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The Agamon Hula-JNF

The Agamon Hula-JNF Nature and Birding Park is located at the heart of the Hula Valley, which constitutes one of the most important bird migration routes in the world. Every migration season (autumn and fall), over half a billion migratory birds fly over this area. Thousands of them stay at the Agamon during winter time while others opt to nest here during the spring and summer seasons.

Over the years, a unique ecological system of regional and international importance has evolved in the Agamon area. The park is a leading ecological tourism site in Israel and abroad, and forms a role model of cooperation between nature, tourism and agriculture.
The site can be toured by means of various types of bicycles, electric vehicles, guided tours in a Safari wagon and special tours in line with the season.
A new visitor center is currently opening at the Agamon Hula, where visitors can enjoy a variety of innovative attractions: a Bird Wall, an elaborate audio-visual spectacle (Mini-Hula), Flying with the Cranes (virtual reality), nature films and more… (Due to the Tav Sagol instructions, all of the attractions at the visitor center are currently closed to the public until further notice).
Agamon Hula invites you to a magnificent, magical experience in nature, and enjoy a close observation of thousands of birds, animals, and unique vegetation in their natural habitat.
The site's opening hours:
Sunday – Thursday Entrance 08:00-17:30, stay until 19:00

Friday, Saturday, holiday and intermediate days Entrance 08:00-17:30, stay until 19:00

Tav Sagol instructions:
:Please be sure to follow the instructions during your entire stay at Agamon Hula
- Wearing a mask is obligatory
- Keep a distance of 2 meters
- Avoid gathering
Please follow the instructions of the ushers and rangers in the field!

Agamon Hula Activities

Bicycle Rentals
Come and experience the Agamon Hula on a bicycle, and tour the magical paths among the orchards and the around the body of water.
In Agamon Hula there is a flat and easy to ride route that is approximately 8 km long, along which there are lovely corners that entice you to take your time and enjoy the abundance of landscapes, vegetation, animals and birds. Along the route you will find lookouts, and it is always worth stopping at the nature and bird guide who is waiting just for you, with great knowledge to share and a telescope.
The Botanical Garden for Marsh and Water Plants
is an exquisite, magical corner where you will find vegetation that is endemic to the Hula Valley and various kinds of animals.
Single bicycle for adult / child (available with baby chair, no extra charge).
Staff recommendation – rental of binoculars
The binoculars enable observation of the different birds, to follow their behavior and enjoy the glory of nature.
Bicycles are rented for 3 hours.
Guided tours in the Safari Wagon
The guided birding tours in the Safari wagon enable the visitors a relative proximity that does not disturb the various birds and animals. Every hour in nature has its unique behavioral features and charm. Some animals and birds are active during the day time while others may be observed solely at the seam between day and night. Available tours include sunrise tours, day tours, sunset tours, and twilight tours.
Staff recommendation – rental of binoculars
The binoculars enable observation of the different birds, to follow their behavior and enjoy the glory of nature.
Eco-friendly electric car rental (Club Car)
A pleasant family ride experience in a noiseless, eco-friendly electric car along the magical Agamon paths among the orchards and the body of water. The route is approximately 8.5 km long with lookouts and a Botanical Garden for Marsh and Water Plants. It is highly recommended to stop at the lookouts and receive guidance, to tour the botanical garden and enjoy the splendor of nature all year round. Staff recommendation – rental of binoculars. The binoculars enable observation of the different birds, to follow their behavior and enjoy the glory of nature.
Available vehicles for a couple, four and six persons.
Driving is permitted with the presentation of a valid driver's license, from the age of 21.
The vehicles are time limited for a minimum of 1 1/4 hr.
Probable standby.
A virtual guide
A special application activated via GPS that enables you to receive guidance on route and is accompanied by amazing nature films that were taken at the Agamon Hula.
Staff recommendation – rental of binoculars and bird guide
The binoculars enable observation of the different birds, to follow their behavior and enjoy the glory of nature.
The Botanical Garden for Marsh and Water Plants at the Agamon Hula-JNF
The garden's paths and water pools invite you to experience the world of moist habitats which restore the natural ecosystem of the Hula Valley. Among the water bodies and the banks, nearly 100 different species of marsh and water plants are revealed in their unique form of growth, affording us a glimpse into the marvelous relations between plants and water, researchers and birds.
The garden, which covers nearly 30 dunam (1 Dunam = 1000 sq mt, or 1/4 acres) was established by the JNF (Jewish National Fund) in 2009 as part of a project for the rehabilitation of peat lands in the Hula Valley. Its purpose is to preserve the endemic vegetation of the historic Hula Lake and swamps and serve as a shelter garden for rare plants, some of which are defined as endangered species.
The botanical garden further serves as an educational and research tool and hosts tours and workshops, research and observations.

