Kawaba Ski Resort

Kawaba Ski Resort

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Kawaba Ski Resort 

Located conveniently close to the metropolitan area, Kawaba offers amazing slopes that can be accessed on a day trip either by 2-hour car ride on the Kanetsu Toll Road from Nerima, or 50-minute shuttle bus ride from Joumou Kougen Station, off of the Joutetsu Shinkansen (Joutetsu Bullet Train). This season Kawaba offers a “Fun Ride Park”, a “Surf Ride Park”, as well as a newly opened “Debut Park”. Kawaba offers the finest variety in snow activities. 


Why Kawaba Ski Resort? 

Kawaba Ski Resort Features 

  • Fresh powder snow at 1,870m above sea level. 
  • Ski resort accessible from Tokyo on a day trip. 
  • Kawaba City (Center House) provides fine food, shopping, and entertainment. 
  • Gourmet food using fresh local produce and seafood. 
  • Guided snowshoe trekking available daily. 
  • Zoned-off fresh powder snow. 
  • Experience the exciting off-slopes guided snowshoe trekking. 
  • The “Debut Park” is a new feature this year. 
  • Hassle free full-day complimentary parking offered so you can go straight to the slopes. 

Kawaba Ski Resort is a slope located in Kawaba Village, Tone District, Gunma Prefecture. It is easily accessible from the city center and is a popular ski resort from inside and outside the prefecture. This time, for those who actually want to ski at Kawaba Ski Resort, we will introduce the features of the slopes and the hot spring facilities in the vicinity.


Kawaba Ski Resort is divided into beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses, although the number of courses is not so large, so it is a recommended slope for beginners who want to improve their skiing and snowboarding. Now, I would like to introduce the features of Kawaba Ski Resort.

Kawaba Ski Resort has 10 courses, which is not so many on the slopes. The course is not complicated, so you can conquer all areas in one day.

For beginners

Among them, the “Sakuragawa course” is recommended for beginners. The area here has a gentle slope with a maximum slope of 16 degrees, so even beginners can glide safely. Once you get used to it, you can choose the “Crystal Course” that starts from the top of the mountain, and you will feel refreshed as you can glide while enjoying the vast nature.

At Kawaba Ski Resort, there are other courses such as “Nishimine Downhill” and “Unnamed Peak Trial”, but this is an advanced area for those who are confident in skiing. If you are able to glide well, why not give it a try?

Kawaba Ski Resort restaurant

Kawaba Ski Resort is also famous for its extensive restaurants. The menu is different for each shop, but there are restaurants where you can eat Indian food, cafes, sweets, hamburgers, pizza and so on. If you want to take a break, why not take a break at the restaurant.

Information you might need:

Address:Kawaba Kogen, Kawaba-mura, Tone-gun, Gunma
Business period:Early December to mid-April
Business hours:8: 30-16: 00
Access:[Car] Kawaba Ski Resort Approximately 25 minutes from the Kan-Etsu Expressway / Numata IC
 [Train] Free shuttle bus from “Jomokogen Station” on the Joetsu Shinkansen Click
Remarks:Business details may change depending on weather conditions.

Recommended Hot Springs Around Kawaba Ski Resort

There are hot springs in the facilities around Kawaba Ski Resort. Many people may want to warm up slowly after skiing on the slopes. Here are some recommended hot springs around Kawaba Ski Resort, so please check them out.

Kawaba Onsen Center Ikoinoyu

“Kawaba Onsen Center Ikoinoyu” is a one-day hot spring that you can enjoy at a reasonable price. It is loved by the local people and is visited by many customers. You can enjoy two types of hot springs: alkaline hot springs and alkaline simple hot springs. In addition to the hot springs, we also have a rest space. After warming up in the hot spring, it is recommended to take a break in the spacious space.

Information of Kawaba Onsen Center Ikoinoyu

Facility name:Kawaba Onsen Center
Ikoinoyu Address:482 Kawaba Yuhara, Kawaba-mura, Tone-gun, Gunma
Business hours:11: 00-20: 00
Regular holiday:Thursday
Access:[Car] About 15 minutes by car from the Kanetsu Expressway Numata Interchange

Seseragi no Yu

“Seseragi no Yu” is a popular spot because you can enjoy the hot springs that flow directly from the source. It is close to Kawaba Ski Resort, and many people visit after skiing. You can enjoy the natural scenery outside the hot spring window, so this hot spring is recommended for those who want to warm up slowly while looking out. The price is reasonable, so why not try it when you visit Kawaba Ski Resort?

Information of Seseragi no Yu

Facility name:Seseragi no Yu
Address:1320 Oaza Yachi, Kawaba-mura, Tone-gun, Gunma
Business hours:11: 00-20: 00 (last reception at 19:00)
Access:[Car ] About 20 minutes by car from the Kanetsu Expressway Numata Interchange

Yutorian, the source of Kayabuki

“Kayabuki no Gensen Yujuku Yutorian” is an inn where you can enjoy both overnight stays and day trip hot springs. The hot spring has an indoor bath and an open-air bath, and it is an alkaline simple hot spring, so it is recommended for those who want to recover from fatigue. The price is higher than other day trip hot springs, but if you want to soak in the finest hot springs slowly, or if you want to enjoy accommodation and meals at the same time, why not consider using it?

Information for Yutorian

Facility name:Kayabuki no
Gensen Yujuku Yutorian Address:451-1 Kawabayubara, Kawaba-mura, Tone-gun, Gunma
Business hours:10: 30-20: 00
Access:[Car ] Approximately 15 minutes by car from the Numata Interchange on the Kan-Etsu Expressway

Ryokukei no Yujuku Tokusa

“Ryokukei no Yuyado Tokusa” is a hot spring that is popular with skiers who use their own hot springs. There is a river nearby, so you can relax and soak in the hot springs while listening to the sounds of nature. If you want to use the hot springs surrounded by nature, why not visit “Ryokukei no Yuyado Tokusa”.

Information for Ryokukei no Yujuku Tokusa

Facility name:Ryokukei no Yuyado Tokusa
Address:1993 Kawabayubara, Kawabayubara, Tone-gun, Gunma
Business hours:10: 00-20: 00
Access:[Car] From the Kanetsu Expressway Numata Interchange Approximately 20 minutes by car
Remarks:Business details may change depending on the weather.