Oz Snow

Oz Snow has been committed to offering quality snow trips at a reasonable price to skiers and boarders since 1999. We can offer flexible packages to all individuals and groups including social, university, school, and corporate groups at a competitive price. Oz Snow designs their tours to be fun filled, good value for money and will remove the stress from organising your snow holiday.

Oz Snow is a one stop shop tour operator, travel agent, hotel and ski shop owner all in one. This enables us to have greater control and organisation of our tours as well as keeping our prices down and simplifying a usually over complicated process. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced skier or boarder come along and experience the snow scene for a fun filled trip with Oz Snow.

We also own and operate Extreme Adventures which offers spring break and short trips for International Students.

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HAKUBA GONDOLA HOTEL & LODGE

Our crew have been leading the way in semi-hosted snow packages to Japan since 2004. We have Oz Snow hosts on the ground at our Hakuba accommodation who can help you out with anything in Hakuba and share their local expert knowledge so you can ski Japan hassle free!

Our Hakuba accommodation is located directly across the road from the main Happo-One Gondola with the shops, bars and restaurants of Happo Village a short stroll from the Hotel and Lodge. The main gondola at Happo opens an hour earlier than all the other lifts. So you if you want to ski fresh Japan powder this is the property for you!! Happo-One is the main ski resort in the Hakuba Valley and hosted multiple Olympic events during the ‘98 Nagano Olympics.

The hotel features double, twin and family room options with all rooms having private bathroom facilities. The lodge features dorm and private rooms with shared bathroom facilities (no rooms are ensuited in the lodge). The property features a bar, restaurant, guest lounge, onsite ski hire shop and ski locker room.

Hakuba Gondola Hotel
  • 4 NIGHT HAKUBA POWDER PACK
  • from $ 699*
    per person
  • Includes:

    Pick up and drop off from Hakuba Station plus Hakuba Orientation

    4 Nights Accommodation at Hakuba Gondola Hotel/Lodge

    3 Day Hakuba 9 Mountain Lift Pass

    Breakfast Daily

    Group Nabe Hot Pot Dinner

    Shuttle bus to Ski Resorts

    Tour Guide and Optional Activities

  • 7 NIGHT HAKUBA POWDER PACK
  • from $ 1069*
    per person
  • Includes:

    Pick up and drop off from Hakuba Station plus Hakuba Orientation

    7 Nights Accommodation at Hakuba Gondola Hotel/Lodge

    5 Day Hakuba 9 Mountain Lift Pass

    Breakfast Daily

    Group Nabe Hot Pot Dinner

    Shuttle bus to Ski Resorts

    Tour Guide and Optional Activities

CUSTOMISE YOUR JAPAN SKI PACKAGE

Why not customise a package to book the best option for you! Choose your room type from shared dorms to our private ensuite rooms and choose the gear that you need to ride the mountain your way!

4 Night Powder Pack

All Season

Double/Twin/Triple
Ensuite

$1045pp

2-3 Share Lodge

$899pp

4-5/Dorm Share

$699pp

7 Night Powder Pack

Off Peak

Peak

Double/Twin/Triple Ensuite

$1559pp

$1659pp

2-3 Share Lodge

$1379pp

$1479pp

4-5/Dorm Share

$1069pp

$1099pp

*Prices are in AUD.

*From price based on Dorm Share.

*Peak Period runs from 25th December 2020 to 28th February 2021.

HAKUBA GONDOLA POWDER PACKS

Our Hakuba accommodation is located directly across the road from the main Happo-One Gondola with the shops, bars and restaurants of Happo Village a short stroll from the Hotel. The main gondola at Happo opens an hour earlier than all the other lifts, so you if you want to ski Japan’s fresh powder this is the property for you! Happo-One is the main ski resort in the Hakuba Valley and hosted multiple Olympic events during the ‘98 Nagano Olympics.

The hotel features double, twin and family rooms options with all rooms having private bathroom facilities. The hotel features a bar, restaurant, guest lounge, onsite ski hire shop and ski locker room.

The Hakuba Gondola Lodge is located right beside the Hakuba Gondola Hotel. The Lodge offers a budget option for those wanting to hit up the slopes of Hakuba. The main difference between the Hotel and Lodge is that all rooms in the Lodge are shared accommodation and do not have en-suites. Western style shared bathroom facilitates are provided.

Itinerary

DAY 1
PICK UP AT HAKUBA BUS/TRAIN STATION

On arrival in Hakuba, your Oz Snow host will meet you at Hakuba Station and transfer you to the Gondola Hotel. Upon check in, your host will issue you with your room keys, lift tickets and take you through the ski shop to collect your pre-booked equipment. This is also a good opportunity to purchase any discounted ski equipment.

 

DAY 2 – 4 (DAY 7 FOR EXTENDED POWDER PACKS)

BREAKFAST

Kick start your days and power up with a bite to eat with included continental breakfast starting at 7.30am or head to Recovery Bar which serves hot breakfast options for purchase.

 

SKIING
Take advantage of the massive powder dumps Hakuba is renowned for and make the most of your Multi-Mountain Lift Pass. With an average snowfall of over 11m per season, get your shred on and experience the terrain of your Hakuba 9 Mountain Lift Pass. After a hard day of skiing, make sure to relax in the Onsen on the basement level of Hakuba Gondola Hotel!

 

DINNER

Get to know the gang in Hakuba with an included group dinner of local Japanese cuisine. Make sure you see reception to find out what day your included dinner is. For all the other nights you can take a short stroll into town to try some other Japanese meals or try the Recovery Bar which serves western food.

 

DAY 5 (DAY 8 FOR EXTENDED POWDER PACKS)

On your last day in Hakuba you will be transferred back to Hakuba Station for any onward travel.

 

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Japan isn’t all about the skiing. There is a whole lot of culture, food, language and good times to soak up. That’s why we give you guys the option of getting amongst what Japan has to offer, and lets be serious, your legs will need a rest after some glorious Japanese powder. For any other on ground requirements ask our guides when you get to Hakuba who would be happy to help. They speak English and Japanese and have over 15 collective years experience in Japan.

    • Night Skiing or Boarding*
    • Private Traditional Japanese “Onsen” Bathhouse*
    • Snow Monkeys and Zenkoji Temple Day tour*
    • Group Dinner and party night

*extra tariff applies

ABOUT HAKUBA

Hakuba is widely known as being a first class international resort with some of the best ski/board terrain and snowfall in all of Japan. The Hakuba Valley is a huge expanse of 9 ski resorts offering an incredible variety of terrain and exploring for skiers and snowboarders alike. Whether you want the steepest runs in Japan, tons of dry powder, terrain parks, half pipes or you’re looking for some easy ski runs, Hakuba has it all.The host of the 1998 Winter Olympics and boasting over 1080m of vertical skiing, Hakuba is equivalent to many of the more widely known resorts of North America. It is easily accessible, only 5 hours from Tokyo and offers a real Japanese experience along with some great nightlife all within walking distance from our Hakuba accommodation.

EQUIPMENT HIRE

All equipment can be arranged and purchased after you arrive in Japan with our crew in Hakuba. We have a rental shop onsite with a full range of standard and performance ski and snowboard equipment.

 

Ski/Board Hire

5-6 Days

Extra Days

Skis, Poles & Boots

$235

$47 per day

Snowboard & Boots

$235

$47 per day

Oz Snow Hosted Trip

Simply Legendary

We make everything as easy as possible!

Apartments Hakuba

Self Contained

Only 250m from the Happo Sakka ski lift.

Mominoki Hotel

Premier Resort

Located directly at the base of the Hakuba mountains.