Snow Cruise Onze (Otaru City, Hokkaido)

Snow Cruise Onze
スノークルーズオーンズ
(北海道 小樽市)
Planned season: Friday 20th November 2020 until Sunday 28th March 2021
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Snow Cruise Onze is located to the east of the main area of Otaru city and to the north west of Sapporo city in Hokkaido. The coast of Ishikari Bay is close by. This ski hill opens until 11:00pm every day in the main season and apparently all of the nighta lighting is now LED.

This ski hill has a history dating back to 1965 and has been known as 'Snow Cruise Onze' since 1982.

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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Snow Cruise Onze Snow Depth Statistics

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Snow Cruise Onze Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Asahi Prime. 
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
The 'Kids Park' is located by the base near the quad lift.

A new 6 degree easy course opens by the Number 1 car park and a 'yuki asobi hiroba' (playing in the snow area) open this season.

There is also a free-to-use 'Kids Room' in the base Onze Center House. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Fun Park' by the pair lift - usually open from January 

Snow Cruise Onze Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid November until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 11:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 11:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Snow Cruise Onze is generally open from 9:00am until 11:00pm in the main season. Specifics for 2020-2021 to be announced.

Snow Cruise Onze Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day 3,600 yen 2,200 yen 2,900 yen 2,900 yen
6 Hours 3,200 yen 2,100 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
4 Hours 2,800 yen 2,000 yen 2,300 yen 2,300 yen
2 Hours 2,500 yen 1,800 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 300 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 5,000 yen 3,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 22,000 yen 28,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season Lift Tickets

The hourly tickets are valid from the time of purchase.

Cheaper tickets are available in the early season (until 18th December 2020) and for the spring season (from 8th March 2021).

A 4 hour family pack for 1 adult and 1 child (including a 1,000 yen meal voucher) is available for 5,000 yen.

Getting to Snow Cruise Onze

By public transport
Train
Train
3.1km from Zenibako Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Snow Cruise Once is just over 3km from Zenibako Station on the Hakodate Honsen line.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line
bus
Bus
A free bus is available from Zenibako Station.
By Car
Car
3.3km from the Zenibako IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 5 (0.6km away)
Direction
Direction
The base of this ski resort is 0.5km off Route 5 (Ororon Line) and very close by the side of the Sasson Expressway.

The Zenibako IC exit on that expressway is the closest to Snow Cruise Onze and just over a 3km journey from the car parks.

>> More information on Sasson Expressway

About 10 minutes drive from Zenibako IC.
About 40 minutes drive from Sapporo or Otaru city.
Parking
Parking
Parking is available in three main car parks by the base of Snow Cruise Onze. Parking is free every day.

More Information

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Address
Address
Harukacho 357
Otaru-shi
Hokkaido
047-0265
Telephone
Telephone
0134-62-2424
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