Catch of the Day: Breakfast and Fishing in Himi Bay, Toyama

Organized by Kyoko Takano
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Duration
4 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 10 guests
Language
Chinese, Japanese, English
Learn about one of Japan's key industries by watching live fishing and market auctions, ride a fishing boat, and enjoy a fresh seafood breakfast at the Himi Fishing Port in Toyama.
Highlights
Witness sustainable fishing techniques up close from active fishing boats
Enjoy a live auction and exciting wet market
Feast on fresh seafood for breakfast
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Through this once-in-a-lifetime experience available from May to October, you'll join the captain and crew on a fixed-net fishing vessel and experience a day in the life of local fishermen in Himi Bay, Toyama Prefecture. Fixed net fishing lures are set to catch fish, helping reduce collateral environmental damage. You’ll see firsthand the different methods and practices of local fishermen. After reeling in the morning catch, you'll return to shore to watch the hustle and bustle of the Himi fish market. The cafeteria offers a fantastic seafood breakfast with the fresh catch of the day, a truly Japanese experience. Start your day with sashimi or a bowl of warm rice topped with fresh seafood. Simply delicious! Itinerary: -Meet your guide at the Himi Bay Fish Market in Himi, Toyama -Ride a fishing boat along with the captain and crew on a fixed-net fishing vessel -Enjoy a fresh seafood breakfast at the onsite restaurant
Inclusions
Boat trip to view live fishing
Fish market auction viewing
Breakfast
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the venue
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Meet your host directly at the Himi Bay Fish Market in Toyama.
Remarks
The timing and content of fixed net fishing viewing depends on the weather.
Visitors are expected to follow the captain's orders while on board.
Wear appropriate clothing for chill, wind and rain.
This experience is only available from May to October each year.
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Takaoka in western Toyama is the second largest city in the prefecture. Know as the "Land of Water," this area is abundant with natural spring water from seven large rivers. During the Edo period, under the Maeda family, the region became known for its impeccable craftsmanship. Popular crafts include copper and lacquerware. The area is also known for its temples, including the beautiful Zuiryuji Temple.
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Earliest available date: June 2, 2024
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals