​Akhziv National Park

Created Doron Nissim

Meet ​Akhziv National Park

Blue bays and rocky crevices, sandstone ridges and rare plants, sea turtle nesting sites, the remains of the biblical town of Akhziv, and the sea-pool bathing beach

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Main points of interest

  • Lagoons and sea pools – at the Akhziv bathing beach and national park there are sea pools that are a wonderful combination of natural phenomenon and the work of man. There are two sea pools on the beach: a shallow pool, and a deep-water pool.
  • Picnic areas and outdoor recreation areas –Akhziv National Park has extensive picnic and camping areas for the use of visitors (around 25 dunams), as well as a regulated bathing beach.
  • The ancient fishing village – the ruins of the center of an ancient fishing village, built of local stone.The former Club Med holiday village – in the south of the park is a sandy bathing beach and enchanting lagoon.
    Rosh Hanikra Beach Nature Reserve – a declared nature reserve. The nature reserve covers an area of 230 dunams, and is 2300 m long and 100 m wide, from the shore to the railway line. Betset Beach, an authorized bathing beach, segments the nature reserve.
  • Rosh Hanikra National Park – the park includes the western part of the Ladder Ridge, from the seashore to an elevation of 130 m above sea level. Within the area of the national park are the famous crevices of Rosh Hanikra, and underwater caves produced by the waves striking the limestone cliffs – a unique natural phenomenon in Israel. The Rosh Hanikra site is in the national park, and offers a cable car descending to the crevices, an audiovisual display in the railway tunnel, and a tourist train travelling between Rosh Hanikra and Akhziv National Park.
  • Day and overnight camping – within the Akhziv National Park is a parking lot that serves as a starting point for touring the area, and an overnight camp site.

​Akhziv National Park

Useful Information
Opening Hours

                                        Entrance to the park closes one hour before cited closing time                                    
Summer hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 17:00 - 08:00 Friday and holiday eves: 16:00 - 08:00 Winter hours: Sunday–Thursday and Saturday: 16:00 - 08:00 Friday and holiday eves: 15:00 - 08:00 Holiday eves: 13:00 - 08:00 Yom Kippur eve: 13:00 - 08:00

Please note:

There are no bathing services [M1] at the southern bathing beach – the “former Club Med beach” – in the 2018 season. Bathing is prohibited on this beach.

Hours on the rest of the beach in July and August: 8:00–19:00.

Entry to the overnight campgrounds [M2] from noon. Exit at noon the next day. On holidays and Saturday we recommend you arrive early; entry is based on available space.

Beach: Monthly activity: April|May|June|July|August|September
Contact us


Email: Fax: ‎04-9522181 Instagram of Nature and Parks Authority
Entrance For Dogs

Dogs may not be brought into the reserve!

Other attractions

  • Visitor service center

  • Picnic grounds

  • Access for visitors in wheelchairs

Getting there
How to get here

3 km north of Yesod Hama’ala junction (Road 90: Rosh Pina – Kiryat Shemona), turn east.

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Entrance fees Campground Fees
Type Fee
Adult ₪ 35.00
Child ₪ 21.00
Adult in group ₪ 30.00
Child in group ₪ 18.00
Student ₪ 30.00
Israeli senior citizen ₪ 18.00
Type Fee Remarks
Adult ₪ 63.00
Child ₪ 53.00
Subscription – adult ₪ 48.00
Subscription – child ₪ 43.00
Student ₪ 35.00
Bungalow ₪ 450.00