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

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

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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.

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)

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

Experience Diving · Experience Snorkeling (Dragon Lady)

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Dragon Lady
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,500 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 colorful fishes gazing at you.
Snorkeling 1 - 2 hours & Diving 3 - 4 hours.

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  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.

Surfing School in the AA quality Tatado Beach

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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. !

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

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Minobumaru Fishing Boat
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.

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

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SURFACE
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  12,000 yen~
We will go on a tour by sea kayak, just as riding bicycle on the ocean. You can enjoy the scenery from sea level which is quite different from that from land. The coastline provides us different views, such as coves and caves, etc. You can enjoy snorkeling from July to September, in an ordinary tour.

Madai, Isaki, Warasa fishing around Mikomotojima / Off Suzaki (Tsumekimaru Fishing Boat)

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Tsumekimaru Fishing Boat
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,000 yen~
Throughout the year, Madai and Isaki fishing off the coast of Mikomotojima and Suzaki / Warasa fishing in Autumn

Aloha! Sea Kayaking & Snorkeling Eexperience (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 kayak to one of the best points for snorkeling.  We proceed toward the Pacific Ocean and kayak around small islands. Enjoy snorkeling together with colorful fish, when you arrive shallow water behind the island. After playing under the water, get on the kayak 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.

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

Comfortable 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.

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 your 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 !

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

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Izu Cruise
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  1,250 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)

Experience Surfing (Irie Surf)

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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 also target isaki (grunt), moroko (grouper), warasa (yellow tail), 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.

Challenge huge fishes in an expedition fishing boat (Ryushomaru)

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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.

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~

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

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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.

Catch seasonal fish with fishing boat (Hachikuramaru)

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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.

Big fishes around rocky shores and small islands – Fishing experience by ferry (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 leave Toji port for small islands surrounded by cliffs and they fish there all day long.
(Early morning to 3:00pm)

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.

Dynamic! Marlin fishing experience (The sixth Jintokumaru Fishing Boat)

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Name of office
The sixth Jintokumau Fishing Boat
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.

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

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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.

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  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)

Guide to Shimoda

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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.