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Timna Park

Eilat 88000, Israel
+972 8-631-6756
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Don't use "Tourist Israel" tours for your visit to the park

1. We were back at our hotel by 1:15, a full hour short of what we paid for. 2. The tour guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hschonzeit
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Reston, VA
Very good tabernacle tour

Our guide explained to us very well the tabernacle and the meaning of it's parts. The copper mines... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael L
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Surrounded by yellow sandstone mountains on three sides, this scenic valley features ancient copper mines, the red volcanic Mt. Timna at its center and “The Mushroom,” a sandstone rock shaped by wind and water resembling a giant mushroom.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Eilat 88000, Israel
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+972 8-631-6756
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1. We were back at our hotel by 1:15, a full hour short of what we paid for. 2. The tour guide never introduced himself nor asked our names. He made no effort to engage us. 3. The guide did not even get out of...More

Thank Hschonzeit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide explained to us very well the tabernacle and the meaning of it's parts. The copper mines are also interesting.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Timna park isn't very expensive, but even if it was, you should not let this park go. It offers a variety of beautiful rocks, formed by natural erosion. Throughout the park there are some very nice views to the surrounding mountains. We had the...More

1  Thank ArievB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Timan Park was on our list of places to visit on our way from Jerusalem to Eilat. As we were close to the end of our two weeks tour of Israel and we were so tired we nearly talked ourselves out of stopping. BUT! I...More

1  Thank lifewithlucy1949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Timna Nat.Park with my husband. We are 65 years old. This place is amazing, do not miss it. Most people taking bus excursions and people even do not get out from the bus! But if you can move yourself - go by car....More

1  Thank Galina K
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This park is worth a visit if you find yourself in Eilat. You need to have a car (or at least a bike) in order to explore the park. There are several ancient artifacts/cave drawings to see. The different colors of the rocks are very...More

Thank Franktanks
Reviewed 21 July 2017

the place is much more than you probably expect. make sure to read about it before visiting. there are plenty of signs with explanations, but you will miss out on the history that is so deep and so interesting. read some things from Uzi Avner...More

Thank genuteketurka
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

It was a very hot day when we visited, 46 degrees Celsius so it made it difficult to walk around but you can drive to most of the sites if you wish. We liked the Egyptian rock art, not as good as Australian Aboriginal rock...More

Thank peathatsme
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It’s a pretty spot to visit if traveling in Eilat. The park is about 30 min outside of Eilat and you drive from place to place. Very convenient especially in hot months.

1  Thank bkilimnik
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The new presentation, toilets and gift and drink stand are great and attractive The geology geomorphology, colors ,shapes, archaeology and the silence of the desert are a great experience

1  Thank shmuel b
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Fredobegi
20 August 2017|
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Response from Himanshuray | Reviewed this property |
Yes you'll. The most popular souvenir is timna park coloured sand filled in small glass bottles. They are for free.
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Mato K
16 May 2017|
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Response from Eyal A | Reviewed this property |
Do not try. It does not make sense in the heat of the desert. There are other places in Israel for cycling ... This is not really the place to go
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Mimi V
2 May 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I forgot to mention in my former reply, In the website there is an option to contact by leaving a message at "contact". also phone number if you call locally 08-631-6756 From abroad +972-8-631-6756
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