Kadri Hill Park is a well maintained park and is house to a well equipped animal conservatory and stands as the largest garden of the Mangalore city. Numerous wild animals can be found here, which include anteaters, sambar, spotted deer, crocodiles, leopard, jackals and monkeys. A range of various species of reptiles and even the rarest of rare bird species can also be spotted in the zoo.
Toy trains are the best form of entertainment available in the park for kids. According to the beliefs of the local population the water from the eight tanks of the park possesses healing properties and is a successful cure for many skin diseases.