Hay-Bar Yotvata Nature Reserve
Meet Hay-Bar Yotvata Nature Reserve
The Yotvata oasis is half an hour's drive from the city of Eilat.
This is where a revolutionary project has been established for the restoration of wild life that has become extinct in Israel, in particular the Asian wild ass (onager – Equus hemionus) and the Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx).
Make sure you get in – Reserve now
Reserving your visit through the reservation system ensures a spot on the date and time you’ve requested; you’ll also receive relevant updates for your planned visit.
Main Points of Interest
driving path – designed for all types of vehicles (remain inside the vehicle), enabling observation of the animals – Asian wild ass, African wild ass, Arabian oryx, gazelles, addax (white antelope), ostrich, and raptors in cages.
Camping area – at the entrance to the reserve, for individuals and groups, with prior coordination.
Video on the establishment and operation of the Hay Bar.
Hay-Bar Yotvata Nature ReserveUseful Information
Reserve entrance closes one hour before cited closing timeSummer hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 17:00 - 08:30 Friday and holiday eves: 16:00 - 08:30 Winter hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 16:00 - 08:30 Friday and holiday eves: 15:00 - 08:30 Holiday eves: 13:00 - 08:00 Yom Kippur eve: 13:00 - 08:00
On road 90 (Dead Sea – Eilat), between Kibbutzim Yotvata and Samar.
35 kms north of Eilat
Bus route 390 from Tel Aviv, 390 from Beer Sheva, 444 from Jerusalem, 991 from Hayfa to Samar.
Reserving a visit to Hay-Bar Yotvata Nature Reserve
|Adult in group||₪ 23.00|
|Child in group||₪ 12.00|
|Israeli senior citizen||₪ 14.00|
|Subscription – adult||₪ 38.00|
|Subscription – child||₪ 32.00|
|Igloo – adult||₪ 75.00|
|Igloo – child||₪ 65.00|
|Igloo subscription – adult||₪ 53.00|
|Igloo subscription – child||₪ 45.00|