Once upon a time, Ooty was the abode of honeymooning couples. But now, the number of tourists have considerably decreased.
The honeymoon boat house at the Ooty lake that was one of the main attractions here once. But now, it is on the verge of deterioration because of the negligence from the authorities. No adequate facilities are provided for the visitors.
The wooden plank floor tiles have deteriorated. Accidents and injuries to visitors are a common incident here.
The boat is under the tourism department. Even when there was good income no maintenance works were carried out.
With the upcoming season in April, it is expected that facilities for visitors will be made available and the boat house will be revived. The boat house was built in 2005 spending Rs 1 crore after it was found that visitors flocked the Ooty lake that was built in 1825.
Pedal boats that can accommodate two people are mainly found here.