Utopia Orchid Park
Utopia Orchid Park is a unique botanical ecological garden which includes a spectacular and expansive outdoor area filled with mazes, a topiary, a musical fountain and more. It is located east of Netanya in Kibbutz Bachan.
This is one of the few parks in the world which combines orchids, carnivorous plants, birds, fish, water plants and other exotic tropical plants in a tropical rain forest environment.
There are numerous hills in the park surrounding an open garden which includes a water reservoir and a melodious water fountain. The maze hill includes a two level classical labyrinth as well as a French classical maze. Along the Israel Hills area, one can easily identify the 7 biblical species and relax under the grapevines. Other hills include the Cacti Hill, the Pagoda Hill and the Herb Path.
Utopia Orchid Park is completely covered and air conditioned while the outdoor park is shady and offers numerous benches and hammocks. The entire complex encompasses over 40 dunams. There is a picnic area and tables. The park has been well reconstructed and it offers a good view of the entire valley.
The park is open from 8:30-18:00 Sundays through Thursdays, from 8:30-19:00 Saturdays and holidays. On Fridays the park closes at 15:00. The park is wheelchair accessible.