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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

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711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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Beautiful trail through nature

I was so surprised at how much we all loved this place. We went with our two kids (aged 3 & 7... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shelley J
Great day date!

My husband and I LOVE this place! We come here once everything 3 months because every time we're... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth F
Bluffton, South Carolina
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Located 15 minutes southeast of downtown Savannah, this is an environmental education center where you can learn about local wildlife and native plants.There are lots of programs for children.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“animal exhibits” (11 reviews)
“bug spray” (32 reviews)
“bald eagles” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was so surprised at how much we all loved this place. We went with our two kids (aged 3 & 7). It's basically a 2 mile walk through the forest and swamp with great boardwalks out into the swamplands. It's not stroller-friendly unless you...More

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I LOVE this place! We come here once everything 3 months because every time we're here we see something different! It's great to go in the spring time because all the egrets are mating so they go to the local pond there...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice spot with friendly people. We were provided a brief history of the main building (1st location of the CDC; developed to find a way to exterminate mosquitos...failed; created the flea and tick collar) as well as a brief explanation of the self-guided walking...More

1  Thank EAP64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little wildlife center geared for students, but very interesting and appealing to adults, too! Not like a zoo, the center has limited animals but provide great exhibits and information on them. The trails are fun to walk, especially in the marshland. The center...More

1  Thank DunedinDale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband loves these sort of things if I would let him he would still be out there wandering around, Hurricane Irma did a bit of damage on some areas,,but they had replaced the damage,, it was very very lovely out there and omg the...More

1  Thank CloggieUsa2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Variety of animals, we picked the wrong time of day to visit, most were down for a nap or feeding. Loved the natural walk thru the woods.

1  Thank carla G
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This Wildlife Center is just a few miles from Savannah's historic district, yet offering a true natural setting for more than 50 species of GA wildlife. The center is a division of the Chatham County Schools and provides many innovative, educational programs that are grade...More

2  Thank mnhicks55
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Man this place is cheap for the amount of fun you get to have. We walked around for hours exploring and for an insanely reasonable price. I totally recommend it!

1  Thank Courtney O
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here while we waited to check in to our hotel. It was very peaceful and the signs were very informative. Well worth the $5 charge.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This center is really nice,animals of the region ,they did have a pair of bald eagles LOTS of walking a little muddy

Thank txice
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Bryan W | Reviewed this property |
yes. the trails are not paved, but are smooth enough for a stroller.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Heather M | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children (4-17 yr.), seniors, students and military. Children 3 and under are free. There are no other expenses unless you visit on a festival day. Our... More
22 February 2017|
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Response from Gary R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have trained Wildlife specialist on site would be glad to give demonstrations. I would suggest calling ahead to find out what exactly they have and what times.