Akan Royal Valley (Kushiro Town, Hokkaido)

Akan Royal Valley
阿寒ロイヤルバレイ (北海道 釧路町)
Planned season: Late December 2017 until mid March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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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 Mountain

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Akan Royal Valley Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
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. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Akan Royal Valley Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Akan Royal Valley is generally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm on weekdays and until 5:00pm on holidays.
The 3, 4 and 5 hour tickets are valid until 4:00pm on weekdays.
The lifts close from 4:00pm until 6:00pm on weekdays.

Nighta opening times and days:
- from 6:00pm until 9:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
- from 6:00pm until 10:00pm on Wednesdays
- from 5:00pm until 10:00pm on Saturdays
- from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on Sundays and holidays

Akan Royal Valley Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age and under
Senior
1 Day (not including nighta) 3,200 yen 2,800 yen
4 Hours 2,600 yen 2,000 yen
5 Hours 2,800 yen 2,100 yen
3 Hours 2,400 yen 1,900 yen
Nighta 1,400 yen 1,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 39,000 yen 29,000 yen
Season Ticket (daytime) 35,000 yen 24,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 24,000 yen 16,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information People ages 65 years and over are eligible for 10% off the adult lift ticket price.

Getting to Akan Royal Valley

By public transport
Train
Train
18.9km from Otanoshike Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
28.6km from Kushiro Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Akan Royal Valley is about 19km from Otanoshike Station on the Nemuro Honsen line.

>> More information on the Nemuro Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
3.6km from the Akan IC on the Doto Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 240 (1.2km away)
Direction
Direction
Akan Royal Valley is less than 4km from the Akan IC exit of the Doto Expressway.

From the Akan IC exit turn left onto Route 240. The ski hill is located to the east of the town area, just over 1km from the main road.

>> More information on Doto Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking is available near the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Akan-cho 15-40-2
Kushiro-shi
Hokkaido
085-0214
Telephone
Telephone
0154-66-3422
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ
We are still in the process of checking and updating ski resort information for the upcoming 2017-2018 ski season. Many ski hills do not update their own official information until November and hopefully most of our updates will be done by the end of this month. If planned opening dates have not yet been updated for a particular ski hill, note that most usually open around the same time each season. Message updated on 14th November 2017.
Current resort snow depth
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