Visit the White Oak Conservation Center in Yulee, Florida, for a wildlife experience like no other. This exciting day trip near Amelia Island allows you to get up close and personal with some of the world’s endangered species. Witness the amazing work done here, interact with rare species, and gain an in-depth, hands-on education about animal conservation all in one day. Here’s why you have to make a trip to the White Oak Conservation Center.
There are plenty of other day trips around Amelia Island! Request a free copy of our Vacation Guide to learn all about them and start planning your itinerary before you arrive.
Here’s Why You Should Visit the White Oak Conservation Center
Like the Zoo but Better
The Conservation Center is a real treat because it’s similar to a zoo experience, only better! You’ll get to see some of the same animals often found in zoos, like tigers, giraffes, and elephants, only this facility is using them to help replenish the populations in the wild. Plus, you’ll get up-close experiences with these animals that you often can’t find anywhere else. Instead of views animals in cages, you get to walk directly up to their spacious, enclosed habitats that mimic what they would experience in the wild. Not only is it a fascinating experience to witness these creatures, but you also leave knowing that the animals are in excellent hands.
Browse all the animals you can expect to see at the facility.
Follow a wildlife expert through the conservation center on open-air vans and trollies to see the ins and outs of their process and come face to face with more than 30 endangered species. This personalized tour is one that you won’t soon forget. Since the entirety of the tour occurs outdoors on their 17,000 acres of land, be sure to dress appropriately for the weather.
Opportunity for Education
Between the hands-on tour experiences and a staff of highly knowledgeable wildlife experts ready to share their insight, a visit to the White Oak Conservation Center is sure to be nothing short of educational and enlightening!
Return to The Addison on Amelia Island
The Addison on Amelia Island is only a 45-minute drive from the conservation center! Return to The Addison on Amelia Island after a day full of wildlife interaction and rich education to a wonderful happy hour on the courtyard porch. Complete with fine wine and hors d’oeuvres, you can spend the evening relaxing and having wonderful conversations with our other guests. Experience true southern hospitality at the best bed and breakfast on Amelia Island. Browse our rooms and book your stay with us today.