Aloha! Sea Kayaking & Snorkeling Eexperience (ACA ・ American Canoe Association official recognition) KAI ‘TO Sea kayak School

Throughout a year
March - October
1 people 8,700yen~

Outline of the program

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.)

Program schedule

Morning and afternoon (2 courses) 9:30 (reception) - 12:00 or 13: 00 (reception) - 15: 30. About 2 hours for safety instruction and kayaking. When you complete registration in the clubhouse, we will explain about parking lot, changing room, shower, toilet, luggage & valuables deposit etc. After watching the course guide video, you will take a short lesson near the beach. Then, finally, you'll step forward to the Ocean !

Availability of English guides on the day of the activity

All participants must understand English or Japanese.

Detail of the program

Venue ⁄ location Sotoura beach
Available period Throughout a year
March - October
Available period Every day during the mentioned period
Hours of registration Morning course: 9:30-12:00 / Afternoon course: 13:00 - 15:30
Length of the program 2 hours
Reservation Required
Toilet Yes
Kiosk Snorkeling set, etc. at clubhouse / Shops at the beach in summer
Necessity of bringing something to eat Refrain from bringing foods, for food poisoning prevention
Place to eat Beach side (summer season)

Required items to bring

Bath towels and swimsuits. After the program, you can take a hot shower. Bring the sun protection (sunglasses, hat, long-sleeved synthetic fiber shirt and pants, sunscreen lotion, etc.). There is a vending machine for drinks, near the clubhouse.

Precautions ⁄ remarks

■Infants can not join. An elementary school student under 9 must be accompanied by 2 adults. ■You can not join the program, if you have any health problem. ■Bringing a pet, drinking alcohol and drugs (narcotics, stimulants, drugs) are prohibited. ■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. ■We are to inform you, about the cancellation due to natural conditions. However, try to contact us, if you are concerned about availability of the program. ■Free parking is available for the morning participants in the morning and for the afternoon participants in the afternoon. (with reservation) ※ Summer, 500yen.

Details of the fee

Adults : 8,700yen・ (high season; GW & July 1st - September 30th) 9,500yen / Child(elementary school student) : 5,500yen・(high season;GW & July 1st - September 30th) 6,000yen / (Rental) Snorkel set : 500 yen / All tax included / Price includes kayaking guide, rental items including kayak, clubhouse fee (shower, toilet, luggage&valuables deposit, changing room...)
Remarks concerning the fee
Payment method Cash, or by credit card at the clubhouse
Cancellation fee From 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 Sea Kayak School (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 email( )
Name KAI'TO Sea Kayak School
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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