Utopia Saioto (Kitahiroshima Town, Hiroshima)

Utopia Saioto
ユートピアサイオト
(広島県 北広島町)
Planned season: Mid December 2021 until mid March 2022
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Utopia Saioto is located in Kita Hiroshima city in the north-western region of Hiroshima Prefecture and close to the border with Shimane Prefecture.

Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.

The Mountain

1150m
414m
736m
32"
6
2000m
6
20%
40%
40%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
0 0 0 2 4 0 0

Utopia Saioto Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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31st - 90cm 31st - 100cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Utopia Saioto Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Utopia Saioto. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are three children areas - 'Snow Adventure Area' (for playing in the snow), 'Kids Kingdom' for sledding (1,000 yen or free with a valid lift ticket), and 'Chibbiko Ski Challenge Zone' where special lessons are held (limited to 20 people per day, charged). 
Park Information
Park information
There are a number of Snow Park areas at Utopia Saioto - the 'Main Park' (which increases in size from mid February) and the 'Debut Park'. Claims to be one of the largest park areas in Western Japan. 

Utopia Saioto Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Utopia Saioto is normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm every day of the season.

Utopia Saioto Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
1 Day 4,800 yen 2,500 yen 4,000 yen
7 Hours 4,300 yen 3,500 yen
4 Hours 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

The hourly tickets are valid from the time of purchase.

Getting to Utopia Saioto

By public transport
Train
Train
70.8km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line
43.7km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Utopia Saioto under 44km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line and about 71km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.

Various bus tours from the Hiroshima area are available.
By Car
Car
34.4km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
39.8km from the Chiyoda IC on the Chugoku Expressway
43.5km from the Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 186 (7.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 11
Direction
Direction
Utopia Saioto is located just by the side of Prefecture Road 11 in Kita Hiroshima.

The resort is about 10km from Route 186 (also known as Iwami Highway).

Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway is about 34km to the south and Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway is about 43km to the north.

Parking
Parking
There is parking for 1500 vehicles at the base of the resort. Parking is 1000 yen per car.

More Information

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Address
Address
Sayooto 144
Kita Hiroshima-cho
Yamagata-gun
Hiroshima-ken
731-2314
Telephone
Telephone
0826-35-1234
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