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Naeba Ski Resort

Mikuni, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun 949-6292, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-789-4117
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A bit of a Ghost Town.

Both times we have stayed at Naeba the town has been very quiet. During the day there are a few... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Feckers
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Rainbow Beach, Australia
Great range of long pistes with plenty of moguls and jumps

Great range of long pistes with plenty of moguls and jumps to improve your skills. Beware the man... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
NinjaCat2020
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London, United Kingdom
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Naeba Ski Resort is connected with neighbouring Kagura Ski Resort by Dragondola, Japan’s longest gondola. The entire area is called “Mt. Naeba”, which consists of 4 ski areas and has many fans from home and abroad. Naeba Prince Hotel at the bottom of the ski area has 1,224 rooms and offers various fun experiences such as gourmet dining, shopping and hot springs. The resort has very convenient access from the Tokyo area as it takes just 2 and half hours by train or car.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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LOCATION
Mikuni, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun 949-6292, Niigata Prefecture
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+81 25-789-4117
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Both times we have stayed at Naeba the town has been very quiet. During the day there are a few convenience and rental stores plus a very obscure tourist info centre and post office. There are a few restaurants in the main street but the...More

Thank Feckers
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great range of long pistes with plenty of moguls and jumps to improve your skills. Beware the man made moguls here tend to be dug out holes (as opposed to protruding mounds). Like the other Prince resorts, Children under 12 are entitled to a free...More

1  Thank NinjaCat2020
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We visited in January 2016 when the snow was not very deep. We still enjoyed ourselves and would return. Lift lines were reasonable and terrain for beginners like us was enough. We only stayed for two days and that was great. If we had stayed...More

1  Thank senorgreg
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Naeba Ski Resort is a very family friendly ski resort with wonderful scenery of the mountains. A very soft snow best not only for skiing but also sledging.

1  Thank hendytok
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great spot that has plenty of options for beginners to those with more experience. There seems to be a really annoying trend of stopping and sitting in the middle of the run in Japan and this can be very infuriating but aside from that a...More

Thank Antoniointokio
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of space for beginners to practice, beginners' slopes, etc. One of the earlier places to open in season. However, resort looks quite dated and dining options were limited. Note that English and Chinese ski lessons were only offered as private sessions which were very...More

1  Thank SharonTeo1217
Reviewed 26 December 2016

It has been almost 10 years since I last snowboarded and I found this place to be good for beginners or somebody who had a long blank. First of all the ski area is just outside the hotel. 2nd, the slopes are not that steep....More

Thank garrellm
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I enjoy the experience of snowboarding here. It provides us many beginner route for practice and experience. Besides, it is very beautiful place!

Thank Chan C
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Was at Naeba 10 years ago, revisit this year. The ride on the Dragondola is still something that should not be missed. Recommended at least 2 day to cover this site. One whole day for Kagura as it's far to reach the peak from the...More

Thank EC-HK
Reviewed 8 January 2016

As a ski hill/mountain Naeba is quite small and a little spread out at the base. This year they are experiencing a bad snow year (that's no ones fault) so its not all open. There are some nice off piste areas if that's your thing,...More

Thank Stumpy308
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