Backpackers, families & small groups - Shkedi's Camplodge is your place to stay south of the Dead Sea.
Located south of the Dead Sea, Shkedi's CampLodge is ideal for hosting backpackers, families and small groups. We offer private wooden cabins and stylish bungalows (dorms & private). If you like to have a unique experience in a place that cherishes and nature and the beautiful atmosphere of the desert you should come by!
Shkedi's CampLodge offers 2 private wooden cabins, suitable for a 2-5 people (couples, families and more). The air-conditioned cabins include comfortable beds, linen, cushions and lighting.
We also offer several spacious and stylish bungalows. The bungalows include: mats, mattresses and cushions for maximum comfort, heating for those chilly winter nights and very unique lighting for a serene mood. Each bungalow can accommodate up to 15 people - both private bungalow and dormitories.
In our campground you will also find several barbeque grills, seating & dining areas under the acacia trees and an equipped kitchen with a cooking stove and refrigerators for storing your food and drink. Also you'll find clean, roomy and well designed toilets & washrooms (with hot showers). Arriving after a full traveling day, you can enjoy a cold beer in our desert bar or have a cup of tea by the central bonfire. Free WiFi is available within the camplodge as well.
If you don't want to prepare your own meals you can dine in one of the small restaurants in our village, located 2 minutes walk from the camplodge.
In addition to lodging, we also offer guided Jeep tours in an air-conditioned desert vehicle, to take you to those magical places you will not find on the map or be able to reach with a standard set of wheels.
Jeep rides can last anywhere from 2 hours up to a full day journey or you can schedule the special moonlight rides. Camping out in the field as part of the Jeep tour can also be arranged upon request.
In our 'moshav' (small village) you are also welcome to visit several art galleries exhibiting wonderful pottery, glass and metal works of art, enjoy massage and body treatments or explore the amazing farms in the middle of the desert. We would be glad to provide you additional info and recommendations.
The camplodge is open from September-June and is located 20 minutes from the Dead-Sea shoreline (by car).
Please note that we do not have 24h reception - please call us ahead or email us your exact time of arrival to the camplodge.
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- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast not included
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Laundry Facilities
- Mini Supermarket
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Shkedi�s CampLodge is located south of the Dead Sea in Neot Hakikar.
By car: This is the best way to arrive to the camploge. Renting a car from Jerusalem/Tel-Aviv is faster and cheaper than taking a bus. There is no public transportation reaching the camplodge.
From Tel-Aviv drive south heading to Beer-Sheva. At Goral junction take a left turn towards Dimona and follow the road signs leading there. Drive past Dimona on route no. 25 all the way down to Arava junction. Keep straight to the next junction and turn right to Neot Hakikar. After passing the gate (call us to open it for you) drive straight at the circle, and enter the yellow gate of Neot Hakikar. Take a left turn towards the tennis courts, and right after it you'll see the camplodge to your left.
From Jerusalem drive south on route no. 90. At Zohar junction take a left turn towards Eilat. 15 minutes later you'll pass the Dead Sea Works, and in the next junction take a left turn to Neot Hakikar.
By bus: From Jerusalem take Egged bus no. 444 heading to Eilat, and get off at 'Kikar Sdom' junction. From Tel-Aviv catch Egged bus no. 393/394 heading to Eilat and get off at 'Arava' junction. If you arrive by train, then get off in Beer-Sheva and from there take Egged route 393/394 to Arava junction.
NEW BUSSES INTO NE'OT HA KIKAR!
Bus 389 drives from tel aviv to ne'ot ha kikar
Bus 321 drives from dimona to ne'ot ha kikar
(link to egged busses site:)
**If you need a pickup from Arava/Kikar Sdom junction call us ahead and let us know your arrival time**
Staying at the campLodge, you have easy access to several exciting sites and attractions (for hiking or riding) such as: Mount Sodom (20 minutes ride), the Small Crater, Wadi (small desert river) Zin, Wadi Amazia, Massada and Ein-Gedi. Reaching the Dead Sea shores is also just a quick 20 minutes ride. In our travelers' information board you could find a map and info on the various trails. In our 'moshav' (small village) you are also welcome to visit several art galleries exhibiting wonderful pottery, glass and metal works of art, enjoy massage and body treatments or explore the amazing farms in the middle of the desert. We would be glad to provide you additional info and recommendations.