Plan a Post-Lockdown Adventure in Gush Etzion

Below is a list of various sites across Gush Etzion that are now open and operating under the “Tav Hasagol” guidelines outlined by the Ministry of Health.

Visitors are now welcome to travel through nature and heritage sites, to visit exciting attractions and tzimmers, and enjoy food from a variety of wineries and restaurants.

Explore nature sites across the Gush here.
The government recently approved the opening of tzimmers to nuclear families! Click here for a list of Gush Etzion tzimmers.
Click here for a list of restaurants in Gush Etzion operating through take-away/delivery.

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.
The heritage center is open by prior arrangement only.
Phone: 02-9935160
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Kfar Etzion Visitors Center
Location: Kibbutz Kfar Etzion
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Welcome to a memorable experience of taste, colors, and lots of creativity. Celebrate a special occasion or just treat yourself any weekday!
The workshop lasts an hour and a half. In the workshop, we will learn all the different ways to temper and produce chocolate, as well as all the different types of chocolate. Afterwards, we will make different chocolate products such as chocolate sheets, truffles, and chocolate bars, each of which is individually packaged and personalized.
Raise a L’Chaim of liqueur made in the Gush. Music and good atmosphere.
The workshops are open only to nuclear families with prior coordination.
Phone: Shahar- 054-4792611
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Shokoladshik
Location: Kfar Etzion Commercial Center
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Shlomo’s Pets

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 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!!
New at Shlomo’s Pets– Camel riding for 20 nis!
Must coordinate in advance.
Phone: Shlomo- 055-6660897 | 0525709464 | 0527170962 | 02-5020188
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Shlomo’s Pets
Address: Sde Bar Farm
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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.
Must coordinate in advance.
Come join us under the shade of enchanting eucalyptus and pine trees in the heart of the forest.
Phone: 052-5992737
Website: Kashuela
E-mail: [email protected]
Location: Gevaot
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Kfar Etzion Field School

The Kfar Etzion Field School arranges tours and guides groups of youth, adults, soldiers, teachers, tourists, and students throughout Gush Etzion, the Judean Hills, Jerusalem, the Judean Desert, and the Judean plain.
At the Field School you can rent bicycles, join organized tours, and learn to drive a jeep.
Phone: 02-9935133
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Kfar Etzion Field School
Location: Kibbutz Kfar Etzion
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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!
Opening hours: requires prior coordination
Phone: 02-9932111 | 052-3121097
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Visitzomet
Location: Alon Shvut
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ReGush Thrills!

ReGush ATV and Jeep company specializes in amazing and unique experience tours in the Gush Etzion region, the Jerusalem Mountains and the Judean Desert. Enjoy state-of-the-art, fast-moving Razor ATVs believed to be the best in the world.
ReGush offers individual tours, couples, families and large groups (ages 2 to 120). With us, you can choose guided field trips for 60, 90 or 120 minutes, on a variety of routes, including a stop for explanations and observations. Our hiking trails pass through magical paths and coveted corners, with spectacular scenery and unique vantage points in Gush Etzion.
Contact us and customize your experience today!

Phone: 050-4651888 | 052-8348099
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: “ריגוש- ReGush”
Location: Alon Shvut
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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.
You can choose to experience the Gush’s one of a kind breathtaking views while driving the vehicle yourself or by being driven by one of our trained guides.
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.
Opening hours: requires prior coordination.
Phone: 054-318-3333
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: טרקטורוני גוש עציון
Location: Deer Land Farm
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Caliber 3

Caliber 3,Israeli Counter-terror &  Security Academy- combining Zionism, fighting, and Jewish heroism with exciting, extreme experiences for people of all ages.
The activities are suitable for families, schools, youth group activities, employee fun-days and guests from abroad.
All the programs must be reserved with advanced coordination.
Phone: 02-6734334
E-mail: [email protected]
Location: Etzion Industrial Park
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Iris’s Chocolate Workshops

When chocolate, art, and love meet, a sweet experience results! Chocolate workshops for the whole family, suitable from age 4 to 120, and for any occasion- couple’s or family workshops, Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebrations, birthdays, bachelorette parties, and more. Workshops available in my Neve Daniel studio, or in your own home! In addition to the price agreed upon in advance, high-quality chocolate pralines with surprising flavors and family chocolate at-home workshop kits are available for sale.
Let’s create sweet moments together! – Iris
Opening hours: requires prior coordination.
Phone: 054-3377513
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: Iris Kaufman
Facebook: השוקולד של איריס

Herodion Horse Ranch

The farm is located in Sde-Bar, near Mount Herodion in eastern Gush Etzion and overlooks the Dead Sea.
The farm was established to assist children with disabilities and engage in therapeutic riding and sport riding.
You can come, by appointment, and enjoy a variety of activities that take place on the farm.
Phone: Devorah: 054-9059376  | Yohonatan: ן: 054-2376651  | Talia: 054-8004524  |  02-5020188
Website: Herodion Horse Ranch
Location: Sde Bar Farm