Attractions and Activity This Passover

Herodium National Park

You are invited to celebrate at King Herod’s palace with street performers, actors and musicians!

Visit new complexes opened to visitors, including: the magnificent staircase and monumental arch corridor.

Do not miss the exhibition on ancient cisterns! The site’s conservation team will invite the children to experience archeological conservation, and guides from the Ministry of Tourism’s project will be available at  the site’s points of interest.

Hours: Sunday-Tuesday- 8:00-18:00 | Friday and Holiday Eve- 8:00-16:00.

Phone: 02-5953591 | 02-5953592

Biyar Aqueduct

The Biyar Aqueduct was built by King Herod during the Second Temple period to supply water to Jerusalem.
An enjoyable water hike in an underground tunnel. The aqueduct is part of the water system that Herod built to carry water to Jerusalem and the Temple. The route includes an experiential walk through a cave whose flowing waters reach waist height.

Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 9:00-17:30 | Fri. 9:00-14:00

Phone: 02-9935133

Kfar Etzion Field School

Kfar Etzion Field School offers a variety of tours and activities, including this Passover.

Trips available for families to Herodium, through the Path of the Patriarchs, and more. Excursions for hikers in Solomon’s Pools, and much more ..

Treasure hunts and navigation games are available and suitable for the whole family.


Phone: 02-9935133

Gush Etzion ATVs

Gush Etzion ATV’s offers 1-2 hour long off-road ATV tours through one of Israel’s most historic and beautiful landscapes.

Every ATV has a speaker so you can hear your personal guide share the rich story of Gush Etzion and experience it live. This makes Gush Etzion ATV’s the most adventurous and most inspiring tour in Israel.

All Gush Etzion ATV tours are insured and are led by Gush Etzion ATV’s professionally trained guides. Gush Etzion ATV tours are both fun and safe and are designed for all ages.

Gush Etzion ATV’s is located in the exciting Deer Land Park, where you can enjoy the Middle East’s longest zip-line and more before departing or upon returning from your unique ATV excursion.

Hours: Requires prior coordination.

Phone: 054-318-3333

ReGush Thrills

ReGush is undoubtedly the best attraction in Gush Etzion, the Judean Desert and the Jerusalem area! It was founded out of the love of the Land of Judea and its landscapes, and passion for advanced off-roading. The combination of these two passions created ReGush, a stunning boutique experience of space, greenery, and history – a fun and surprising experience in the area.

Contact us and customize your experience today!

Hours: Requires prior coordination.

Phone: 050-4651888 | 052-8348099

Deer Land Farm 

Set in the heart of a forest, overlooking breathtaking scenery, Deer Land Park awaits you. We offer a wide variety of attractions: a nature reserve, petting zoo, and one of the largest sports challenge facilities in Israel. Our activities include a climbing wall, 360 degree swings, bungee trampoline, paintball, archery, marksmanship, horseriding, 4X4 jeep rides, and the longest zipline in Israel – 400 meters long and 120 meters high above a canyon.

Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 9:30-17:30 | Fri.- 09:30-13:30.

Phone: 02-5709768

Shlomo’s Animals

When was that last time you held a two meter long lizard?! A four meter snake?! Huge tarantula? Pet rabbits and chicks…feed a camel…ride a donkey?

Shlomo’s Animals is an exotic animal farm with over 100 different species from Israel and all over the world. At the farm you will enjoy: Children’s petting corner, sitting area, shade, snacks stand, tutorials, explanations and a rare opportunity to feel and see some of the world’s rarest animals!!

Hours: Sun.-Thurs.- 10:00-19:00 | Fri.- 10:00-13:00

Phone: 055-6660897

Gush Etzion Heritage Center

The Gush Etzion Heritage Center tells the story of the establishment of Gush Etzion, from its early beginnings to the fall of the Gush during the War of Independence and its rebirth. The site includes a sound and light show and a memorial to the heroic defenders of Gush Etzion. In the words of David Ben-Gurion when he declared the establishment of the State of Israel: “If Jewish Jerusalem exists… it is first and foremost due to the fighters and settlers of Gush Etzion.”

Hours: Requires prior coordination.

