Government rose garden (formerly Centenary Rose Park),the largest rose garden in India, is situated at an altitude of 2200 meters in Vijayanagaram of Ooty town. This garden has one of the largest collection of roses in the country with more than 20,000 varieties of roses .

Ooty Botanical Gardens is another attraction. The Botanical Garden is well-maintained. The gardens have around a thousand species, of plants, shrubs, ferns, trees, herbal and bonsai plants.

Deer Park, located on the edge of Ooty Lake, is housinga number of species of deer and animals.

Ooty lake covers an area of 65 acres. Boating facilities at the lake is a major tourist attraction in Ooty.

Kamaraj Sagar Dam located at a distance of 10 km from the Ooty bus stand is a picnic spot on the slopes of the Wenlock Downs.

Doddabetta the highest peak (2,623 m) in the Nilgiris, is situated about 10 km away from city. Pine forests, where Pine Trees are arranged in an orderly fashion, is a downhill region situated between Ooty and Thalakunda.