Kodaikanal Lake, the artificial yet majestically sculptured star shaped marvel, was constructed in 1863 with an area covering 60 acres. It is 500 meters from the bus stand and considered to be the most eminent topographical landmark of great tourism potential. One can hire Row boats and Pedalos from the Kodaikanal Boat club located near the Five Star Hotel ‘THE CARLTON’. There is a 5 km pedestrian pathway around the border of the Lake for the local people and the tourists to have a leisurely walk. Interestingly, one can have a good glance at the mount Perumal, Boat house, The Carlton Hotel, Kodaikanal International School,the Fish hatchery, the Lake Road from the Kodaikanal Lake.