Marine experience

About Seaside Shimoda
The sea near Shimoda is decorated with the beautiful contrast of white sandy beaches, blue ocean waves, and green lush mountains. It is the nearest tropical resort to Tokyo.
The coastline of Shimoda has nine beaches with transparent water, tide pools, ports and harbors. These are popular sites for a variety of marine sports and activities

静かな入り江でイルカたちと散歩「ドルフィンウォッチングボート」(下田海中水族館)

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Name of office
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 group  1,200 yen~

Photo shooting of surf-riding (Feel’s Visual Works)

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Name of office
Feel's Visual Works (Tomomi Mizuguchi)
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,000 yen~
Surfing photos by a well known surfing photographer should be your life time memory.
If you have not got use to surfing, I will help you choose a surfing course by a surf shop in Shimoda.
We can collaborate to get good shots for you.
While you enjoy surfing, I take pictures from various angles.
It's my role to choose a beach depending on the weather and wave.
I will give you photos by data.
Requests such as action shots of competitors or fun surf experience, are acceptable.

Let’s paddle out to the Pacific Ocean as if you were a seabird ! (Shimoda Kayak Center)

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Name of office
Shimoda Kayak Center
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  7,000 yen~
Shimoda Kayak Center is a sea kayaking club and help our guests-couples, families, friends-play in the sea. The half day's experience course and the full day's experience course are both programs consist of lesson and tour of kayaking, and snorkeling.
Please return to innocent childhood and experience excitement you cannot feel in daily life.
*As a memory of the experience, a photo CD is offered to you !

Easy boat fishing experience(Inarimaru)

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Name of office
Inarimaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,000 yen~
3 hours fishing (In the morning / afternoon).

6 hours' fishing(morning to afternoon) …… (standard)

We offer you appropriate fishing plan.

Catch seasonal fish with fishing boat (Hachikuramaru)

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Name of office
Hachikuramaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,000 yen~
One day fishing : 11,000 - 18,000yen (excluding tax)

3 hours easy course 8,000 yen - (excluding tax) for 2 people or more.

Let’s go Kinme fishing off the coast of Niijima and Toshima! (Banjo the 8th Takamiyamaru)

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Name of office
Banjo the 8th Takamiyamaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  18,000 yen~
Banjo Takamiyamaru sticks to Kinme fishing. The main fishing area is off Niijima. There is so called "Himodori Kinme" that is a delicious fat Kinme, far superior to others.
Departure, 4:30am - Returning to port, 1:00pm (depending on the season)

初めての釣り教室(Ryon)

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Name of office
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  3,000 yen~

Sparkling reef in the Kuroshio current … Dive around Suzaki peninsula ! (Suzaki Diving Center)

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Name of office
Suzaki Diving Center
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  11,000 yen~
Suzaki Peninsula diving lesson (Experience diving : 2.5 hours)
Kujupama Beach is a treasure of sea creatures. Showing the remnant of the submarine volcano of old days. White sand spreads on the sea floor, like carpet. Beautiful cobalt sea from above is made of ultra pure water and the whiteness of the sand floor. Dangouo, seahorse and etc. may welcome you.
※ If healthy, anyone can join this course from 10 years old and up, even if you can not swim.
※ Wearing dry suit in winter, you can stroll comfortably in the sea with higher transparency.
※ Please contact us for advanced programs.

'Snorkeling Experience' is also available. Please feel free to contact us.

Surfing experience at Irita, the water with rare transparence ! (Real Surf Shop)

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Name of office
Real Surf Shop
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  7,020 yen~
We aim at improving the level of surfing, for beginners and advanced surfers alike. We will make you,
even the first-day surfers, quite free from anxiety, as we teach you so carefully and safely. We are all
internationally qualified surfing instructors and teach you with confidence.
"I got on the waves!" "I 've become friends with the sea." You will never forget the day you surf with us, on the AA beach of Shimoda with superb view.

