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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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A small zoo

This is a small smelly zoo. Horses, cows, deer, birds, monkeys. We saw all the animals. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sasha B
Netanya, HaMerkaz, Israel
It was a nice visit but there aren't many animals

It seems that they have been reducing the number and variety of animals they once had. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Haifa, Israel
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This nature reserve protects the wild animals mentioned in the Bible and other endangered desert species.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hai-Bar Nature Reserve, Eilat, Israel
+972 8-637-3057
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We took a guided tour (at night!!) a few years ago. In the meanwhile there seems to be less animals, and there are no small cages anymore. Consider to skip if you go w/o a tour guide.

Thank aa1a1a
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit during a family vacation trip. The reserve got a lots of wildlife including car drive trip all over the reserve where you got a chance to meet very friendly ostriches and to take a selfie after you got a predator area...More

Thank Art L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

While this isn't exactly the San Diego zoo, on scale it was a cool way to spend an hour walking around and seeing indigenous animal. We got there earlier in the day hoping the cool time would lead to better sightings but I think a...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Between 11-1 is when the animals are fed and it is easier to see them as they come closer to the road. We saw a variety of animals to include the Somali wild donkey (they have another name for it that starts with the letter...More

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a funny experience in this Wildlife Reserve. I recommend it to visit early in morning or around 1 PM, because they give food to animals and they come along the way to eat and you can see almost all type of animals present here....More

Thank SakinTravel
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This place is placed in 40 km away of Eilat. It's abour 30 minutes by car. But there isn't something interesting at all. There is double-drive road across the park territory. You can see few animals far from road and a lot of ostrich near...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

This place is one of the most beautiful reserves I have ever seen. The animals live in a natural habitat and you can drive closely and watch them without interrupting them. They are fun to watch. Two important notes: the ostriches are very curious, so...More

3  Thank Gal E
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Hai bar is a nature reserve where you can drive through and observe the animals from your car. Im giving the park a rating of 2 and not 1 just because the facilities themselves where decent (clean toilets and benches+tables to eat on) Ive been...More

Thank Shai L
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