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A rare opportunity which allows you to touch your roots. Dig for a Day is a unique program designed for visitors of all ages. The activity includes: archaeological digging, sifting, pottery examination and touring the National Park of Beit Guvrin...more
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i didn't realize how much everyone would enjoy this. Yes we needed a car to get there and it was quite a drive from netanya but sooooo worth it. My husband and myself loved it and all of the kids loved it. Even the 3...More
This was incredible! We went with our 2 boys, ages 8 & 10, and we all had a great time. Our guide was enthusiastic and inspiring. We each were able to find archeological artifacts, including pottery, animal bones, bricks and more. We then went on...More
Our family of 4 went digging for artifacts and were surprised to find so many! It was so educational and fun. Going cave exploring was amazing as well! Definitely not so easy if your big (like my husband who is 6'5") as some of the...More
This was the highlight of our trip to Israel for my son. He loved spelunking in a cave with Missy. Missy was an energetic, engaged, spirited and fun guide to archaeology for us all. Those of us who didn't spelunk enjoyed a tour by Ian...More
We just came back from a trip to Dig for a Day. It was myself with 6 children ages 6-18. Everyone including myself had an amazing time and didn’t want it to end. They guide Ariella really made archeology come to life explaining the connection...More
A valuable and exciting experience, even for history-saturated Europeans who have seen 2,000 y/o stuff before.
Good for any age, mainly 6+ to 60+, requires some agility for a steep ladder and getting up from the ground after digging.
Optional cave-crawling for the more agile...More
Went with our tour group. Missy was our guide. She was extremely knowledgeable and interesting! Gave a history of the area and the site then lead us down to section #89. We broke up into 3 groups to dig...yes really dig! My husband and I...More
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We met the guides at a gas station outside of Beit Guvrin. I don't think that they arrange transportation for the participants. Groups arrived by car or with their own tour buses. This dig is at Beit Guvrin all year round... More
We met the guides at a gas station outside of Beit Guvrin. I don't think that they arrange transportation for the participants. Groups arrived by car or with their own tour buses. This dig is at Beit Guvrin all year round; they may change the actual site that they are currently digging within the very large park.
As of December 2017, their prices were The cost is $30 per adult (age 15 and up) and $25 per child (ages 5-14), plus entrance fees into the National Park of 28 shekels per adult and 14 shekels per child.