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Botanical Garden Of Eilat

Carmel St, Eilat 88118, Israel
+972 8-631-8788
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Get out of the regular tourist path and see some nature. Our only suggestion is to come early or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter B
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Ashdod, Israel
Eilat botanical garden.

It's a rustic and beautiful walk in the garden, totally transported to different mood and setting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louwrens M
,
Witbank
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Welcome to The Botanical Garden of Eilat (in the organic farm) On the northern border of the town of Eilat is hidden a spectacularly beautiful garden - the botanical garden of Eilat. The garden was created on a former military outpost and is built on stone terraces in ancient Biblical style. Inside the garden there are rare plants from all over the world, a reconstructed stream, waterfalls, enchanting walking tracks, signposting, seating areas, bird sanctuaries and its crowning glory, a rain forest. The rain forest is the first of its kind in the world! A cool and refreshing experience for all the family. Does it sound like the Garden of Eden? That's just what it's like. In the Park: Plant nursery, sales centre, herbal teas and organic coffee, ice lollies and more
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rain forest” (20 reviews)
“palm tree” (3 reviews)
“small oasis” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carmel St, Eilat 88118, Israel
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+972 8-631-8788
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get out of the regular tourist path and see some nature. Our only suggestion is to come early or late to avoid the heat. Lucky in this park you will be able to get shade and they even have this mist sprinkles every few min...More

Thank Peter B
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a rustic and beautiful walk in the garden, totally transported to different mood and setting. The diverse collection of different plants from different areas in the world, complement the other to form a beautiful collection.

Thank Louwrens M
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Well worth a visit. We loved it. Very special place with nice calm atmosphere. A little magic in the desert.

1  Thank Shelley Z
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 7 May 2017

This small botanical garden is well worth visiting when you are in Eilat. It's got a really unique atmosphere and there were people of all ages there when we visited. It's very easy to spend an hour to an hour and a half here; it's...More

Thank EdinburghGreyhound
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Hard to believe that such unique garden can even exist in the desert and heat of Eilat. There is a lot of what to see here - plants from all over the world, small streams and waterfall and a rain forest which looks very artificial,...More

Thank Tal R
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

The garden was nice and surprisingly attractive regarding the area. The local bus does not stop there and you have to walk back a lot from the nearest bus stop. I would suggest to arrange a bus stop at the end of the road. The...More

Thank Rita S
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you for your good respond . the near bus station is 15 minutes walk , but a taxi from the city center is around 22 nis . Hope to see you again

Reviewed 24 February 2017

The average age was 50+ but it's a nice stop, though not really accessible by bus without a bit of a walk. The Taxi ride was reasonable , though. It's a small botanical garden, hidden close to the airport- seeds and plants brought from all...More

Thank skeyboard
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

thank you for the nice respond . Just to know- the age of our visitors is between 2 years - to 100 years old. Hope to see you again .

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fairly cheap at 25 nis, but several plants were dead and most of what was on display could be found in Australia. The layout was okay but not friendly for those in a wheelchair or bad hips / knees due to very loose gravel as...More

Thank Elizabeth R
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hi Elizabeth. I'm very sorry that you did not enjoy our unique Garden. We try very hard to keep the garden close to nature and not to pave pavements. We apologize to those in wheelchair and we don't charge them entrance fee. Our plant's, from...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful garden with secret corners, the most amazing being the tropical forest. In the arid climate of Eilat, that's a wonder. Full of colors, birds, rare plants even... And a nice shop with aromatic plants, flowers and designed items. Nice spot on Earth!

Thank Professor_Camel
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you for the lovely respond. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Visited at the "wrong" time of the year but still fabulous. Manager very friendly and informative. Great sense of humour by someone who did rustic and wooden sculptures. A must to visit. Just one more example of the poor trip advice from the Eilat tourist...More

Thank Graham F
1botanical_garden, Manager at Botanical Garden Of Eilat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thank you for the lovely respond . Hope the information in the hotels will improve... Hope to see you again.

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davidzschwartz
20 November 2016|
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children 3-15 age old = 20 is adult= 25 is senior= 22 is We look forward to seeing you
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542shoshin
25 June 2016|
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Response from Patty R | Reviewed this property |
From the hotel, maxium 15 minutes by car, possibly less. in the actual rain forest its very cool, waking around the rest I would seriously advice hat and water, and sensible shoes. It could take anything from half hour to... More
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