Futo

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.

From June to August, you can see huge squids spawning one after another in front of the divers. The beach is also home to a wide range of anemones as far as the eye can see, as well as many clownfish.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 11 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Macro Spot
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

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Futou is the scenic point of Nishi-Izu. This site can be reach via beach entry or boat entry. There is a small area where you can go night diving all year round. There are caves, caverns, and arches as you progress through the shallow beach sand to the rocky terrain.

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Ishibashi is very close to the center of the city, so you can dive on a day trip and do more than 3 dives in one day. This site is a beach entry only. The entry is via a slope, and a rocky area opens up as you descend. After swimming about 100 meters offshore, you will come to a wide sandy beach.

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