Live Web Cam


Wow we would love to get a few Cams down here as the locals seem to always be having loads of fun in the photos we get

But we really do think it is a bit of a tough call. Ah but you never know i suppose.

General Break Information

Local Information & Recommendations Photo Map

Click the link below to view our interactive map with photos and information of the break and surrounding area.

(All photos are Located using GPS coordinates for pin point accuracy)

Coming Soon

Daily Photos

A fantastic little site called Amami Wave Information that is up dated most days with more often that not fantastic photos.

The colour of the waters around this Island as well will take your breath away, Well worth stopping by daily to have a look.

This Island has many breaks around it and makes it a perfect place to go and visit for a short 3-5 day trip.

We strongly advise trying to hook up with a local surfer before you go as this will make your life a lot easier upon arrival, you will also need a car to get around in that cost around 10,000 yena day. Hotel accomadation is easy to get at around 4,000-12,000 yen a night including food. One more fun thing you can do is rent mountain Bikes or small 50cc scooters and go for a look around on them.

The other major past time on the island is diving , there are many shops that will cater to every divers need, and the island has some fantastic spots. dives range from 6,000yen to 15,000 yen depending on location and equipment rental.

We have been told that if your willing to go of the beaten track here as well there are other great breaks to be found.

Crowd Factor: It is never busy

Local Vibe: It is an Island so expect all the locals to know everyone out. Be respectful,

Water Quality: Simply Stunning

Food: Lots of small local resistants but you will need to take food to some of the more remote beaches.

Access: By Airplane or boat but we strongley suggest the airplane. About 1.5 hrs from Tokyo.

The Island is regularly serviced by JAL and ANA from Hanada airport

Round trip from Tokyo - 20,000 - 50,000 yen round trip from Tokyo.

The breaks we know about at time of writing are.

Kamou - Reef - Advanced Surfers OnlyThis wave can be a super sucky barrel on its day.

Apologize - Reef - Advanced Surfers Only

Right and Left hander

Gongen - Reef - Advance Surfers Only

Lots of current but rewards are big on good days left hander

Son Of God - Reef - Intermediate

More of a mellow take of than other points.

Villa - Reef - Intermidiate

Dreggy inside wave that funnels down the reef

手広 - Beach - BeginnerOne of the only sand bottom waves on the island

鳩浜- Reef - Intermediate

Very much a locals point

山羊島 - Reef - Advance Surfers Only

Hard to get to but lefts and right avalible

Ohama - Reef - Advance Surfers Only

Fast and shallow

Castle - Reef/Beach - Beginner

Right handers on 2 main sections

Yoshinori - Reef - BeginnerEasy parking with an easy wave left and right A-frames

Extra Video,maps,links & information see below.

If you have any video of this break please pass it on to us we will be happy to show it on ,email us direct at

Click on the Videos below to visit our YOU TUBE Channel where we keep all our HD videos.We hope you enjoy them.

A look at a local crew out surfing Gongen

reef break on a slightly windy day.

Some solid swell rolling into castle reef point.

with a few locals out.

One of the locals has his under water camera rolling

on a good day, some nice riding on some great looking waves.

Break Map

Just click on the point you are interested in to view that individual breaks in's and out's from a real surfers prospective.

If you have any further information that may make this map better please email team at we are always happy to receive new data.

Photos (photos from around this area)

If you have photos that you would like us to show on

please email them direct to we are always excited to see other peoples magic days in the lineup

Leave a comment above or email us at, w e at will be happy to help

If you would like to see us cover a particular break we have not yet covered please let us know.

Interested in advertising on or linking our site to yours, please email us at

All text and images within are the sole property of Surfinginjapan and all rights are reserved. Unauthorized usage of any of the material is not allowed.

Surfing In Japan was established in 1996 and is based in Tokyo Japan.

You can find us on the internet in local magazines and at the beach, just look for the Surfing in Japan logo and or Totally Stoked Gajin

Thank you for visiting

See you inside !