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Dolphin's Nose, Coonoor

(3.3/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy a scenic drive to Dolphin's Nose, culminating in breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape and waterfalls. After a winding drive through tea plantations, you'll reach the lookout point, a huge rock formation resembling the nose of a dolphin. The viewpoint sits at 304 m (1,000 ft) above sea level. Try to visit early in the morning to avoid the crowds and snap some fantastic photographs. Add Dolphin's Nose and other attractions to your Coonoor trip itinerary using our Coonoor vacation route planner.
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  • Nothing to crow about too much, as this point is like any other you find in similar hill stations - a point from which to see the peaks in the range. The drive to it is along tea gardens, again - as o...  more »
  • When we reached it was too cloudy and the visibility was poor. But it's one of the must visit places in coonoor/ooty trip. 
  • This place will make you feel like you are in the top of the world and when you streach your eyes you will see Water falls, tea garden, Valleys. If you are travelling by your hired vehicle to this poi...  more »
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  • The view is great, breath taking. But the to and fro travel if you are driving is 'breathtaking' as well. The road is very congested and is awfully time consuming. But it's a great experience
  • Superb view,one should not miss this place when coming to ooty. The route is ooty to connoor 18 kms and from there to dolphin nose 12kms. On the way to dolphin nose one can visit LAMBS ROCK to have another magnificent view.
  • Superb place, magnificent view, breathtaking view, just 12kms from Connor. On the way to dolphin nose visit Lambs rock, another magnificent view and one can see mettupalayam from this point.
  • There is hardly anything to see that is different from the things you may have seen on your way up here. They have completely sealed off this hill and added an entry fee which may be reasonable but this place increased the count of paid destinations to one too many. You can very well stand outside entry point and get a good view instead of buying the ticket.
  • Good views of the valley. Nothing much to roam around. Only one small view point and some hotels around the point . You can buy tea powder and chocolates at fairly reasonable rate compared to ooty.