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Timna Park

Eilat 88000, Israel
+972 8-631-6756
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Amazing place!

Last time I visited was in 1972 and I still had vivid memories from my previous visit so long time... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
dbs253
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Sydney, Australia
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Timna Park is an "Israel must see" location!

Wow...just wow! I LOVED Timna Park. I spent 5 hours exploring and marveling at the immense physical... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Stephanie H
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“copper mines” (57 reviews)
“rock formations” (29 reviews)
“colored sand” (18 reviews)
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Eilat 88000, Israel
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Last time I visited was in 1972 and I still had vivid memories from my previous visit so long time ago. The rock formations, ancient mines, rock carvings depicting chariots make this a really amazing place to visit. The lake area is a tourist trap....More

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Wow...just wow! I LOVED Timna Park. I spent 5 hours exploring and marveling at the immense physical beauty of this park. It was a very hot day, 100 degrees Fahrenheit, so I made sure to bring lots of water. I look forward to returning, when...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Take your own car there, the tours are ok but getting off the beaten path rewards you with incredible sights, the old copper mines and wall drawings are worth a visit.

Thank Olivia T
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The nature is so overwhelmingly beautiful that even the rather pathetic attempts to popularize its story can't spoil it. If you do only one thing in Eilat let it be Timna. Go early and plan to spend at least half the day.

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was part of our tour package thus I don't know the cost. We enjoyed taking some photos of pillars. This was not the type of attraction that takes a large amount of time. If you drive in and take some photos it should take...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a great time touring Timna, an excursion which combines the beauty of rock formations and history. We had an excellent guide from Desert Eco Tours, which further enhanced our experience.

Thank tenniseyeguy
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great place to visit. It is interesting and educational. We had two young children who especially enjoyed hiking paths, making sand bottles and seeing movie.

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a huge territory which I enjoyably explored. One of the most beautiful desert type view I ever saw. And very nostalgic for me. It has huge historical and archaeological value. Pricey and very Hot. You must have a car to visit.

Thank Gal E
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great place. It was a second visit. Unfortunately not enough time.... :) A lot of great places to se. Amazing views. Desert mountains. Red sand. Will defentely go back for longer.

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't actually go inside the park we were outside but I gotta say it's beautiful one of g-d's most beautiful creations!!!

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colleenbrodkin
1 October 2017|
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Response from deniselamsdell | Reviewed this property |
You can take as long as you want. There are walks to some parts that you can do or leave, many features can be done from the car - We took two to three hours and didn't do all the walks.
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Fredobegi
19 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
15 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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