Kundala Dam (Trout Lagoon Boating Centre Kundala) - Munnar
Kundala Dam Lake is among the major tourist attractions of Munnar. Also known as Sethuparvati Dam, the Kundala Dam was constructed for Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project in 1946 and is considered to be Asia’s first arch dam.From its top, one can enjoy breath-taking views of the lush green surroundings. Kundalais a picturesque place, about 26 km from Munnar on the way to Top Station. It is at a height of 1700 meters above sea level. In Kundala, cherry blossoms appear twice in a year. The famous NeelaKurunji flowers which bloom once in twelve years, bloom in the hills and valleys around KundalaLake.
The boating experience at Kundala dam is a wonderful experience beyond words. Boating facilities namely pedal boats, Kashmiri shikkara boats, row boats, Coracle, Bamboo raft and Kayak are available on rent to make your trip more enjoyable. A Golf Course is also located here which belongs to Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company (P) Limited,Aruvikkad Waterfall is also situated nearby Kundala.
Munnar is the nearest town to Lake Kundala and is well connected by road transport, mainly buses and taxis. The nearest railway station is either Ernakulam or Kottayam. You can get hired vehicles such as private cabs and taxis from the railway station to reach Lake Kundala.