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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Hardeeville
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Great way to see some gators in their natural environment. Just a few miles off of 95. Only takes 30-40 minutes off your trip

1  Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We have visited Savannah many times and were looking for a natural resource to explore, vs city life. This was it! We came upon it while driving near the Savannah River and the 4 mile driving tour was perfect! There was an audio component (which didn’t work well-the reason for a very good rating, not higher). I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. There is a bit of history, a lot of nature (yes, that’s 1 of 4 alligators we saw), and plenty of beauty! Enjoy!

Thank Faye W
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We stopped here on our way out of Savannah and I'm so glad we did! Go to the visitor center first to get the lay of the land. You can drive on a gravel road for approximately 4 miles (speed limit 20). You will see many varieties of birds and you will see lots of alligators too. There are trails that you can hike as well, however, we didn't do that. The trails appear to be quite 'rustic' and it could be buggy so make sure you have insect repellant if you're planning to take a hike. You can pull over to the side of the road at any time and stay for as long as you want. We saw so many cars that were driving through with their windows up and A/C on. Please keep your WINDOWS OPEN! Hearing the wildlife is half of the fun, and if you can't hear what's going on you are likely to miss things. I would definitely recommend a visit to this free attraction,

Thank LBMM77
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We had a few hours to spare and decided to take a whistle stop tour to try and see a few alligators. The 4 mile drive was well laid out, easy to navigate and the broadcasts on am radio were great. We saw lots and lots of alligators and birds and really enjoyed the morning.

Thank BernieH001
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We were told that there were alligators to be seen, and oh man, dozens of them. First visit the visit center of the park, see the short movie and drive off. The trail by car is 5 miles and along the way stops for a walk, use bug spray! From the start we saw alligators, herons and racoons. Of course a lot of birds which we don’t know what species. The park is free of charge and wonderfull!

2  Thank hansv245
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