Water Parks – South of Tel Aviv

Water parks are an extremely popular way of spending a hot summer’s day. Here are some water parks in the south of Tel Aviv.

Ashkeluna Water Park

Dahlia Beach Ashkelon

See also  Ashkeluna (Hebrew) Website

Ashkeluna Water Park, near Dahila Beach in the coastal city of Ashkelon, is a religious-friendly and “shomer shabbat” water park that opens from Lag B’Omer to Rosh Chodesh Elul. For religious families (especially those who come on a Bar Mitzvah tour in Israel) who also want to have a rip-roaring fun in and with the water, Ashkeluna Water Park is an ideal destination.

There are several attractions at Ashkeluna park, including super-fast kamikaze rides, slalom rides and rappelling. For smaller children, there is also a “Kids World” for toddlers with five mini slides and a small pool for children under age eight. The water park also boasts a semi-Olympic-sized swimming pool and a large lagoon pool.

Beit Halomotay – Dreamland Water Park

Givat Brenner (Rehovot Area)

See also Dreamland Hebrew Website

Beit Halomotay is a lot more than just a water park for children. It is also a fun amusement park with a variety of attractions and activities for the whole family. It holds a variety of workshops and activities specifically aimed for kids, even including cooking and even “birthday food” workshops! There are also other sites of interest,including a zoo, a museum, and an amusement park, as well as nature walks and trips. It also organizes summer camps.

Beit Halomotay is full of creativity, surprises and opportunities to play that challenge the imagination, including a special train to allow children to explore.


Lake TLV

Menachim Begin Park, Tel Aviv

Lake TLV is touted to be the biggest and the leading water ski site in the country. It is located in the heart of Menachem Begin Park (next to the renewed Sharon Park) in southern Tel Aviv, Lake TLV offers a variety of water sports activities on a large man-made lake. It is also a good place to take your water ski and wakeboard lessons, watch national and international wakeboard championships, meet the best wakeboard riders in Israel and enjoy a variety of extreme sport facilities.

Cable skiing, one of the popular activities there, is suitable for both inexperienced amateurs and professionals who use it for training and competitions.

Other activities offered include bike trails, fitness facilities, lawn areas, and so much more. It is a great place to be active and to try more adventurous water sports for groups of friends, families, and companies that are looking for a fun “team building.”