Phone: 02-9935160

The Zomet Experience

Learn how halacha and technology are integrated in our modern lives.

Topics include:
– Security equipment
– Methods of cooking on Shabbat
– Using solar energy
– Mobile equipment for the handicapped
– And much more!

Hours: Guided tours available with prior coordination.

Phone: 02-9932111 | 052-3121097

Lior Jeep Tours

Jeep tours in Gush Etzion and the Judean Desert. The company specializes in the field of challenging tourism in a variety of activities:

Jeep tours in a variety of routes and of varying lengths (two hours four eight hours and even several days).

In each jeep up to eight places, the variety of places where you can travel is great, starting from the springs of Gush Etzion, the history of battle heritage, the Jerusalem mountains, the Judean lowlands and the Ella Valley (via Burma).

Hours: Requires prior coordination.

Phone: 054-8006920

The Lone Oak

The lone oak, a 700-year-old oak tree, serves as the symbol of Gush Etzion.
The lone oak is next to Alon Shvut and Rosh Tzurim and boasts a number of features – a three-dimensional model of the entire Gush Etzion, playgrounds for children, sitting areas, public toilets, and a voice recording that tells the tree’s story.

Location: Yellow Hill, alongside Alon Shvut. Waze- click here

Phone: 02-9933863

Herodion Horse Ranch

The farm is located in Sde-Bar, near Mount Herodion in eastern Gush Etzion and overlooks the Dead Sea.

Individual horse ride for all ages: 30 ₪ per person
Family tour (one hour): 180 ₪ per person
You can come by prior arrangement to a variety of activities that take place on the farm.

Hours: By prior arrangement only, from 9.30 until 19.00 every day of Chol Hamoed!

Phone: Devora: 054-9059376  | Talia: 054-8004524  |  02-5020188 (שלוחה 5)

Tekoa Horse Ranch

Horseback riding in Tekoa. Imagine breathtaking views, the quiet and a lot of horses…

Hours: requires prior coordination.

Phone: 052-6636125

Caliber 3

We offer a variety of extreme sports activities combining fighting, Zionism, and combat, suitable for all ages. 

Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 8:00–17:30 | Fri. 7:30–13:00, Requires prior coordination.

Phone: 02-6734334 


Gush Etzion Winery

Gush Etzion Winery is situated in the heart of the Etzion Bloc, surrounded by vineyards. The scene, so typical of the areas of Bordeaux and Provence, is now typical of Gush Etzion as well. As in other wineries, most of our activity is focused on production. Bringing grapes to the winery, crushing them, fermenting, straining, aging – all the fascinating processes that must take place before the wine reaches the bottle and the goblet. We also operate a visitors center where our activities are no less fascinating.

During Passover, Gush Etzion Winery offers tours of the visitors center.

Hours: Requires prior coordination.

Phone: 02-9309220

Kashuela Farm

Surrounded by enchanting eucalyptus and pine trees in the heart of the forest is the Kashuela Farm, an agricultural farm with many tourist activities!

Various workshops: Cheesemaking, O.D.T., traditional building, pita baking, natural arts & crafts, nature skills, zionist workshop and a tour of the farm.

In addition, Kashuela Farm offers a variety of camping options including a huge tent that’s suitable for up to 150 people, teepees, family sized tents and a guest house.

Hours: Requires prior coordination.

Phone: 052-5992737

Neve Ori Farm

This year, come adventure, play, and connect to our roots! A pleasant, agricultural experience for the whole family! Games, Tanach, nature, and lots of fun are all waiting for you.

All of this at the Neve Ori Farm, only minutes away from the Tunnels Checkpoint!

Neve Uri Farm was founded in the blessed memory of Ori Ansbacher and connects Gush Etzion to Jerusalem.

Hours: Requires prior coordination.

Phone: Racheli- 0556640441

Tekoa Forest 

Stories of the Forest Festival- natural art workshops, music, and plays for the whole family within the guidelines of the Ministry of Health.

Date: Monday-Tuesday of the Passover holiday | 16th-17th of Nissan | 29-30/03/21 | 10:00-13:00, 15:00-18:00 

Phone: 02-9933863