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Oatland Island Wildlife Center

#18 of 217 things to do in Savannah Features Animals
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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Interesting beauty

What an interesting beauty of a place. It is about a two mile walk but hidden gems around every... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Saugus, Massachusetts
Great Natural Wildlife Center!

We were SO impressed with how this Wildlife center was set up. It wasn't one that was just animals... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Asheville, North Carolina
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bug spray” (31 reviews)
“nature walk” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah, GA 31410-1019
+1 912-395-1212
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

What an interesting beauty of a place. It is about a two mile walk but hidden gems around every corner.

Thank catlover2017
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were SO impressed with how this Wildlife center was set up. It wasn't one that was just animals all next to each other like you were checking off a checklist! We felt welcomed from the moment we pulled up at the gate and a...More

Thank TeacherTraveler2423
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We enjoyed visiting the first time that we went back a couple weeks later. Nice variety of animals. The only thing is that the staff in main building were rude and biased. They gladly gave information to a couple in front of us but when...More

Thank dshparker
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place is very reasonable with regard to the price of admission, I think open from 10 to 4, and is a very interesting walk. We saw huge bison, a huge pig, alligators, hawks, owls, a cougar, wolves, and a few other animals. It was...More

Thank Retired_traveler_HHI
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The customer service is great here! We were given a map to follow the trail with, which was extremely helpful. The trail is almost 2 miles long, so it's a great afternoon activity that will last until dinner time! I definitely recommend wearing your best...More

Thank caitlinmariealfaro
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed Oatland Wildlife Center. Good sized facility for younger kids. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank MK7RB
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was my first visit and my daughters I gave it five stars because it was a good thing to do with my kids when it's not a school field trip. Although we didn't get to see the full tour the kids enjoyed what we...More

Thank Milan J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Was not sure in the beginning how this would turn out. I know our 11 year old just wanted to see animals. Plenty to see here. I would recommend going in the morning, or on a cool day. There is a lot of walking outside,...More

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something different to do on our trip and saw a billboard for Outland Island. So glad we did! Great little wildlife center located in a beautiful setting. Great for a day of walking, nature and wildlife. My teen son especially liked...More

1  Thank Momma96
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our first visit was with a school field trip, have been back now many times. It's a nice walk and there are lots of animals to see. They also do wonderful camps in the summer.

Thank CapriciousC
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I could not find admission cost. How much does it cost to get in and are there other expenses?
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
I am bringing my GS troop to Savannah. Is there an animal encounter that we can participate in? Thank you
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.
Can we use our bicycles on your trails?
22 February 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