Ito

Ito is a relatively new point located in Tateyama, Boso Peninsula, Chiba Prefecture. You’ll see baited sharks and stingrays, as well as large groupers. Boat diving only. There are buoys at either end of a large, narrow root, and depending on the current, the fish will enter from one buoy and rise from the other.

The number of sharks coming to feed is impressive. More than a dozen sharks can be seen at one time. There are also huge stingrays, lobster fish, sunfish, and clams that come to visit.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 13 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

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Dive sites nearby

This spot is located at the tip of Tateyama on the Boso Peninsula. Boat diving only, with a maximum depth of 25m and an average of 15-16m, the bottom of the water is a mix of rocky reefs, gorota stones, and sandy terrain. Caution is needed as the flow can sometimes be fast.

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Hasama Ocean Park is in the inner bay of Tateyama on the Boso Peninsula. There is a beach, but boat diving is the main activity. At “Takane“ point, about 5 minutes from the harbor, there is a shrine and a large torii in the water.

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Jogashima is located at the southernmost point of the Miura Peninsula in Kanagawa Prefecture, on the border of Tokyo Bay and Sagami Bay. It can be reached by crossing the bridge. As it is quite close to the Tokyo area, it is very popular for day trip diving.

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This is the largest and closest of the seven Izu Islands to the mainland. Mihara, an active volcano, is located in the center of the island. Boat diving is also available, but due to the variety of beach points, diving from the beach is more popular. The most popular of these is Autumn Beach.

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Very close to the center of the city and a popular spot for day diving. The dive site is about 10 minutes by boat from the harbor. It has roots in sandy soil at a depth of 30 meters. The wall of the rock is covered with soft corals, and a school of Yellowfin Damselfish is swimming around the wall.

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It is the only inhabited remote island in Shizuoka Prefecture, about 10 km off the coast of Atami, which can be reached in 30 minutes by ferry. After crossing the island, you can go beach diving or boat diving.

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A popular spot representing East Izu, close to the IOP. There are two main beach points and a lot of boat diving. There are ramps and handrails on the beach for easy entry/exit. The sea conditions are often calm and can be enjoyed by beginners.

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Izu Oceanic Park is the most popular dive site in Higashi-Izu. The facilities are good and there is a pool. In the summer, the area is crowded with beachgoers and ordinary people who use the pool.

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Located on the west side of the Manazuru Peninsula, it is a popular point that is quite close to the Kanto area. Beach entry and boat entry are available. The beach is home to a colony of coral anemones that have been designated as a natural monument and are surrounded by many colorful creatures, including clownfish.

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This is a historic dive site that represents Higashi-Izu. It can be accessed from the Tokyo area in about 2 hours, and it is also possible to take a day trip, making it a popular spot, especially among Kanto divers.

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