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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Features Animals
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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wonderful opportunity to see amazing wildlife

This amazing location has everything; animals in habitats that resemble the wild, plenty of variety... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Severn, Maryland

We went to the harvest festival. We seen all the animals expect the Foxes. They have bison, deer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks 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%
Travellers talk about
“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 1 week ago

This amazing location has everything; animals in habitats that resemble the wild, plenty of variety in the wildlife; trails and paths - woods and wetlands; interesting historic building. Great family activity. Something for everyone.

Thank jerzeegolfer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the harvest festival. We seen all the animals expect the Foxes. They have bison, deer, alligators, wolves,. Etc. Allot of walking wear good shoes and if u have kids rent the wagon.

Thank easykiss
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I'm normally a nature vacationer, so going to Savannah, I needed some kind of wild reprieve. This is a great little hike for an afternoon. Total time we spent on the loop was about two hours, but we took our time. Definitely worth it.

Thank Caitlin K
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I love animals but I do not support zoos, the struggle is real! However, I will visit conservation centers and this one did not disappoint. I am a vet tech and I always observe the living condition and body condition of the animals, by nature....More

3  Thank TheTravelingBison
Reviewed 22 October 2017

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 18 October 2017

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 9 October 2017

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 6 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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 23 September 2017 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
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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
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.