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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

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Address: 711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
Phone Number:
+1 912-395-1212
Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located 15 minutes southeast of downtown Savannah, this is an environmental...

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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Beautiful Day Activity

Not only are there furry and feathered friends to see, but if you walk these trails on a cool morning it is stunning. We got there early and we're glad later when it turned hot... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Saint Augustine
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Saint Augustine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only are there furry and feathered friends to see, but if you walk these trails on a cool morning it is stunning. We got there early and we're glad later when it turned hot out in the woods. Many trees are down now since the hurricane, but not too much of the trail is cut off because of it.

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is charming. Great people working in the center. We are lucky enough to see White Tail deer and Red Fox in our back yard from time to time. Of course a few of the animals did not cooperate and remained hidden. I would think kids maybe six up would find this place awesome. Good price at $5 per... More 

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Elizabethtown, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife was reluctant to visit but we ended up really enjoying the wildlife center. Staff was very knowledgeable. Would especially recommend if you are traveling with children.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to walk in nature and see animals, just a few miles out of town. The trail that was build is very easy to walk and follow, and it is suitable to all ages (though you need to keep your kids on the boardwalk while you are crossing the marsh). Be aware that you may not see all... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price, this was a nice walk with the kids. The farm animals are in a tiny smelly area that is a bit heartbreaking.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Oatland Island every time we visit Savannah. It is great for both adults and kids. We always have a wonderful time. Knowledgeable staff and great exhibits. A perfect outing.

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Satellite Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Follow the trails through the center to see all the animals. Kids enjoyed the outdoors and so did we. Loved this place. It used to be a retirement home for railroad conductors. Beautiful grounds. We were here shortly after the hurricane. There were still areas closed from damage. Would love to go back when those open up. Great place for... More 

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Pembroke, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

A good way to spend the day. There are plenty of wild life attractions as well as scenic trails to follow. Check out their calendar for special events. My family loves the annual Cane Grinding.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Oatland Island has been one of my favorite places to visit for over 5 years -- ( and I'm a local :) !!! There are a wide variety of animals, as well as a green house and gift shop. I often just go there to walk the trails, enjoy the beautiful marsh view and visit the animals, as it is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

they had alligators, wolves, cougar, foxes, bison, some snakes, owls, eagles, and some other farm animals you could pet. Its a quaint little park, but much much more walking than was described. On a hot day, takes lots of water and no restrooms till the end, so plan accordingly, this is actually in South Carolina. Just over the savannah bridge.... More 

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