AQUAS KASHIWAJIMA DIVING SERVICE 柏島ダイビングサービスAQUAS

Kashiwajima is located on the edge of Shikoku Island and considered as “The place for Macro diving” In Japan. We are a small diving service in the center of Kashiwajima.
Our mission is to promote this wonderful diving area to many divers all around the world and make sure that whoever visited us will have the best diving holiday ever.
We(AQUAS) will work hard to help make this happen. We want our guests to finish their weekend with a satisfying comment “Best holiday ever!”

At AQUAS, we respect our ocean.
We want to tell the world of how beautiful Kashiwajima’ s oceans are. And in doing so, we believe that we are paying back what we owe to our ocean.
So let us guide you. We will slowly and gently guide you through the waters as if we are drifting comfortably and with a big smile from everyone in the group to end the tour.
This is our style.
And at night, we could all gather around and look back on the day and with a drink, share the photos and memories with friends and buddies.

【Note from NPO】
On the day of Diving, the Diving Shop will have limited English available. But please don't be alarmed. NPO will assist regarding prior questions and enquiry for your booking. We will advise you how your diving will be on the day. The Guide will communicate with you using translation application on land and during your dive, sign language with will be reviewed before your dive.

Booking & Pay Method

  • CashCredit Card
  • Booking through NPO Japan Diving Experience

Booking Information

The booking will be done through NPO Japan Diving Experience. NPO Japan Diving Experience will try to clarify your concerns before your diving trip.

Shop Details

  • Kochi-Otsuki Kashiwajima
  • 0880-76-0100 (Japanese)
  • aquas@kashiwajima.jp (Japanese)
  • NAUI, PADI

Shop Rules

【Model case=Day schedule=】
(Please check the time for Summer and Winter seasons due to difference in the sunlight hours) 
・08:00  Come to the Shop
(If it is your first day and need to set up your camera gear, please come earlier)
・08:30  1st Dive (Boat departure)  
(Come back to the Shop for a rest: Dive points are mostly within 15min)
・11:00  2nd Dive (Boat departure) 
・13:00 Lunch Time
・15:00 3rd Dive (Boat departure) 
(Depending on the season, the departure time may be earlier due to the remaining sunlight)
・18:00 Dinner etc.
・20:00 Log time etc. (time with friends and buddies)  
・22:00  Lights out

【Note from NPO】
Diving in Japan, like other diving service around the globe, require you to fill out a "Medical form" before diving. Refusing to do this, you may not be allowed to dive due to safety precautions.
NPO Japan Diving Experience advises you to proactively fill out the form linked from below.
It is a Medical Statement provided by The World Recreational Scuba Training Council (WRSTC).

Link to RSTC Medical form

http://wrstc.com/downloads/10%20-%20Medical%20Guidelines.pdf

Diving Fee

1Tank Boat 7,650yen (Include Guide fee/Weights/Local Diving licence fee)
2Tank Boat 11,650yen (Include Guide fee/Weights/Local Diving licence fee)
3Tank Boat 15,650yen (Include Guide fee/Weights/Local Diving licence fee)
4Tank Boat 20,150yen (Include Guide fee/Weights/Local Diving licence fee)
1Tank River Dive 11,150yen (Include Guide fee/Weights/Local Diving licence fee)
Additional Fee for Deepwater(over 40M) +2,000yen/per dive
Additional Fee for Night dive +2,000yen/per dive
Additional Fee for Nitrox(32%) +2,000yen/per tank

Diving Information

*The price does not include Tax.
The diving fee may change without notice so please inquire NPO Japan Diving Experience for details.

●Cancellation policy:
 If the diving tour is cancelled by the diving service due to weather, the cancellation policy will not apply.
 If the diving booking is cancelled due to the guests private reasons, below cancellation policy will apply,
 -1Day before your booked diving tour
 50%
 -On the day of your booked diving tour 100%
 (Important) Please contact the diving service directly for the 1day and on the day cancellation.

Rental Fee

Full rental (Wet suit) 3,500yen
Regulator 1,000yen
BCD 1,000yen
Wet Suit 1,000yen
Dry Suit 2,000yen
Mask/Fin/snorkel 1,000yen(each)
Digital camera rental from 2,000yen
Underwater light 1,000yen
Dive computer 1,000yen

Rental Information

*The price does not include Tax.
The rental fee may change without notice so please inquire NPO Japan Diving Experience for details.     
 *Rental fee(Per day)

Location

Address

130 Kashiwajima, Hatagun Otsukicho, Kochi prefecture

Access Information

By Air

Arrive at Kochi Ryoma Airport=>Take the airport shuttle bus to JR Kochi Station=>Take the JR Sukumo line to Sukumo Station.
By (Bullet)Train and bus
Arrive at either Kyoto Station/Osaka Station/Kobe Station by (Bullet)train and catch the “Shimanto Blue Liner red eye bus” to Sukumo Station.
(With this bus you can arrive at 07:40 and do 3dive on the arrival day)

From Kanto Area(Sample access schedule)
1)Using a Bullet train + Local train
-Catch Nozomi43 Departing Tokyo Station at 15:10 and get off at Okayama Station
-At Okayama Station transfer to the train to go to Kochi Station.
-At Kochi Station transfer to the train to go to Sukumo Station (Estimate arrival time 00:16)
-Check in at the local hotel and we will pick you up to go to Kashiwajima in the morning.

2)Using a Bullet train and a  “Shimanto Blue Liner red eye bus”. 
-Arrive at Shin Osaka station in time to catch the 22:55 departure  “Shimanto Blue Liner red eye bus”
-Arrive at Sukumo Station at 07:30 and we will pick you up to go to Kashiwajima in the morning.

3)Using Air and train
(Please note that the airline schedule may change without notice)
ANA569 Depart Haneda 18:50  Arrive Kochi Ryoma Airport 20:10
JAL1493 Depart Haneda 18:55 Arrive Kochi Ryoma Airport 20:20
-Catch the shuttle bus to Kochi Station to catch the 21:55 departure bus to Sukumo station(Arrival 00:16)
-Check in at the local hotel and we will pick you up to go to Kashiwajima in the morning.

From Kansai Area(Sample access schedule)
1)By Bus
-Catch the  “Shimanto Blue Liner red eye bus” departing from Shin Osaka station at 22:55 departure
-Arrive at Sukumo Station at 07:30 to be picked up by the Shop to go to Kashiwajima.

2)By Using a Bullet train + Local train
-Catch a train or Bullet train to Okayama Station-At Okayama Station transfer to the train to go to Kochi Station.
-At Kochi Station transfer to the train to go to Sukumo Station
-Check in at the local hotel to be picked up by the Shop to go to Kashiwajima in the morning.
*There are local busses from Sukumo Station to Kashiwajima so please check the time schedule.
We do have a pick up and pick down service depending on the timing so please inquire.

●Google map
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/?api=1&destination=32.7659243,132.63056840000001

Photos

Booking through NPO Japan Diving Experience