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Minamichita-Town Shellfish Gathering at Yamada Bay

Date : Held on event days between April 7 and June 20, 2023
*: Cancels in the case of inclement weather.

  • Shellfish Gathering at Yamada Bay
  • Shellfish Gathering at Yamada Bay
  • Shellfish Gathering at Yamada Bay

Leisurely Clamming on a Wide, Shallow Sandy Beach

Shellfish Gathering is a leisure activity done mainly from April to June, where people dig up and collect shellfish from within the sand of shallow sandy beaches. Minamichita is a fishing town famous for being a place where you can eat various kinds of fresh, delicious seafood. The taste of the clams taken from the waters of its wide shallow beaches is exceptional.

*: Shellfish gathering may be cancelled depending on the circumstances. Please be sure to confirm the latest local information before leaving.


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Date : Held on event days between April 7 (Friday) and June 20 (Tuesday), 2023
*: Cancels in the case of inclement weather.
Holding time : Varies depending on the day
Place : Yamada Shiogari-jo Shellfish Gathering Field
(Minamichita-Town, Chita-District, Aichi Prefecture, Japan)
Location : 〒470-3411
Toyooka, Minamichita-cho, Chita-County, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
(Otsukata Shellfish Gathering Field, Yamada Shellfish Gathering Field)
Fee : Adults: 1,400 yen (up to one bag)
Elementary school students: 1,000 yen (up to one bag)
Rental rake: 100 yen
Parking : Available, free of charge (accepts buses)
Phone number : 0569-65-0370 (Oi Fishery Union Toyooka Branch)
Check before you leave : See the Schedule PDF (link below - Japanese) for the event holding days.
*: Please be aware that events may be cancelled under unfavorable weather and sea conditions, even if such events were predetermined in the calendar as event holding days. We highly recommend calling and checking before leaving.

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 of the Meitetsu Kowa Line (board from Meitetsu Nagoya Station), take the Chita Bus bound for Port of Morozaki and get off at Yamada.
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    Approx. 7 min. (2km) northeastwards from Toyooka I.C. of the Minamichita Toll Road.

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