Welcome to the Fishing Experience!


 

This is a real hands-on fishing experience! The fish are not arranged in the net in advance. Each fishing trip is unique -see which fish will be caught! Follow the instructions below for your safety.

It’s real

 

Schedule

Meet at Shiraishi Port(6:20am)・・・Change clothes・・・Instructions・・・Depart from Port・・・10 minutes boat ride・・・Fishing・・・Return toPort(8:00am)・・・Change clothes ・・・Breakfast(8:10am)

 

What to Wear

Squid ink etc. might dirty your clothes, so please wear clothes which you don’t mind getting dirty. In particular, please don’t wear white clothes or fancy clothes.

 

What to Bring

Bring your own hat/cap, towel, and extra clothes to change.

* The following equipment is available:

Life jackets (Adult/Child), Raincoats (S to XL), Rain Boots (JP size: 23cm to 27cm) and Gloves (Adult/Child).

* In case of strong winds, please be aware that hats may blow away. 

 

Changing Clothes

①Pick up rain bootsthat fit your size.

②Put on waterproof clothing.

To prevent sea water from entering your rain boots, don’t tuck the bottom of your pants into your rain shoes.

③Put on your life jacket.

④Put on your gloves.

 

Dos & Don’ts

① Please go to toilet before you get on the boat. There are few toilets on site so ideally, please use the bathroom at a hotel or service stationbefore coming.

② You will change your clothes inside the building. There are no changing rooms.

Look after your own belongings. We takeno responsibility for your valuables.

③ Listen to the fishermen’s instructions carefully.

* Before the instructions start, be ready with your lifejackets, rain coats, rain bootsand gloves on.

④ For everyone’s safety, the fishermen will guide you to the boat, one by one. Children go first. Please get off the boat one by one with guidance of the fishermen.

⑤ While you are on the boat, you mustfollow the fishermen’s

guidance for your safety.

Please remain seated while the boat departs, until the boatattaches to the net. 

* Donot sit on the sides of the boats as you may fall into the water.

⑥ As we arrive, we will pull out the net and use a small

net with long bar to scoop up the fish.

Be careful to nothit anyone with the bar.

*Once you catch a fish, do not touch it -place it where the fishermentell you to.

Rabbitfish

※Ray

Don’t touch the fish that are dangerous or easily damaged.

* Dangerous fish: rabbitfish, ray, lionfish and so on.

* Fragile fish: bigfin reef squid, spear squid and so on.

※Lionfish

⑧ For your safety, do not touch any machines ortools on the boat.

⑨ Please look after your small children.

⑩ Please be noted that insurance is included in the fee.

*In case of fatal accident, the insurance covers up to 300,000,000 yen per person.

⑪ Please take a rest if you feel motion sickness or feel otherwise unwell.

⑫ The fishing tour takes about 1 to 2 hours. When you come back to the port, change your clothesand wash your hands etc.and be ready for lunch.

 

Breakfast /Lunch

Breakfast or Lunchis all-you-can-eat buffet style, servinglocal foods from the area including tempura, simmered food, baked fish, salad, pickles and more.

Staff will bringsashimi (sliced raw fish) and miso soup to your table.

Please help yourself torice and green tea.

*Alcohol menu is available for an additional charge.

 

Payment

・Please pay in cash after breakfast/lunch.

・Adult:4,000 yen includingtax (Fishermen experience and food)

Child:3,000 yenincluding tax

・Bill-payment receipt is available.

 

Access Directions 

2 hours 20 minutes by car fromFukuoka International Airport to Hirado Ohashi

30 minutes by car from Hirado Ohashito the fishing port.

Fishing Port

Fukuoka International Airport

Fishing grounds (7 to 10 minutes from fishing port)

Fishing port and lunch venue. (Parking available)

Inquiries & Reservations

AyakaSuisan (FishingExperience / ‘Kaka no Te’)

TEL: 0950-24-2648

FAX: 0950-24-2655

As ofJuly 15, 2014.