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Vidor Center

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Great spot to learn about Arava desert and sample local produce

My wife, sister and I recently visited the Vidor Visitors' Center and highly recommend it. The... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Sharon W
San Francisco, California, United States
Interesting educational outing

Good stop on the way to Eilat. Learned about Israeli farming innovation and got to see cool... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Eli E
los Angeles
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Hazeva Junction, Hazeva, Israel
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

My wife, sister and I recently visited the Vidor Visitors' Center and highly recommend it. The Center is primarily a small, but lovely, museum with excellent interactive exhibits describing various aspects of the Arava Desert. One fun feature for children is the "sand pit" which...More

1  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

WE WERE THREE FAMILES WITH KIDS...The Place is very informative ..quiet interesting for kids...THEY GAVE GOOD EXPLAINATION OF FARMING IN DESERT IN CONTROLLED CLIMATE and same with fishes.... Technology at its best... A small 3D movie was shown regarding the arava region and its growth...One...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Good stop on the way to Eilat. Learned about Israeli farming innovation and got to see cool produce. The whole thing takes about an hour.

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

I learned a great deal about the establishment of farming here in the desert and the tremendous work that has been done to protect the environment while still yielding amazing crops

1  Thank Eileen V
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The educational 3D video gave an insight on how the Arava region came to life and informs us on the current Agriculture and Tourism. The Agriculture Research & Info centre is more of Private in nature and helps the farmers in the region free of...More

1  Thank vickygada
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

All of the exhibits in the vidor centre are extremely well done. Very interesting and insightful into not only the agriculture in the Arava, but also life and the geology here. This place is great for people of all ages and I think it is...More

1  Thank Justin P
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is one of the most fascinating places I visited in Israel, the visitor center itself and the whole Arava in general. The visitor center is brand new and very modern. You get to see the newest varieties of fruits and vegetables that are grown...More

1  Thank mishal84
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Drove through magnificent desert scenery from Sde Boker and through the Large Crater and Maale Akrabim to the Vidor Center in Hatzeva - a recommended route in itself - and was shown great hospitality by the Visitor Center staff . This is a world class...More

3  Thank ZEL L
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We went to the Vidor Visitor Center located in Hatzeva, in the Arava Valley. Great for families with kids. First you go into the theater and see a short video, then you take a tour of the greenhouse, and then you go to a place...More

1  Thank HelenS247
Reviewed 29 May 2015

In the middle of the Arava desert, this is an oasis where flowers and vegetables are grown for export. A film, an interactive exhibit and a tour of the hothouses are well worth a visit. Honey and jam and cosmetic products from the farm are...More

1  Thank Dickstein
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