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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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Excellent Morning Adventure

The city of Savannah is such a magnificent place, it's very easy to never leave its charms and see... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Gary A
via mobile
Neat Place!

If it had not been so hot it would have been much more enjoyable. The property is beautiful and the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Powell, Ohio
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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 16 July 2017 via mobile

The city of Savannah is such a magnificent place, it's very easy to never leave its charms and see all the beauty of the coastal areas nearby. But just a short drive outside of town is this cool place. The downside is that we went...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If it had not been so hot it would have been much more enjoyable. The property is beautiful and the animals are in very natural settings. The walks between exhibits are through woods or on boardwalks through marshes. Our favorite thing was the animal encounter....More

Thank jenny10131973
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Follow the trail and see some real interesting wildlife. Everything from alligators, birds of prey, wolves, bobcats, bison ,it's very interesting. The wildlife center is located in a very scenic area of Savannah.

Thank EMU1979
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 10 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 3 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 22 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 17 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 11 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
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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
22 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.