“Skiami” is a fishing method that has been practiced on Takaneshima for a long time. Once you push the net, lots of cute fish and sea creatures will be caught! Get in touch with the rich sea of Shimanami Kaido!
Just push it!
Not only children, but also adults can enjoy practicing this simple fishing method pushing a special net along the seabed. Now, let’s FISH!
Close encounters with sea creatures
There are many sea creatures in the eelgrass field, proof of a clean, beautiful sea. Rare creatures are not so rare here.
Learn about the sea
A skilled seaman, familiar with the Ocean will tell you about the marine environment around Shimanami, along with details about the creatures caught with skiami.
This is a rare chance discover some of the secret of the sea.
Freshly picked and fried
Small fish and shrimp may be fried and cooked on the spot. While feeling the sea breeze, you will enjoy Shimanami’s delicate freshness.
Take the Shimanami Sea as a unique souvenir
You can also make “Seaweed Oshiba” as an option. Enjoy the art of the sea and its colorful seaweed.
|Price||Adults: 3,300 yen /person|
Elementary school students: 2,750 yen / person
|Number of participants||1～20 people|
* A large number of people is recommended as they may catch more fish.
|What is included|
・ Skiami net ・ Hibasami (tool for catching fish)
・ Container for fish
・ Cooking and eating caught fish (fried from small fish)
・ Water for washing you feet (small tank x 2)
|What you need||・ Marine wear (with as little exposure as possible)|
* Some creatures such as Haokoze (stone fish) are dangerous to touch
・ Shoes or sandals with short heels
・ Change of clothes
・ Tent for change of clothes
|Venue||〒722-2412 Meet aroundTakane|
Takane Ohashi, Setoda-cho,Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima
* Details on then exact location will be announced at the time of booking.
|Plan||1. 1. Join the instructor and move to thevenue|
↓ 5 minutes
2. Quick lecture on the sea, descriptionof the experience
↓ 10 minutes
3. Skiami experience
↓ 45 minutes
4. Cook and eat the caught fish
↓ 30 minutes
Total: 90 minutes
If you use our taxi transfer from WAKKA to the site, the price is discounted (1,000 yen discount per group).
* Please contact us for transfers from other places than WAKKA.
* One-way price (WAKKA-venue)
With Mazda CX-3: Approximately 5,500 yen
With Toyota Hiace: 6,500 yen
[Seaweed Oshiba making]
Price: 500 yen / person
Time: 45minutes added to the above itinerary
Includes: Seaweed collection, seaweed on sheet Design / craft
* After drying and laminating, the finished product will be mailed.
If you wish to make your Oshiba, please contact us at the time of booking.
|Reservation||1. Contact WAKKA by phone or email|
2. We will confirm whether the event can be held by our instructor
3. We will get back to you with detailed location, time, and payment method, and confirm the reservation.
Up to 1 week in advance
With lowest tide of the spring (evening)
Time may change depending on the day. We will contact you at the time of booking.
|Age||Elementary school students and above|
* Children under the age of 13 are accompanied by a guardian
|Payment method||・At WAKKA reception|
(cash, various credit cards, various electronic payment methods)
・ Online payment
(various credit cards)
|Please note||・ Canceled in case of rain.|
・ Please follow the instructions during the experience.
・ Some creatures in the sea that are poisonous when touched, (such as the stone fish ‘haokoze’ ). Please wear appropriate protective clothes.
・ The range of immersion in the sea depends on the tide level at the time of the experience. Please prepare enough clothes.
・ Compensation for accidents and injuries during the experience is covered by our insurance.
・ Please contact us in advance if you do not wish to cook or eat the caught fish. In that case, the participation fee will not change.
・ The caught sea fish cannot be taken home. Free them to the sea or enjoy them on the spot.
・ There are no showers or changing rooms at the venue.
For washing your body you may rent our hot water containers at Wakka’s front desk and a tent for changing clothes.