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

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

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Hyosukemaru Fishing Boat
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  14,040 yen~
Off the coast fishing experience (Shirahama / Irozaki) 5:00am - 2:00pm.  
Fee : 14,040yen (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.

“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.

初めての釣り教室(Ryon)

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Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  3,000 yen~

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

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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.

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

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.

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 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 !

気のあった仲間と気ままなクルーズに漕ぎ出よう~下田港 ヨット&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 group  8,000 yen~

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.

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.

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.

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.

Surfing School in the AA quality Tatado Beach

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Baguse Surf Shop
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,940 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. !

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 (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’(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.

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.

From easy fishing off Shirahama to expedition to Seven Islands (Daikokuyamaru)

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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)

『体験シュノーケリング教室』(下田市振興公社)

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Name of office
Period
07/01/2018 ~ 08/31/2018
Fee
1 people  4,000 yen~

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.

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.

Surfing primary lesson (Shimoda City Public Services Institute)

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Name of office
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.

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~

Dynamic! Marlin fishing experience (The sixth Jintokumaru)

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Name of office
The sixth Jintokumau
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.

Let’s enjoy fishing! An easy two hours’ course (Wakamiyamaru Fishing Boat)

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Wakamiyamaru Fishing Boat
Period
Throughout a year
Fee
1 people  5,000 yen~
Easy 2 hours course : 5,000yen/person,
Departure time 1: 30 pm (‐ 2 hours)
Bait, scattering bait, ice included. ※ tax excluded 

Standard fishing course(6-7hours) : 13,000yen/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

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.

Guide to Shimoda

We can answer your inquiries and provide extra information.

田中
Mr. Tanaka
大谷
Mr. Otani

Contact

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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.