Drones for photography


The use of drones for photography or any other purpose is strictly prohibited on Israel Nature and Parks Authority property, except for photography and use of drones that has been pre-arranged and for which written authorization has been given by the director of the national park or nature reserve, and with the condition that no people be present at the location.

The drone operator must have a valid permit from the Transportation Ministry’s Civil Aviation Authority, and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority must receive proof of insurance, including coverage for aerial activity.

Arrangements for insurance must be made with the Israel Nature and Parks Authority insurance administration not less than 10 days before date of photography.

As per authorization from the national park and/or nature reserve and the above conditions, the operator affirms that he/she will act in keeping with all laws, including regulations applying to vehicles – flight regulations (drones), 2013.