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“Family Fun, Mosquitos Not” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 395-1212
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Ranked #19 of 100 Attractions in Savannah
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Family Fun, Mosquitos Not”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We took our family to the wildlife center today and had a blast. We had two small children and even though there were tons of Mosquitos and it was incredibly muggy, we enjoyed seeing the animals and walking around the center on the well-built wooden paths. The wolf area was a nice break - an air-conditioned room we could rest in and watch the wolves eat and play with one another. My daughter loved the farm animal area (cows, pigs, sheep) and my nephew liked the deer. I would go back (with a can of "off" and several sippy cups of ice water).

Visited July 2014
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Ah it's ok. It's all outdoor .lots of Mosquitos”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We were bothered by Mosquitos during the day and a lot of bees in the grass. The trail marked at intersections. I wasn't very impressed with the setup. The staff was great, the gift shop and the few animals inside the gifts how area were cool. They have alligators, cougars, wolf, animal petting zoo..and a few other things, not an all day affair by any means.a few hours maybe.

Visited July 2014
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Walford, Iowa
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“Great value.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

$19 for a family of five, and we were there nearly 3 hours. The trails were well kept and shaded. Along with the cool animals, the kids had fun catching lizards and feeding turtles. Bring a water bottle along.

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“Enjoyable!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The place was wonderful! I thought it was great that it is affiliated with the school system. There were kids donating their time and helping to maintain the area when we wrre there. There were places to stop and relax along the way. We intwnd on buying a board, which the funds go back unto the center to help maintain it.

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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“Don't take your own stroller, rent it there...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

It is a pretty place. The employees were amazing and very nice!!!!!! The animals are fine to see. The path is pretty easy to walk if there is no rain. It rained the day I went and it was difficult to walk around and had to be picked up by car by the employees. DO NOT USE YOUR STROLLER IF YOU GO WITH A CHILD, RENT ONE OF THEIRS.... Use comfortable shoes.

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