Wheel Chair Accessible Touring sites

Below is a list of sites that can be accessed with a wheelchair.  

 

Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s Old City – There is a marked path through Jewish Quarter.  Sites include: Kever David (tradional site), Cardo, Hurva Synagogue, Burnt House, Arab Shuk, Batei Machse, Museum of the Last Stand

Kotel is accessible

Tunnel Tours of the Western Wall (Kotel)– call to clarify current access.

Southern Wall Excavations – partial; full access to Davidson museum

Ir David (City of David)– only the visitor’s center where you can get view of area

Museums:

Israel Museum

Bible Lands Museum

 Islamic Art

Hall of Heroism – Underground museum

Citadel of David night sound and light show is accessible.

Yad Vashem

Herzl museum

Music museum

Museum of Zion

 

Other Jerusalem sites and activities:

Sifting project at Emek Tzurim- will need to drive to site

Har HaZaytim

Haas Promenade

Between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

Har Adar (Radar Hill)

Mini Israel

Latrun Tank museum

Na’ot Kedumim

 

Gush Etzion

New Visitor's Center and interactive presentation 

Zomet Intitute on Halacha and Technology

Pina Chama for soldiers

Oz V'gaon memorial recreational park

 

 

Tel Aviv

Hall of Independence (let them know in advance - when you arrive, they will open side gate for access);

Palmach Museum, Diaspora Museum

Enjoy a delicious meal at the port

Neve Tzedek

Carmel Market

Sarona Park and Market

Na Laga’at Center – dinner in the dark, theater

Old Jaffa

Appolonia national park – (Herziliya)

Ein Afek Nature Reserve

Nahal HaShofet – 1 mid-level uphill

Caesarea – many parts – but in those parts there are some rough terrain

Zichron Yaakov – Pedestrian Street, Synagogue, Museum of First Aliya

Tishbi Winery

Ramat HaNadiv – Beautiful gardens at Rothschild memorial

Bahai Gardens overlook

Yehi’am Fortress National Park

Bar’am

Tel Dan Nature Reserve

Mitzpe Gadot

Har Ben Tal

Talmudic Village of Katzrin

Katzrin musum

Gamla

Um el Kanatir (Oct 2017)

Madjrassa – dry path

Hula Nature Reserve

Agam HaHula

Nahal Harod – Harod Stream

Beit Alfa

Belvoir Crusader Fortress -

Tzippori – with difficulty

Kasr el Yahud – Location where Am YIsrael crossed into Eretz Yisrael at the end of the Exodus

Dead Sea Region

Qumran

Einot Tzukim – Dead Sea park

Masada – they offer an electric wheel chair – must be reserved in advance (02-991-1117).  If not available – I suggest ask park ranger to drive person to bathhouse structure then the rest is downhill.

Hatzerim air force museum

 

Top beaches:  Israel has 23 wheelchair accessible beaches.  A few have special Beach wheelchairs

Tel Aviv:

Hilton Hotel’s Beach has long ramps to beach – ending a few feet from the water.  Can request their special BEACH WHEELCHAIR that can be rolled into the water – they have 2 of them.

Metzitzim beach- Disabled parking, disabled toilets, access to shaded cover for disabled, near the water line.

 

Ashdod Mei Ami Beach has a nice path that allows you to get very close to the water

Haifa Dado beach – Disabled parking, disabled toilets, beach access.

Beit Yanai beach-Disabled toilets, accessible restaurant, disabled parking, moderate leverage to the beach.

Netanya Sironit beach- Disabled parking (requires payment), special wheelchairs for the beach.

Herzliya Eden beach - Disabled parking, disabled toilets, beach access.




Eyetours - Judy Auerbach Licensed Israeli Tour Guide
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