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Bio Ramon - Mitzpe Ramon

Great stories of  the smaller animals, A glimpse into the amazing world of the unique animals that live hidden in the desert.  a perfect stop for kids where they can play various "find the treasure" games, and a good start to get familiar with the desert animals.

Bio Ramon

At Bio Ramon the visitor will meet the hidden animals and plants of the area, discover the special tricks and mechanisms that enable them to survive in the harsh environment, and learn about the unique ecosystem of the extreme desert.

some of the characteristics of this very small and unique "Desert Zoo",

  • Live museum
  • Professional guidance for each visitor!
  • Unique Eco-Botanical garden that represents various desert habitats with their typical plants.
  • For kids: creative artwork with the colorful sands and silts of Makhtesh Ramon.
  • For Groups: guided tours, special evening tours - by request.

Opening Hours:

Summer - Weekdays & Saturday 8:00 - 17:00, Friday & holyday eve 8:00 - 16:00
Winter - Weekdays & Saturday 8:00 - 16:00, Friday & holyday eve 8:00 - 15:00


On the northern edge of Makhtesh Ramon (crater), Next to the Visitor Center in Mitzpe Ramon (make a right turn on the second traffic square)


Road No 40, 80 KM south of Beer-Sheva

Admission Fee:

Adults -  12 NIS
Kids (above 5 years old) 6 NIS
Free Admission with Tourist Pass of the Israeli Nature and Parks authority, OR "Matmon" subscription.


Telephone: 08-6588755
Fax: 08-6588754
Ramon Park, P.O. box 340, Mitzpe Ramon