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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 (2018-2019), 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.

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.

Elsewhere in Japan