20 Best Things to do in Chiba | Bucket List Ideas | Attractions | Activities

Chiba is one of the most blessed prefectures in Japan, sharing a massive coastline with the Pacific Ocean that stretches up to more than 10,000 km in length. It is the home of some of the best seaside experiences and marine things to do in Chiba and Japan at large. Windsurfing, paragliding, surfing adventures, diving tours, and training schools are in plenty along the coastline across seaside cities such as Sawara, Katsuura, and Futtsu. These towns are also famous for fishing tuna, carps, and massive amberjacks with Tateyama city further adding to that marine reputation with gorgeous diving!

For a prefecture with 5,158 square kilometers of land, you can bet there are more things to do in Chiba beyond the water! Explore some of that road with Nissan GT-R R32 and RV camping-car rentals across Chiba city, Narita, and Funabashi , among many other scenic locations. Dream treehouses in Choshi ensure just as much relaxation entailing sleeping on hammocks and making pressed flowers, while traditional experiences come in the way of glass making, sandblasting, and ceramic pottery.

Discover more about the region with a comprehensive compilation of the many best things to do in Chiba!

1. Diving with goldfish in Tateyama

Life on the corals under the portion of the sea in Tateyama is colorful and diverse. Experience diving tours entailing adorable goldfish and the zebra-patterned damselfish, among other curious varieties!

마이다이부 (MY DIVE)
Enjoy Scuba Diving Experience and Explore Various Fish Species in Chiba
Kamogawa, Chiba
다테야마 다이빙 서비스 SARA
Dive in a Sea Full of Incredible Fish Types and Coral Reefs in Chiba (Beginner-Friendly Course)
Tateyama, Chiba
마이다이부 (MY DIVE)
Explore the Underwater Sea of Chiba! (Diving License Required)
Kamogawa, Chiba

2. Snorkeling Katsuura : Get to know the fish better

For some one-on-one attention with the creatures of the Pacific, Katsuura snorkeling tours are the way to go. Swim with nervous schools of tuna, and spend time with crustaceans hiding in sea fans!

항아리 하우스
Swim with Various Fish in a Snorkeling Tour in Katsuura, Chiba! (Beginner-Friendly Course)
Katsuura, Chiba
항아리 하우스
Go Snorkeling in the Sea of Chiba and Make New Fishy Friends
Katsuura, Chiba

3. Meditate with SUP yoga in Chiba

Nothing quite beats the views of highrises from across the water as you do yoga stretches on a paddleboard out on the sea. Make the most of oceanside scenery with Chiba SUP and SUP yoga tours!

Club South East Chiba
Enjoy an Amazing Sup Experience During Sunset in Onjuku Famous for Its Crystal Clear Waters and White Sand Beaches!
Onjuku, Chiba
Ka wai 수액 클럽 (구 클럽 FANATIC)
Ride the Waves on a Stand-Up Paddle Board While Enjoying the Fresh Sea Breeze!
Mihama Ward, Chiba
Ka wai 수액 클럽 (구 클럽 FANATIC)
Standup Paddle Boarding in Chiba : Have Fun on the Sea with Your Friends!
Mihama Ward, Chiba
Club South East Chiba
Stand Up Paddleboard on the Beautiful Clear Waters of Onjuku Beach!
Onjuku, Chiba

4. Became a fisher for the day in Katsuura

Wrestle with the famous amberjacks and huge carp fish of Katsuura port on an authentic fishing cruise on the Pacific Ocean. Classes are available for beginners who 'd like to try out a new experience!

With-Ocean (위드 오션)
Enjoy the Refreshing Wind and Sea Breeze in a One-Day Boat Fishing Cruising Tour in Chiba
Katsuura, Chiba

5. Explore the riches of Boso on a kayak

Take your sea kayaking dreams to the water off the lovely coastal city of Katsuura. The Boso peninsula is also home to just as enjoyable canoeing experiences!

