Continent
Middle East
Country
Israel
Next Big City
Tiberias
Next Town
Ramot
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

It's a small lake so the water is a bit choppy. Great wind on July and August. Very crowded on weekend (Friday and Saturday). Wind could fell in middle of session be alert to the local surfers getting out of water.

Beach

Type:
Pebbles, Rocks
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

The size of the beach depends on the level of the water in the lake. After a rainy winter the beach is small but after a dry winter the beach is large and there is plenty of room. The beach floor is from rocks and gravel but it's not too bad to launch kites. Wear rubber shoes, lots of stones.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts, Shorty
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts, Shorty
Winter:
Thick

At the season the air is very hot (35-40°C), but in the winter the water are cold and you need a thick wetsuit.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
W
Main Direction:
W

The wind blows almost every day at 15-25 knots, 14:00 to 18:00. The windy season is between April to September (summer). Light winds in winter, also not as permanent as the summer.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Land in the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv. Go to the central bus station in Tel Aviv and take a bus to Tiberias. From Tiberias take a bus to Ramot. On the shore of the Golan heights, from Tiberias around the Sea of Galili to the exact other side. Turn right at Yahudia junction and after about 400m turn right to Tzeelon. All the way to the left off the road trail.

Extra information

Rules
None

Also known as Lake Galilee or Lake Tiberias.

Nightlife

No information
Continent
Middle East
Country
Israel
Next Big City
Tiberias
Next Town
Ramot
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

It's a small lake so the water is a bit choppy. Great wind on July and August. Very crowded on weekend (Friday and Saturday). Wind could fell in middle of session be alert to the local surfers getting out of water.

Beach

Type:
Pebbles, Rocks
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

The size of the beach depends on the level of the water in the lake. After a rainy winter the beach is small but after a dry winter the beach is large and there is plenty of room. The beach floor is from rocks and gravel but it's not too bad to launch kites. Wear rubber shoes, lots of stones.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts, Shorty
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts, Shorty
Winter:
Thick

At the season the air is very hot (35-40°C), but in the winter the water are cold and you need a thick wetsuit.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
W
Main Direction:
W

The wind blows almost every day at 15-25 knots, 14:00 to 18:00. The windy season is between April to September (summer). Light winds in winter, also not as permanent as the summer.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Land in the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv. Go to the central bus station in Tel Aviv and take a bus to Tiberias. From Tiberias take a bus to Ramot. On the shore of the Golan heights, from Tiberias around the Sea of Galili to the exact other side. Turn right at Yahudia junction and after about 400m turn right to Tzeelon. All the way to the left off the road trail.

Extra information

Rules
None

Also known as Lake Galilee or Lake Tiberias.

Nightlife

No information