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

The Surfing lesson for beginners (RINE SURF)

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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.

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.

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

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  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. !

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)

Let’s fish Kinme 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)

Charter fishing boat (Hoshinmaru)

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Hoshinmaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  9,000 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.

Challenge huge fishes in an expedition fishing boat (Ryushomaru)

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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.

Easy boat fishing experience (Inarimaru)

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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.

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Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 group  1,200 yen~

須崎発 本格遊漁船釣り体験(第五たなか丸)

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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)

Aloha! Sea Kayaking & Snorkeling Eexperience (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 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.

Sport kayaking 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~
Sport kayaking ! from Australia, for March - Jun & October - November.
It means sport, racing, aerobics and surfing, while kayaking.
It expends average 600K calories an hour.
Inhale healthy oxygen air, lookning over the extention of the sea.
(Quite comfortable with wet suit on.)

The migrating anticyclone brings northeast wind in this sport kayaking season.
Time for tough kayaking, physically and mentaliy. Exert all the muscles to
get the full fitness effect.

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

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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.

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

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MARINE SOFT SHIMODA
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  6,000 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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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  100,000 yen~
Lesson of controlling a big cruiser( length of 17 meters), participating in the annual International Billfish Tournament in Shimoda. Aiming at helping guests who have acquired small vessel license, 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.

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.

Comfortable 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.

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.

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

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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

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

From 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 capacity for 12 people with latest equipment, affords you comfortable fishing.  Beginners and experienced alike can enjoy. 
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)

Guide to Shimoda

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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.