#12 of 43 Places to Visit in Mangalore
Distance (From Mangalore Central Railway Station): 12 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3-4 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 12 Kms from Mangalore Railway Station, Pilikula Nisargadhama is an eco-tourism destination with integrated Park, Zoo, Botanical Garden & Boating facilities.
Established in 1990, the park is spread over 350 acres of land. The Zoo houses variety of animals like deer, wild boars, tigers, leopard, lion, and snakes both poisonous and non poisonous, porcupines and few birds.
Botanical Garden had about 15,000 different types of plants and flowers on display including orchids that are indigenous to Western Ghats area. Adjacent to this, there is a Manasa Water Park.
Timings: Summer - 10 AM to 6 PM & Winter - 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM.