Almost every visitor who arrives in the Arava asks himself: who are these crazy people that have built their homes in the middle of the desert? What is growing in the hundreds of greenhouses? How could there be so much water in the Arava?
Here at the Vidor Center, you will learn and experience in a unique interactive way what the Arava is all about!
The Vidor Center introduces you to the Arava in all its variety, covering topics such as the region's uniquely advanced agriculture alongside its water and soil challenges, the history of the Arava communities, geology, aquaculture, the local fascinating colorful crops and much more.

Look for the Windmill...

The Vidor Center is situated in the heart of the Central Arava region, next to Moshav Hatzeva, in the Arava's Research and Development Center (Yair Station).
The Vidor Center is located right by the 90 highway, on the route to Eilat, making it an ideal stopover for long rides down south and an experience part of your trip that you won't forget.
While heading our way, you will be able to spot from afar our big spinning windmill

What do our Tour Consist of?

Our mutli-sensory tours offered here at the center consist of: a 3D film screening, a visit in our greenhouses showcasing the best of the region's crops, and a journey into our interactive museum, in which you'll be able to induce rainfall, become farmers for a moment…and get a peek into the lives of families living in the Arava.
Aside from our daily-run tours, here at the center we also link our visitors to other tours and workshops offered in the Arava, such as: "The Taste of Agriculture" - visits to unique family-run farms, "Tastes of the Arava" – become familiarized with the farming community and the special products of the Arava, "Arava Nature" –tracking after animals in the desert, "Deep in the Arava" –jeep touring into the depths of the Arava…and much more!

The Tours are Suitable for All!

The tours suit all ages and cater to a wide range of visitors. Families with children, students, pensioners, people on work or friend trips, travelers from abroad, farmers from in and outside of Israel etc.
The center is wheelchair accessible and entirely English friendly!

The Center was Established, Thanks to…

 The center was established by the Finance Corporation of the Central Arava – " The Development and Construction Company of the Arava Ltd",
Thanks to the Vidor family, our friends from JNF ("Jewish National Fund") Australia, for their continuous and generous support. Ervin and Lottie Vidor greatly support and contribute to the development of the
Arava and we cherish them!


 

 
                 
 
                                  
      
<strong>"Being here and seeing everything the residents of the Arava have accomplished is an experience that makes one feel both humble and grateful "</strong><br />Lottie and Ervin Vidor
"Being here and seeing everything the residents of the Arava have accomplished is an experience that makes one feel both humble and grateful "
Lottie and Ervin Vidor

Look for the Windmill...

The Vidor Center is situated in the heart of the Central Arava region, next to Moshav Hatzeva, in the Arava's Research and Development Center (Yair Station).
The Vidor Center is located right by the 90 highway, on the route to Eilat, making it an ideal stopover for long rides down south and an experience part of your trip that you won't forget.
While heading our way, you will be able to spot from afar our big spinning windmill

What do our Tour Consist of?

Our mutli-sensory tours offered here at the center consist of: a 3D film screening, a visit in our greenhouses showcasing the best of the region's crops, and a journey into our interactive museum, in which you'll be able to induce rainfall, become farmers for a moment…and get a peek into the lives of families living in the Arava.
Aside from our daily-run tours, here at the center we also link our visitors to other tours and workshops offered in the Arava, such as: "The Taste of Agriculture" - visits to unique family-run farms, "Tastes of the Arava" – become familiarized with the farming community and the special products of the Arava, "Arava Nature" –tracking after animals in the desert, "Deep in the Arava" –jeep touring into the depths of the Arava…and much more!

The Tours are Suitable for All!

The tours suit all ages and cater to a wide range of visitors. Families with children, students, pensioners, people on work or friend trips, travelers from abroad, farmers from in and outside of Israel etc.
The center is wheelchair accessible and entirely English friendly!
<strong>"Being here and seeing everything the residents of the Arava have accomplished is an experience that makes one feel both humble and grateful "</strong><br />Lottie and Ervin Vidor
"Being here and seeing everything the residents of the Arava have accomplished is an experience that makes one feel both humble and grateful "
Lottie and Ervin Vidor

The Center was Established, Thanks to…

 The center was established by the Finance Corporation of the Central Arava – " The Development and Construction Company of the Arava Ltd",
Thanks to the Vidor family, our friends from JNF ("Jewish National Fund") Australia, for their continuous and generous support. Ervin and Lottie Vidor greatly support and contribute to the development of the
Arava and we cherish them!