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Bio Tour Sde Eliyahu

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Israel innovation in Agriculture

We had a wonderful guide who lives on the kibbutz and we learned about the different types of... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Haifa, Israel
For anyone who has even a mild interest in agriculture, farming, or ranching. We loved it!

Even though our time was very limited, I loved this part of our trip to Israel. Israel is one of... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Andrea B
Fruita, Colorado
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Beit She'an, Israel
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had a wonderful guide who lives on the kibbutz and we learned about the different types of kibbutuzim here. Learned about what they are doing on this kibbutz to protect us from chemical pesticides. How they help other countries with pest control. It was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sheilagsilver
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Even though our time was very limited, I loved this part of our trip to Israel. Israel is one of the top agricultural producing countries on earth, and it's no wonder when you learn about some of the techniques being employed at this kibbutz. This...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Unimaginable; Mass production of; Bumble Bees for pesticide free pollination. Predatory Mites to eliminate Pest Mites. Parasitic Wasps to destroy aphids. Dr. Shimon Steinberg has created an all natural pest control system of global proportion. It is sheer brilliance in motion. Not to be missed!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. Our time was limited so our guide was only able to give us an overview of the kibbutz. I have heard the biofarm portion of the tour is very interesting also. The gift shop is cute and has a lot...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Dixiedodaa
Reviewed 20 December 2016

see how it is possible to fight insects without dangerous spraying.one can also see what a kibbuts looks like.sdei eliyahu is onw o9ne the last kibbutsim who have nmot secomed to privisatio9n.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

A very interesting tour of an observant kibbutz, whose goal it is to use natural methods to limit rodents, pests and other parasites of the crops. We ate delicious dates, fed the donkeys, and had a fun tour.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Ron M
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is still a traditional fully socialist agricultural kibbutz. The tour is led by Sara Goldsmith who brings every aspect to life. Her passion and deep knowledge of kibbutz life, the many acres of fields being cultivated with a vast range of fruits and vegetables...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Shlomo B
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I’ve been curious about how it is that the vegetables and fruits in Israel are so delicious. And how is it that they can grow these foods in the desert? How do they manage their water? And so it has come to pass that in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Journeyer
Reviewed 24 April 2016

So much to see and learn here. One of the original kibbutz that produce organic herbs, honey, pollinating bumble bees, and a stash of hidden guns where nobody could find except a few men from back in the day.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank BFK123
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Well worth a visit and a detour, this kibbutz business is the basic non-chemical or pesticide crop control. The experiments with the use of natural predators to avoid any pesticide use is unusual and interesting. the kibbutz is one of the few remaining devoted to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank LarryRuth
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Response from Dixiedodaa | Reviewed this property |
We booked through a travel agent so all those questions were handled by her. I would recommend contacting them directly to ask 😀
30 July 2017|
Response from Dixiedodaa | Reviewed this property |
We reserved through Kenes Tours. It was about an hour and half and there was a charge but it was bundled into the rest of our price so I'm not sure how much we paid.