Jay Wolf Nature Trail

Explore roughly 1.5 miles of trails that wind through maritime forest and salt marsh habitats. Enjoy views of the Skidaway River from our ADA accessible boardwalk. Learn about the island’s history when you visit our interpretive cabin.

Child on pier

Interactive Exhibits

The aquarium’s saltwater tanks feature diverse marine life found on the coast. A public touch tank allows visitors to get up close and personal with marine invertebrates such as whelks and crabs. Interactive educational exhibits provide information about Georgia’s unique coastal environment.

Touch tank

Outdoor Picnic Area

Enjoy lunch under the live oak trees along the bank of the Skidaway River. The bluff has a covered pavilion, picnic tables and benches for visitors to enjoy.

Picnic tables

Skidaway Learning Garden

As you walk enter the aquarium, you will walk through the Skidaway Learning Garden, a great resource for those who wish to learn about native plants and animals.

CRG Sign
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
9 A.M. TO 4 P.M.
10 A.M. TO 5 P.M.
Admission Fees
Ages 3 – 12: $5
Ages 13 – 54: $7
Children 2 and Under: Free
Seniors (55+), Military and College Students with I.D.: $5

Individual tickets can be purchased on-site.

Meet our ambassadors

Our display tanks feature more than 100 marine animals typical of the habitats found along the Georgia coast. Discover different themes and species as you walk from offshore, live bottom reefs to inshore tidal creeks.

Visit bottom-dwelling horseshoe crabs and stingrays, schooling fish like striped mullet and pompano, sportfish, oddly shaped fish like the longnose gar and the seahorses, incredible creatures like the loggerhead sea turtle, and invasive species like the red lionfish.

16 exhibit tanks
Interactive displays
Public touch tanks
Walking trails
Educational programs

Find Us

The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium is located on Skidaway Island, less than 30 minutes from downtown Savannah.

30 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411

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