오토 캠프 in 카츠 り 맘보
Paddle Your Way on the Calm Sea Waters of Chiba with a Family-Friendly Kayaking Tour
Katsuura, Chiba
얕은 아키뻬라고
Spend a Leisurely Kayaking Tour in Minamiboso! (Half-Day Experience)
Minamiboso, Chiba
얕은 아키뻬라고
Go on a Kayaking Adventure on the Calm Blue Sea of Minamiboso!
Minamiboso, Chiba

6. Blessings from the pacific : Surfing in Chiba

Running across the Pacific Ocean with jugged precision, the Kujukuri coastline is blessed with great waves no matter when you visit. Beyond Kujukuri, there are also amazing surfing experiences in Onjuku and Katsuura.

K 'S SURFRIDE (케이즈 서핑 라이드)
Surfing Course for Beginners with Experienced Instructors and Using a High Stability Longboard!
Kujukuri, Chiba
mi surfing school
Beginner and Children Friendly Surfing Experience in Chiba!
Kujukuri, Chiba
Club South East Chiba
Start Surfing While Having Fun Safely on the Calm Waves of Onjuku Beach!
Onjuku, Chiba
산 차일드 동경
Learn How to Ride the Waves from Professionals! Beginners to Intermediate Levels Surfing Lessons in Chiba!
Ichikawa, Chiba

7. Windsurfing : Go wherever the wind blows

With less than 6 and 4 rainy days in November and December, respectively, Chiba city has perfect conditions for windsurfing, fuelled by reliable sea breezes! Explore the elements in Chiba!

WHITECAP
Windsurfing Course for Beginners in Chiba!
Mihama Ward, Chiba
85Club (하찌고쿠라부)
Improve Your Windsurfing Skills & Balance on the Waves in Chiba! (Beginner Friendly Course)
Mihama Ward, Chiba
85Club (하찌고쿠라부)
Enjoy the Refreshing Sea Winds on a Half-Day Windsurfing Experience!
Mihama Ward, Chiba

8. Warm the soul with tasty Chiba barbecues

Have fun with barbecue plans across Makuhari, Sawara, and Kisarazu. From pickled vegetables with rare freshness, to exquisite shrimp, squid, and beef; the Chiba menu offers diversity for meat-lovers and vegetarians!

모두 바베큐
Call Your Friends and Enjoy a Tasty Bbq to the Fullest (All Ingredients and Equipment are Included)
Mihama Ward, Chiba
비치 스테이션 & Cafe gin-ger
Bring in Your Favorite Ingredients and Enjoy an Outdoor Bbq in Chiba!
Sosa, Chiba
비치 스테이션 & Cafe gin-ger
Savor Tasty Barbecue Mix of Seafood and Meat in Chiba!
Sosa, Chiba
모두 바베큐
Enjoy Fresh Ingredients in a Delicious Bbq in Chiba! (All Ingredients and Equipment Are Included)
Mihama Ward, Chiba

9. Camp by a beautiful sunset in Funabashi

American 's premier RV company "El Monte"allows you to explore the best of Chiba on an ultramodern RV! Hit the road for beautiful sunsets and ocean views with friends or family!

엘 몬테 RV 재팬
Rent Camping Car and Explore Chiba for a Perfect Weekend Getaway!
Funabashi, Chiba
엘 몬테 RV 재팬
Camping Car Rental : Pick-Up and Drop-Off to and from Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama, and Kanagawa!
Funabashi, Chiba

10. Become a monkey for the day in Nagara town

Monkeys have all the fun in the world, hopping from one treetop to another and swinging on vines. Now you too can experience the same pleasures with a family-friendly forest adventure in Chiba city and Nagara town!

WAR ZONE (와조ン)
Enjoy a Great Zip-Lining Adventure in Chiba (2 Hours Course) (Family-Friendly Experience)
Inzai, Chiba
포레스트어드벤처 · 치바
Children-Friendly Forest Adventure Park in Chiba (Easy Access from Chiba and About One Hour Away from Tokyo)
Norocho, Wakaba Ward, Chiba
포레스트어드벤처 · 치바
Enjoy a Fun Outdoor Adventure near Tokyo at Chiba 's Forest Park : Experience Zip Lining, Treetop Climbing, and More!
Norocho, Wakaba Ward, Chiba
포레스트어드벤처 타자니아
Play in the Forest with Your Friends and Family in an Adrenaline-Inducing Adventure Course in Nagara, Chiba!
Nagara, Chiba

11. Chiba Airsoft games : Shoot your way to victory

It 's never too late to follow your military dreams, and survival games in Futtsu and Ichihara will make good on your fantasies of automatic guns, military fatigue, and rifle warfare!

