Hadera is a city located in the Haifa District of Israel, in the northern Sharon region It was established in 1891 as a farming colony by members of the Zionist group, Hovevei Zion, from Lithuania and Latvia. It is very famous, due to its many attractions, some of which are listed below. Read on to find out more about the top 10 things to do in Hadera, Israel!
1. HaSharon Park
HaSharon Park is an Israeli National Park, located alongside Highway 4 with its entrance going through Hadera West Railway Station. The park consists of a large forest, full of carob and Mount Tabor oak trees. It is bordered by the Alexander Stream National Park. On weekends and holidays, when the weather is nice, it is definitely a wonderful spot to spend a few hours with small kids and there are usually pony rides.
Website: HaSharon Park
2. Technoda Technological Education and Science Center
Technoda Technological Education and Science Center is great for everyone! It is the most advanced science school and planetarium in Hadera and the surrounding areas. They offer interesting, engaging, and entertaining activities for kids and the whole family, that you’ll truly love and enjoy. Aside from this, the stations are manned with very helpful young people. This is a highly recommended place, by many!
Technoda Technological Education and Science Center
Address: Harav Nissim 2, P.O 1144, Givat Olga, Hadera, 38110
3. Beit Feinberg
Beit Feinberg is actually a small museum, filled with historical value and including an adjacent cafe. Here, you will find a fine dining experience with a pleasant atmosphere. This place is amazing and has been reconstructed but the greatness of food and atmosphere is retained.
Address: Jabotinsky 34 St on the corner of Hagiborim St., Hadera
Website: Beit Feinberg (in Hebrew)
4. Bitsat Zeita Reserve
If you like riding bikes, the Bitsat Zeita Reserve for you. Even if bike riding isn’t your thing, it’s still a good idea to visit this beautiful park, where you can see the fish and enjoy the nature.
5. Agmon Hefer (אגמון חפר)
Agmon Hefer (אגמון חפר) is a great place to watch birds, especially in the early morning and at sunset. The area is still developing, with tourism development programs being undertaken by various entities and the possibility of a future airport, Hajdu. So what are you waiting for? Come now and witness the development going on around here!
Address: Agmon, Hadera, Israel
Website: Agmon Hefer (in Hebrew)
6. Gorens Vacation Rental Beach House
If you want to go swimming in a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, Gorens Vacation Rental Beach House is the perfect place for you! Spend your day here, lie under the sun, swim in the clear water, and enjoy the stunning scenery.
Gorens Vacation Rental Beach House
Address: Mishmar ha-Yam St 32, Hadera, 3835122, Israel
Website: Gorens Vacation Rental Beach House
7. The Eucalyptus Route
Are you looking for a place where you can’t hear any unnecessary and unpleasant noises, like cars? If so, here is what you are looking for! If you want fresh air to breathe and the ecstatic view of eucalyptus, orange trees, and ponds with ornamental fish and turtles, why not come now?
This route passes through the ancient buildings of the early settlement of Hadera, with its charming palms and it gives a taste of how people lived, years ago. The route is marked on the pavement but you can also print or open a map on your mobile.
The Eucalyptus Route
Address: Sderot Rothschild, HaMeyiasdim Park, Hadera, Israel
8. Tel Gedor Reserve
Tel Gedor reserve boasts rolling sand dunes, coastal cliffs and pristine beaches. With cliffs that reach a height of 33 meters (108 feet) above sea level, this is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Hadera, where you can immerse yourself in nature and see some of the rich marine life of the area.
Beware that the edge of the cliff is not stable and you should not stand on it as it can collapse. However, this is a beautiful place to visit during hot weather and a great place to cool down in the ocean.
Website: Tel Gedor (in Hebrew)
9. Shvil Hatapuzim
Shvil Hatapuzim is a park, perfect for everyone. There are benches to sit on and a small cafeteria where you can get some snacks. There are lots of activities for children here, such as waterslides, wall climbing, go karts, a rain room and so much more. There is also a maze and orange groves where the kids will surely love picking oranges directly from the trees. For a small fee of 15 ILS (4.26 USD), you can take some oranges home that you’ve picked yourself!
This place is quite big and gets crowded during Passover but you can still manage to find a good spot to have a picnic with your family, peacefully. It is quite clean even when crowded. The entrance fee is quite high if you pay on site, without previous arrangements, so try to find discounts in advance. Also, it might be advisable to come prepared with a picnic and try to get a place with grass around it. Nevertheless, this is a must-visit place if you are visiting Hadera, Israel.
Address: Gan Shmu'el, Hadera, Israel
Website: Shvil Hatapuzim (in Hebrew)
10. Park Hadera Lake
The place is a pretty and natural location, in the shadows of the Hadera Power Station. The roads leading into it are left over from the British Empire. While they have not been upgraded, they have held up to nature fairly well. The rehabilitation of the area since the development of the power station has been done well and the once polluted stream is now clear. There are big plans afoot to further develop this area along the Mediterranean. Come now!
Here we come, Hadera!
Now you have some information on the most visited places in Hadera, Israel. Who wouldn’t want to come and try the places mentioned above? And who wouldn’t be mesmerized by the stunning views in this part of Israel? So, what are you waiting for? Visit now and have fun wandering around Hadera!
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