Naeba & Kagura

Naeba Ski resort is interlinked with the slopes of Kagura Ski Resort by Japan’s longest Gondola, Dragondola. The entire area is called Mt Naeba and consists of 4 ski areas, over 40 trails and Kagura boasts the longest run at 6kms. Both ski areas offer terrain perfect for all abilities.


At Naeba you will find fun trails for beginners, challenging trails for those intermediate and advanced skiers and at night the slopes in front of the hotel will light up to provide night skiing.  Naeba ski resort is also renowned for what it offers freestylers and families, with great terrain parks, a snowcross course, kids’ snow park, a kids’ indoor learning area that uses a friction mat system to practice correct position and form, and a family snowland. Head over to Kagura on the gondola which takes you 5,481 metres where you will be welcomed to a wide variety of ski terrain. Plus with a high altitude of 2,800 metres the resort receives an abundance of light dry powder giving those powder lovers plenty of ungroomed trails and tree runs to enjoy.

  • Comprising of two ski resorts connected by the longest gondola in Japan
  • The entire area is called Mt Naeba
  • An incredible variety of terrain
  • Light dry powder
  • Plenty of activities for families

Mountain Statistics

Naeba Statistics

Top Elevation 1,789 Metres
Base Elevation 900 Metres
Vertical Drop 889 Metres
Skiable Terrain 196ha
Lifts 13
Runs 21
Ave Annual Snowfall 6 Metres
Terrain Beginner 30%
Terrain Intermediate 30%
Terrain Advanced 40%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Kagura Statistics

Top Elevation 1,845 Metres
Base Elevation 620 Metres
Vertical Drop 1,225 Metres
Skiable Terrain 169 ha
Lifts 22
Runs 23
Ave Annual Snowfall 10 Metres
Terrain Beginner 35%
Terrain Intermediate 35%
Terrain Advanced 30%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Maps

Other Activities

At Naeba and Kagura there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

  • Snowcat Naeba Fireworks Tour
  • Snow Land (snow rafting, snow tubing, snowmobiles)
  • Dragondola (sightseeing gondola)
  • First Tracks

Getting There

Getting to Naeba

fly into Narita or Haneda Airport (Tokyo) then train and shuttle to your resort. Naeba White Snow Shuttle offers transfers from Shinagawa (Tokyo).

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


There is a variety of accommodation to choose from in Naeba including the Naeba Prince Hotel.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips and tailor-made ski/board experiences.

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