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SHIZUOKA STORIES

There are a wide range of activities and experiences waiting for you in Shizuoka.
From traditional Japanese experiences such as joining local festivals, soaking in a thermal onsen and enjoying a traditional Japanese course meal or cycling through paddy fields at the foot of Mt Fuji.

Choose a theme that appeals and begin to script your own Shizuoka Story.

Golf in Izu

Golf in Izu

Izu has beautiful golf courses surrounded by scenic natural ocean vistas, lush volcanic mountains, hot springs and great local cuisine.

Cycling in Fujinomiya

Cycling in Fujinomiya

Cycling in Fujinomiya you will gain a deeper appreciation for Mt Fuji & the lives of the people that live at the foot of this majestic mountain.

Kawazu – Spotlight

Kawazu – Spotlight

Kawazu is famous for it’s cherry blossoms that start blossoming in mid-February but there is a lot more to this seaside town to discover.

Explore Nishi Izu

Explore Nishi Izu

The West coast of Izu Peninsula. A journey along the coast offers intrepid travelers a chance to get off the beaten track..

Spotlight – Makinohara

Spotlight – Makinohara

The green tea fields on the Makinohara Plains make up 40% of Shizuoka’s total green tea production. Lined up in neatly trimmed rows for…

Explore Nishi Izu

Explore Nishi Izu

The West coast of Izu Peninsula. A journey along the coast offers intrepid travelers a chance to get off the beaten track..

Golf in Shizuoka

Golf in Shizuoka

With a stable year-round climate, long stretches of dramatic coastline & stunning views of the majestic Mt Fuji…

Kawane Minshuku

Kawane Minshuku

Step off the beaten path, travel into the countryside, interact with locals, and experience their everyday way of life…

Party with Locals

Party with Locals

Every year across Japan, communities come together and participate in festivals that help to promote community spirit and foster…

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Shizuoka Minshuku Experiences

Step off the beaten path, interact with locals and experience their everyday way of life. Staying at a Minshuku is one of the best ways to Explore Shizuoka. ‘Minshuku’ are…

Explore Nishi Izu

Explore Nishi Izu

The West coast of Izu Peninsula. A journey along the coast offers intrepid travelers a chance to get off the beaten track..

Spotlight – Mishima

Spotlight – Mishima

Spend a day wandering through the garden city of Mishima Dip your toes in Mt Fuji filtered water that flows through the city and…

Shizuoka Wasabi

Shizuoka Wasabi

A great way to learn the truth and understand more about the origins of this uniquely Japanese plant. Shizuoka wasabi is the best in the world!

Baird Brewery in Shuzenji

Baird Brewery in Shuzenji

Baird Beer Philosophy Baird Beer is fast becoming a flagship for the emerging Japanese craft beer scene around the world. From its humble beginnings, it has grown into a world-recognized brewery staying true to its motto, "Celebrating Beer".A family company, born from a deep passion for beer and a...

Hunting in Haruno

Hunting in Haruno

Deep in the heart of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka is the small town of Haruno – surrounded by mountains, forests and rivers hunting is a way of life.

Kakegawa – Honjin Dori

Kakegawa – Honjin Dori

Honjin Dori in Kakegawa Less than 10 minutes away from Kakegawa station on the Tokaido Shinkansen in Shizuoka, lies a hidden gem, outdoor eateries and bars along a traditional Japanese eating street, beckoning you in for a bite and enticing you to stay for a drink. Discover the hidden food alley...

Kawane Minshuku

Kawane Minshuku

Step off the beaten path, travel into the countryside, interact with locals, and experience their everyday way of life…

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