Weekend Walk: A little slice of Utopia

Utopia Orchid Park at Kibbutz Bahan near Netanya offers a whole host of exotic flowers, wild animals and fun for all the family.

Utopia flower (photo credit: Yoni Cohen)
Utopia flower
(photo credit: Yoni Cohen)
To reach Utopia Orchid Park, located in the Emek Hefer region, take the exit on Route 57 towards Kfar Yona. Continue on Route 57 until the Nitzane Oz Junction. At the junction turn left towards Bat Hefer. Kibbutz Bahan is the third settlement on the right.
If travelling by public transport, take bus line 22 (Egged) from Netanya train station to the central bus station in Netanya. Take line 33 (Nativ Express) to Kibbutz Bahan. The Kibbutz is the last stop on this line.
Utopia Orchid Park is a secret oasis offering visitors a chance to experience the natural world at its best with a large botanical-ecological park.
Enter a world full of waterfalls, fish, pools, birds, butterflies as well as thousands of species of tropical plants, including over 20,000 orchids.
Don't miss the butterfly garden with hundreds of species flourishing in a specially created butterfly house.
Animals including birds, goats, spotted deer, parakeets, fowl, sheep, peacocks and rabbits can also be found in the special outdoor enclosure. 

Entrance fee for adults is NIS 49; children age 2-12 NIS 35; senior citizens and soldiers NIS 44; for children up to two years entrance is free.

Tel: 09-8782191/ 972-98782191

Email: utopia@utopiapark.co.il