Entertainment and Attractions

Entertainment for Children

The guests of Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv Hotels can enjoy a wide variety of attractions in the vicinity of the hotels, suitable for vacationing with children. See here for a partial list of our recommendations for an enjoyable experience of children activities.

Island Park - Come to have a fun filled day at the Island Park!
An outdoor challenging amusement park, located on the roof of Azrieli mall in Tel Aviv. The park is designed as a tropical island, with lush vegetation, giant props of pirates and bandits dotted over the island, along with colorful animal props, koi pond, avian corner and Bobo the peacock.

During the park’s hours of operation there are employees tasked with the safety of the visitors, and the children’s safety in particular.
The place is intended for children ages 2.5 years old to 12 years old, and for the entire family

Hours of Operation:
Saturdays and Holidays: 10:00 AM-06:00 PM
During the summer months July and August: Sun-Thur: 10:00 AM-06:00 PM
The park may close earlier, depending the weather conditions - applicable to all of the park’s operation days.

Zoology Center (Safari)

The Zoology Center combines an African Safari for vehicle explorations (safari), and a zoo to be explored by foot. This is the biggest zoo in Israel and the middle east.

The place has more than 1,500 wild animals, such as mammals, birds and reptiles of various species. The animals are displayed in an environment that mimics their natural habitats, and therefore the visitors can view the animals’ social behavior in a semi-natural environment. The lush subtropical vegetation makes the experience complete, and serves as a background for an enjoyable educational and family pass time experience. The zoo has a restaurant the overlooks the lake which is graced with water fowls.
The restaurant sits approximately 100 people. and the deck can about 70 more people.

Hours of Operation: Year-round (except for memorial days). Sun-Thur and Saturday: in the winter 09:00 AM-03:00 PM. In the spring and autumn 09:00 AM-04:00 PM. In the summer: 09:00 AM-05:00 PM. On Fridays and holiday evenings:
In the winter, spring and autumn 09:00 AM-01:00 PM. In the summer - 09:00 AM-02:00 PM. You may stay on-site approximately two hours after the box office closed.

Directions: Ramat Gan, by the National Park.
Public Transportation: from Tel Aviv Central Bus Station - Lines 30, 34, 35; From Northern Tel Aviv and Quiron - Line 55; From Holon and Southern Tel Aviv neighborhoods - Line 43; From Ramat Gan - Line 67; From Rehovot and Petach Tikva - Line 164; From Jerusalem - Line 400. By private vehicle: from the north and the south - take Geha Road; From Tel Aviv - take Aluf Sade St.

Telephone: 03- 6312181 Fax: 03-6314774

Luna Park

The most known amusement park in Israel. The park has dozens of attractions and amusement rides, and offers adventures for the entire family and all ages.

Payment Methods: Credit Cards and Cash
Parking: Paid
Hours of Operation: Saturdays, holidays and school breaks starting 10:00 AM.
Directions: Rokach Boulevard, Ganey HaTaarucha, Tel Aviv.
Telephone: 03- 6427080
Fax: 03- 6431884

Mekorot’s Yarkon Springs Area

The main water junction of the State of Israel is here.
The water is distributed by the national water carrier system, in conjunction with the Yarkon Springs water, it is carried through two large arteries to the barren Negev.
An additional water pipeline supplies water to seven main cities in Gush Dan.
The subject of aquifer is explained here, using models, a lecture and a movie.
There is also a guided tour at the Yarkon Springs and the pumps tunnel.
Duration of the tour- One hour to one hour and a half.
Directions? The site entrance is through Givat HaShlosha Kibbutz.

Telefax Number: 03-9380185
Payment Methods: Credit Cards and Cash
Parking: Paid
Hours of Operation: Saturdays, holidays and school breaks starting 10:00 AM.
Directions: Rokach Boulevard, Ganey HaTaarucha, Tel Aviv.

Telephone: 03- 6427080
Fax: 03- 6431884

Azrieli Observatory

Azrieli Observatory is on the 49th floor of the round tower. The observatory overlooks the views of the Israeli coastal plain from Ashkelon in the south to Hadera in the north.

From the heights of the observatory, standing at 186 meters, you can view the development process of Tel Aviv, which is the first Hebrew city, since it begun at Neve Zedek neighborhood, and onwards to the new neighborhoods being built presently.

The visitor center serves as an observatory, interactive pass time center for families, and a tourist attraction. At the observatory’s entrance, you will be invited to watch an interesting new light-and-sound show about the city’s history, from its beginning in 1908 and its projected future (the show covers up to the year 2085).

The show is projected as a 3D movie, considered to be top of the line in technology with respect to the presentation methods used worldwide, and makes the visit a more complete and enjoyable experience. When you wear the special glasses, the sounds, scents and sights of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area will be at your disposal.

