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ABOUT Hakuba


The Hakuba Valley in the Nagano prefecture, is home to 10 ski resorts accessible on the one lift pass, giving you endless terrain to explore. Hakuba has become one of the most popular ski destinations in Japan for a number of reasons; varied terrain, extensive dining options, vibrant nightlife and day tour options. Hakuba is easily accessible – less than 4 hours from Tokyo airport on the famous Shinkansen bullet train or slightly longer with a direct coach transfer. We offer a wide variety of accommodation in Hakuba from backpacker lodges to hotels and luxury chalets, there is something for everyone. Liquid Snow Tours has an office in Happo village to assist with anything you may need during your stay.

Featured Hakuba Articles

  • Using your Epic Australia Pass overseas

    Have an Epic Australia Pass and looking to take advantage of it overseas? The Epic Australia Pass has opened up a plethora of resorts to explore internationally. There’s some amazing opportunities to optimise its usage. For [...]

  • What to Expect from your Japanese Accommodation

    Japanese accommodation is different from what you’re used to. Traditional Japanese hotels are called ryokans – an inn or lodge that offers the opportunity to experience traditional Japanese hospitality. Typically they [...]

  • A March To Remember In Hakuba

    While most people travel to Japan from late December through to early March, the ski season goes right through until early May. Japan offers some great conditions later in the season especially in March as you can still enjoy plen [...]

  • Hakuba’s Top 10 Onsens

    A traditional Japanese onsen is the perfect way to start your day or relax after a day on the slopes. Hakuba has a variety of beautiful onsens throughout the village that you can enjoy. Here are some of our favourites.  [...]

  • Hakuba Photo Journal – Late December 2019

    It’s been a slower December than usual across Japan in terms of snowfall, but there have been plenty of moments worth capturing. While we haven’t seen consistent snowfall to have all lifts running in Hakuba, the upper [...]

  • First Timer’s Guide To Hakuba

    Ten different resorts, 135 lifts and more than 200 runs– all pummelled by regular powder top-ups throughout the snow season. If you haven’t been to Hakuba yet, here’s why (and how) you should. [...]

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