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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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Great for Kids and Adults

I came here on my way back from Brunswick, Ga. It was memorial day so this center offered free... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
oatland island wildlife

Oatland island wildlife center was a nice place to see some beautiful animals. Not too many but... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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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” (11 reviews)
“animal exhibits” (11 reviews)
“bald eagles” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I came here on my way back from Brunswick, Ga. It was memorial day so this center offered free admission for military families. We walked around and saw animals from all over the world here. Some were super close up and some were at a...More

Thank KaptivatingTraveler
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Oatland island wildlife center was a nice place to see some beautiful animals. Not too many but enough to enjoy. The trails were also nice to walk. Different plants and trees to see from what we have here at home. It was a nice day...More

Thank hockymom25
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Small wildlife centers like Oatland are absolutely wonderful. So many beautiful animals are destroyed because there is no where to take them to live out their lives. Small enclosures for predatory birds are necessary when they can't fly because the larger the enclosure, they will...More

Thank Protoceratops
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were cheerfully greeted by an older lady who had lived on the island her entire life. She introduced Oatland Island to us and explained what the different areas displayed inside were and what we could expect outside. That wonderful introduction set the tone for...More

1  Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I took my two teens there last week and they thought it was really cool. It was a HOT day but there is so much shade that we stayed fairly cool throughout the park. I was surprised how big it was considering how cheap the...More

1  Thank 23TheDunns
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed looking at the different animals through out the center. It did take several minutes to get from exhibit to exhibit. They definitely had them spread out. We really enjoyed watching the wolves play. The little viewing area was air conditioned so that was...More

2  Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The main building is pretty cool....with various snakes and turtles among other creatures. Definitely pack some bug spray and sun screen for the walk. The foxes were off exhibit when we visited so we did not see them. Two animals, bobcats and white tail deer,...More

1  Thank Bryson C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our family was very impressed with the center. There were many animals to see. It has a nice walking trail where you can see the animals.It is a great place to take pictures.

Thank wcbjrmd
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We enjoyed our quiet walk at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center. One of the highlights for us was the number of visible nests and baby birds surrounding a pond. We saw a variety of egrets, storks and other wading birds. Most of the walk was...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

My family and I were staying at Tybee, and one of our group noted the sign for the Center on the way over. After reading the nice reviews here at TA, we gave it a try. It was an overcast afternoon in early June, so...More

1  Thank petergoode2
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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.