Sport kayaking experience (ACA · American Canoe Association official recognition) KAI ‘TO Sea kayak school

Throughout a year
March - Jun & October - November
1 people 7,500yen~

Outline of the program

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.

Program schedule

Sport kayaking : for March - Jun & October - November.

Morning course (reception) 9:30 → (kayaking) 10:00 - 12:00
Afternoon course (reception)13:00 → (kayaking) 13:30 - 15:30
■March, April, October&November :
Morning course (reception)10:00 → (kayaking) 10:30 - 12:30
(All the courses include lectures about safty and bacic operation.)

1. Gather at KAI'TO club house, in front of Sotouyra Beach. After the
reception, start with watching the tour video. (changing room, toilet,
warm shower, baggage room & free parking are available)
2. Go to the beach in froint of KAI'TO for safety instruction and basic
lesson. Then leave the beach slowly paddling the kayak.
3. Enjoy kayaking among small islands off the beach. Out there in
the Pacific, you may be pushed or pulled by the current, that you
pass through with dynamic motion. Biginners are welcome, too.
If we get strong wind, let's try kayak surfing.

Availability of English guides on the day of the activity

All participants must be able to understand English or Japanese.

Detail of the program

Venue ⁄ location Sotoura Beach, Shimoda City
Available period Throughout a year
March - Jun & October - November
Available period Programs held every day in the period mentioned.
Hours of registration 9:30am - 5:00pm
Length of the program 2 hours
Reservation Required
Toilet Yes
Kiosk Snorkeling set, etc. at club house / Convenience store with in 30 min. on foot
Necessity of bringing something to eat Refrain from bringing foods, for food poisening prevention
Place to eat Beach side

Required items to bring

■Swimsuit and towel ■Marine boots or marine sandals, if possible, with thick socks. Beach sandals are OK ■A change of clothes

Precautions ⁄ remarks

■According to the rules of the ACA (American Canoe Association), all of us in KAI'TO are participating in instructor liability insurance. Whoever needs to add up arbitrary insurance, prepare it in advance by yourself. Riding with a pet, drinking alcohol and drugs (narcotics, stimulants, drugs) are prohibited. ■If you cancel, please notify us. Any canceliation 3 days before and later is charged 50 %. Cancellation for the weather condition is notifyed you from us. If you feel anxious about the weather, do not hesitate to make contact with us, as we are liable to rupture of connection with you in urgent cases. ■Only healthy adults(junior high students and upper) can apply to the program, for safety's sake.

Details of the fee

Adults (junior high school students and above) : 7,500yen/person (tax included)
Remarks concerning the fee Price includes basic lessons, tour guide, rental kayak and the gear, wet suit, club house fee(shower, baggage deposit …) & the insurance.
Payment method Cash at the site
Cancellation fee 3 days before, 50 %
Reservations accepted from Throughout a year
Reservations accepted until Previous day, noon
Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation 2~20 people

Meeting place ⁄ map

Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting time

KAI'TO club house, Sotoura Beach

Meeting place (address ⁄ access)

10 minutes bus ride from Izukyu Shimoda Station for Shirahama(Itado・Icchiki), and get off at Sotoura Kaigan, then 5 minutes walk.

Reservation ⁄ inquiry

English service for making reservations and inquiries English is available by phone or e-mail ( )
Name Sea Kayak School KAI'TO
Address 788 Kakisaki Shimoda
TEL ⁄ FAX Tel.0558-22-6779 
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
Business hours 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Irregular

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