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Marine Sports Spots in Wakayama Area

  • Bubble Ring Divers Kushimoto
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Wakayama Pref. Higashimurogunkushimotochou Kushimoto 617-36
    This diving shop on the Kushimoto coast caters to everyone from beginners to advanced divers. You can choose from a variety of plans with an experienced guide that will let you enjoy the rich diversity of marine life made possible by the Kuroshio Current. They rent wet suits, fins, and other diving equipment, and they offer courses for getting your diving license too. They run diving trips to other locations in Japan and abroad several times a year. These give customers a different underwater perspective from their regular diving programs and provide diving options year-round.
  • Aquamarine Shirahama
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Wakayama Nishimuro-gun Shirahamacho Waterfront 448-1
    "This is the oldest diving facility in Shirahama, right off the beach, a 30-minute drive via National Route 42 from the Nanki Tanabe Interchange of the Hanwa Expressway. Due to the influence of the Kuroshio Current, the sea around Shirahama is very clear, and diving is enjoyable year-round. The Diving Experience Course, which lets beginners walk around underwater without worries, is highly recommended. Holders of a C-class diving license can enjoy a ""fun dive"" with a guide. The facility is equipped with a seawater pool, where customers can refresh their skills or learn to dive for the first time. All the necessary equipment is available for rent."
  • Wakayama Suhara Coast Sea Kayak Experience
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Wakayama Arida-gun Yuasacho Suhara Maruyama 966-1
    This guide company operates sea kayaking tours off the Suhara Coast. The area is easily accessible from Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe; waves are gentle year-round; the waters are highly clear; and the Suhara coastline is beautiful. The company's tours include free rentals of all the equipment you need, and the company's courteous pre-tour safety and basic operation classes ensure that even beginners can have fun and be safe. The company's all-day course is truly an adventure, taking you not just out onto the sea but also onto the land of the uninhabited island of Karumojima. Children as young as first grade elementary school age can come along on tours if accompanied by an adult in a two-person kayak, making it possible for the whole family to enjoy sea kayaking together.
  • Brutus Surf Shop
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Wakayama Pref. Wakayamashi Nishinoshou 380-7
  • Island Club Resort
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Wakayama Hidaka-gun Yuracho Ena 1069

Wakayama Areas


Wakayama prefecture unites pilgrims, food lovers, and culture buffs in a tranquil corner of Japan at the base of the Kii Peninsula. The setting for many a Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trail, Wakayama invites those in search of spirituality from one side of the prefecture to the other, from the 100-plus Buddhist temples of the sacred Mount Koya in the west to the inspiring temples of the Kumano Sanzan set among breathtaking nature in the east. Once the grueling hike is complete, make a beeline for Wakayama city to savor some of the country's most delicious ramen noodles.

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