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University of Georgia's Marine Education Center and Aquarium

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Address: 30 Ocean Science Cir, Skidaway Island, Savannah, GA 31411-1011
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Great Nature Trail

A great afternoon with family and dogs (on leashes). Walked the long trail and sat out on the dock watching the boats go by. Great way to enjoy a Saturday afternoon.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Savannah, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great afternoon with family and dogs (on leashes). Walked the long trail and sat out on the dock watching the boats go by. Great way to enjoy a Saturday afternoon.

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north carolina
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great place, nice grounds, nice way to spend a few hours, very informed staff. The aquarium was fun.

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Thank lmw54
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I attended a Nature Hike led by John "Crawfish" Crawford that was incredible! We started our time in the auditorium learning about Skidaway Island and the Georgia coast and then the next two hours on a lovely hike. I learned fascinating information about how the islands formed and their history, and details on everything from what happens to land when... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a small sized aquarium with maybe a dozen tanks with all local Georgia/Atlantic sea creatures. There was a logger head turtle, some larger ocean fish like red drum, a stingray, sea horses, and a bunch more. The highlight for our kids was the touch tank with whelks, hermit crabs and horseshoe crabs. We went mid-week in the October... More 

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Hinesville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We decided to venture out into the wildlife in Savannah to view the good ole outdoors. Unfortunately, the trails and walking paths near the UGA Aquarium were still closed and being worked on by volunteers. However, the Aquarium was open. The kids had fun looking at the different types of turtles, fish, and alligators in the building. They were disappointed... More 

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Thank John B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A nice little aquarium. Sea life indigenous to Savannah area mostly and baby alligators. Touch tanks with different crab types were fun for the little ones. Nice nature trails with plenty of wildlife, right on the water. Staff seemed a little confused when I asked if they had a ramp for wheelchair/strollers into the main area, and was told no.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my trip here. It was very relaxing a lot of good information nice hiking trails and it supports University of Georgia. I just good for family relax and I'm learning about the Georgia coast line and the type of creatures we have

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South Jordan, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a small center, various tanks and a touch pool, along with a nature walk. Our group was adults, and small children - under 5 years old. We all enjoyed the tanks and the children just loved the touch tanks. The walk was pleasant with views. If your looking for something to do for about 1 to 1 1/2... More 

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Thank Mary J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very inexpensive admission for a very nice little aquarium with lovely fish and turtles. The nature trails wander through picturesque moss covered forest overlooking the wetlands. Our 3 year old loved it.

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

awesome science and oceanography lots of exhibits lots of fish in aquarium tanks great place for kids they have summer camps which are awesome learning experiences for kids ( 8 to 14)

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