Additional Services: handicap accessibility, water fountains, bathrooms, option for booking for events, a restaurant, guided tours, souvenir shop, and parking.

Hours of Operation: Sunday through Thursday between 09:30 AM until 08:00 PM (except for Mondays).
Fridays between 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM.

Directions? Azrieli Center, round tower, 49th floor (the entrance is through the third floor of the mall). By car: take Ayalon highway through HaShalom Road. From Petach Tikva go due north. By train: HaShalom Road train station.

There is also a special activity for children - Using audio guide devices for an educational experience and various activity sheets.

Telephone: 03-6081179
Fax: 03-6081184
Payment Methods: Credit Cards and Cash
Parking: Paid
Hours of Operation: Saturdays, holidays and school breaks starting 10:00 AM.
Directions: Rokach Boulevard, Ganey HaTaarucha, Tel Aviv.

Telephone: 03- 6427080
Fax: 03- 6431884

Aqua Holiday at Herzlia’s Marina

Cruising on yachts for up to 55 people.
The marina’s Sailing and Tourism Club at Herzlia gives you the opportunity to take a cruise on the party yacht, which is the most elegant of its kind in Israel.
You can go on daily cruises and on international cruises (more than one day), up to 55 people.
Sailing is done in the open sea, and includes serving gourmet meals and playing quality music.
There are two wooden upper decks: the front deck and the back deck.
Both decks are furnished with stylish wood furniture, and have tanning surfaces equipped with comfortable and luxurious mattresses.
A variety of attractions is available for you to choose from to make the cruise even more enjoyable: fishing trips, pampering alternative treatments, henna tattoos artist, caricature sketching, etc.
Water Sports: sea mattress, tubes, watercrafts, and a banana.

Hours of Operation: the offices are open Sunday through Friday, between 08:30 AM until 06:00 PM. Reservations are required for booking activities.
Directions? Dock A, the marina, Herzliya.
The entrance is through the coastal highway, west of the HaSira Junction.
Telephone Number: 09-9578240
Fax Number: 09-9578425
Payment Methods: Credit Cards and Cash
Parking: Paid

“A Tnuva Experience” - Tnuva’s Visitor Center

“A Tnuva Experience” is an educational experience attraction intended for the entire family. The visitors journey through the various worlds of Tnuva: the milk, eggs, fruit and vegetables, meat and fish. The visitors follow Tnuva’s products from the natural sources they were harvested from until the grocery's shelves where they are stocked. The hands-on journey includes a fantastic setting, movies and animations, a 3D film, computer games and various activities of all sorts. The visitors partaking in “A Tnuva Experience” will be sure to remember it for a long time.

Additional Services
  • Water Fountains
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Instruction/Guided Tours
  • Shop
  • Parking
  • Bathrooms
Hours of Operation
Year Round on
Sun-Fri. On holiday evenings up to three hours before the holiday starts. The visit must be coordinated in advance.

Directions
North of Glilot Junction. Entry from Highway 2, immediately after the junction.
Telephone: 03-6986250
Fax: 03-6986255

Kanaf Noded Khavatzelet haSharon

Private events, such as weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzva, and various celebrations.
  • Events for High Tech Companies.
  • Field Days.
  • VIP Tours.
  • Schools.
  • Guided Jeep Tours.
  • Outdoor Management Workshops.
  • Climbing Wall.
  • Rappelling.
  • Omega.
  • Deploying fireworks and pyrotechnics.
  • Moonlit Tours.

Outdoor dining (Kosher), family events and unique recreational games.
Additional Services: Field meals, instruction/tours, rock climbing, attractions, rappelling, horseback riding, bike tours, jeep tours, paint-ball shooting range, tent encampment, bow and arrow.

Directions? We will come to you at any location and site of your choosing in Israel.
Telephone Number: 09-8665171
Fax Number: 09-8665129

Medusa - Extreme Marine Centers Network

Givatayim’s Planetarium

Book organized tours - during the day:
Shani Lotan 03-5722227/3
Evening (to the Planetarium): 03-5731152

Cinema City, the city of movies

Cinema City is the first cultural, congressional, recreational and movie theatre center in Israel. The site includes 21 movie theatres of the highest quality in the world: 18 of the unique cinemas are intended for viewing on a particularly large screen, and can sit between 60 to 300 people.

The chairs are designed wider than the standard, equipped with a headrest, and every chair has a special compartment on the side intended to store the popcorn container or the cup holding the drink.

For the first time in Israel, there are movie theatres here that operate like Cinemax, eMagic and Dynamic. Both of the dynamic cinemas, eMagic and Dynamic, were designed by the company that creates simulators for the Israeli Air Force. Each movie theatre has 24 pneumatic seats, that can be adjusted on six hinges.

