On average, 16,000 cattle are reared on 1,287 hectares of land, and 32 cattle farms. Some of the attractions in Aarey Milk Colony are the Aarey Garden Restaurant, Chota Kashmir and the Boating rides and the Picnic Spot.
The Aarey milk colony is situated off the Western Express Highway which runs acrosss Mumbai . It is one of the most modern milk colonies in the world. Apart from being a milk producing center, it is also known for its greenery and beautiful surroundings. The garden is spread over 4,000 acres (16 km2) of parkland and is a good place for tourism. There is an observation pavillion on a hill near the entrance to the colony from where one can survey an enchanting landscape.
Aarey Milk Colony has good facilities for picnics and get-togethers. It has milk plants, gardens, a nursery and a lake in the vicinity that attracts visitors and makes it a suitable location for a weekend getaway or excursion. The colony has been used a number of times as a site for film shootings.