Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: Japan Powder Heaven

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: General Information

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort is a large ski area that opened over seventy years ago. As seen in the picture below, Nozawa Onsen Village is located at the foot of the Nozawa Onsen ski resort, which spans across three main areas. There is plenty of terrain to explore, offering over fifty kilometres of trails or pistes beginning at an elevation of 1085 meters with 297 hectares of skiing surface. One of the pluses of skiing at Nozawa is that there really is something for everybody (see stats below). There are family friendly wide open pistes, some difficult mogul runs plus it offers some great powder days between the marked runs too. Active skiers will find a terrain park with jumps, rails, boxes and an eighty metre pipe to get the adrenalin pumping.

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: Families

If you are at Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort with children there is a free rest station for kids called the ‘Naski Room’ on the 2nd floor of the Hikage Trail Information Centre which is easily accessible from the village via the moving ‘Yu-road’ (free of charge) – see the map links below for more details. Outside the centre there is a safe and secure Kids Park. This fully equipped park has many facilities such as an inflatable bouncer, junior sled rides and tubing courses. A day care with fully qualified child care workers is available on the second floor of the Hikage Centre for children 1 to 6 years old. The hours are 9:00~12:00 & 13:00~16:00 (you must collect your child during lunch). The charge is ¥4,000 for the first day and ¥3,000 from the second day on for those who continue to use the service for multiple days. There are also half day and hourly rates available depending on capacity (maximum 20).

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: Trail Maps

See our maps page for the layout of the village and ski areas or, even better, our extensive google map page.

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Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: Key Information

Resort altitude: Top – 1,650 metres Bottom – 565 metres
Season dates, times: Mid December till early May  Day: 08:30 – 16:30  Nighta: ~20:00
No. of lifts, courses: 21 (Eighteen chair lifts, one moving walkway and two gondolas) 36 Courses
Skill level: Beginner 40% Intermediate 30% Advanced 30%


Nozawa Onsen Snow Depth & Conditions

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Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: Lift ticket prices

Type of ticket Adult Child (under 12) Senior (over 60)
Single lift 400 200
Half day 3,500 1,500 3,000
One day 4,600 2,100 3,500
1.5 days 7,500 3,500 5,000
Two days 8,500 4,100 6,000
Three days 12,000 5,500 9,000
Five days 20,000
Season ticket 60,000 50,000 55,000
Nighta 1,500 800
Nagasaka Gondola 1,600 800
Higake Gondola 1 way 1,200 600

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: Lift ticket discount coupons

This coupon provides a day lift ticket and lunch – 5,100 for adults and 2,800 for children

Nozawa Onsen Ski Lift Discount CouponFill out the form below with your name and date, plus other details. Take it to the ticket office.

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– year, month, day
– Adult, child, senior
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– 1 day, 1.5 day, 2 day, 3 day
– Family (adults number ) (Children number)

Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort - Ski Lift and Rental Discount Coupon

Nozawa Onsen Snow Report

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Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort: Ski School and Ski Rentals

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