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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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What a Surprise!

This Wildlife Center is just a few miles from Savannah's historic district, yet offering a true... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greensboro, North Carolina
Lots of bang for your buck

Man this place is cheap for the amount of fun you get to have. We walked around for hours exploring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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%
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“nature walk” (12 reviews)
“bug spray” (32 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 1 week ago

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

Thank mnhicks55
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Courtney O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The facility is large and well maintained, especially given the recent hurricane damage. It's large compared to other wildlife centers I have visited in the southeast, which is nice for the animals and because it makes for good walk. The volunteers were also great! Oatland...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were staying for a few days in the historic district of Savannah and wanted a change of pace from exploring downtown. Oatland Island Wildlife Center provided a great way to spend two or three hours exploring nature. The wolves and cougar...More

Thank dscottw2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome to see all the animals we didn't even mind the rain. The Eagle gave us s good show and the staff were all great! This is a must see if you go to Savannah!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a little gem! Amazing setting, such friendly staff all eager to help in any way they could especially with helping show our 3yr old and 6yr old neat things! The lady in the shop was amazing. She even showed us a special lizard on...More

Thank lulubelle20172017
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time walking through the Wildlife center, looking at animals and having an experience of the natural environment. Not perfectly maintained but very nice staff. 15 minute drive from Savannah proper.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We took our three children here, and it was the perfect place for them to see animals and feel like they were hiking through the wetlands of coastal GA. Even our youngest (age 2) was able to keep up, spot crabs and turtles in the...More

Thank Katy F
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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.
4 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
23 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.