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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

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Address: 711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410
Phone Number: (912) 395-1212
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Located 15 minutes southeast of downtown Savannah, this is an...
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.
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A great place for small children and parents to enjoy

Great views of animals, nice walking paths through wooded areas that were well marked. You can spend a few hours and then go on to Tybee Island and the Crab Shack.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Ivins, Utah
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Ivins, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great views of animals, nice walking paths through wooded areas that were well marked. You can spend a few hours and then go on to Tybee Island and the Crab Shack.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I've been to most zoos in the country and know some great ones. The $5 admission price ought to tip you off that this isn't what this is. It is, however, a great time. There are trails (some rugged, but we did them all with a stroller) through the woods to various animal exhibits. Few are knock your socks off... More 

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savannah
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

After living in Savannah 7 years, I took an out of town visitor for a drive. It was a wonderful 2 hours. We walked the trail, over the marsh, saw lots of animals in large spaces. They say that all of the animals and birds have been rescued and not able to live in the wild. Really enjoyed it. Bring... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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30 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is not a zoo. It would be a great place to bring a picnic and enjoy some outside time. Also, this is a walking attraction, so allow time. I enjoyed walking the trails, and seeing the different animals. We were lucky to see all the cats they had, but it took a lot of looking because they were well... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Very reasonably priced. My wife, father, and I spent about two hours doing the nature trail. There was an exhibit or two that weren't open, but that didn't detract from an otherwise excellent park. The trails were very well marked and maintained. The animals were all very accessible, and they had room to move around in their enclosures. In addition... More 

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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The Good: well maintained, interesting exhibits, nice outdoor areas, well treated animals in natural settings. The Bad: a little low key, no knockout attraction. This is a reasonably priced historical and wildlife site between Savannah and Tybee Island. It's 80% outdoors with 20% inside an old manor house. The site is neat, clean and well maintained. The staff which seems... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Good value only $5 dollars entrance fee the trails are well signposted and shady . A really good way to get in touch with nature .

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Kirklin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

While the animal exhibits are limited, the hike to view them was awesome. Good place for little children to view wolves, bison, cougar, bobcat, red fox, bald eagles, and several variety of owls. Allow 2 hours for tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great walk and really enjoyed seeing all the animals, was so worth the small fee, the animals looked like they were well cared for! Highly recommend going

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our original intent was to see some Southern wildlife, alligators etc. We were pleasantly surprised to enjoy a beautiful 2 mile hike through a gorgeous Georgia forest with wildlife along the way. The price was very reasonable, the people friendly. The animals seemed well cared for. There is a huge amount of room to expand this. They said a Black... More 

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