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

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

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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.

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

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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.

Catch seasonal fish with fishing boat (Hachikuramaru)

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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.

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 (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.

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

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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.

初めての釣り教室(Ryon)

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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.

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.

Shirahama Mariner Surf School (Shirahama Mariner)

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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.

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.

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.

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~

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

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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.

Seasonal programs,
Noctiluca watching night cruise (30 min.)… July - August
Seaweed cropping boat (90 min.)… February - March

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~

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.

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)

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. !

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.

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

名人に学ぶ鮎釣りと鮎料理 (夢釣庵)

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

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 - October
Fee
1 people  8,000 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.)

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

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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.

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~

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
April 1st ー October 31st
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 !

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.

Guide to Shimoda

We can answer your inquiries and provide extra information.

田中
Mr. Tanaka
大谷
Mr. Otani

Contact

Feel free to contact us to learn more about Shimoda.

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.