Category: Snow / Ski

Skiing with kids – White World Oze Iwakura | GUNMA

White World Oze Iwakura, GUNMA Oze Iwakura is one of the biggest ski areas in Kanto (the area around Tokyo). It takes about 2 hours 45 minutes to get to Oze Iwakura from either central Tokyo or central Saitama. General Information for White World Oze Iwakura Season: December 16th 2017 to April 8th 2018 Hours: Day skiing from 8.15 am […]

10 Winter Play Spots in Saitama, commutable from Tokyo

Things to do in Winter in Saitama – With the dry and sunny weather, January is a great month to be out and about in Saitama. The choice of winter-only activities is an added incentive to don some winter woollies and head out into the cold. We may not have much (if any) snowfall, but you can still ski and play […]

Snow Kingdom Seibu Amusement Park

Snow Kingdom @ Seibu Amusement Park | TOKOROZAWA

Snow Kingdom Saitama – Where can my kids experience playing in the snow near Tokyo? The Seibu Amusement Park runs a snow park every winter from early December until the start of March. Kids can enjoy sliding down the snow on sliders, snow tubes, sledges and / or giant inflated slides. They have some equipment you can rent which includes boots and […]

Saku Ski Garden Parada |Nagano

Recently, we went skiing in Nagano. I use the term “skiing” as a general term for being in the snow, seen as very little skiing was actually accomplished. Plus, the snow was fake as at the time we were having a particulary warm winter. Regardless of the lack of real snow, or perhaps thanks to it, the kids had a […]

Adult lift pass and information for Houdaigi | Gunma

There are a number of ski resorts that participate in a family ski programme. They offer discounts on lift passes to families. There are some conditions, for example you have to have a print version of the coupon on your person, you cannot get the discount by showing it online. Most resorts in the programme also stipulate that children of […]