Mikomoto Island

There are a number of diving spots around Kamikimoto Island, an uninhabited island off the coast of Shimoda. It is a 20-minute boat ride from the harbor to the dive site. It is a popular spot for hammerhead sharks to appear from summer to autumn when the Kuroshio Current approaches the Izu Peninsula.

You can see tons of hammerheads, sandbar sharks, and blacktipsharks. The Kuroshio Current can also attract sunfish, sailfish, whale sharks, manta rays, and eagle rays.

Stupanj

Stupanj

  • Advanced
Vidljivost 

Vidljivost 

  • 14 m
Strujanje

Strujanje

  • slaba struja 
  • nema struje 
  • jaka struja 
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Ronjenje u struji
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Nakagi is located in the southernmost in the Izu Peninsula. This area benefits from Black Stream and shows various scenes underwater as the seasons change. The scenery created by nature over the centuries will attract divers both of land and underwater.

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It is a dive site full of private feeling which is not so well known by divers. There are two main boat sites. There are two main boat sites, both of which can be reached in 5 minutes after departure, so even those who are sensitive to boats do not have to worry. Each dive site is equipped with a dive rope, so you don't have to worry if you have trouble pulling your ears out. It's also very easy to get on and off the boat regardless of the tide!

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This is the most popular cave diving spot in Izu. There are many caves and coverings between and around two large rocks called Ushitsukiwa in front of the harbor.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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