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En Afek Nature Reserve

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Rehov HaTel | Road 7911, Qiryat Bialik 27000, Israel
+972 4-877-9992
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Lovely

A hidden gem. Very special reservation. There is a mid range entrance fee. Worth it in value for... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
oren79
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Holon, Israel
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Relaxing

Nice walk under sun. Funny for kids and for families if you plan a picnic. Plenty of space to relax... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Dan_Alpern
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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The En Afek Nature Reserve preserves swampland and waterway sources the majority of which have been lost in Israel. Along the swamp pathway in the Reserve, visitors "float" over a swamp surrounded by rich riverbank vegetation and colorful water birds. From the top of the ancient flour mill they can see views of the Akko valley, and in the Garden Shelter they can get an impression of rare plants from the coastal plain.
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“nice view” (4 reviews)
“entrance fee” (3 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Rehov HaTel | Road 7911, Qiryat Bialik 27000, Israel
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+972 4-877-9992
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem. Very special reservation. There is a mid range entrance fee. Worth it in value for money. A big area for picnic. A hike path suitable for young children. Very clean and widespread park. A lot of species.

Thank oren79
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Nice walk under sun. Funny for kids and for families if you plan a picnic. Plenty of space to relax and eat. Convenient price. If you visit Israel better to visit Haifa and Akka

Thank Dan_Alpern
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This nature reserve is nice for families and couples. It has a walking route which illustrates how the area was hundreds of years ago. The best time to visit there is during fall and spring.

Thank Avitalp3
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place cumfy to walk with a stroller and little kids. Great way to enjoy nature and to watch animals. Part of the trip is on a deck above water it's fun and safe.

Thank 4tomer
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting En Afek, it is close to city but still looks like hidden paradise. Don't forget the sunscreen!

Thank veronikam193
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

One of our favourite places to visit, a nature reserve minutes from the heart of the city (Kiryat Bialik) with wooden walks over swampland. Best to visit in winter, or in Autumn, to see many migrating birds, fish, turtles, etc. and also sea squills blooming...More

Thank traveling_ima
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We have been in a really hot day and all we wanted was to get into the water (not allowed). A nice walk between ponds and on wooden bridges, not a mouth dropping.

Thank DarkOvary
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

En afek is just one of many such reserves in Israel and well worth a visit. Stunningly beautifulwild landscape with flora and fauna for those budding environmentalists. It is a relaxing and stimulating attraction and deserves a visit

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

A small nature reserve near Qiryat Bialik, a city north of Haifa. Very calm and quiet. Unique wooden bridge to walk over the surface of the main big swamp. The children really enjoyed this !! Nice view from the roof of the restored flour mill....More

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very nice not so big national park, a chance to see some wild animals, bizons and small animals, walks over bridges, to get mud on you shoes, see fishes and birds, old mills, a really nice place, i live not far, about 20 minutes walk...More

Thank Aharon P
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