The University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium (on Skidaway Island)
30 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA map
From I-16: Exit onto Lynes Parkway East (516) to Savannah (this becomes DeRenne Ave.). Continue on DeRenne and turn right onto Truman Parkway heading South. Follow Truman to Whitfield Avenue exit and turn left at ramp traffic light. Whitfield will become Diamond Causeway. Cross the drawbridge over the Skidaway River, go past Skidaway Island State Park (on your left), going through two traffic lights. At the four-way stop, turn left onto McWhorter Dr. Continue until you reach the Skidaway Marine Science Center. The UGA Aquarium will be to your left. Parking is free. Handicapped spaces are available in front of the building.
Learn more about marine animals found along the George coast. This aquarium houses sixteen exhibits tanks that include fish, turtles and invertebrates. You can also take a walk on the Nature trail and boardwalk.
Ages 13-54: $6
Children ages 3-12: $3
Seniors (55+): $3
Military w/ID: $3
Ages 1-2: Free
*Note: They only accept cash or checks.
Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Note: Closed Sundays & Holidays and most Saturdays before a Monday Holiday
Plan Your Trip:
Relax and enjoy these fish found out the UGA Aquarium.
While visiting the UGA aquarium, guest may want to take advantage of other fun activities on Skidaway Island, including nature trails, the Boardwalk and picnic areas.