Snow Resorts

Snow Resorts

Hiroshima has 11 snow resorts accessible from the city by car or bus. You'll find all the resorts offer slopes catering to all levels and most provide rental ski and snowboard gear. You can also enjoy snow rafting, sledding, snowshoeing and other fun snow activities. A short excursion to a snow resort is the perfect way to make the most of winter in Hiroshima.

Mominoki Forest Park Snow Field
Mominoki Forest Park Snow Field

Right in the midst of the massive peaks linking the west Chugoku mountains. A sledding area is open in winter on the Leisure Field, which hums with people who like camps and adventure playgrounds in summer. Enjoy sledding while looking right at Mt. Kanmuri, Mt. Jippo, and other beautiful mountains.There is a dedicated sledding slope and snow p...

Megahira Ski Resort
Megahira Ski Resort

Popular for its good access and long-run course.Access is smooth at only three minutes from Chugoku Expressway Yoshiwa IC. Fully equipped with artificial snow-making capabilities, so its slopes are always in good condition. Plenty of planned events, such as Ladies' Day and Children's Day.Quelle Yoshiwa onsen, which connects to the slopes, feat...

Osorakan Snow Park
Osorakan Snow Park

A full-scale ski resort with a 2,500m long-run and excellent snow conditions.See rime-covered trees on the peak, and on a clear day look out over the Japan Sea in the distance.It's known to skiers in the the prefecture as the birthplace of skiing in Hiroshima. The slopes developed on the highest peaks of Hiroshima are outstanding for the amoun...

Yawata Highland 191 Resort
Yawata Highland 191 Resort

Winter's almost here! Enjoy the snow at 191 Resort to your heart's content! It's popular with children and adults alike.The mogul course is popular with intermediate and advanced skiers.There are two types of kids' play areas: enjoy sledding and tubing on the Kids' Slope, or playing in snow created by natural landforms in the Kids' Forest.Ther...

Geihoku Highlands Osa Ski Resort
Geihoku Highlands Osa Ski Resort

A convenient location - from the national road straight to the slopes!The wide courses are popular with families.The Platz-mae Slope is 400m wide, making it safe for beginners and families to ski on.Enjoy playing in the snow on the 100m x 40m Yukinko Park Pupura sledding slope. See penguins waddling on the slopes on Penguin Day.

Geihoku Kokusai Ski Resort
Geihoku Kokusai Ski Resort

Western Japan's largest ski resort! It's divided into three areas, with a total of 20 courses, the longest of which has a 2,000m run.The view from the peak is phenomenal!Bustles with throngs of beginner and advanced skiers alike.Features many discount plans, including repeater discounts and family packs.The lift ticket can also be used at Utop...

Utopia Saioto
Utopia Saioto

Features a wide variety of courses and western Japan's largest snow park!Kid's Kingdom has a snow escalator to make carrying your sled up a breeze, and plenty of items for playing in the snow for fun for the whole family.We recommend the Debut Park for those who want to work their way up to the Snow Park.The lift ticket can also be used at Gei...

Snow Resort Nekoyama
Snow Resort Nekoyama

A snow park rich in variety - you'll never grow tired of it!This ski resort features an authentic resort facility opened on the north slope of the 1,200m Mt. Nekoyama. A main course was introduced on the all artificial grass ICS slopes to ensure good skiing conditions at all times.There is also a snow escalator to make it easy for children and...

Kenmin-no-Mori Ski Resort
Kenmin-no-Mori Ski Resort

Boasting the highest quality snow in the Chugoku region. The four courses nestled in the forests of the Hibayama mountain range are rich in change and variety to satisfy skiers and snowboarders alike.Lodging where you can hear the shooting stars sing as they travel by.

Dogoyama Kogen Ski Resort
Dogoyama Kogen Ski Resort

This ski resport is full of history. Mt. Dogoyama, called "the Queen of the Chugoku mountain range" for its elegant, graceful silhouette, is known as the birthplace of skiing in Hiroshima. Popular with families - on a clear day you can also enjoy a panoramic view of the Chugoku mountain region from the top of the mountain.

Ringo Kyowakoku Ski Resort
Ringo Kyowakoku Ski Resort

1 min from Roadside Station Takano off Matsue Expressway Takano IC.With its natural snow and hand-crafted slopes, you can enjoy the snow park without even skiing.There are also areas for sledding/tubing and building snowmen, snow huts, and snow sculptures.

Take a rental car or ride a tour bus bound for the ski resort. Choose the means which fits your itinerary.

By bus

Travel in comfort by the ski tour bus.

・Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen)
Operating Company : Hiroko Kanko

Destination Travel Hours (Approximate)
Megahira Ski Resort 1 hour and 40 mins from Hiroshima Station North Gate (Shinkansen gate)
Yawata Highland 191 Resort 1 hour and 55 mins from Hiroshima Station North Gate (Shinkansen gate)
Geihoku Kokusai Ski Resort 2 hours and 5 minutes from Hiroshima Station North Gate (Shinkansen gate)
Utopia Saioto 2 hours and 15 mins from Hiroshima Station North Gate (Shinkansen gate)
Geihoku Highlands Osa Ski Resort 2 hours and 20 mins from Hiroshima Station North Gate (Shinkansen gate)
Osorakan Snow Park 2 hours and 30 mins from Hiroshima Station North Gate (Shinkansen gate)

*Reservations should be made from the website three days before departure by 5:00 PM

・Fukuyama Station (Shinkansen)
Operating Company : Chugoku Travel

Destination Travel Hours (Approximate)
Snow Resort Nekoyama 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 mins from Fukuyama Station North Gate

*Reservations are required a day before arrival. Tour for 7 or more persons.

Rental Cars

・Hiroshima Airport
Information desk can be found on the first floor of the Domestic Arrival Lobby in the Hiroshima Airport Terminal Building. Click here for details.

Car Rental Company Contact No. (Telephone)
Times CAR RENTAL Times CAR RENTAL Global Customer Desk
050-3786-0056 (8:00 AM - 6:45 PM)
092-285-3865 (6:45 PM - 08:00 AM)
Toyota Rent-a-car 0848-86-9500
Nissan Rent-a-car 096-355-6752
Nippon Rent-a-car 0848-86-9919
Orix Rent-a-car 0848-86-0544

・Hiroshima Station

Car Rental Company Contact No. (Telephone)
Times CAR RENTAL Hiroshima Station Branch Times CAR RENTAL Global Customer Desk
050-3786-0056 (8:00 AM - 6:45 PM)
092-285-3865 (6:45 PM - 08:00 AM)
Times CAR RENTAL Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit Branch Times CAR RENTAL Global Customer Desk
050-3786-0056 (8:00 AM - 6:45 PM)
092-285-3865 (6:45 PM - 08:00 AM)
Nippon Rent-a-car Hiroshima Station South Exit Branch 082-264-0919
Nippon Rent-a-car Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit Branch 082-207-0919
JR Rent-a-car Hiroshima Office N/A
One’s Rent-a-car Hiroshima Station Branch 0570-053-232
Toyota Rent-a-car Hiroshima Shinkansen Exit Branch 082-261-0100
Nissan Rent-a-car 096-355-6752
Orix Rent-a-car Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit Wakakusa-cho Branch 082-264-3900
Budget Rent-a-car Hiroshima Station Branch 082-568-1662

*As of November 2019.

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