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Coral Beach Nature Reserve

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Address: Coral Beach, Eilat, Israel
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+972 8-632-6422
09:00 - 18:00
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Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Thu 09:00 - 18:00

With more than 100 types of stony coral and 650 species of fish, this coral...

With more than 100 types of stony coral and 650 species of fish, this coral reef is an excellent spot for underwater enthusiasts.

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Best snorkeling in Eilat

The reserve is under considerable tourists pressure, but somehow it keeps its beauty. Most of the corals are alive and colorful. The fish keep swimming, ignoring the tourists... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The reserve is under considerable tourists pressure, but somehow it keeps its beauty. Most of the corals are alive and colorful. The fish keep swimming, ignoring the tourists... Access is very easy, especially compared to other equivalent places in the world. Recommended!

Thank DavidYonatan
Warsaw, Poland
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We visited the place in April with the objection to see the reef. We were fully aware that it is not the biggest and most colorful reef in the world but looking at the pictures I was expecting a little bit more. Pros: - it has newly renovated office and shop - the staff is helpful and moderately nice :)... More 

Thank VegEwa
Tel Aviv, Israel
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The snorkeling was quite poor. The area allotted to snorkel was covered with jellyfish and trash. On my whole route from one dock AND BACK, I saw at most 5 fish and at least 15 pieces of trash.

2 Thank Jesse K
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyable couple of hours. Well set up site with shade, hot showers and equipment to hire. Rafts in the water to hold on to and clearly marked reef. Not too busy so could enjoy the experience at your own pace, although the water was pretty cold.

Thank trudymus
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120 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We spent a whole day at the Beach, entrance Fee pr person 35 NIS. At first, I wasen't sure if the Fee was worth the money, I generally I find it a little bit over the top to pay such a expensive Fee. But what you get is tranquility (all the Riff Raffi is gone), reasonable clean Beach and a... More 

Thank Anders P
Paris, France
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117 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Among the many diving spots around Eilat, this is definitely one of the bests for diving and snorkeling. The entrance fee is reasonable, snorkeling equipment for rent, as well as chairs and tables to relax.

Thank khunpet_10
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

It's easy to go snorkeling at the end of two piers. Pretty small swim area. Stony surf not suitable for small children. Avoid on windy days, gets quite cold.

Thank Juha-Matti L
Bergen, The Netherlands
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108 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We love to snorkel so we visited this Reserve, long beach almost nobody there, no restaurant, so we decided only to snorkel, but because we had to stay behind ropes, there was not a lot to see. If you love snorkeling go snorkeling at the border with Egypt, in front of the last hotel there are two piers where you... More 

1 Thank limburg353
tel aviv
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

the coral beach reserve is low cost entarnce fee and they offer only chair - and you need to bring your beer with you, but you can view the wonderful coral reef and fishes by walking on a bridge or renting a shnorekel and sweem from the bridge. w

Thank isacharweinberg
Eilat, Israel
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

natural beach kept with wild natural .....the dolphin can swim with you and children wonderful to see the communion together ...the experience is the ultimate beautiful way to swim in family with the fish and see the corals unique dance of nature .mostly recommended for cleaning also energy.

Thank tuttifabi

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