Southern District, Israel
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Our most recommended Southern District, Israel Day Trips

  • Eliat: Coral Reef Snorkeling Trip with Instructor

    1. Eliat: Coral Reef Snorkeling Trip with Instructor

    Snorkel the underwater world of Eliat's colorful coral reefs, and admire the more than 10,000 different kinds of fish, sponges, coral and other sea creatures that live there. Take the option for an underwater photo shoot to take some great memories home with you, if you like. Assemble at the meeting point, and rent or purchase your mask, snorkel, and fins from the local partner's diving center. Then, set off an unforgettable journey to Eliat's coral reefs. Receive brief instructions on swimming techniques and equipment safety rules from your experienced instructor before plunging into the water. Capture the experience by ordering an underwater, digital photo shoot from the diving center, at additional cost. Make fantastic souvenirs with photos of your friends and family with the abundant sealife and vibrant corals in the background. Please note that you cannot touch anything while you...

    Alex was a great snorkel guide and he brought us to part of the reef with all types of beautiful coral and fish. I really loved the Get your Guide experience and highly recommend it.

  • Eliat: Introduction to Scuba Diving

    2. Eliat: Introduction to Scuba Diving

    Experience a perfect trial for those who aren’t sure if they’d like to scuba dive or not. Choose from a 25 or 40-minute dive for a taste of the scuba diving experience. After arriving at the dive center, fill out a brief medical form and get a thorough briefing on the equipment you’ll be using. After a transfer to the dive site, you’ll be off and running on your diving experience. The dive begins with a 10-15 minute briefing by an experienced instructor in Russian, English, or Hebrew. Then, on the level that allows your head to stay above the surface, go through a few tasks designed to make you feel confident in the water and with the scuba equipment. After that, proceed to actual trial scuba diving. Your instructor will confidently lead you to the magical underwater world of bright coral and colorful fish, always next to you to assure your safety. After the dive, head back to the dive...

    It was a perfect introduction into diving. the instructors were so nice and helpful. very calm as well.

  • Eilat Mountains: Sunset Jeep Adventure to Mount Joash

    3. Eilat Mountains: Sunset Jeep Adventure to Mount Joash

    After pickup from your hotel, head to the jeep gathering point. From this point you'll ascend through the wadi along Nahal Solomon, Rehoboam Nahal, Jehoshaphat Nahal up to 725 meters above sea level on the way to Mount Joash. At a few stopping points, your guide will share stories about the history of the area.  You'll also stop for a little picnic with pita bread with local labane cheese and a cup of herbal tea, before continuing up to the last point of your trip. From this observation point you'll be able to see four countries, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. After visiting Mount Joash you'll head back to your hotel.

    Great jeep tour booked for the evening I arrived. Awesome way to start my 5 day get away in Eilat

  • Eilat: Camel Safari with Bedouin Meal

    4. Eilat: Camel Safari with Bedouin Meal

    On arrival at the camel farm, receive a safety briefing and instructions for riding a trusty desert steed. Then, climb up onto your camel and enjoy a ride across the sandy terrain consisting of a circular ride through the beautiful desert landscape of the Eilat Mountains Reserve. Learn how to master the rolling gait and enjoy the views from your elevated perch. After your roughly 1.5 hour ride, return to the camel farm and enjoy a Bedouin tea, made with mint-flavored habak. Sip on the refreshing brew and relax as you chat over your camel ride adventures then sit down to a delicious Bedouin sit-meal. Traditional Bedouin meals usually consist of small plates of food shared between everyone, so expect to dig into tasty dishes such as fluffy Bedouin flatbreads (Bedouin pita made on the spot), labneh cheese, olives and tea brewed from desert plants, unique to Eilat. As you eat, absorb the to...

  • Masada & Dead Sea Tour: Full-Day from Jerusalem

    5. Masada & Dead Sea Tour: Full-Day from Jerusalem

    Start the day with pick-up from your hotel in Jerusalem and head to the Dead Sea, via the Judean hills. Your drive continues from there along the shores of the Dead Sea, to the desert fortress of Masada. Arrive at Masada, where your guide will tell you about the heroic story of the Jewish fighters. You’ll ascend Masada by cable car and then tour the mountain fortress that was built by King Herod. This is the spot where the Zealots of the 1st century made their last stand against the Roman troops. You’ll explore the site to see the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors and Roman baths. When you've completed this part of the tour, descend Masada by cable car. Your next destination is the Dead Sea. Its shores are the lowest point on dry land on earth! You’ll have the opportunity to float and swim in the Dead Sea waters that many believe have special ther...

    It was a great experience. I recomend this tour! Enough time at Dead sea; 2 hours... Guide was excelent! All the best!

