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

Surfing School in the AA quality Tatado Beach

Name of office
Baguse Surf Shop
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,500 yen~
90 minuets surfing lesson.
For beginners, we will let you experience the fun of taking off and riding waves.
Intermediate persons should aim at higher level.
Wouldn't you like to surf in AA quality clean water sea? We'll help you make the first step
in the sea. Please apply to the lesson, with family, friends, etc. !

Easy boat fishing experience (Inarimaru)

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.

Let’s enjoy fishing! six hours off Izu Peninsular (Wakamiyamaru Fishing Boat)

Name of office
Wakamiyamaru Fishing Boat
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  13,500 yen~
Standard fishing course(6-7hours) : 13,500yen/person,
Departure time 5:00 - 6:00am for Madai,Isaki,Medai, etc.
Bait, scattering bait & ice included. ※ tax excluded

気のあった仲間と気ままなクルーズに !~下田港モーターボートレンタル~(下田ボートサービス)

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

須崎発 本格遊漁船釣り体験(第五たなか丸)

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

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

Name of office
Real Surf Shop
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  11,000 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 carefully and safely. We are all qualified international surfing instructors and teach you with confidence. "I got on the waves!" "I've become friends with sea." You will never forget the day you surf with us, on the AA beach of Shimoda.

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

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.

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

Name of office
Feel's Visual Works (Tomomi Mizuguchi)
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  10,000 yen~
Surfing photos by a well known surfing photographer should be your life time memory.
If you have not got used 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.

“Boat fishing, equipment free” Beginner fishing course with fishing rod, rig, bait, etc. ready (Izu Shimoda Marine Center)

Name of office
Izu Shimoda Marine Center
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  6,600 yen~
Let's go fishing, equipment free ! Fishing on the boat for beginners.
We provide you fishing rod, rig, bait and everything.
Our boat staff will put a bait and remove fish from hook !
Please come, join us and have fun.

(Popular program) You can have your catch cooked at the restaurants
in the town for your lunch or dinner. (Please ask when you make reservation
for fishing.)

Off Toshima for medsai(big butterfish) with Kyusumaru Fishing Boat

Name of office
Kyusumaru Fishing Boat
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,000 yen~
Mainly medai around Toshima and?isaki (grunt), warasa (yellow tail), kawahagi (filefish), kasago (rock fish),?around Mikomoto. Varies for seasons.

The Surfing lesson for beginners (RINE SURF)

Name of office
RINE SURF
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.

Big fishes around rocky shores and small islands – Fishing experience by ferry (Ferry Kiichimaru)

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 leave Toji port for small islands surrounded by cliffs and they fish there all day long.
(Early morning to 3:00pm)

Ji-kinme and tai fishing around Niijima, etc. (The 18th Tenkomaru)

Name of office
The 18th Tenkomaru (fishing boat)
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,000 yen~
Ji-kinme(local alfonsino) fishing around Niijima.? The required time varies with the season.? Closed on Saturday due to the local regulations.? We also go fishing for tai (red sea bream) and Isaki (grunt), etc. We will respond to your request such as time, etc.

Experience Surfing (Irie Surf)

Name of office
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.

Dawn of Modern Age, Exploring Shimoda Harbor by Susquehanna (Izu Cruise)

Name of office
Izu Cruise
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  1,500 yen~
The cruise takes you around Shimoda harbor for 20 minutes. The scent of history still drifts. Perry's fleet stayed here for more than a month?to conclude the Shimoda Treaty. A patriot Shoin Yoshida approached the Black Ship, by a small boat, to negotiate with Commodore about taking him to the US, but refused, only to be taken captive by Japanese magistrate. While he was out on bail, he opened a private school in his hometown Hagi and educated disciples who conducted turbulent Japan. Please visit the Gukisho of Shoin Yoshida?in the mountain side of Rendaiji, where he hid himself before his attempt to go out of Japan. (10 minutes' drive /?Wednesday holiday)

Aloha! Sea Kayaking & Snorkeling Eexperience (ACA ・ American Canoe Association official recognition) KAI ‘TO Sea kayak School

Name of office
KAI'TO Sea Kayak School
Period
Throughout a year
March - October
Fee
1 people  8,700 yen~
Our clubhouse is just in front of the beach ! We guide you to the best points for kayaking, around small islands in the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy snorkeling together with colorful fish, when you arrive shallow?water behind one of the islands. After having fun with sea creatures, get on the kayak again and return to Sotoura Coast. Our kayak is high quality SOTK type for 2 passengers (3, if a 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.

Due to conditions and seasons, snorkeling might not be available, for your attention. (Ask for details.)

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

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)

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

Name of office
Komeimaru (fishing boat)
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  13,000 yen~
You can fully enjoy boat fishing for madai (red sea bream), isaki (grunt), medai, etc. all year round.?
Very popular warasa (yellow tail) around Mikomoto.? Large hiramasa from early summer to autumn. ?
Expedition fishing to Niijima.

Surfing Experience in the beautiful Irita Beach

Name of office
Pink Mafia
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  9.000 yen~
The water at Irita Beach has been verified as AA. Waves are great and you, from beginner to advanced surfer, can enjoy surfing. Professional surfer Hiraku Ogawa teaches you one-on-one. (up to 2people)
9,000yen-/person(tax, insurance 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)

Challenge huge fishes in an expedition fishing boat (Ryushomaru)

Name of office
Ryushomaru (fishing boat)
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 fishes) fishing to super-big fish beyond 100 kg.? We guide you to Izu Islands or further areas for opportunities to enjoy 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 stay comfortably.

Catch seasonal fish with fishing boat (Hachikuramaru)

Name of office
Hachikuramaru Fishing Boat
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 persons or more.

I will catch madai with Dad ! Off Shirahama ・ Irozaki (Hyosukemaru)

Name of office
Hyosukemaru Fishing Boat
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,300 yen~
Off the coast fishing experience (Shirahama / Irozaki) 5:00am - 2:00pm. ?
Fee : 14,300yen (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 target moroko (longtooth grouper) & kanpachi (amber jack) during June to November. ?

Fishing inn Hyosukeya is in front of our floating bridge. Make reservation early, as we have only 4 rooms. ?Overnight stay without meals : 3,850yen (tax included)? Parking lot is free.

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

Name of office
Mikomotomaru(Izu Shimoda fishing)
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  8,500 yen~
Get on board Mikomotomaru ferry to Mikomotojima (11 km off Shimoda). Mejina, Takabe, Ishidai, Moroko etc. are popular.? Mejina fishing is particularly well known. 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.

Shirahama Mariner Surf School (Shirahama Mariner)

Name of office
Shirahama Mariner
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  7,700 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.

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

Name of office
Shimoda Marine Aquarium
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  1,300 yen~
It is a unique and popular plan of?Shimoda Marine 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 dolphins.
'Amazing Seat,' a dolphine show, really amazing to watch dolphines jump high above your head, the latest line-up.

Guide to Shimoda

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田中
Mr. Tanaka
大谷
Mr. Otani

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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.