Beaches

With more than 600 km of coastline, Wakayama is dotted from north to south with numerous beaches including beautiful white sandy beaches, many with snorkeling, scuba diving and whale watching opportunities.

Shirarahama Beach

Beaches

With more than 600 km of coastline, Wakayama is dotted from north to south with numerous beaches including beautiful white sandy beaches, many with snorkeling, scuba diving and whale watching opportunities.

Summer Seafood Fare

Drawn from its rivers and the Pacific Ocean, summer highlights include cutlass and sweetfish. But what is the Kansai (central Japan) taste of Summer? It’s the pike conger caught off Wakayama’s coasts..

Summer Seafood Fare

Drawn from its rivers and the Pacific Ocean, summer highlights include cutlass and sweetfish. But what is the Kansai (central Japan) taste of Summer? It’s the pike conger caught off Wakayama’s coasts..

Fireworks

Summer nights, summer lights – July and August are firework season throughout Wakayama. People come from far and wide not to miss the beachside Shirahama Fireworks Festival.

Fireworks

Summer nights, summer lights – July and August are firework season throughout Wakayama. People come from far and wide not to miss the beachside Shirahama Fireworks Festival.