Nishikawana

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.

Around the V-shaped valley, you can see big fish such as Kue, schools of sunfish, and damselfish. Stingrays can be seen in schools in the summer. Also, a huge black sea eel has taken up residence here and can be observed up close. In the summer, we often encounter schools of large migratory fish that have been chasing schools of small fish.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

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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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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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