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Hakuba

Address: Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301 , Nagano Prefecture
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Ranked #1 of 22 Activities in Hakuba-mura
Type: Neighborhoods, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Other, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Skiing
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Type: Neighborhoods, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Other, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Skiing

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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We feel like the odd ones out. We skied Japan because everybody raves about it, but came away underwhelmed. After much reflection, here's our conclusion:- people who rave about it are comparing it to Australian and NZ ski fields. And yes, the snow is better, the runs are better, the queues are shorter, and the amenity and infrastructure around the... More 

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Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
41 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

First time to Japan, what an amazing place, great snow, amazing people, super food! 10 resorts all on 1 ski pass, more snow than you know what to do with

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Hakuba is a classy skiing resort which to its credit has evolved with great style being sympathetic to its surrounds. The main ski area is Happo one and the village at its base, Wadano. Wadano is set amoungst pine trees laden with snow, little winding roads and paths with chalets, churches, hotels, restaurants, pubs, and shops dotted through it. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Have just returned from a great trip to Hakuba. Stayed in Echoland at the brand new Bluebird Chalets. Jason, our host was fantastic and we loved the assistance, recommendations for food (need to book all restaurants), the ride to the slopes each morning. Shuttles home worked well but keep an eye on the departure times - they do not wait!!... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great central location with four or five mountains nearby to choose from! There are great Japanese restaurants to try, a couple of pubs for the odd drink at night, and the snowfall and lift / ski facilities are world class.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

When you arrive, it looks like a ghost town except here are power lines everywhere. It looks like there are a lot of shop there but most of them are empty. But there are a few sports stores good for a look but the prices don`t encourage spot purchase. Tanukis at the right of the station is good for a... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Excellent free ski bus transportation to the many major resorts; great access to terrain. Lots of restaurants, but get reservations for even the humblest place if going during a busy time. We got surprised a few times and had to improvise. The bus station/information center was a busy but really helpful hub. Onsens, snow, skiing, now if only someone could... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Beautifully groomed runs with lots of beginner runs but choose which mountain is most appropriate to your level - it matters.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great area with lots of ski slopes for all skill levels. Lots of accommodation options from budget to executive

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Hakuba is a great ski resort surrounded by the Japanese Alps. The snow is excellent and there is massive terrain to choose from to ski. There are plenty of restaurants that are reasonably priced and the food is good. Hotels are also very varied - from budget priced to 5 star. A great choice for all budgets.

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