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Hakuba Goryu Ski Resort / Alpine Garden

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Address: 22184-10 Kamishiro, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9211, Nagano Prefecture
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Best skiing on mainland Japan!

The best of the hakuba valley, particularly as it's connected to 47. They have the longest run even when the snow is at its lowest! There's plenty of moguls, red runs and blacks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I have visited a number of the ski resorts in the Hakuba area and Hakuba Goryu is by far the best. The staff are always friendly and efficient. The slopes cater for all levels of skier and snow boarder. The lifts and equipment are the best we have experienced in the area. It was also great to... More 

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Thank Remo P
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best of the hakuba valley, particularly as it's connected to 47. They have the longest run even when the snow is at its lowest! There's plenty of moguls, red runs and blacks runs. Great for a weekend!

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Thank Tom M
Tokyo, Japan
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are beginner skiiers and snowboarders and this was our favourite resort. It had lots of beginner run open even with smaller amount of snow they have had so far this season. Cheaper rental around the resort of gear and better cheaper optiona for lift tickets and classes. Waaayy better views at the top of the mountain too...incredible

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Thank ashleighnewton88
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skied for 3 days over New Years with family and 2 older friends. Snow was thin at lower elevations due to warm weather, but higher fields were excellent and varied. We were sad to leave. Beautiful scenery. Even New Year's crowds were not overwhelming. At the worst, lift lines were 15 minutes. Only complaint is that they need more English... More 

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Thank Larry B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a good time and the kids did very well, thanks to the guys from Hakuba Snow Sports, who do a great job with lessons for the youngsters

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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just snowboarded for 3 days at Goryu. The one lift ticket gives you access to Hakuba 47, Goryu, and Iimori. Got lucky as the 28-30 Dec were the best days for skiing as all 3 ski hills are only partially open. First day we did 47. Had 3 beginners and found that Goryu was best for them. Goryu has beginners... More 

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Thank NewWhaler17
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A general confusion as the Goryu side has 2 popular ski slopes.. Imori and Escal. Escal has more outlets and is a much better place to ski and hang out than Imori.. Escal also has a connection to Hakuba 47 which offer different slopes for different levels. The connection is higher up the mountain.. nonetheless very late December seems to... More 

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Thank EdwardLeung
Brisbane
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After only boarding once before, Goryu's long green run was fantastic to get up to speed. It also has quick access to Hakuba 47 via gondola and chair lift and Imori through a short walk through the trees. The ski lift is fast and the snow good.

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Thank Steve_Greene7
Cohasset, MA, USA
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

If you are staying at Happo or Hakuba try this resort for some variety in skiing. The mountain contours here make for some interesting terrain.

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Thank CaptPete43
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

You must ski here! Goryu, Imori and Hakuba 47 are all connected so you can spend the entire day here without skiing the same run twice. Large Snow park with jumps on the 47 side. Green kids runs with small jumps and Mos burger at Imori. Good food court at Goryu. Great views of the Hakuba Valley and photo opportunities.... More 

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