Diving with a local Ama Diver in Kami-shima

Dive in water together with an Ama free-diver and witness how she catches shellfish or seaweeds from the rocky bottom in the water. After diving, have a local seafood lunch and explore the small island, Kami-shima!

You will touch the very unique cultural tradition of 3000 years history!


JPY 29,800/person incl 1-night 3 meals



  • Watch how Ama diver catch shellfish or seaweeds in the water by hands without any diving tank.
  • Listen their tales of the sea handed down through the generations from older to younger ama.
  • Walk around Kami-shima, a small island of 500 population, which appreared in Mishima Yukio’s novel, The Sound of Waves.


10:30 Meeting at Toba Marine Terminal (Sadahama)
10:45 Depart from Toba by a passenger boat

11:25 Arrive to Kami-shima port
               Leave your luggage at the rest house.
12:00 Lunch, chatting with an Ama diver
13:30 Diving with a local Ama divers (1.5h)
15:00 Exploring Kami-shima with a local guide and free-time
18:00 Dinner
               Stay at a local inn

Breakfast & Check-out
End of the tour

* Departure time from Kami-shima port to Toba Marine Terminal(Sadahama) by a passenger boat: 7:00, 8:35, 11:35, 15:50
* 1h for going around the island dropping by the location of the film “Shiosai” directed by Yukio Mishima


Meeting at Toba Marine Terminal (Sadahama)  at 10:30

Available Dates (As of June, 2017)

July 13(Thur)    20(Thur)    27(Thur)
Aug 03(Thur)   24(Thur)    31(Thur)


  • 3 meals(Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast)
  • 1-night accomodation in a local inn
  • local guide for exploring the island
  • english-speaking staff


  • Boat tickets between Toba Sadahama and Kami-shima(Please purchase it on the day at the terminal by yourself.)
  • Gratuities(optional)


  • Minimum number of participants: 2(Minimum 2 persons are required for reservation)
  • Maximum number of participants: 10
  • Participants must be 13 years of age and above, who are healthy physically and mentally. Pregnant individuals may not participate in this activity. All participants must complete a participation agreement
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • In case the tour cannot be provided due to weather, any deposit that has been made by the client if applicable will be refunded.
  • Please bring your swimming suits and water shoes. A few rental items including swimming suits, water shoes and snorkel mask are available. For the detail, please contact us in advance.
  • At Toba Marine Terminal, there is a paid parking for those who come by private car.
  • If you have any allergies or any restriction, please let us know.
  • English-speaking staff will accompany guests only for the first day till 15:30-ish.


  • 3-6 days prior to the tour date receive 50 % refund
  • 2 or less days prior to the tour date receive no refund



JPY 29,800/person incl 1-hight 3 meals



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