In a new study by InsureMyTrip, the Georgia Aquarium ranks No. 9 among the most popular virtual tour experiences searched for on Google. In the spirit of this study, we've rounded up the best virtual animal experiences in the Atlanta area, whether they be webcams, videos or drone tours.
The Georgia Aquarium has a wealth of webcams that will keep you busy for hours, if not days—it's fitting for the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere. Check out the Ocean Voyager webcam, which showcases whale sharks, a piranha webcam, the Southern sea otter webcam and many more.
After being soothed by ocean creatures, it's time for something playful. Enter the pandas at Zoo Atlanta. Watch the cuddly creatures eat, sleep and play through the zoo's PandaCam; you'll be glad you did!
The Chehaw Park and Zoo may be a few hours south of Atlanta, so a virtual visit is the way to go. The zoo is home to 73 species such as rhinoceroses. bobcats, lemurs and flamingos. You can meet the animals on its Facebook page.
Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary
The Rock Ranch
Wild Animal Safari Georgia
Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
Home to about 100 rescued and orphaned animals, the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo abounds with gorgeous creatures. See for yourself on a drone tour.
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Roswell's Chattahoochee Nature Center is a respite for injured wildlife—raptors, reptiles and amphibians—that cannot return to nature. The 127-acre center is a nature enthusiast's dream. Learn more on its YouTube and Facebook pages.