Motosuko Lake

Lake Motosu is one of the Fuji Five Lakes and is the deepest of the five with a maximum water depth of 122 meters. The altitude is about 900 meters, and the diving is done using altitude diving procedures. It is the most popular freshwater diving spot in Kanto.

Black bass, Magoi, and Nishikigoi are often huddled around sunken giant trees. Catfish, woodpeckers, sailfish, and nuthatches can be found at the bottom and on the rocks.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 10 m
Current

Current

  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Quarry
  • Altitude Diving
  • Lake

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Diving at the beach near Miho no Matsubara, which is famous as a tourist attraction. When you dive from the gravel beach, there is a gentle slope to a depth of 5 meters and then a sharp drop to a depth of 18 meters, after which it becomes flat again.

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Osezaki is one of the most famous dives sites in Japan. It is a cape that juts out into Suruga Bay and done as a beach dive. There are two dive options, one on the bayside of the cape and the other on the open seaside, both of which are shallow rocky areas when you descend and sandy areas when you go offshore.

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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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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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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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Located in Koganezaki Park, you can enjoy various flowers depending on the season, and entry/exit is very easy to do due to the ramps and handrails. When you enter, you’ll see a wide range of gorotas up to a few meters deep, and beyond that, you’ll see an entire surface of the sand.

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There are six boat points in the open sea and four in the bay at Tago. There is also one beach. At the point in the bay, there is a clump of Green Turtle Coral that looks like Okinawa, and much tropical small fish can be seen around it.

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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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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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