Hamamatsu Seasonal Activities - Fruit Picking, Clam Digging, Swimming Beaches, Fishing, Auto Racing

Hamamatsu Seasonal Fruit Picking
  • Strawberry Picking [mid-Dec.-end of May]

    Hamamatsu Strawberry Picking
    Enjoy eating lots of fresh, sweet strawberries!

  • Clam Digging [Apr.1 ~early Sept.]

    Hamamatsu Clam Digging
    Lake Hamana is calm and remains shallow a good distance from the shore, making it one of the best clam digging spots around. During clam season, it is full of people every year!

    • Bentenjima Yusen (boat) Association (Maisaka-cho, Nishi-ward)
      Tel: 053-592-0933, Website: http://at-ml.jp/55593
    • Hamana Fishermen's Cooperative Yuto Branch (Yuto-cho, Nishi-ward)
      Tel: 053-592-1063 , 053-592-1063
      Fax: 053-592-1078
      Website: http://www4.ocn.ne.jp/~yuto/kanko/takiya.html
    • Murakushi Swimming Beach (Murakushi-cho, Nishi-ward)
      Tel: 053-489-2637
  • Bamboo Shoot Harvesting [starting early Apr.]

    Hamamatsu Bamboo Shoot Harvesting
    Makino Takenokogarien (Inasa-cho, Kita-ward)
    Tel: 053-543-0171, Website: http://www.e-inasa.jp/

  • Hamamatsu Auto Race Track/ Hamamatsu Circuit [throughout the year]

    Hamamatsu Auto Race Track (Hamamatsu Circuit)
    Watch auto or motorcycle racing at Hamamatsu Race Track on the Southern coast of Lake Hamana in Shizuoka Prefecture. Hamamatsu is where there is a concentration of motorcycle manufacturers including Suzuki which produces the Auto Race SEAR engine.
    Contact - Hamamatsu Auto Race Track (Hamamatsu Circuit)
    936-19 Wago-cho, Hamamatsu, Naka Ward, Shizuoka Prefecture 433-8125, Japan
    Tel: 053-471 -0311
    Hamamatsu Auto Race Website: http://www.hamamatsu-auto.jp/
    Japan Auto Race Official Website: http://autorace.jp/guide/en/

  • Catching Ayu (sweet fish) by Hand [early Jul.~end of Aug.]

    Catching Ayu (sweet fish) by Hand
    Ryugashido Fish Park at Ryugashi Cave (Ryugashi-do Cavern)
    Ryugashido Fish Park
    TEL: 053-543-0148, 053-543-0143 [Ryugashido Fish Park]
    FAX: 053-484-2290
    Details about the Ryugashi Cave (Ryugashi-do Cavern) and Museum

  • Shiitake Mushroom Picking [early Sept.~mid-Nov.]

    Shiitake Mushroom Picking, Hamamatsu
    Tenten Go Shibukawa (Inasa-cho, Kita-ward)
    Tel: 053-545-0452
    Website: http://www.tentengo.jp/

  • Mandarin Orange Picking [early Oct.~mid-Dec]

    Hamamatsu Mandarin Orange Picking
    Enjoy all-you-can-eat mandarin orange picking while taking in the beautiful view overlooking Lake Hamana!

    • Mikkabi-cho Mandarin Orange Picking Association
      Oku-Hamana Orange Road,
      1420-1 Mikkabi town (Mikkabi-cho) Oya, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture 431-1407, Japan
      TEL: 053-526-2253
      FAX: 053-525-1838
      Contact - Mikkabi Tourist Association
    • Tokuraen (Tokura Orange Firm)
      304-435 Fukahagi-cho, Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Shizuoka Prefecture 431-0201, Japan
      Tel/Fax: 053-486-1482
      Website: http://www5.ocn.ne.jp/~tokuraen/
    • Miharuen (Miharu Garden)
      2869-1 Hosoe town (Hosoe-cho) Nakagawa, Kita ward (Kita-ku), Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Shizuoka Prefecture 431-1304, Japan
      Tel: 053-522-1190
      Contact - Hosoe town (Hosoe-cho) Tourism Organization
    • Hamamatsu City Flower and Fruit Park
  • Apple Picking [early Sept.~mid-Nov.]

    Hamamatsu Apple Picking

  • Grape Picking [end of June-end of Sep.]

    Hamamatsu Grape Picking

    • JA Topia Hamamatsu, Miyakoda Branch
      6567-1 Miyakoda-cho (Miyakoda Village), Kita ward (Kita-ku), Hamamatsu City (Hamamatsu-shi), Shizuoka Prefecture 431-2102, Japan
      Tel: 053-428-3116
      Website: http://www.ja-shizuoka.or.jp/topia/
    • Tsuzusaki Kanko Noen
      8303-1 Mikkabi town (Mikkabi-cho) Tsuzusaki, Kita Ward, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture 431-1402, Japan
      Tel: 053-526-1057, 053-526-2281
      Website: http://mikkabi.jp/tudusaki.html
    • Hamamatsu Fruit Park

Also See:

Hamamatsu Festival Events Calendar