The crowd is also a lot thinner than the breaks of Chiba, Shonan and Wakayama and summer brings powerful swells to this scenic area.
If you want quality beachbreaks without the city crowds, then Kyushu is the place for you.
Just a few of the many great surf spots in Kyushu.
Kisakihama is a big, open beach break north of Miyazaki City with consistant surf most of the year.Google Map
Okuragahama is a beautiful beach in Hyuga city once selected as one of Japan’s 100 best beaches. Great for longboarding and beginners.Google Map
The island of Tanegashimais located about 40kms off the southern tip of Kyushu. Warm water and a variety of breaks to suit all levels.Google Map
A powerful right hander that's been compared to Haleiwa. Tom Curren surfed it in on a Typhoon swell in 1991.Google Map
Surf Shops based in Kyushu area.
Shop, Surfing School, Board Rentals based in Oita, Kyushu.View on Google Maps
The biggest surf shop franchise in Japan, with locations in most major cities.
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