Hirizo Beach Snorkeling

The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in Japan.

South of Tokyo on the Izu Peninsula, the snorkeling off Hirizo Beach is very popular. You can expect to see plenty of marine life around the reefs and rocks, including lionfish, scorpionfish, rockfish and dragon moray eels. The water clarity is not the greatest, but the marine diversity makes up for it.

The Hirizo Beach snorkeling is located in Nakagi, which is west of Shimoda, on the southwest end of the Izu Peninsula in the Shizuoka prefecture. It scenic two hour drive south from Tokyo to reach Hirizo Beach.

Overall, Hirizo Beach is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 12 snorkeling dives in Japan.

Hirizo Beach (Japan)

Hirizo Beach (Japan)

Hirizo Beach (Japan)

Hirizo Beach (Japan)


Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Philippines" from Tim Rock

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Date Updated:  5/15/2017

ID:  23609


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