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

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~
Let's enjoy on the beach ! (Every 3rd Saturday, free of charge)

Gather on the beach and start from beach combing and the balance training with special
tool. In summer, get into the water and practice surfing for example. (Surf board and wet suit are free)
In winter, enjoy sand-surfing, fly sport kite or paper airplane, on the beach.

We recommend balance training, to strengthen inner muscles for your daily life,
as well as improve the basic of surfing.

Easy boat fishing experience (Inarimaru)

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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.

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.

Sport kayaking 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~
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.

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 (Fun 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.
※ Only fun diving available for guests who do not understand Japanese.
※ 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.


'Snorkeling Experience’(about 2 hours) is also available. Please feel free to contact us.
We will take you to the famous snorkeling point, Ebisujima, only 5 min. walk from Suzaki Diving Center.

The Surfing lesson for beginners (RINE SURF)

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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.

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.

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.

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  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.

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)

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

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Name of office
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)

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.

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

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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)

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.

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

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Name of office
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.

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.

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  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.

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

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Name of office
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

Surfing School in the AA quality Tatado Beach

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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. !

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

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Name of office
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.

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

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.

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.

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  7,150 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.

名人に学ぶ鮎釣りと鮎料理 (夢釣庵)

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Name of office
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  3,800 yen~

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.