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

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.

初めての釣り教室(Ryon)

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Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  3,000 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  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.

Catch seasonal fish with fishing boat (Hachikuramaru)

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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.

Sparkling reef in the Kuroshio current … Dive around Suzaki peninsula ! (Suzaki Diving Center)

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Suzaki Diving Center
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  11,000 yen~
Suzaki Peninsula diving lesson (Experience 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.
※ 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.
※ Please contact us for advanced programs.

'Snorkeling Experience' is also available. Please feel free to contact us.

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

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Name of office
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.

A lot of big fishes around rocky shore and small islands – Ferry fishing experience (Ferry Kiichimaru)

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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 go fishing from Toji port to a small island surrounded by cliffs and they are fishing all day long.
(Early morning to 3:00pm)

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  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.

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~

Off Toshima for Medsai(big butterfish), etc. Suzaki fishing boat (Kyusumaru)

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Kyusumaru
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,000 yen~
Mainly Medai around Toshima and Isaki, Warasa, Kawahagi, Kasago, around Mikomoto. Varies in seasons.

Let’s paddle out to the Pacific Ocean as if you were a seabird ! (Shimoda Kayak Center)

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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 !

Charter fishing boat (Hoshinmaru)

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Name of office
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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Surfing primary lesson (Shimoda City Public Services Institute)

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Shimoda City Public Services Institute
Period
Throughout a year
We hold surfing lessons about 5 times during the period from May to October. (ask for details)
Fee
1 people  3,000 yen~
The goal is to expand opportunities for you to familiarize yourself with nature through regional activities. This is a surfing class for beginners and parents by an official instructor of the Japan Surfing Federation. There is also Snorkeling lesson.

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.

Experience Surfing (Irie Surf)

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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.

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

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Izu Shimoda Marine Center
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  6,480 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.

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

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Tsumekimaru
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

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~

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.

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

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.

Comfortable and 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.

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  8,000 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.

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.