ROCK HILL (록힐)
Plan Your Strategy in a Brain and Strength Battle of Air-soft Game in Chiba!
Shiroi, Chiba
WAR ZONE (와조ン)
Take on a Half-Day Action-Packed Survival Game in Chiba
Inzai, Chiba

12. With love from the sky : Stunning pacific scenery from above

Do you know what 's more beautiful than the sights of the Pacific from the shore? Views of the ocean from the sky! Enjoy how the land, seascape, and cities collide in harmony from a motorized paraglider!

하늘 천사
Motor Paragliding Lessons - Basic License Course
Futtsu, Chiba

13. Scenic cycling along magical coastlines

It 's not the bike that ensures good cycling; it is the beauty of the trails that matters most. And they do not get more picture-perfect than the mountain trails overlooking the ocean in Katsuura, Onjuku, and Sawara!

otomo Inc.
Explore Minamiboso 's Beautiful Nature on a Bike : Refreshing Mountain Trails and Spectacular Seaside Views!
Katsuura, Chiba
otomo Inc.
Cycle Through the Beautiful Countryside and Enjoy the Scenery, Cruise on a Rowboat, Visit Shrines, Stop by Sake Breweries and More!
Narita, Chiba
Club South East Chiba
Guided Cycling Tour Through the Superb Spots, Photogenic Points, and Seaside of Onjuku!
Onjuku, Chiba,
Club South East Chiba
Enjoy the Nostalgic Rural Scenery in a Cycling Tour with a Local Guide (Lunch Included)
Onjuku, Chiba

14. Follow adventurous Chiba roads wherever they lead

From renting classics like the Nissan GT-R R32 to leasing an ultramodern RV camper for the night in Narita, car rental options in Chiba promise excitement with wheels!

자동차 렌털 동경
Car Rental in Chiba : Nissan GT-R R35 (2017 model)
Matsudo, Chiba
자동차 렌털 동경
Car Rental in Chiba : Nissan GT-R R32
Matsudo, Chiba

15. Narita Go-karting : Blitz across an old town 's charm

The old Japanese town of Narita avails some of the most refreshing public street go-karting in the country. Appreciate the views of nature across gorgeous circuits as you try to outpace your friends!

아키바 장바구니 나리타 국제 공항
Public Road Karting Experience in Narita City (180 Minutes Rental Course)
Narita, Chiba
아키바 장바구니 나리타 국제 공항
Public Road Karting Experience in Narita City (60 Minutes Rental Course)
Narita, Chiba
모 트윈 서킷
Feel Like a Formula One Racer in a Thrilling Go-Karting Race in Chiba!
Mobara, Chiba

16. Sightsee Chiba in style with a houseboat

Are you tired of life on land? Escape to the ocean with houseboat tours in Funabashi. It 's a great way to sightsee the cityscape, which is especially stunning at night with the brilliance of thousands of lights!

하우스보트크르징 · 어선西栄
Experience the Amazing City Views from the Sea in a Houseboat Sightseeing Tour!
Urayasu, Chiba
하우스보트크르징 · 어선西栄
Enjoy Tasty Food and Drinks with a Houseboat Tour on Urayasu Bayside!
Urayasu, Chiba
하우스보트크르징 · 어선西栄
Tour Urayasu Bayside on a Cruising Restaurant with Delicious Dishes and Drinks!
Urayasu, Chiba

17. Spend the perfect day in a treehouse

Relax the days away on a hammock under a dream treehouse in Choshi, while also learning the secrets to making the best, pressed flowers. This tour promises fun for all ages!

