Coakers Walk

Activity Charges / Entry Fee: INR 10 per head.
Time Required
About an hour
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Difficulty Level
Best Suited For
Nature Lovers and Photo Fanatics.

Quick Info

Coakers Walk is an amazing one-kilometre walkway built on the edge of a majestic cliff in Kodaikanal. Because of its wonderful location, Coakers Walk offers a picturesque view of the magnificent hills and lush green valleys. It is just like walking amidst the clouds. Tourists can also enjoy a bicycle ride at the place. Coakers Walk is a must-visit spot, especially for nature lovers.

Rankings & Ratings

A man-made walkway offering picturesque views.
Editor's Rankings

#2 in 5 Things to Do in Kodaikanal

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

Coakers Walk offers tourists an unforgettable nature walk experience. The picturesque views and pleasant weather are the two main reasons for why this place became so popular. The place has become a little crowded because of the vendors but you can still enjoy a nice walk.


  • Picturesque views of hills and valleys.
  • Pleasant weather and calm environment.
  • Cheap entry fee.
  • Beautiful pictures can be taken.


  • Gets a bit crowded because of vendors.
  • Extra cost for cameras.
  • Nothing much to do except a walk.
  • Cannot expect complete cleanliness.

Detailed Info

Built by Lieutenant Coaker in 1872, Coakers Walk is an amazing one-kilometre walkway in Kodaikanal. It is located close to the Kodaikanal Lake. Coakers Walk gives tourists a memorable nature walk experience. Since it is nestled on the edge of a majestic cliff, the curved walkway offers picturesque views of magnificent hills and lush green valleys. Because of the high altitude, tourists feel like they're walking amidst the clouds. A bicycle ride can also be enjoyed at Coakers Walk. The place has a telescope house where tourists can get a great view.

The walkway was constructed mainly for tourists to admire the marvellous natural beauty of Kodaikanal. It is properly fenced so that visitors can feel completely safe. The fences do not cause any obstruction to the wonderful views. The place enjoys pleasant weather. It attracts tourists and locals of all age groups. Nature lovers, especially, would just not want to leave the place. Tourists who are interested in photography, cycling or sightseeing must include Coakers Walk in their itinerary.