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Kaifu Point Surfing サーフィン(海部郡)

Surf at Kaifu Point Surf at Kaifu Point
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Surf's up in southern Tokushima

The district of Kaifu on Tokushima's southern coastline faces the majestic Pacific Ocean and is one of the best places for surfing in the Kansai region.

Quick Facts

The site of national and international surf competitions

World-class waves when conditions are right

How to Get There

Take National Highway 55 south towards the border with Kochi Prefecture .

The area can also be accessed from JR Kaifu Station.

Swelling in popularity

Some of Shikoku's best surfing can be found in the town of Kaiyo in the southern part of Tokushima Prefecture . Here the coastline is directly exposed to large Pacific Ocean swells, making for big waves that draw experts and amateurs both locally and from neighboring prefectures.

Barreling down the river mouth

Located in the heart of the scenic Muroto-Anan Quasi-National Park, Kaifu is one popular area where there are excellent breaks and tubes on the mouth of the Kaifu River. Depending on the conditions, this can produce a world-class wave. National and international surfing contests are held here as well as other surf spots further south towards the border with Kochi Prefecture .

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

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