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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Oz Snow is based at & operates Hotel Madarao
Madarao or Madapow offers great Powder Snow & not yet a mainstream ski area. With our Powder Belt Pass you can also ride the neighbouring ski resorts of Nozawa Onsen & Myoko Kogen.
We will be there to host your Madarao snow package.
Whether it’s assistance on getting you into the swing of things on the first day of your package, advice on which mountain to ski or booking a Snow Monkeys Tour, we are happy to help. Come and experience a Madapow with us!

  • from $ 1229*
    per person
  • Includes:

    Return Airport Transfers – Narita or Haneda

    7 Nights Accommodation at Hotel Madarao

    5 day Powder Belt Pass (Valid Madarao, Nozawa, Myoko Akakura)

    Breakfast Daily and Group Dinner

    Transfer Transfer to Iiyama Train Station for Tokyo and Airport Bullet Train (Train at own expense)

    Onsite Oz Snow Host

  • from $ 1799*
    per person
  • Includes:

    Pickup Airport Narita or Haneda

    6 Nights Accommodation Hakuba Gondola Hotel or Lodge

    5 Day Hakuba 9 Mountain Lift Pass

    Breakfast Daily and 2 Group Dinner

    Morning Transfer Hakuba to Madarao

    4 Nights Accommodation Hotel Madarao

    3 Day Powder Belt Flexible Pass (Valid Madarao, Nozawa, Myoko Akakura)

    Transfer to Iiyama Train Station for Tokyo and Airport Bullet Train (Train at own expense)


Why not customise a package to book the best option for you!

Choose your room type from shared dorms to our private rooms and choose the gear that you need to ride the mountain your way!


Our Madarao snow package includes the Powder Belt lift pass which is valid for 4 Mountain and 3 Ski Regions. 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 30 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.

Madarao and Myoko has over 13m of snow falling annually and impressive snow walls on the drive in set the scene. The Madarao and Tangram combined lift pass offers 23 lifts and caters for beginner runs to advance powder tree skiing. Not yet a main stream ski resort to Westerners, Madarao offers a true Japanese ski experience. Myoko 30 minutes down the road offers even more terrain and fresh tracks. Located 2 hours from Hakuba and 2 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!

7 Night Madarao
Powder Pack

20DEC - 23FEB

24 FEB - 16 MAR

Dorm 4-8 Share



Lodge 2-3 SHARE



Twin/Double Hotel/Triple Ensuited Hotel Room



10 Night Explore Nagano Power Pack



Dorm 4-8 Share



Lodge 2-3 SHARE



Ensuited Hotel Room



*From price in AUD based on Dorm Share. Peak Period runs from 20th December 2024 to 23rd February 2025 & Season finishes 16th march 2025
*Airport Transfers & Inter Mountain Shuttles run between 21Dec – 10 March. (Outside these dates customers need to make their own transport arrangements)
Latest Airport Pickup 8:30pm Narita & 3:30pm Haneda.


Newly refurbished in 2020 the Hotel is 400m from the Madarao ski lifts and is walking distance to all the restaurant’s in Madarao village.

The accommodation has an onsite bar that serves western food, onsite ski hire and ski locker room. The rooms are mainly ensuited and can cater for couples, families, single travelers and groups. A well appointed modern hotel with forest views, Hotel Madarao offers everything you need for a comfortable stay.

The Hotel Madarao is centrally located in Madarao Village. The Hotel offers a budget option for those wanting to hit up the slopes of Madarao as well as easy access Nozawa Onsen, Tangram and Myoko .

All transfers can be organised at Hotel Madarao reception and you can decide where you want to ride on a daily basis.



On arrival in Madarao, your Oz Snow host will meet you at the bus stop and transfer you to Hotel 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.


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.


Get to know the gang in Madarao 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 eat in at the accommodation or
take a short stroll into town to try some other Japanese meals


Take advantage of the massive powder dumps Madarao, Myoko and 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.



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


All equipment for your Madarao snow package can be arranged and purchased after you arrive in Japan with our crew in Madarao. We have a rental shop onsite.

Ski/Board Hire

5-6 Days

Extra Days

Skis, Poles & Boots


$42 per day

Snowboard & Boots


$42 per day

Hotel Madarao

Newly Refurbished

400m from the Madarao ski lifts and walking distance to restaurants.

Apartments Madarao

Comfortable Experience

Hotel facilities are available to apartment guests.

Oz Snow Hakuba Hosted

All Inclusive

We make things as easy as possible.

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