Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

4.5
#1 of 7 in Wildlife in Savannah
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
At Oatland Island Wildlife Center, you'll learn about the wildlife and plants of Georgia and see 150 animals from 50 different species in their natural habitats. Follow a trail that leads through forests and marshes and see cougars, bison, alligators, bobcats, and birds of prey. Check out special educational programs offered for children and parents including animal encounters and storytelling. Visit an exhibit that features wolves, reptiles, armadillos, and flying squirrels or view more domestic animals in the farm area. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Oatland Island Wildlife Center and many more Savannah attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Savannah travel route planner.
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  • Coming from Florida, we knew the animals would be similar but we really enjoyed the rustic walking trails to see all of the animals. Seeing the cougar so up close through the plexi glass was...  more »
  • While small, it is great for an afternoon stroll in the forest and viewing some of the animals there. The presentation offered is worth listening to and is normally well presented.  more »
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  • Overall a fun family experience. Friendly for young children and by stroller. 1.75 casual walking trail that our 5 year old and 3 year old did well with. There are good animal exhibits along the trail. The double level of fencing shows that they go above and beyond to help protect their youngest viewers. A great place to bring a lunch as there are several picnic table locations near the parking lot/main building. Lastly, the main building has some really cool exhibits that are easy to miss if you aren’t paying attention. Their rates are $5 for adults, $3 for ages 4-17, and free for 3 and under.
  • Oatland Island is beautiful, relaxing, and educational. Toddler Tuesdays are amazing for the kiddos. The trails are well kept and easy to follow. I have severe ankle problems and can still manage these trails. The boardwalk on the marsh area has amazing views. There are plenty of animals to see. There is also information and a gift shop inside. The butterfly garden is quite adorable at the end
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