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

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

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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)

Surfing School in an AA quality ocean

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Baguse Surf Shop
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,940 yen~
90 minuets surfing lesson.
For beginners, we will have you experience the fun of taking off and riding waves.
For intermediate person, let's aim at higher level.
Would you like to surf in AA quality clean water sea? We hope we can help your first step
to the sea. Please apply for the lesson, with family, friends, and so on !

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

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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.

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

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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)

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

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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.

Sharing boat for a easy two hours course ~ Let’s enjoy fishing! (Wakamiyamaru)

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Name of office
Wakamiyamaru (fishing boat)
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,000 yen~
Easy 2 hours course : 5,000yen/person,
Departure time 1: 30 pm (‐ 2 hours), Rental rod, Sabiki tackle included. ※ tax excluded 

Standard fishing course(6-7hours) : 13,000yen/person,
Departure time 5:00 - 6:00am for Madai,Isaki,Medai, etc. ※ tax excluded

Standard fishing course(6-7hours) : 11,000yen/person,
Departure time 5:00 - 6:00am for Kasago, Kawahagi, etc. ※ tax excluded

Experience Surfing (Irie Surf)

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IRIE COFFEE & SEA
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,000 yen~
Please enjoy surfing in beautiful Shirahama beach in Izu. Surfing is a fun sport
that also serves as a body balance training.
After image training on the beach, we will surf in the sea.

Charter fishing boat (Hoshinmaru)

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Hoshinmaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,000 yen~
We are a charter fishing boat for a small group mainly try to catch saurel.  You can also catch Inada and Hirame in Auguest, September and October.  Fishing gear, tackle, bait and ice are provided. Even if you are a beginner, an assistant captain will help you fish well.

Let’s get along with Dolphins at ‘Dolphin Feeding’ (Shimoda Aquarium)

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Shimoda Aquarium
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  1,300 yen~
It is a unique and popular plan of Shimoda Aquarium, floating in a natural cove.
You can feed a dolphin, shake hands, or experience a petit trainer.
You have chances to get friends with dolphines !
There are other plans such as "Dolphin watching boat," where you can ride the boat around the cove, accompanied by the dolphin.

‶Amazing Seat,” a dolphine show is really amazing to watch dolphines jump high above your head, our latest line-up.

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.

Off Toshima for Medsai(big butterfish), etc. Suzaki fishing boat (Kyusumaru)

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Kyusumaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,000 yen~
Mainly Medai around Toshima and Isaki, Warasa, Kawahagi, Kasago, around Mikomoto. Varies in seasons.

Sea Kayak Experience tour – with outdoor lunch ♪ (SURFACE)

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SURFACE
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  11,500 yen~
We will go on a tour by sea kayak, as if cycling by bicycle on the ocean. You can enjoy the scenery from sea level which is quite different from that from land. The coastlines are rich in variety such as coves and caves, etc. You can also enjoy snorkeling from July to September, in an ordinary tour.

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.

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.

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~

“Fishing on board, empty-handed” Beginner fishing course with fishing rod, bait, hook rig and everything

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Name of office
Izu Shimoda Marine Center
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  6,480 yen~
Let's go fishing empty-handed ! Fishing on the boat! This is for beginners.
(Non fishing experience)
We provide you fishing rod, bait, rig and everything.
Our boat staff will put a bait and remove fish from hook !
Please come, join us and have fun.

A lot of big fishes around rocky shore and small islands – Ferry fishing experience (Ferry Kiichimaru)

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Name of office
Ferry Kiichimaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,000 yen~
Toji was said to be a secret place long ago. There are plenty of spots where big fishes such as Mejia, Isaki hide.
People go fishing from Toji port to a small island surrounded by cliffs and they are fishing all day long.
(Early morning to 3:00pm)

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.

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.

Experience Diving · Experience Snorkeling (Dragon Lady)

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Dragon Lady
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,000 yen~
I'll show you attractive underwater in Shimoda. Those who are not good at getting into the water, may enjoy snorkeling with life jacket, from the surface of the water. You might be astonished to meet a fish gazing at you.
Snorkeling 1 - 2 hours & Diving 3 - 4 hours.

綺麗な伊豆の海で忘れられない想い出を!「カヤック 洞窟探検ツアー(初心者)」( ワンダフルワールド) 

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Name of office
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  11,000 yen~

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~

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.

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~

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.

Guide to Shimoda

We can answer your inquiries and provide extra information.

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

Contact

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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.