Hula Nature Reserve, Galilee Region

#2 of 8 in Wildlife in Galilee Region
Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Spreading over the wetlands, Hula Nature Reserve supports water buffaloes, nutrias, otters, and swamp turtles, plus numerous indigenous plants and 200 species of migrating birds. The project of creating Israel's first nature reserve started in the 1950s, when swamps around the lake were drained. Follow the main swamp trail, dotted by bird-watching posts, and look out for kingfishers, pelicans, storks, cormorants, cranes, and waterfowl. The visitors' center features dioramas and 3D films on wildlife and bird migration. Remember to take binoculars with you. Add Hula Nature Reserve and other attractions to your Yesod Hamaala trip itinerary using our Yesod Hamaala trip planner.
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  • A beautiful spot for bird (and other swamp wildlife) watching along a wonderful trail with bridges on the water and a viewing tower. Enjoy  more »
  • First time we have ever been to a bird sanctuary & it was fascinating. We went on a guided tour in English about an hour before sunset. Hundreds & hundreds of cranes flying, squawking, diving into.....  more »
  • We've had a great time at this place. It is not big but very nice nature resort. Winter is a best season for visiting, I think.
  • Thank you for protecting nature. A short walk surrounded by swamps, animals, fish, birds and good views all around. Fee charged at entrance and can be busy with large groups. Best to arrive early or late.

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