Guides available in the Geopark

In the San’in Kaigan Geopark, Geopark guides and staff members of related facilities will guide you around the Geopark. They have a great deal of knowledge of the must-see spots in the Geopark, and the relationship between such spots and the Geopark. You can also ask for information on good restaurants in the area!
 

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NPO Tajima Marine School/Kasumi Kaigan Coast Area(Imagoura)

◆Comment from the Guide [Certified guides]Type I guides: 12, Type II guide: 1

Since 2004, we have held and organized beach observation events, snorkeling lessons, beach cleaning events, and lifesaving training programs. In 2007 we became certified as an NPO. Since 2010, we have been engaged in the promotion of the San’in Kaigan Geopark and have trained Geo-guides and tour guides in Kami-cho.

 

【Guide group address】 316 Kundani, Kasumi-ku, Kami-cho, Hyogo Prefecture, 669-6402
【Guiding spots】 Geosites in Kami-cho and other parts of the Tajima region
【Guided Tour Details】

(1) Regular guided tour
In this course we show the tourists around Imagoura, Okami Park, and Sazu (Kundani area).

(2) Custom-made guided tour
We accompany tourists to show them around Geosites in Kami-cho.

(3) Instructors at nature schools
We also serve as instructors at beach observation events, flotsam observation events, and beach craft lessons held by a nature school.

Required time 1.5 hours to 1 day
Fees

(1) Regular guided tour
Up to 2 hours: 2,000 yen per person

(2) Custom-made guided tour
Up to 3 hours: 10,000 yen per guide
Up to 6 hours: 20,000 yen per guide
(Up to eight people per guide)

(3) Instructor
5,000 yen for per instructor up to 2 hours, plus 5,000 yen per extra 2 hours. (Up to 20 participants per instructor)
We will charge the actual amount of travel expense separately.

For bus guides, please consult us.

Hours 9:00-17:00
Last acceptance time 13:30
Reservation Required (by e-mail or via website)
Reserve no later than (1) Regular guided tour: 2 days in advance
(2) Custom-made guided tour: 10 days in advance
(3) Instructor: 1 month in advance
Guides not available Dec. 23-Jan. 10
Name of the group NOP Tajima Marine School
Phone number 0796-39-4811 (w/ answering machine) or 0796-39-4033 (Kasumi Diving Service)
Fax number 0796-39-4811
E-mail umigaku@gmail.com
Others (Website) http://kamigatari.net/

 

*The above information is correct as of June 2016. Please confirm the details before you make a reservation.

 

 

Kasumi Diving Service/Kasumi Kaigan Coast Area(Imagoura)

◆Comment from the Guide [Certified guides]Type I guide: 1 / Type II guide: 2

Since 2000, we have been engaged in the guiding service on the Sazu Kaigan Coast and the Takeno Kaigan Coast. In the spring of 2010, we confirmed the incubation of lumpfish for the first time in western Japan. Our guides are specialized in the explanation of fish ecology and landforms. We would like to offer a guidance service that meets our customers’ needs as far as possible. We have a sister service on Takenohama Beach.

 

【Guide group address】 316 Kuredani, Kasumi-ku, Kami-cho, Hyogo Prefecture, 669-6402
【Guiding spots】 Sazuhama Beach, Imagoura in Kasumi-ku, Takenohama Beach, Kirihama Beach in Toyooka City
【Guided Tour Details】

(1) Sazuhama Beach in Kasumi-ku: Diving and snorkeling at Imagoura Beach
– Explanation of the marine creatures, sand and stone on the Sazu Kaigan Coast

Required time Half a day-1 day
Fees

Diving: 10,800 yen for two dives (for C Card holders)
Diving experiences: 12,960 yen for 2 hours (w/ rental diving equipment)
Snorkeling: 5,400 yen for 2 hours (w/ rental diving equipment)
From two people

Hours 9:00-19:30
Last acceptance time 13:00
Reservation Required (by e-mail or phone)
Reserve no later than 1 week in advance
Guides not available November to the following March
Name of the group Kasumi Diving Service
Phone number 0796-39-4033
Fax number 0796-38-0815
E-mail info@kasumi-diving.jp
Others (Website) http://www.kasumi-diving.jp/

 

*The above information is correct as of June 2016. Please confirm the details before you make a reservation.