These movie theatres play movies that will take the viewers on a one of a kind 3D experience, which only exists in the big amusement parks in the world, with special effects of wind, rain, scents, and more.

Cinemax Theatre: Includes a huge screen that is 18 meters wide and 12 meters tall (the size of a three story building). The movie’s format is 70 mm, which ensures incredible quality, sharpness and size of the images projected. Thanks to this, the viewer feels as though they are “inside the movie”.
Theatre Hall: This hall seats 300 viewers, and can be used for shows, musical performances and more.

The Cinema City Compound also includes:
  • Massive Security Deployment (perimetric and internal).
  • 2,000 free parking spaces.
  • Convenient accessibility for our guests with disabilities - special arrangement for wheelchairs.
  • Stylish coffeehouse that offers quality cakes, sandwiches and coffee that was made with a Lavazza machine.
  • Excellent restaurants.
  • All of the required safety permits, including a business license and fire department’s permit.
  • Ice cream booth.
  • Three snack bars serving snacks, soft drinks and popcorn.
  • Temple Bar.

Cable Skiing

Includes:
  • Playground for toddlers.
  • State of the art equipment, and personal instruction for every surfer 8 years of age and older that knows how to swim.
  • Volleyball field.
  • Extensive grass patches and shaded areas.
  • Kiosk-Coffee shop.
  • Bathrooms, dressing rooms, and hot showers.
Hours of Operation: From 10:00 AM until 08:00 PM.
Special Prices: *For afternoon courses. *For water ski camps during Sukkot, Passover and the Summer Break. *For grouped classes during the school-year.

Telephone: 03-7391168
Fax: 03-6310931

Agur

“Agur” club is the longest standing air sports club in Israel.
It has been in business since 1977.
During that period of time, thousands of gliders and surfers were trained, which demonstrates the professionalism of the place, as well as it’s high standard of instruction and safety.
The club carries out many kinds of various activities: powered parachute, powered paragliders, and hand gliding.

Hours of Operation: Sunday through Friday, between 08:30 AM until 05:00 PM.
Directions? The club is on the edge between Tel Aviv-Jaffa and Bat Yam, and carries out activities throughout Israel.
Telephone Number: 03-5067467.
Fax Number: 03-6580144.

Meimadion Water Park

Wealth of water rides and attractions for all ages - Slalom and meteor slides, tubing rides - rapid and slow, water canons, an olympic swimming pool and a wave pool, toddler pool and adventures for children.
The site also includes: a large restaurant, many lounge chairs and shaded grassy patches, entertainment crew, creativity opportunities for children and sports fields: basketball, volleyball and soccer.

Hours of Operation:
Between May to September (until the Jewish High Holidays): Only on Saturdays and holidays 09:00 AM-05:00 PM (booking in advance is required).
In June: weekdays and Saturdays 09:00 AM-05:00 PM.
July-August: Sun-Thur 09:00 AM-06:00 PM, on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays 09:00 AM-05:00 PM.

Directions: Ganey Yehushua, Yarkon Park, parallel to the Luna Park. Enter Ganey Yehoshua’s parking lot, turn left and drive straight to the private lot (parking is free).
Telephone: 03-6422777
Fax: 03-6422925
Water rides and attractions for all ages.

Shfayim Park

The largest water park in Israel featuring water rides and attractions: the biggest wave pool in Israel, swimming pool, “Child’s World”, all sorts of water slides, mountain slide and tubing rides. 120 dunam of recreational activity, fun and an enjoyable and relaxing atmosphere for the entire family.

Adjacent to the water park, there is a motorized park that offers many recreational activities for your pleasure - Go Karts of all types, and amusement park rides (at an extra cost).
Additional attractions are available when you book in advance: guided tours at the natural reservations over the sea’s cliffs, at the biggest computerized dairy farm in the middle east, and a visit at the nearby reptile park.
Only Us!
The Shfayim water park is one of its kind in Israel, which also includes facilities and all types of sports fields: Soccer and fútsal, basketball, tennis, ping-pong and volleyball.

Additionally:
  • Plenty of free parking, accessible parking reserved for our guests with disabilities.
  • Restaurants, kiosks, entertainment crew and a huge bazaar.
  • Hot water showers, and plenty of bathrooms.
  • Special accessible services.
  • An open space without indoor areas.
  • The park is open from Shavuot until the End of Sukkot.
Location and Directions: On Haifa-Tel Aviv Highway (hwy 2).
From the south: Shfayim Junction.
From the north: Through HaSharon Junction (Yakum).
From the junctions follow the signage. Telephone: 09-9595755, 09-9595756

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