Hirasawa is a diving destination that offers a unique and diverse experience for both new and experienced divers. With both shore
and boat diving
options available, visitors can explore a variety of underwater environments that showcase some of the most stunning marine life in the Izu region.
One of the most impressive features of diving in Hirasawa is the abundance of soft corals
. These delicate and colorful organisms are among the largest in Izu and provide an awe-inspiring sight for divers. Visitors can also encounter a variety of fascinating creatures such as turtles
, rare nudibranches
, and other marine life that make their home in the vibrant coral reefs.
In addition to the exceptional diving, Hirasawa's location is also a draw for visitors. Located just a 20-minute drive from Numazu
, the area allows for convenient day trips or weekend trips where visitors can stay in the city and explore local restaurants after a dive. This makes it a great option for those who want to experience both the beauty of the underwater world and the local culture and cuisine.
The diving facilities
in Hirasawa are also top-notch, with a new and clean setup designed with attention to detail and friendly staff to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all visitors. The combination of convenient location, stunning marine life, and excellent facilities makes Hirasawa an ideal destination for both new and experienced divers looking for a unique and memorable diving experience.Dive shop web site (Japanese)