Ashdod’s great sand dune

Here, at the South-East edge of Ashdod, it is very much recommended to takes one’s shoes off. It is almost a must, especially if you would like to directly experience natural, warm and almost virgin sand. In short, this is a real trip, like they used to be. Of course, all of this should be qualified to weekdays only, as during Saturdays this picture changes completely, once the off-road vehicles take over this beautiful area. This dune is a remaining example to what was once here, in the coastal plain, not that many years ago. A sea of moving sand dunes, from here to the horizon. We will begin our trip at the Shikmim Park, located not far from the Southern entrance to Ashdod. You can park here and walk directly to the dune or go to the short circular trail that passes by and through beautiful isolated orchards. Either way, the dune itself it a worthy highlight: going up to 30 meters and spreading over 250 meters. For children, this is a vast realm of sand in which they will enjoy endless rolls.
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it is recommended to verify the opening hours and entrance requirements with the site itself
 ●  Animals   ●   Parking   ●   Free admission  ● 

Opening hours of Ashdod’s great sand dune:

Unlimited.

Address: Ashdod
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Best Season: All Seasons
Type of Tour: Independent
Tour Mode: Hike
Tour Duration: About- 4 Hours
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Tour Mode: Drive
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