Shirahama Mariner Surf School (Shirahama Mariner)

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Name of office
Shirahama Mariner
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  6,000 yen~
For beginners and also those who want to upgrade skill. The instructor will teach you kindly and enjoyably. Above all, you can experience 'Surfing in Shirahama,' one of the most beautiful white beaches, in Japan. It is an easy access from the beach to the beach side cafe at Mariner, where your companion may have leisure time, while you take surfing lessons. We are instructors certified by Japan Surfing Federation.

須崎発 本格遊漁船釣り体験(第五たなか丸)

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Name of office
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,000 yen~

Surfing Experience in the beautiful Irita Beach

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Name of office
Pink Mafia
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,000 yen~
The water at Irita Beach has been verified as AA. Waves are great and you, from beginners to advanced players, can enjoy surfing. Professional surfer Hiraku Ogawa instruct you one-on-one. (up to 2people)
8,000yen-/person(tax and surf board rental included ) If you bring your surf board please make us know.
Wetsuit rental : 2,000yen-(tax included)
Also, SUP(Stand Up Paddle) lesson is available. 8,000yen/person, 2 hours,
exclusively for you.(1 person) (tax included)

Maneuvering a Big Cruiser off the coast of Shimoda

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Name of office
Black Pearl
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 group  50,000 yen~
Lesson of controlling a big cruiser( length of 17 meters), participating in annual International Billfish Tournament in Shimoda. Aiming at helping guests who have acquired small vessel license, to brush up his technique. The lesson is a 3 hours' course with the aid of the captain of Black Pearl Ship, beside you. Capacity : 12 people.

『体験シュノーケリング教室』(下田市振興公社)

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Name of office
Period
07/01/2018 ~ 08/31/2018
Fee
1 people  4,000 yen~

Aloha! Sea kayaking & Snorkeling experience (ACA · American Canoe Association official recognition) KAI ‘TO Sea kayak school

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Name of office
KAI'TO Sea Kayak School
Period
Throughout a year
March - Jun & October - November
Fee
1 people  7,500 yen~
Our clubhouse is at Sotoura beach. You follow the guide rowing to one of the best kayaking & snorkeling points, I know.  We proceed toward the Pacific Ocean and enjoy kayaking around the islands. Enjoy snorkeling together with colorful fish, when you arrive shallow water behind the island. After playing under the water, get on the kayak again and return to Sotoura Coast. Our kayak is high quality SOTK type for 2 passengers (3, if primary school student is in the middle) with high stability and safety. Even beginners can be satisfied and enjoy it.  The course is designed for beginners, but such that you can savor the real pleasure of being at sea.

In spring and Autumn, We recommend you, 'Sports Kayaking' to go across rough water or ride the wave.

Cross over to Mikomotojima for big Mejina fishing (Mikomotomaru Ferry)

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Name of office
Mikomotomaru(Izu Shimoda fishing)
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  7,500 yen~
Get on board Mikomotomaru ferry to Mikomotojima (11 km off Shimoda). Mejina, Takabe, Ishidai, Moroko etc. are popular.  Mejina fishing is particularly popular. Some of the guests come from as far as Okinawa or Aomori.  Hammerhead and super-large S class Sazae(turbo) inhabit the region.  Famous diving point even world wide.

Ji-Kinme and Tai fishing around Niijima, etc. (The 18th Tenkomaru)

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Name of office
The 18th Tenkomaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  13,650 yen~
Ji-Kinme(local alfonsino) fishing around Niijima.  The required time varies with the season.  Closed on Saturdays due to the local regulations.  We also go fishing for Tai and Isaki, etc. We will respond to your request such as time, etc.

The Surfing lesson for beginners (Line Surf School)

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Name of office
Line Surf School
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8000 yen~
Most popular and recommended course for beginners. 'Beginner's course' applies to people who have never experienced surfing or who can only move in lateral direction. I can adjust the teaching way to individual levels. Basically, the manners, rules, how to enter the sea, take off, turn and so on.
If you don't have a surfboard or hesitate to buy until you get used to surfing, a bit more, you can rent a surfboard.

