Japan Ski Resorts. Great for Skiing and Snowboarding
Incredible powder skiing and a unique cultural experience
Japan has over 500 ski resorts, As well as the incredible skiing, Japan offers a wonderful cultural experience, making your Japan ski holiday something truly unique. You will enjoy the fascinating and diverse culture and the friendly hospitality of the Japanese people. Awaken your senses with the distinct flavours of Japanese cuisine, relax after a day on the slopes in a natural onsen bath, admire the breathtaking views of the mountains and their surrounds.
Hokkaido Ski Resorts
Some of the best ski resorts are found in the northern most island – Hokkaido.
Ski resorts here experience more snow than anywhere else in Japan, as the sub Arctic storms race out of Siberia across the Sea of Japan to dump vast loads across Hokkaido. And it is some of the lightest, driest powder snow found anywhere in the world.
Popular Ski Resorts in Hokkaido – Niseko, Rsutsu and Furano.
Located in the heart of the awe inspiring Japanese Alps, just 1 ½ hours west of Tokyo by bullet train, Hakuba is home to some of the best and biggest ski resorts in Japan.
The combination of world class skiing and vareity of lifts and gondolas, with excellent grooming facilities made Hakuba a perfect place to host the 1998 Winter Olympics.
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