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

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

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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.

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.

Fishing boat from Suzaki Port to Mikomoto / Izu Islands (Komeimaru)

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Komeimaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  13,000 yen~
You can fully enjoy boat fishing for Madai, Isaki, Medai, etc. all year round. 
Very popular Warasa around Mikomoto.  Large Hiramasa from early summer to autumn.  
Expedition fishing to Niijima.

Challenge huge fish in a full-scale expedition fishing boat (Ryushomaru)

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Ryushomaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  13,000 yen~
We want you to enjoy fishing on board Ryushomaru, at Zenisu, a famous treasury of fish. From Gomoku(various fish) fishing to super-big fish beyond 100 kg.  We guide you to Izu Islands or further areas and make opportunities for you to enjoy the real pleasure of fishing. The large expedition ship of 22 m in length(19 t) is equipped with bed, air conditioning,  so that you can fish comfortably.

There is also Shimoda Harbor Night Cruise "Yakochu Yuran(noctillucent plankton fantastic cruise)" from July to August.

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.

Fun morning fishing or evening fishing, 3 hours’ course (Minobumaru)

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Minobumaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  6,000 yen~
Even beginners can enjoy fishing. There are 2 courses, morning or evening fishing.
It's Shimoda port or Suzaki Koshirahama port, where you get on board the ship.

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)

鮎釣り名人の師匠と友釣りを楽しもう!(夢釣庵)

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

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~

Experience of diving & Snorkeling, Training courses for a diving license(MARINE SOFT SHIMODA)

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Name of office
MARINE SOFT SHIMODA
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,000 yen~
We will guide you in our diving or snorkeling tour under the sea of South Izu, from adults to children. Experience the sea of Shimoda, which is deep blue as far as the eye can see.

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.

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  8,500 yen~
Shimoda Kayak Center is a sea kayaking club and help our guests-couples, families, friends-play in the sea. The program consists of lessons, tour of kayaking, and snorkeling. (half day)
Please return to innocent childhood and experience the excitement you never have felt in daily life.
*As a memory of the experience, a photo CD is offered to you !

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.

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.

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

初めての釣り教室(Ryon)

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

Experience Diving · Experience Snorkeling (Dragon Lady)

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Name of office
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.

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

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Name of office
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.

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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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~

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~

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

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Name of office
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.

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.

『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~

Guide to Shimoda

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A Shimoda boy,
Mr. Tanaka

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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.