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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

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711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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Wonderful place

Follow the trails through the center to see all the animals. Kids enjoyed the outdoors and so did... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Donna G
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Satellite Beach, Florida, United States
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Great for the whole family

A good way to spend the day. There are plenty of wild life attractions as well as scenic trails to... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Gary R
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Pembroke, Georgia, United States
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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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“bug spray” (32 reviews)
“nature walk” (12 reviews)
“bald eagles” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
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+1 912-395-1212
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"nature walk"
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"bald eagles"
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"red fox"
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"wolf exhibit"
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"chatham county"
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"retirement home"
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"their natural habitat"
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"mile trail"
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"various animals"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 12 December 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...More

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 5 December 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.

Thank Gary R
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Reviewed 7 November 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...More

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Reviewed 1 October 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...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We took our for children on a Sunday. It was absolutely beautiful. Tons to do, tons to see and tons to learn. I completely recommend this place for a family. Our kids loved seeing the wildlife and learning about them. They even have activities throughout...More

Thank Still0302
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were there while they were filming scenes for a move about the under ground railroad. We were able to see some of the animals but not all as it was raining and some were in side for the day.

Thank jvail47
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

I gave this an average rating though my children and I enjoyed both our visits. The place has so much unrealized potential, which is probably due to funding. We did attend one of the wildlife talks, which was reasonably well done. Seeing the outside exhibits...More

Thank Todd M
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We make the trip here a couple times a year and the kids (8,6,2) always love it. It's a small zoo with the exhibits spaced out nicely throughout wooded walking trails so the majority of it is shaded. The animals are well taken care of...More

Thank Adeena62
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

I am a Savannah resident and have visit Oatland Island numerous times, just never sat down and wrote a review. Last visit was Summer 2014, BUT, TripAdvisor didn't allow me to put anything before Oct. 2015.(My Bad). But the Center has maintained a fairly constant...More

Thank SnMagician
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful way to spend a few hours strolling through nature and marveling at the beautiful animals. At 5 dollars per adult, it's a great value.

Thank Dustin L
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MaizeSombrero
2 September 2017|
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Response from Bryan W | Reviewed this property |
yes. the trails are not paved, but are smooth enough for a stroller.
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Mayesntn
3 May 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
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Keysfly
23 February 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.
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