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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

#17 of 218 things to do in Savannah Features Animals
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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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... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Savannah, Georgia
Great place to see wildlife

My girlfriend and I went to Oatland Island today to see the wildlife and it was a great experience... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
terry s
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature walk” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

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

Thank Tybee2222
Reviewed July 26, 2016 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

Thank terry s
Reviewed July 26, 2016

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

Thank Terri S
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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....More

1  Thank dick520
Heather M, General Manager at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Thank you for your comment! We have had many people tell us that their visit to Oatland is what their children remember about their trip to Savannah!

Reviewed July 12, 2016 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...More

Thank Luvleelori22
Reviewed July 11, 2016

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...More

1  Thank inbevsopinion
Reviewed July 7, 2016

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...More

1  Thank truelw13mak
Reviewed June 29, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Karen857
Reviewed June 29, 2016

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...More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed June 28, 2016 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...More

1  Thank Klomarie
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May 3, 2017|
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Response from Heather M | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children (4-17 yr.), seniors, students and military. Children 3 and under are free. There are no other expenses unless you visit on a festival day. Our... More
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Gary R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have trained Wildlife specialist on site would be glad to give demonstrations. I would suggest calling ahead to find out what exactly they have and what times.
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Heather M | Property representative |
We do not allow bicycles on our trails because in some spots they are quite narrow and there is not enough room for a bicycle to safely pass our pedestrian guests. The trails are also unpaved and include sandy spots and... More