  • From Jerusalem: Masada, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Guided Tour

    6. From Jerusalem: Masada, Ein Gedi, Dead Sea Guided Tour

    Begin your full-day excursion with a drive through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea region. Stop at the foot of Mount Masada, the ancient fortress constructed in Roman times. Ascend Masada by cable car, for an additional fee and explore the site at your own pace. Continue to Ein Gedi, a nature reserve and oasis where you can enjoy a short hike. Next on the itinerary is a visit to the Dead Sea and a private beach and spa. Float in the healing waters and immerse yourself in the therapeutic mud.

    The tour does not start as mention in get your guide at 8:30 it starts at 7:30 am. Any way we had to wait for the people from tel aviv to arrive and they where late. The guide was ok

  • From Eilat: Petra Full-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

    7. From Eilat: Petra Full-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

    The tour departs from Eilat and heads towards Petra, crossing the Aravah border along the way. Ride through the dusty desert landscapes, and marvel at the vast sandy scenery that stretches out all around you. Follow the scenic route alongside the mountains before arriving at Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Upon arrival, explore the highlights of the site with your expert guide and listen to fascinating stories and legends about the people who once lived here. As you amble around, admire the vibrant hues of the rocks from which most of the buildings here were carved, earning Petra the nickname ‘red-rose city’. Following your tour, enjoy some free time to wander around the site at your own leisure and focus on the areas that interest you most. After the tour, start the return journey to Eilat in the direction of the port region of Aqaba. Along the drive, stop at a selection...

    The trip, was great. We just had some problems with pick up time, the bus was late about half hour. But we recommend to all tourist of Izrael:)

  • From Eilat: Petra Full-Day Tour

    8. From Eilat: Petra Full-Day Tour

    After an early departure from Eilat and crossing into Jordan, you will travel 2-3 hours along the scenic mountain route, to Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. After passing the Obelisks in front of the cave, you will enter the narrow, 1,200 meter long canyon, the Siq, where you have the option to ride for the first few hundred meters. As you walk through the gorge with the towering red stone on either side, you can marvel at the incredible sites carved into the red mountain. The magnificent exterior of the treasury with its Corinthian columns is particularly well-preserved as it is deeply carved into the rock and protected by overhanging rock. To give you an idea of the height, the funeral urn alone, tucked away up in the heart of the exterior is eleven feet high.  The monumental building known as Ad Deir, is over forty meters high, its columns reaching more than two storie...

  • Eilat: Sailing Experience on the Red Sea

    9. Eilat: Sailing Experience on the Red Sea

    Leaving Eilat’s northern marina, you will begin your journey by heading southbound on a sailboat. Powered mainly by the wind, the sailboat provides an exceptional experience for everyone. Guided by experienced sailing staff, you will learn the geography and nature of the gulf as well as expert boating techniques. After you anchor in proximity to the coral reef, you can easily jump ship to snorkel and observe the Red Sea’s colorful sea life, cool down in the deep blue water, or chill with refreshments on board. On your way back to the northern marina, you will enjoy beverages and music as you soak in the stunning landscape. This must-see sailing tour takes you into the Red Sea, where you can enjoy the unique contrast between the deep blue sea and the towering desert mountains. Enjoying the rich kaleidoscope of underwater life and sailing on an authentic sailboat is bound to be one of th...

    This was well run and a perfect way to end the day in Eilat. The boat was clean, people were friendly and the snorkeling and paddle boards were in good condition.

  • From Jerusalem: Masada and Dead Sea Tour

    10. From Jerusalem: Masada and Dead Sea Tour

    Benefit from pickup at your hotel, and then drive through the Judean Desert and Jordan Valley on the way to the Dead Sea, almost 400 meters below sea level. Travel along the shores of the sea to the ancient settlement of Masada, King Herod's desert fortress perched high on a rock above. Enter what was once a series of castles that formed the final stronghold inhabited by freedom fighters who courageously waged war against the Roman Empire. Listen to the remarkable tale about those who chose to die over enslavement under an enemy regime. Descend by cable car and continue to the shores of the Dead Sea to enjoy the therapeutic properties of the mud and salt-rich water. Experience the unique sensation of floating on water before driving back across the desert to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Southern District, Israel

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 1,619 reviews

We had a very nice and exciting jeep adventure with Alexander. We completely recommend this experience. The landscape in the desert is amazing and bread taking. Just go for it you won't regret it.

We had a fantastic time. We crawled through a 6,000-year-old mine! Our guide was amazing - knowledgeable and fun, and took great care of us especially in the heat.

This was well run and a perfect way to end the day in Eilat. The boat was clean, people were friendly and the snorkeling and paddle boards were in good condition.

It was a perfect introduction into diving. the instructors were so nice and helpful. very calm as well.

Our tour guide was amazing and the surroundings were beautiful