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Dolphin's Nose

#Hill in Coonoor

Dolphin's Nose Viewpoint is a tourist spot in Coonoor. The tip of the peak resembles a dolphin's nose, hence the name Dolphin's Nose. It is an enormous rock formation that is entirely unique. There are gigantic ravines found both to the left and right of Dolphin's Nose and there is a view of inspiring Catherine Falls with its continuing stream several thousand metres below which is located a relatively short distance away opposite of the Dolphin's Nose. Best part of spot are the hairpin turns and tea plantations on the way.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
5861 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
11.3693646°N, 76.8586024°E
Distance from Coonoor to Dolphin's Nose
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Read traveller's reviews about Dolphin's Nose..

Overall Rating:4

  '4' out of 5
"Okey place to visit in coonoor.. It's yet another peak near Ooty.. Only best part was the Catherine falls view from here. We boarded the cab from railway station driver gave a list of items with the tariffs against them.. Basically all the places in list comes on the way to dolphin nose point.. "
  '5' out of 5
"Best place to see the Coonnor beauty,Telescope point is the attraction where you can see various water fall through telescope. The mettupalayam city could be seen from this peak. It is one of the peak of the Coonnor area."
  '4' out of 5
"We take bus from ooty and reach kunnoor by 1.00 pm ( i suggest train from ooty to kunnoor) then heading to bedfort from kunnoor. We hired a car from there. First we went for dolphin nose then when we come back we go for some tea estates and watch baisons then go for lambs rock then came back. Traveling route Ooty/mettupalayam > kunoor ( by bus or train) > bedfort ( bus or car) > dolphin nose ( car , i dont suggest three wheeler because of road) Tips 1.Watch all the way tea estate tops for baison if u want to see it. 2. Bring a good binocular for good view and good observation. 3. Dont keep any eatables in ur hand ( beware of monkeys)"
  '5' out of 5
"Wonderful place ..especially for honeymoon couples to enjoy the climate, view from top of the mountain. Easy to reach using cab. Public transports are rare and also not till the place. We have to walk around 1km, if we try to.reach the place by public transport."
  '3' out of 5
"We have to travell 19 km from ooty to reach here to see some rocks and small water fall, but the way to dolphins nose is great"

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Content of this page was last updated at Aug 31, 2016