Hours & Admission

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​​​​​​​​​Daily Operating Hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm 

Some animals are taken off exhibit after 4:00pm, however the grounds remain open 45 minutes after the main gates close.  

The Welcome Center is open but masks are required for guests when they are inside the building. 

Reservations are NO longer needed. All admissions are onsite at the ticket booth.


Adults (age 17 - 64) ............. $5

Children (ages 4 - 17) ......... $3

Seniors (age 65+) ................. $3

Military (w/ ID) .................. $3

Children 3 and under ....... FREE

Closures: Oatland​ Island Wildlife Center is open every day of the year except Thanksgiving Day, December 24th, December 25th and January 1st. 


Rarely, the center closes due to weather-related conditions. In case of a closure, updates are posted on the front page of our website as well as our social media channels. When in doubt, call the centers main line at 912-395-1500 for up to date information. ​

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