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Minamichita-Town Clamming along Yamada Coastline

Date : Apr 8–Jun 25

  • Clamming along Yamada Coastline
  • Clamming along Yamada Coastline
  • Clamming along Yamada Coastline

Leisurely clamming on an expansive, shallow sandy beach

Clamming is a leisure activity done mainly from April to June, where people dig up and collect shellfish from the sand of shallow sandy beaches. Minamichita is a fishing town famous for a variety of fresh, delicious seafood, and the taste of the clams taken from the waters of its expansive, shallow beaches is exceptional.

Clamming may be canceled depending on circumstances. Be sure to confirm the latest local information before leaving.


  • Parking
Date : Event days during the Mon, Apr 8–Tue, Jun 25, 2024 period

• Changes to event days may occur depending on conditions surrounding shellfish growth and weather.
Holding time : Differs by day
Place : Yamada clamming area
Location : 〒470-3411
Toyo'oka, Minamichita-cho, Chita-gun, Aichi
Fee : • Adults/junior high school ages and older: JPY 1,400
• Children (elementary school students): JPY 1,000
• Rental rake: JPY 100/rake

• Bring your own rake if you have one as numbers are limited.
Parking : Available, free of charge (coach bus parking available)
Phone number : 0569-65-0370 (Oi Fishery Union, Toyo'oka Branch)
090-8862-3689 (direct line to Yamada clamming area)
Important notes before coming : • Check the clamming event PDF available from the Link section below for details on event days and times.
• Cancellation may occur even on scheduled event days due to weather and other factors.

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
Should accuracy be critical, please verify this information using a direct source, whenever possible.


  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Kowa Station on the Meitetsu Kowa Line (board from Meitetsu Nagoya Station), take the Chita Bus bound for Port of Morozaki and get off at Yamada Bus Stop.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 7 min. (2 km) northeast from Toyooka Interchange on Minamichita Road.

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