared most of the birds. In case you prefer to pay a bit more, I think it would be worthwhile hiring an entire boat just for yourselves to save yourselves the...More

Thank Sunandan_B
Reviewed 26 December 2016

There was nothing there. There was no activity on the lake. Waste of time. There was no staff and I couldn't see any birds.

2  Thank Joel G
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