Underwater Observatory Park – Worldwide unique experience


Eilat is blessed with the most amazing and unique coral reef in the world, with an underwater marine observatory situated in the heart of the reef. The park offers its visitors a rare opportunity to enter the natural and abundant marine kingdom of the Red Sea – an unforgettable experience for both young and old.

The observatory
The observatory

The park has a spectacular display (over 800 species) of fish, coral, sharks, mollusks, stingrays, turtles, and many other animals from the Gulf of Eilat. and, the most unforgettable place of all the Underwater Marine Observatory, the only one of its kind in the world!

The observatory is a tower situated in the middle of the sea, without any fences or cages, offering a rare view of the Red Sea, with its bright colors, tones, and the marine life in the Gulf of Eilat. The tower is comprised of two display halls. These halls are submerged at a depth of 12 meters under the sea, offering visitors a natural view of the coral reefs spectacular beauty through huge plate glass windows.

The tower is comprised of two display halls submerged at a depth of 12 meters under the sea 
The tower is comprised of two display halls submerged at a depth of 12 meters under the sea


The Underwater Observatory Marine Park is in the process of providing physical accessibility and service, in cooperation with Access Israel. We aim to be pioneers and lead the process of accessibility satisfaction for both domestic and foreign tourists.
For questions and inquiries about specific accessibility options and services, please contact our accessibility supervisor:
Ms. Hanny Rubin:
Tel +972-8-6364215

Online Ticket Purchasing

Special 20% discount on two tickets on presenting a valid disability card.
The blind can enjoy a free entrance ticket to the Park. Accompanying persons are offered 50% discount off the admission price.
Additional Activities (Coral 2000 + Oceanarium) are at an additional fee.
Direct access for disabled presenting a card specifying, Exempt from queueing. These visitors may go directly to the gate guard who will accompany them to the internal ticket office at the information desk.
Disability cards specifying Exempt payment for accompanying personsare valid for entrance fees only. Additional activities, Coral 2000 & Oceanarium are at a fee.

Rest Rooms for the Disabled

According to accessibility regulations, the Park is equipped with two rest rooms for the disabled. One is in proximity of the entrance, on the left, and the other near the Shark Pool.

Staff Assistance

Underwater Observatory staff constantly patrol the Park and can be identified by red Underwater Observatory shirts.
Staff are always happy to help, accompany and provide explanations on all topics.

coral pool  
coral pool

Open and feeding hours

The park is open daily from 09.00-16.00.

Visitors to the park are welcome to watch the feeding of the animals in a variety of shows.
The feedings which take place daily at set hours, are accompanied by explanations by the park team and include information about the fish and animals.
Some feedings are carried out by divers who feed the marine animals underwater. The diver, wearing a special mask with a microphone and earplugs, communicates with the audience during the feed.

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