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Introductory Dive in Eilat
"The introductory dive is a must for everyone. A driver will pick you up at your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and taken to one of the dive sites in Eilat. You will start by getting a 20 minute instruction on the equipment and how to use it by your PADI diving instructor. The instructor will then take you to dive at the Coral Beach Nature Reserve or in the Caves diving site. You can dive down to 6 meters and you will see numerous fish of all colors and beautiful coral in all shapes and sizes. This is a 1 hour session 20 minutes for instruction and 40 minutes for diving. All of the equipment is included.To be eligable to take the introductory dive you need to be at least 8 years of age and in good health. For someone under 18 you will need a parental signature. A health declaration is required. If you want to have a beautiful record of the experience there is an underwater photographer for an extra fee.The water in the Red Sea is 1 and very comfortable. Enjoy the experience!"
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1-Day Jeep Excursion from Dahab to Small Colored Canyon
"Discover the Small Colored Canyon on this unique 1-day Jeep tour. Enjoy walking through the canyon and admire the walls of rock that cascade with many colors. The rocks vary from sandstone to limestone and granite and are colored beautifully in yellow purple red and gold.Your day will start at 08:00 with a 1-hour drive to Salama Canyon (the Small Coloured Canyon) where you’ll see the amazing colored rocks. You’ll then walk through the canyon for 1-2 hours before a 1-hour drive through Wadi Ghazala to see arriving around 17:00. This tour is a great way to see the unique natural wonder of Small Colored Canyon!"""
From $36.00
 
1-Day Jeep Excursion from Dahab to Small Colored Canyon
"Discover the Small Colored Canyon on this unique 1-day Jeep tour. Enjoy walking through the canyon and admire the walls of rock that cascade with many colors. The rocks vary from sandstone to limestone and granite and are colored beautifully in yellow purple red and gold.Your day will start at 08:00 with a 1-hour drive to Salama Canyon (the Small Coloured Canyon) where you’ll see the amazing colored rocks. You’ll then walk through the canyon for 1-2 hours before a 1-hour drive through Wadi Ghazala to see arriving around 17:00. This tour is a great way to see the unique natural wonder of Small Colored Canyon!"""
From $36.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Southern District

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A little known place not far from Eilat offer you a great view of a flock of 300-400 flamingos. Instead of going all the way to Africa, these flamingos stay here all year round. To get here, you need...
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Timna Park

Timna Park is a unique natural reserve, featuring fascinating geological & archeological sites. A breathtaking scenery, the prehistoric rock formations and also the lake without forgetting the...
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Beaches

...who doesn't like the beach life???sun, surf, snorkelling, scuba diving in the red sea??Nice cold beer to top off the day's activities??...However, Eilat, like most tourist areas in and around the...
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Massada

From Eilat, it's easy to make a daytrip to Massada. The fortress atop a sheer-sided plateau was the last stand of the Zealots, Jewish rebels who rose against the Roman Empire in 66 AD. When defeat...
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Nahal Bokek, desert oasis

If you find the hotel area called Bokek along the western shore of the Dead Sea, you will be very close to the Nahal Bokek oasis. Just a short walk into this dry canyon brings you to a green...
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Views in and near the Nizzana Hillocks

Remember the old saying "if my grandmother had wheels"?Well that was what popped into my mind when I saw this sign of a camel with wheels and that we should get him to join our mountain bike club...
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Scottish Hostpital & Nabatean Ruins

Just at the junction where you turn right to access the Nizzana Hillocks, take a look at the top of the hill to your left, you just may notice the ruins of the Scottish Hospitall above and the few...
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Hamuki Nizzana (Nizzana Hillocks)

The Nizzana Hillocks are a natural formation and the geologists say "Aeolian sand movement in an arid linear dune ecosystem, Nizzana, Western Negev, Israel"...okay, so now that we have said that, I...
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Havat Arundel, 70 kilometers north of Eilat

Havat Arundel (Havat is ranch in Hebrew), located in the Arava, a southern desert in Israel, was used first by the Jordanians as a police outpost. Later in 1949 a brigade of Golani troops on their way...
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"THE" tree in Nahal Rahaf

Nahal Rahaf is one of the major valleys running west to east in Israel. It "empties" into the Dead Sea and has a series of very nice dry waterfalls that you can rappel (rope climb). But it is in our...
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Nahal Tziniem

Here in Nahal Tziniem (Tziniem is a small valley that branches off from the main valley of Nahal Tzin, hence the name which means "little Tzin"), we found what looked to be some sort of excavation...
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Nahal Nekorot

Nahal Nekorot is one of the major east-west trails that you can connect between the major north-south highways (no's 40 and 90) in Israel. This follows what was once the spice route throught he Arava...
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Nahal Maok

Nahal Maok is one of the smaller dry riverbeds that attach to Nahal Nekorot (the major rift in this area) and it has a few fantatsic sections for getting out and hiking. Take for instance that large...
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Nahal Hava

Nahal Hava, one of the many dry riverbeds to be found in the southern deserts of Israel is accessable only if you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle. You can find the entrance south of Mitzpeh Ramon just...
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North Beach, Eilat, 88100, Israel
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Top Things to Do in Southern District

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Underwater Observatory Marin Park

Wanted to show some photos of this wonderful spot in Eilat, but my photos did not come out in a presentable form. The photo here I found on the internet at...
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Dolphin Reef

DON'T. This is not a SCUBA Diving center. The SCUBA leaders/instructors are arrogant, nasty, and not at all interested in the customer. The equipment you rent is antiquated and the "manager" Ilan is a...
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Eilat Beaches

Visiting Eilat, do yourself a favor, do not stay all day in the hotels and restaurants area. Go Snorkeling, freediving, scuba diving. If you go snorkeling without a guide - go to the southern beaches....
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The Promanade

Kings City is a biblical theme park in Eilat, which was inaugurated in June 2005. It required an investment of about USD 40 million. It is owned by "Africa Israel", "Elran d.d. Real Estate ltd" and a...
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Diving

I owe thanks to Sharon (SharonR), a good friend who gave me the gift of a dive for my 60th birthday. This was so much fun and I enjoyed it immensely. Took Tal's boyfriend Itzik along so I would have a...
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Timna Natural Park

Just north of Eilat on the main north-south road is Timna. The first photo shows some of the statues that line the entrance, sort of fake Egyptian that do little to foretell the naked natural beauty...
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"The Desert"
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