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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 Center

My husband and I spent a few hours walking the trail around the Wildlife Center. A very educational... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Small Town ON
Grandkids loved this place!

We wanted to find a place to take our grandchildren, ages 3 and 11 months, for an outing while we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vienna, West Virginia
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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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“bald eagles” (12 reviews)
“nature walk” (11 reviews)
“animal exhibits” (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 3 days ago

My husband and I spent a few hours walking the trail around the Wildlife Center. A very educational well kept area. We will definitely go back.

Thank JLWSmallTownON
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We wanted to find a place to take our grandchildren, ages 3 and 11 months, for an outing while we were babysitting. Our grandson especially wanted to see animals and Oatland Island wildlife Center did not disappoint. The friendly and informative staff in the indoor...More

Thank wlcbrooks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a fondness for hiking and wildlife, so animal parks are a common visit. While information is a bit hard to find on the website, a visit to Oatland Island is well worth it. There is about a mile or so of wandering trails...More

1  Thank Bart J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’d recommend the live animal exhibit as well as the trail. The gentlemen who handled the animals were very gentle with their animals and knowledgeable. They answered all questions. The trail is fun and features interesting wildlife alongside the path.

Thank Stefanie G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

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 20 November 2017 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

4  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
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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.