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Hai Bar - Wildlife Reserve

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Hai bar Yotvata

Great place to make a little stop on your way / from Eilat. You can see desert animals in their... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Kfar Saba, Israel
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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
Amherstburg, Canada
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This nature reserve protects the wild animals mentioned in the Bible and other endangered desert species.
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Hai-Bar Nature Reserve, Eilat, Israel
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to make a little stop on your way / from Eilat. You can see desert animals in their habitat. You are not allowed to leave your car, open your windows or feed the animals. Great experience for the kids and the sight there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank neitach
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great place to visit on your way to/from Eilat. Great photos are almost inevitable... This dry semi desert wildlife reserve will excite the kids (and will appease them for a while during the long road trip)

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Akivz
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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank beenhereforever
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Martin N
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kleinsa
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank tuteylp
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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Magdalena7301
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank yossinir123
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank FFM9
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank chchch2016
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