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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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Other than the oppressive heat and humidity this was a nice little place to visit. Nice trails and plenty of animals and scenic sights.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Other than the oppressive heat and humidity this was a nice little place to visit. Nice trails and plenty of animals and scenic sights.

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great walking trail through woods. You go at your own pace so you can spend as much time as you want at each animal spot. Shaded which he,ps with heat, although we went early. The staff is super sweet! Went with my husband and 14 year old son and we all really enjoyed it.

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North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The grounds and animals are very cool. Lots of trees and plants to check out if you are so inclined. we went first thing in the morning (they open at 10 which puzzles me because it's so hot in GA). My 11 year old daughter complained a lot about the heat, but the rest of us just sweated it out:)... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was another stop on our field trip and we all had a great time. The staff were very nice and friendly. I loved the layout of center and they had lots of animals from bison to alligators. I highly recommend this place for families traveling in the Savannah area!

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Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The nature preserve is a nice 2 hour or so experience just outside of Savannah. We visited on a day that was extremely hot so several of the animals were hard to see because they were trying to stay cool but it was a nice excursion. I would recommend this location to any traveler but would definitely say go during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My Husband and my sister came with me to explore. This was a small center, but it was very fun to walk the trails exploring the area around us. Not a whole day trip, but a few hours of quality time with family and nature would be great here.

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Tifton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It took about an hour to walk through the whole outdoor space. We then saw an hour show on some animals in the center. It was a really great facility and I really enjoyed all the friendly staff and volunteers!

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are in Savannah and headed to the beach this is the perfect place to spend half a day with the kids. There is a new cougar exhibit which lets you get scary close to the big cats and lots of other animal exhibits in addition to special events of interest to children and adults alike. Sweet and helpful... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great place to take your family. The Wolves are amazing!! Make sure you take a stroll on the docks for wonderful views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Though we only did 1/2 of the walking tour due to the 100+ degree heat, what we did see was very good. The way that the center is laid out was very quiet and meditative and the exhibits were a treasure. The Bobcat and Panther were the highlights for me.

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Additional Information about Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Address: 711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410
Phone Number: (912) 395-1212
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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