MARINE STAGE マリンステージ串本店

Marine Stage diving style are "Taking it slowly "and "Doing it properly". We specialize in "fish watching" and "underwater photography".

When you hear "fish watching", you probably imagine a guide telling you the name of the after you finish your guided tour. We go a step further.
We look and observe,
"What is this fish doing" "What is your diet? "Are you fighting?""Courting?""Laying eggs?" To do this properly, we take our time during our underwater guided tour.

We understand that an underwater photography need their time. They are constantly thinking, "I want to get this shot" "Maybe try this setting"etc. This effort often leads to the money shot. We will take time when you want to spend time on a subject.

Please request what you want to see.
If your alone, it will be all that you want to see. If there are other guests, we will discuss this as a team and try to make your request happen.
Some of our staff dives even on their day off. We all love fish watching. And this is why we know that we can give you the time of your life.

We have a 3 club rooms(1-6bunk beds, where you can crash for the night. In has bunk beds and you share the room with other divers.  (3,000yen/Per night)
*Room has TV,Air conditioner
*Public space: Men/Women separate showers, washing space, Men/Women separate toilets, Microwave, Kettle,Wifi

【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

Shop Rules

Boat schedule
◆ Summer season(41/~9/30)
Shop arrival: 08:00
Boat departure:
Log book time: 16:30
*Coming back after each dive

◆ Winter seasons(10/1/~3/31)
Shop arrival: 07:00
Boat departure:
Log book time: 16:30
*Coming back after each dive

The diving points are decided on the day of diving considering "Safety" as a number 1 priority.

【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


Diving Fee

1Tank Beach 9,500yen (Include Guide fee)
2Tank Beach 13,500yen (Include Guide fee)
Additional Tank for Beach dive +4,000yen
1Tank Boat 11,500yen (Include Guide fee)
2Tank Boat 16,500yen(Include Guide fee)
1Tank Boat 1Tank Beach 15,500yen(Include Guide fee)
Additional Tank for Boat dive +5,000yen(Include Guide fee)
Additional Night dive +5,500yen(Include Guide fee)
1Tank Night dive 7,500yen(Include Guide fee)
Lunch Box 700yen (Need to book in advance)

Diving Information

*The price includes the NPO reservation support fee
*The price includes Tax
The diving fee may change without notice so please inquire NPO Japan Diving Experience for details.
•If you pay by CC, you need to pay (500yen/day) as a fishery tax in cash.

●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
 -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) 4,000yen
Full rental (Dry suit) 5,000yen
Regulator 1,000yen
Dry Suit 2,000yen
Wet Suit 1,000yen
Mask/Fin/Snorkel/Boots 300yen(each)
Underwater light 1,000yen
Digital camera rental 2,000yen
Dive computer 1,000yen
Gloves/Boat coat/Hood Vest Free

Rental Information

*As there are other rental gear, Please check prebook your rental gear.
*The price includes Tax
The rental fee may change without notice so please inquire NPO Japan Diving Experience for details.     


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