Whether it’s in Hokkaido, Nagano, Niigata or Tohoku, Japan has slopes for all skill levels and resorts that provide the perfect base to recharge.

Japan is only 10 hours north of Australia and 2 hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time, meaning you can find yourself on the slopes in no time, whether cruising the slopes with family members, or off-piste on some of the best back-country skiing in the world.

Early Bird Ski Specials

The best time to lock in a Japan ski holidays is early in the year for the upcoming November-March Ski season (2019-2020), when Japan’s accommodation providers tempt visitors with significant ski and accommodation specials that are often booked out quite quickly.

Japan Holidays now has a number of Early Bird Ski Specials offering excellent discounts – securing  ski accommodation early guarantees the best rate and the chance to ski at one of Japan’s best ski locations.

Oze Iwakura Ski Deal 5 nights from $1520pp

An authentic Japanese ski experience at Oze Iwakura Located in Gunma Prefecture, Oze-Iwakura ski area is located approximately 3 hours from Tokyo on the JR Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train and transfer bus. With a top elevation [...]

Unbeatable Ski Aizu Deal – from $629pp

The best Ski deal in the market is back by popular demand! From just $629 per person twin share After the popularity of Japan Holidays exclusive Aizu Deal, we are happy to offer again [...]

Hakuba Valley Hotel Green Plaza ski deal

Hakuba Valley Ski Special The Hakuba Valley has long been Japan’s premier destination for skiers and snowboarders since the host of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games. Suitable for beginners through to professionals, the valley [...]

Ski Hokkaido

Hokkaido is the powder capital of Japan, the country’s northernmost island and the home to some of its best snow. The region plays host to over 1200 festivals and events including February’s Sapporo Snow Festival, where hundreds of snow and ice sculptures of a grand scale line the streets.

Nagano and Niigata

On the main island of Honshu and accessible from Tokyo in under two hours by bullet train, Nagano, and nearby Niigata is the home of the 1998 Winter Olympics, with some of the highest-snowfall areas in Japan.

Ski Gunma

With easy access from Tokyo, Gunma Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of Kanto on the main island of Honshu. The prefecture shares borders—and easy access—with Niigata to the north and Nagano to the west, opening up a range of ski and snowboard opportunities both inside and outside the prefecture.

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