I will catch Madai with Dad ! Off Shirahama / Irozaki (Hyosukemaru)

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Name of office
Hyosukemaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,040 yen~
Off the coast fishing experience (Shirahama / Irozaki) 5:00am - 2:00pm.  
Fee : 14,040yen (tax included) / 1 rod. 
Fourth generation from the great grandfather in Kakisaki.  The captain is a cheerful seaman who is stuck to Madai(red sea bream).
If you use 1 fishing rod, you are charged for this single rod, and number of persons does not matter, whether you are a couple or a family. 
Even you are an absolute beginner, we will help you kindly. 
Children below elementary school will get discounts on fishing+boarding or accommodation. (please contact us)  
In addition to Madai, we also target Isaki, Moroko, Warasa, etc., according to the season, etc.  

Fishing inn Hyosukeya is in front of our floating bridge. Make reservation early, as we have only 4 rooms.  Overnight stay without meals : 3,240yen(tax included)  Parking lot is free.

下田港ナイトクルーズ「夜光虫遊覧」(龍正丸)

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Name of office
Period
07/15/2018 ~ 08/31/2018
Fee
1 people  2,000 yen~

Dynamic! Marlin fishing experience (The sixth Jintokumaru)

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Name of office
The sixth Jintokumau
Period
Throughout a year
July - September (details to be asked)
Fee
1 group  80,000 yen~
Departure from Suzaki Port : 7:00am - Return : 3:00pm(changeable) Beginners are welcome. 2 staffs assist you.

Comfortable and fun fishing from off Shirahama to Mikomoto Island (Hoeimaru)

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Name of office
Hoeimaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 group  14,000 yen~
Boat fishing experience : 14,000yen/person (tax included)  
Fishing for 6 hours(net) off Shirahama and around Mikomotojima.  
Large-size high-speed ship that emphasizes safety and comfort.  I promise you fun fishing without fatigue. 
For those accustomed to fishing, expedition fishing to Zenis etc. are recommend.

気のあった仲間と気ままなクルーズに漕ぎ出よう~下田港 ヨット&モーターボートレンタル~(下田ボートサービス)

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Name of office
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 group  8,000 yen~

Easy fishing off Shirahama to expedition to Seven Islands(Daikokuyamaru)

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Name of office
Fishing boat Daikokuyamaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,000 yen~
The ship, 17m in overall length and 12 people capacity with the latest equipment, affords you comfortable fishing.  Beginners and experienced alike can enjoy fishing. 
Fun fishing off Shirahama (3 hours) / Isaki, Madai course around Mikomotojima (6 hours) /  Isaki, Madai, Warasa on Yokonejima (6 hours) / Mejina, Ishidai around Toshima (6 hours)  / etc.
The target changes according to the season, weather and the sea condition. (please ask)

Marine sports & beach activities, all seasons (Shimoda Beach Club)

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Name of office
Shimoda Beach Club
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  0 yen~
In Beach Club, how we spend our holiday depends on the season and weather. In Summer, surfing, body board, stand up paddle and more. Even off summer, we fly kites & paper airplane, blow bubbles and bake sweet potatoes, etc. In addition, you can play beach flags, beach combing and sandal launching ! We often put emphasis on balance training, to strengthen inner muscles for your daily life, as well as improve the basis of surfing.

Guide to Shimoda

We can answer your inquiries and provide extra information.

田中
A Shimoda boy,
Mr. Tanaka
土屋
A Shimoda girl,
Ms. Tsuchiya

Contact

Feel free to contact us to learn more about Shimoda.

The information on this website is subject to change. Please contact individual offices, stores, or the Seamon Shimoda Guide office (TEL: 0558-22-5255) for more detail.