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Address: Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301 , Nagano Prefecture
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Activities: Skiing

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A white Christmas

We wanted a White Christmas, so the closest place to Australia was Japan. There are plenty of places in Japan to enjoy the snow, but Hakuba was our choice. Easy to get to by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Gold Coast
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Gold Coast
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91 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We wanted a White Christmas, so the closest place to Australia was Japan. There are plenty of places in Japan to enjoy the snow, but Hakuba was our choice. Easy to get to by bullet train, then at Nagano we transferred to the shuttle bus thus arriving at the bus depot in Hakuba. The place is relatively flat, with beautiful... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Hakuba-one is one of the top ski resorts in jp. plenty of fresh pow with many slopes of varying degrees of difficulty. there are 2 Olympic slopes of more than 30 deg. Have fun !

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Canberra, Australia
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The eight resorts along the Hakuba Ridge provide a wide variety of skiing and allowed us to choose the resort to match the day's weather and snowfalls. Happo One is always good with lots of possibilities and great snow. Cortina is a must, we did it after the big dump of snow; magnificent valley runs, challenging blacks and blues, and... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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226 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Friendly, happening place, with plenty of nature to enjoy. Plenty of things to do. Lodging options for any taste. Snow in Winter, or sunshine otherwise. Great place!

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Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

awesome snow in January and february. best backcountry. lifts don't get too crowded, enough courses to choose. Nice long beginners slopes for kids.

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Greater Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

With so many ski areas to chose from this was a great location. The local bus service is very good, and buses routes link up to all the resorts and are free. There is also a limited evening bus. There are an abundant amount of restaurants to chose from for the evening with various options, Japanese, Italian, western food. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Loved the free bus shuttles around the resort, amazingly cheap food for a ski resort on and off the slopes. Very friendly people, safe destination.

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Carrboro, North Carolina, USA
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A few ski slopes are still open in late April, but nothing for beginners! I was able to try snowshoeing and just playing in the snow. There are several Onsens in town, so those and the Cherry blossoms are worth seeing in late April to early May.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The best snowboarding! Second to none. - cheap lift tickets - amazing snow - very quiet and not busy...short lift lines

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Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Such a lovely place with lovely people, will definitely be going back next year, very reasonable price for ski lift passes and many options for food and drinks which were not over priced

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