The Kinneret Sailing Company has more than 60 years of experience in sailing on the Sea of Galilee, sailing along its shores, and from coast to coast.
The company's primary port is the Ein Gev port, which is located on Kibbutz Ein Gev. The company has a fleet of 5 ships with a capacity of from 55-146 passengers.
The wooden ships were built in an ancient style, at the request of the pilgrimage groups visiting Israel.
For tourists from abroad: The company offers sailing cruises to the sites of pilgrimage in the Sea of Galilee.
During the voyage the national anthem is played according to the country of origin of the tourists, the flag of the nation is raised, and a fishing net is thrown. During the cruise, there is a possibility to hold mass and prayer.
For Israeli customers: there is the option of holding social events with a ton of options.
Romantic cruise at sunrise/sunset, birding cruises, sailing according to the background of the region's history, geopolitical and religious history, etc. Also, the Sailing Company also offers fishing cruises, where the guests sail alongside a fishing boat that spreads its nets to the depths of the Sea.
You will see the entire process in detail, see the raising of the fish, and get a professional explanation from the captain about fishing in the Sea of Galilee.
Also, there is the option of going to a water research laboratory to learn about the different parts of the ecology.
You will sail with laboratory equipment, to get a view of the sea floor among many other things.
Booking only available in advance.
Cruises are for groups only. For your information, the Saturday shore cruise leaves at 14:00.