Zoom into the Island shore from the boat
Zoom into the Island shore from the boat

 

The Rabbit Island or Palm Island or Jaziret l araned is the biggest island in Lebanon stretching at 4.2 KM2, it is located 5.5 Km from the coast of Tripoli.

The island is a nature reserve and only part of it is accessible for people and only during the summer season.

The island is a nesting place for many birds, monk seals and turtles.

To get there you need to get a boat from El Mina tripoli, the trip price as of this review costs 10,000 LL for a round trip.

Click on the below link to get to the boats plce:
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Your+Location/34.4547883,35.8089439/@34.243133,35.5851697,62296m

Before getting there and to get the best experience. make sure that there are no waves, because it will really ruin your experience, please remember that it is a wild location so be prepared with water, foot sun screen (lots of it), there are no toilette there as well. However if the sea is calm you can expect turquoise water and amazing snorkeling views maybe the best in Lebanon.

Check the below photos or click the following link for more https://www.lebanoninapicture.com/search/rabbitisland

 

A view of the Island from the boat
A view of the Island from the boat

 

The Island sand beach
The Island sand beach

 

The old and untouched palm trees
The old and untouched palm trees

 

An old wooden watch tower
An old wooden watch tower

 

The monk seals
The monk seals

 

The ruins of salt collection wells and Rankeen Island visible in the horizon
The ruins of salt collection wells and Rankeen Island visible in the horizon

 


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