Oz Snow are based at our central self-contained accommodation – Apartments Madarao. The Madarao ski area has over 13m of snow falling annually and the impressive snow walls on the drive in set the scene. Not yet a main stream ski resort to westerners, Madarao offers a true Japanese ski experience. We have Oz Snow hosts on the ground who can help you out with anything in Madarao and share their local expert knowledge.Located 2 hours from Hakuba and 4 hours from Tokyo with easy bullet train access. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get off the beaten track and get some Madapow with our Madarao Ski Package!
- 7 NIGHT MADARAO POWDER PACK
• 7 Nights Apartments Madarao (400m to Ski Lifts)
• 5 Day Powder Belt Lift Pass (Valid Madarao, Nozawa Onsen & Myoko Akakura)
• 1 Group Dinner
• Onsite Oz Snow Host & Usage of the next doors Hotel facilities
• Airport pick up and transfer to Madarao
• Transfer to Iiyama Train Station for Tokyo & Airport Bullet Train (Train Ticket not incl)
CUSTOMISE YOUR PACKAGE
Why not customise a package to book the best option for you!
Choose the best apartment for your group size and the gear that you need to ride the mountain your way!
7 Night Powder Pack
13 Feb - 12 Mar
2 Bedroom Apartment
2 Bedroom Apartment
3 Bedroom Apartment
3 Bedroom Apartment
*Prices are per person in AUD.
*Peak Period runs from 17th December 2021 to 12th February 2023.
*Latest pickup transfer times are 8:30PM from Narita & 9:15pm from Haneda. Earliest returntransfers from Hakuba arrive at 1:10pm Narita & 12:45pm Haneda Airport. During early & late season (17-23Dec & 5-18March) only transfer time from Haneda is 9:15pm, early arrival flights will need to make their own way to Hakuba/Madarao (at own expense).
APARTMENTS MADARAO POWDER PACKS
Stay in brand new mid range apartments 400m from Madarao Mountain ski lifts! Apartments completed in December 2018. Located 400m from the Madarao ski lifts and is walking distance to all the restaurant’s in Madarao village. 2 or 3 bedroom options, all apartments have kitchen, separate lounge room and bathroom. The apartments have flexible bedding options to cater for couples, families and groups needing separate bedding.
All the facilities at Hotel Madarao next door are available to apartment guests including: hotel reception services, onsite ski hire, an indoor/outdoor onsen bath house, daily breakfast and a western pub/restaurant. Apartments Madarao offers everything you need for a comfortable stay.
PICK UP/MEET AND GREET AT MADARAO BUS STOP
On arrival in Madarao, your Oz Snow host will meet you at the bus stop and transfer you to Apartments Madarao. You will be issued with your room numbers and any pre-paid lift tickets as well as stop by our 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)
Kick start your days and power up with a bite to eat with included Continental breakfast starting at 7.30am.
Please see reception to book in the days you would like to go to Myoko and Nozawa Onsen. The other days the Madarao ski resort is 400m from your accommodation.
Take advantage of the massive powder dumps Madarao, Myoko & Nozawa Onsen are renowned for. With an average snowfall of over 13m per season, get your shred on and experience the terrain of Madarao, Myoko and Nozawa Onsen.
DAY 5 (DAY 8 FOR EXTENDED POWDER PACKS)
On your last day in Madarao you will be transferred to the bullet train station at Iiyama. Allowing you to spend time in Tokyo or continue onto the airport.
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*
*extra tariff applies
ABOUT MADARAO/TANGRAM, MYOKO AKAURA KANKO, NOZAWA ONSEN
The Powder Belt pass offers even more terrain combining the 3 ski regions of Madarao, Myoko Kogen and Nozawa Onsen. This pass offers great flexibility to ride the Powder Belt of Japan. Madarao is centrally located between both Nozawa Onsen and Myoko Kogen (all approx 25 minutes shuttle either side of Madarao). All transfers can be organised at Hotel Madarao and you can decide where to ride on a daily basis.
The Madarao and Tangram combined lift pass offers 23 lifts and caters for beginner runs to advance powder tree skiing. Myoko, 25 minutes down the road, offers even more terrain and fresh tracks.
All equipment can be arranged and purchased after you arrive in Japan with our crew in Madarao. We have a rental shop onsite.
Skis, Poles & Boots
$42 per day
Snowboard & Boots
$42 per day