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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

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Address: 711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
Phone Number: (912) 395-1212
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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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A must see.

New wolf pups are growing. They have now been named after local rivers. Wonderful trip for all the family.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Savannah, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

New wolf pups are growing. They have now been named after local rivers. Wonderful trip for all the family.

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Thank Tybee2222
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to Oatland Island today to see the wildlife and it was a great experience! They have everything from bison to tortoises. I would recommend this wildlife center to anyone who loves animals. Will definitely be coming back

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A Great Place To Take The Kids To Learn About Wildlife, Animals And History As Well ! Kids Will Love It !

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Thank Terri S
Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The historic district is great for adults, but a little dull for the kids. A short drive away is this 100 acre "wilderness" with a great variety of indigenous animals that can be watched from close up living more or less in their natural habitat. They love it. Safe, easy, spend as much time as you like, and don't be... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a long walk but you get to see wolves, deer, alligators, and some other animals. I don't think it is going on my list of things to do twice but definitely worth it once. Make sure and bring a bottle of water for the walk, especially for the little ones.

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columbus, ga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fun and small animal sanctuary. Very inexpensive Adults $5 ( $3 if you are military) kids are $3 under 3 are FREE. You will spend about 2 to 3 hours walking the 1 1/2 mile path to various animals. It was blazing hot so many animals were hiding in the shade but we still felt like we got our... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This seems like a nice place to take kids. Even though I don't have kids, I love going here. It's a nice place to go if you want to take a walk since it's quiet, the paths are shaded, and you get to see some animals along the way! It isn't very big, so it's not an all-day sort of... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I have come here every year for over 5 years now. We enjoy the walking through the trails to see the different animals and we love the entire set up of the place. The prices are very low so it isn't very costly for a family of 4 to go see. We look forward to going each... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oatland Island Wildlife Center had been on my Bucket List for several years. When I saw their flyer for the Fairy & Gnome Festival, I knew that it was time to cross it off. One of the first things that impressed us was how organized they were at getting the visitors in the gate in a timely manner. The next... More 

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Ellijay, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located; great price ($5 for adults ando $3 for kids); great trails! So yes you have to walk, but it's about 1.5 miles in mostly shady areas. We had a 7 year old and a baby with us. The temp said 93 out and we were fine. I'd recommend bringing water and bug spray.

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