Attractions & Restaurants with Tav Hasagol Approval

We invite you to visit the various attractions and restaurants in Gush Etzion!

The following sites/restaurants have reopened:


Shlomo’s Pets

Shlomo’s Pets 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 10:00-18:00 | Fri 10:00-16:00

Price: 25 nis/person

Location: Sde Bar Farm

Phone: 02-5020188 x3 | 055-6660897

Herodium National Park

King Herod’s palace and fortress.

Price: 29 nis/adult | 15 nis/child

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 12:00-21:00 | Fridays 5:00-14:00 | Saturday 8:00-17:00 

Location: On waze: גן לאומי הרודיון

Phone: 02-5953592

Havayot Center

More than one thousand animals, including some very exotic species, await you at the Havayot Center. Enjoy a guided tour with the Center’s professional staff.

Hours: Must schedule visit in advance

Location: Elazar

Phone: 050-5244505 | 050-7847068

Gush Etzion Heritage Center- Sound & Light Show

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.”

60 minute film.

Hours: Must schedule in advance.

Phone: 02-9935160

Location: Kfar Etzion

Deer Land Farm

An extreme sports park which offers 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: 9:30-18:00

Location: Deer Land Farm

Phone: 02-5709768


Havaya Bagiva

A horseback riding academy that offers horseback trips through vineyards and fresh water springs in the area or on the Avot trail [the ancient trail taken by our forefathers].

Phone: 052-8790787

Location: Givaa Hatzehuba (Yellow Hill)

Hours: Must book in advance

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! Kashuela Farm offers a variety of workshops and camping options.

Phone: 052-5992737

Location: Kashuela Farm, just outside of Gevaot

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. Suitable for ages 2-120!

Location: Deer Land Farm

Hours: Must book in advance

Phone: 054-3183333

Re-Gush ATVs and Jeeps in Gush Etzion

ReGush ATV and Jeep company specializes in tours in Gush Etzion, the Jerusalem Mountains and the Judean Desert. Tours are suitable for ages 2-120!

Location: Alon Shvut

Hours: Must book in advance

Phone: 052-8348099 | 050-4651888

Zomet Experience

Zomet Institutes visitor’s center. Learn how halacha and technology are integrated in our modern lives

Location: Alon Shvut

Hours: Must book in advance

Phone: 02-9932111 | 052-3121097

Shokoladshik Chocolate Workshops

Creative and delicious chocolate workshops for all ages!
Location: Kfar Etzion

Hours: Must book in advance

Phone: 054-4792611

Lior Jeep Tours & Rappelling

Jeep tours, rappelling, ODT, events and more!

Phone: 054-8006920

Hours: Requires prior coordination

Eitam Farm

An educational agricultural farm, established in memory of Ari Fuld, which works to renew traditional Jewish agriculture. On the farm we impart the values of Zionism and the connection between the land and people of Israel, raise animals, plants, but mainly people. Come to the farm for a unique educational experience. Activities on the farm include: agricultural work, traditional crafts, planting, a guided tour of the ancient aqueduct and of course -the connection to the Land.

Location: Eitam Farm

Hours: Requires prior coordination

Phone: 050-6762602 Call Shlomi Mantzura to schedule your visit!



Roza Meat Smokehouse

Meat Smokehouse!

Phone: 02-6504483/6

Location: Etzion Citadel, Gush Etzion Junction

Hours: Sun-Thurs 13:00-23:00 The restaurant will be closed during the nine days.

Gush Etzion Winery

Gush Etzion Winery is a regional winery that produces quality wines from grapes grown in Gush Etzion. The Gush Etzion Winery’s Visitor’s Center offers tours and wine tasting. In the Visitor’s Center is a dairy and fish restaurant.

Phone: 02-9309220

Location: Gush Etzion Junction

Hours: Sun-Thurs 12:00-22:00, Fri 9:00-14:00

Hummus Haaretz

Delicious hummus restaurant!

Phone: 02-9935366

Location: Kfar Etzion

Hours: Sun-Thurs 10:00-18:00 | Fri 8:00-14:00


Dairy cafe and bakery in Tekoa.

Free delivery within Tekoa. Delivery to surrounding yishuvim with a minimum order of 100 nis. Western Gush Etzion requires a 400 nis minimum delivery. 

Phone: 054-8883554

Location: Tekoa

Hours: Sun-Thurs 12:00-22:00 (Only pizza served from 12:00-16:00, from 16:00-22:00 full menu available) | Fri 10:00-13:00 Pizza & Challah only

Japan Japan Gush Etzion

Asian/Japanese restaurant that overlooks a beautiful view of Emek Brachot.

Click here to browse through the menu

Phone: 02-9707700

Location: 2nd floor Harim Mall, Gush Etzion Junction

Hours: Sun-Thurs 11:00-23:00 | Fri 10:30-15:00 | Sat night, one hour after the Sabbath ends until 23:30


Hamama Cafe

Dairy cafe next door to a greenhouse. The cafe is decorated with plants and offers a unique menu.

Also available for catering and events.

Phone: 02-6230465

Location: Kfar Etzion

Hours: Sun-Thurs 9:00-22:00 | Fri 8:30-13:00

Pat Bamelach

Dairy cafe and bakery in Efrat.

Phone: 02-9953948

Location: Boaz 3, Efrat

Rafi’s- Israeli Food

Hummus, Falafel, Skewers, Salads..

Phone: 02-6500144 |  058-6688800

Location: Gush Etzion Junction

Hours: Sun-Thurs 10:00-20:00 | Friday 9:30-13:30

Pizza V Alon Shvut

Delicious pizzeria located in Alon Shvut. Pizzas are made with 100% mozzarella cheese.

Phone: 02-9934244

Location: Alon Shvut

Hours: 14:00-23:00

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