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If one is running short of time or want to squeeze in a couple of hours of skiing/showboarding while the rest of the family goes shopping, there is no better place than Bankei. It is a mere 20-minute taxi ride from downtown Sapporo!
Went to check it out as it was close to the city and easy to get to. I’d never skied before. I’d booked a 90min lesson in advance - my instructor was very patient and spoke excellent English. Any problems with my skiing is my...More
This is a great place near Sapporo if you want to learn how to ski or if you have young kids like me and just want to go play in the snow. I originally expected to spend only a few hours there but ended up...More
Was recommended by our host as we are on our last day of tour, it turn out to be a pleasant and nice trip. It’s near to Sapporo city by subway and the bus stop do take note there is a separate no4 stands next...More
Newbie skiers/boarders - here it is: short subway and bus/or taxi ride from downtown Sapporo; small friendly ski area, NO RESERVATION required 50 min instruction in English. Excellent. Y5,000 for instruction and a minimum of Y3,000 for equipment rental - if you need clothing they...More
For first timer, must learn basics of ski. If not, you'll probably might collapse a few times.
Fees include skii equipment set (excluded jacket ,pants and snow goggles) include meals coupon. You have to pay extra for skii lesson. The staff suggested me go for...More
So close and convenient to Sapporo city centre which is great with young kids. 90cm of snow overnight - so powdery! The snowboard instructors were fantastic with my 5yo and we would love to go back there again.
So glad we discovered this ski resort that's just a short ride away from Sapporo city center. Love the children's play area and the staff who were very patient with us even though we could not communicate in Japanese. Definitely recommend for those who wants...More
Just 20 minutes from the city to go skiing in this beautiful little mountain suitable for all levels. Package is the way to go - for JPY10,000 it includes all the gears (except gloves) and a nice lunch too! Go early before the crowd gets...More
Absolutely great place for the family to go.
Conveniently located just 20mins off the Maruyamakeon Station. When you exit the train station, go towards exit 2 for the bus station and there, you can take the Ban K bus up the hill. It comes every...More