AMA hut HACHIMAN

AMA hut HACHIMAN

Ama is a female diver that catches seafood in a freediving style. Make friends with them and peak into Ama’s sustainable lifestyle. Osatsu in Toba City, Mie Prefecture, accommodates the largest number of Ama divers in Japan. Ama divers are considered a treasure by the community. Now, they are inviting guests from all over to their huts to share their precious experience.

Here in the ama huts, you can hear their stories about fishing and observe their lifestyle, all while tasting their freshly grilled seafood. Try on an Ama costume (popular with foreign tourists too) and partner with them in the local dance, Osatsu Ondo.

The Free shuttle service "Ama Bus" is available from Kintetsu Toba Station. The ama huts are certified as a "Mie Safe Hospitality Facility" and have free WIFI throughout. Meals can be accommodated with advance reservation and include Vegetarian, vegan, Muslim halal dishes, and allergy free recipes. etc. There is a small purification facility, separate Islamic prayer rooms for men and women, and a universal facility with wheelchair rental. Rental bicycles are also available.

Photos

Ama and Fresh Seafood
Charcoal Grilling Hearth in an Ama hut
Experience Wearing an Ama Costume

Details

Name in Japanese
海女小屋はちまんかまど
Postal Code
604-0922
Address
819 Osatsucho, Toba City, Mie
Telephone
0599-33-1023
Business Hours
10:00am-5:00pm
Closed
Open every day
Budget
starting from 2,200 yen
Payment methods
Cash, MasterCard, Visa, DC, JCB, AirPay, etc.
Access
25 minutes by free shuttle bus from JR/Kintetsu Toba Station
Official Website
Official Website (English)

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