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Hai Bar - Wildlife Reserve

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Hai-Bar Nature Reserve, Eilat, Israel
+972 8-637-3057
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Charming!

This reserve has been maintained for years by a kibbutz and it is a lovely window to how the area... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
beenhereforever
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Amherstburg, Canada
Ostrich saves the day

It is a drive-through safari. The predator center is closed from now on so you can only see the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Martin N
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This nature reserve protects the wild animals mentioned in the Bible and other endangered desert species.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hai-Bar Nature Reserve, Eilat, Israel
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"desert animals"
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"drive through safari"
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"small desert"
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"natural life"
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"gift shop"
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"zoo"
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"cd"
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"cages"
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"oryx"
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"nature"
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"orix"
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This reserve has been maintained for years by a kibbutz and it is a lovely window to how the area really is without having to leave your car. The animals are very close to the road and the ostriches have no fear and come right...More

Thank beenhereforever
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

It is a drive-through safari. The predator center is closed from now on so you can only see the "regular" animals. You can see the animals pretty close to you but it gets a little repetitive and boring. The most fun part and the main...More

Thank Martin N
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

You drive through the reserve and see many desert animals in their natural habitats. IT was easy to see all of the featured species.

Thank kleinsa
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The last time I visited Hai Bar was in 2014. When you have your own car you are free to to stop and ago as you like it. It is of course forbidden to disturb the animals. The ostriches are very curious and it is...More

Thank tuteylp
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Unfortunately (for visitors, not so for animals) the pradators enclosure is closed for visiting in order to provide animals with more chances of reintroduction to nature (the center takes care about ill or wounded animals trying to return them to wilderness). However you are still...More

1  Thank Magdalena7301
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

hai Bar is located in the desert. It keeps the natural life space for the animals sp actually the animals feel free.

Thank Yossi N
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Located abt 30mns north of Eilat, this is a worth seeing reserve. It cater conservation purpose as well as tourist visits. You will see dozains of wild desert animals in this drive thru safari park, Gazelles, Orix and much more. You need a car to...More

Thank FFM9
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A great desert experience with kids to see animals close up. The ostrichs can be quite naughty and knock on your car. There is also much to learn about the animals and the desert.

Thank chchch2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a small smelly zoo. Horses, cows, deer, birds, monkeys. We saw all the animals. It was OK. I recommend it.

Thank Sasha B
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

It seems that they have been reducing the number and variety of animals they once had. The predator center has been closed. It was nice to look at different species that we weren't familiar with but there weren't many. The crazy ostriches made it worth...More

Thank leonadiaz
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