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“Nice Snowy Experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shiga Kogen Ski Area

Shiga Kogen Ski Area
Certificate of Excellence
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice Snowy Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

For us that come from tropical country, the experience to this snow ski park is unforgettable. My kids are enjoying the snow park very much where the walk through the snow are snow boarding. It was a good experience

Visited January 2013
Thank Yuriadi
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
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English first
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Visit to ski resort”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

We did not go for skiing, just to visit. There wer very few public facilities, eg restaurants, shops.

Visited December 2012
Thank star06star
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Mt Beauty
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great skiing and lots of it.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2012

Great to have "Skiers Only" areas. Great lift system and everything works all the time. Friendly staff. Great Restaurants on the slopes - Highly recommend St Christophs and the Restaurant in the Phoenix Hotel.

Visited February 2012
Thank AJRontheroad
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Gold coast
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Skiing at shiga kogen”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2012

Skied at shiga kogen in early march.
First trip to Japan, and surprised just how easy it was. The Japanese people are so friendly and helpfull.
Flew into narita airport from the gold coast with jetstar, no difficulties.
Arrived around 7pm and bought a 4 day jr rail pass at the airport. Great value as can be used any four days within a month.
Stayed at a local hotel and next day caught the narita express to Tokyo and then the bullet train to Nagano, took all up about 3 hrs.
Here we had a private taxi booked to continue onto shiga kogen, just over hour journey.
Stayed at the prince east hotel.
Rooms were roomy with a great view, but. Although the food was good became monotonous after a few nights, either Japanese hotspot you cooked yourself or western which was beef / fish and veggies plus dessert. If decide to stay here make sure that breakfast and dinner is included as very expensive if you dine here without package. No nightlife so for younger people maybe not so good an option. The bar opened a few hrs before dinner then closed 6pm to 8.30pm while dinner was on then opened again.
The resort was sensational to ski, for 5 of 6 days skied the best snow, lovely runs, us being low intermediate able to go right to top, most the ski area interconnected by lifts that you could ski for miles. There were few skiers there so no long lift waits and apart from a few runs where school students were skiing very many of the runs you saw few people.
Runs were well marked and varied.
Remember to have cash as many of the restaurants don't have card facilities and to get cash there a bit of a hassle.
Although not a lot of English spoken, there was no problem with communication.

Visited March 2012
9 Thank TanyagGoldcoast
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54 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“World-class skiing in a beautifully forested national park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2012

If you like skiing and like forests and mountains, Shiga Kogen is the place for you.

Visited May 2011
Thank Tyler-KameseiRyokan
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