There is a Crocodile Farm at Amaravathi Dam just 25 kms. from Coimbatore. This place is being developed as a District Excursion Centre.
There is also the Zoo which is situated in close proximity and you would see a wonderful collection of animals and birds there. It is a wonderful experience if you wish to take your children out.
JollyPark is a theme amusement park ideal for family excursions and picnics.