Akan Royal Valley is located in the Akan town area in the north-western area of Kushiro city. The coastline of the Pacific Ocean is about 15km to the south in this eastern region of Hokkaido.
Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.
The ski school at Akan Royal Valley mainly offer ski lessons. Snowboard lessons for beginners are possible but are limited and need booking in advance.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Sledges are also available to rent.
There are no special facilities for children.
There are no special snow park facilities.
Akan Royal Valley Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Normally open from 9:00am until 3:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Akan Royal Valley is generally open from 9am until 3pm on weekdays and from 9am until 4pm on weekends and holidays.
Nighta opening times and days: - from 6pm until 9pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays - from 6pm until 10pm on Wednesdays and Fridays - from 5pm until 10pm on Saturdays - from 5pm until 9pm on Sundays and holidays.
Akan Royal Valley Lift Ticket Charges
1 Day (not including nighta)
Season Ticket (all)
Season Ticket (daytime)
Season Ticket (nighta)
Getting to Akan Royal Valley
By public transport
18.9km from Otanoshike Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
28.6km from Kushiro Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
Akan Royal Valley is about 19km from Otanoshike Station on the Nemuro Honsen line.
At the time of writing (3rd April 2017), many ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season - though some remain open. Season dates shown on these pages are the original planned dates and subject to change.
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