~ 바다로 허브 원 ~ 허브 가든 포켓
Lavender Flower Picking Experience in Chiba!
Choshi, Chiba
~ 바다로 허브 원 ~ 허브 가든 포켓
Relax in a Treehouse : a Unique Experience to Try with Your Friends and Family
Choshi, Chiba

18. Unlock porcelain pottery secrets in Sodegaura

Master the spins of the pottery wheel and unique hand kneading tactics to create beautiful glossy cups, dishes, and more! Additionally, have fun painting tableware to your preference!

晴栄窯
Make Pottery Vessels by Your Favorite Technique Such as Electric Powered Rattling, Hand Twisting or Tatara Molding!
Yachimata, Chiba
곰의 도예 교실
Learn Pottery Skills and Techniques : Make Your Own Ceramics Mug Cup!
Sodegaura, Chiba
곰의 도예 교실
Ceramics Pottery Experience Using an Electric Pottery Wheel
Sodegaura, Chiba

19. Magic with glass : Shape the ordinary into magnificence

Wakaba-Ku ward is famous for its sandblasting experiences, while Kamogawa is renowned for its glass smithing workshops. Mix both skills to create beautiful beer mugs, wine bottles, and other beautiful souvenirs!

유리 릿체ン 공방 Sorriso
Draw Patterns, Dates, Signatures on Glass Sculptures with Diamond Needles!
Sakura, Chiba
유리 공방 아르 코스
Create Your Own Original Glass Crafts Using an Oxygen Burner!
Kamogawa, Chiba
유리 공방 모래 놀이
Let 's Make Your Own Work! Beginner and Children Friendly Sandblasting Experience
Oguracho, Wakaba Ward, Chiba

20. Guided tours of the best that Chiba has to offer

Explore the inner workings and layout of Narita Airport on tour, with other guided visits, including private calligraphy classes, mountain walks in Katsuura, and samurai tours in Sakura city!

otomo Inc.
Private Tour : Discover the Hidden, Unique Shrines and Temples in Funabashi!
Funabashi, Chiba
otomo Inc.
Discover a Pathway the Samurai Used to Walk 400 Years Ago and the Beautiful Natural Surroundings!
Sakura, Chiba
otomo Inc.
Unique Japanese Culture Experience : Learn Japanese History from Experts at Temples and Museums, Practice Shakyou Experience at Shinshoji Temple, and More!
Narita, Chiba
otomo Inc.
Private Tour in Sawara : Enjoy Historic Boat Rides and World-Famous Festival Floats in a Taste of Japanese History
Narita, Chiba

Frequently asked questions

Q What good kid-friendly activities can you do in Chiba?

A Chiba takes care of all groups with its far -reaching diversity of experiences. Here are the best things to do in Chiba with children :

• Nagara forest adventures and ziplining tours

• Narita RV camping rentals

• Kamogawa Pottery lessons

• Glass-making & Sandblasting tours

• BBQ(바베큐) adventures

Q In terms of outdoor activities, what can I do in Chiba?

A Chiba has beautiful open roads, clear rivers, and outdoor activities for you to explore. Here 's what you can try out in the outdoors of Chiba :

• Futtsu Airsoft game

• Fishing in Katsuura

• Diving in Tateyama

• Oceanside Cycling in Onjuku and Sawara

Q Does Chiba have any good and fun activities ?

A Lauded for its incredible nature and star-studded landscapes, the prefecture presents many excellent things to do in Chiba . Consider :

• Katsuura Sup in the Pacific Ocean

• Canoeing in Boso

• Car rentals involving "El Monte"RVs

• Surfing Kujukuri coast

• Sightseeing Narita airport and more

Q What can people see when they come to Chiba ?

A The hidden temples of Funabashi and Funabashi Andersen park are popular with sightseeing tours in Japan . If you appreciate history, nature, and art, you can also visit Sakura castle park, Magata shrine, and Tsukamoto Art Museum!

Q How can I travel from Tokyo to Chiba ?

A Chiba is only a stone 's throw distance from Tokyo , with the route between them totaling to 40 kilometers. It takes approximately half an hour to travel to Chiba by car , about an hour if you opt for the bus , and 40 minutes by train.

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