Campsite Masada West


On the way up: spend the night in a well-equipped camping area, and in the morning, climb up to watch the sunrise. A once-in-a-lifetime experience!

  • Barbecue
  • Bedouin tent
  • Bicycle parking
  • Indoor overnight
  • Bus parking
  • Campfire
  • Camper parking
  • Cellphone charge point
  • Disabled parking
  • Electricity hook-up
  • Field kitchen
  • Hike
  • Lighting
  • Observation point
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Point of interest
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Outdoor camping
  • Faucet

​Campground Capacity: 500 people

Lodging Options

  • Camping in private tents
  • 5 permanent large tents:
    Sleeping on mattresses (maximum 50 people)
  • Staff rooms: 6 rooms for up to 5 people
    The rooms are equipped with everything required (except towels and toiletries)
  • Caravan park:
    There are electric hook-ups and a central water refilling station

Price List

Regular: Adult - ₪ 53, Child - ₪ 42
Members: Adult - ₪ 38, Child - ₪ 32
School students: ₪ 35 (only during the school year, and on school trips)

Tent area and family tent (including mattresses):
Regular: Adult - ₪ 75, Child - ₪ 65
Members: Adult - ₪ 53, Child - ₪ 45
School students: ₪ 60 (during the school year and on school trips only)

Entrance to campground with a private caravan:
Regular: Adult - ₪ 53, Child - ₪ 42
Members: Adult - ₪ 38, Child - ₪ 32
Additional charge for water and electric hook-ups: ₪ 30 per night per caravan

Staff room: ₪ 450


Lodging fee includes admission to the site (on foot, via the Roman ramp). It does not include the cable-car.

Payment will be made on arrival to the campground at the ticket office. Payments can be made by credit card I cash check payable to the INPA I cash I voucher - by arrangement with the Parks Authority

Campground Entry and Exit Times

Campground reception hours: from 16:00-22:30 at the very latest.
Check-out from the campground: by 11:00 a.m. on the day of departure
Check-out on holidays: by 10:00 a.m. on the day of departure

Contact Us

Phone: 08-628-0404 ext. 1 (Shavit)
Fax: 08-627-6853
Please call during office hours: Sun-Thu - 08:00-16:00


Families and individuals:
Through the booking system

Groups and school students:
By arrangement with the reservation center for the south
Phone: 08-628-0404
Fax: 08-627-6853
Please call during office hours: Sun-Thu - 08:00-16:00

Campground Open Season:
Open all year round, except the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)

What Does the Camp Offer?

Full lighting, drinking fountains, barbeque area, bonfire areas (including firewood), fixed and movable tables, electric points, mobile phone charging units

Restroom: 7 large and spacious toilet cubicles for women, 7 large and spacious toilet cubicles for men

Showers: 6 shower cubicles for women, 6 shower cubicles for men

Field kitchens (2): gas cooktops, sinks for washing dishes, large refrigerators

Visitor Information

  • Music amplifiers and speakers may not be used inside the campground.
  • No dogs are allowed in the campground.
  • Generators may not be used.

Service Center:


Equipment for rental: mattresses and sleeping bags: ₪ 10 per item per night

Special Activities

  • Sound and light show: On Sun, Mon and Wed - ₪ 2,700 per groups (up to 125 people, ₪ 20 for every additional person).
    On Tue and Thu - ₪ 23 per person in a group
  • Evening activities and tours are available for booking.

For details, contact the northern Negev education center:

Telefax: 08-646-7546


Getting Here

The western Masada campground can be reached from Arad only.

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