Special Tours

Waking Up with Birds (Sunrise Tour)
Picture this… First light, white morning mists envelop the dark earth, winter puddles fill up slowly with colorful ducks, bare trees following effoliation serve as lookout posts for birds of prey, snow capped mountains, a swamp cat retires to his lair in the thicket of the reeds after another successful hunting night, and the calls of tens of thousands of cranes heralding a new day. Morning rises in Agamon Hula.
Early in the morning with the first light, we will set out in the Safari wagon on a unique tour that enables a close look at thousands of birds. At times, the valley is covered by a veil of mist that slowly dissipates as the tour progresses, adding a mysterious, magical atmosphere to the tour. At the end of the tour, you are invited to indulge yourself with steaming herbal tea and cookies.
Tour duration is approximately two hours. Preregistration is required.
Flying with Birds (Sunset Tour)
As the last rays of the sun light up the Naftali mountains nature celebrates the end of the day… The skies are painted with sunset colors, the birds prepare themselves for the night, and the nocturnal creatures await the coming nightfall.
In the winter months – a special and exciting experience! At sunset, the cranes congregate to spend the night in the Agamon Hula waters. It is a celebration of sound and sight of tens of thousands of cranes in flight. Tour duration is approximately one hour and a quarter. Preregistration is required.
Twilight Tour
When day and night meet, silence falls on the Hula Valley, the light softens and the magic begins… With a flutter of wings and last chitter-chatter, the day birds congregate for the night while the nocturnal animals wake and prepare for hunting: swamp cats, barn owls, bats, howling jackals and many more surprises…
A spectacular guided tour in the Safari wagon that is finalized with indulging herbal tea and light refreshments.
Tour duration is approximately two hours. Preregistration is required.
Booking groups by prior arrangement
Rules and Conduct at the Site:
- Please respect the environment and do not litter
- Help us preserve the fauna and flora at the site
- Follow the instructions of the rangers and guides in the field
- Private pets are not allowed at the site for ecological reasons
- It is prohibited to operate drones at the site
- Fishing is prohibited at the site!
- Night camping / stay at the site is prohibited
- Entering with private vehicles is prohibited
- Entering with electric vehicles is prohibited
- Entrance to the site is permitted with the presentation of an entrance ticket
Price Lists - Entrance Price List
VisitorPriceComments
Adult35 NIS 
Child21 NISAge 5-18
Senior citizen18 NISSenior citizen certificate
Soldier21 NISRecruitment certificate
Student39 NISStudent card
Disabled person18 NISDisability certificate
East Galilee Cluster resident10 NISID card
Annual family subscription East Galilee Cluster resident60 NISSubscription card
Annual individual subscription150 NISSubscription card
Annual family subscription400 NISSubscription card

* When renting an attraction, the entrance ticket will be credited for NIS 10, not including local residents and annual subscription holders.

Bicycle Price List
Attractions Price List – attached separately!
Type of BicyclePriceComments
Single bicycle50 NISTime limited
Single bicycle – child42 NISAge 8-12 (no aid wheels)
3 hr. time limit
2 persons bicycle140 NIS+ 1 child age 1-5 and 1 child age 5-12.
3 hr. limit
4 persons bicycle190 NIS+ 1 child age 1-5 and 1 child age 5-12.
3 hr. limit
Eco-friendly Vehicle Price List
Vehicle Type Price Comments
2 persons vehicle 149 NIS 1 1/4 hr. limit. Possible waiting time
4 persons vehicle 199 NIS 1 1/4 hr. limit. Possible waiting time
6 persons vehicle 259 NIS 1 1/4 hr. limit. Possible waiting time
Agamonit – 14-16 persons 48 NIS per person 1 1/4 hr. limit. Possible waiting time

* Presentation of a valid driving license

* Age +21

Safari Wagon Price List
Tour Type Price Comments Tour Duration
Sunrise Tour 85 NIS Child (age 3-12) 65 NIS 2 hr. Preregistration
Day Tour 59 NIS Child (age 3-12) 51 NIS 1 hr. Preregistration
Sunset Tour 64 NIS Child (age 3-12) 55 NIS 1 1/4 hr. Preregistration
Twilight Tour 85 NIS Child (age 3-12) 65 NIS 1 1/2 hr. Preregistration
Night Tour 85 NIS Child (age 3-12) 65 NIS 1 1/2 hr. Preregistration
Photographer Sunrise Tour 130 NIS Photographers only 2 hr. Preregistration

* Child 0-3 No charge

* Preregistration required

* A closed Safari wagon can be reserved in advance according to a separate price list

Our Recommendation:
 PriceComments
Private Guide350 NIS2 hr. Professional guidance adapted to the activity
Binoculars + bird guide rental20 ש"ח 
Visit to the Bird Ringing StationComming soon…

* Prices include VAT

* Price list validity 31.8.21

* The company maintains its right to change the price list at any time