Iwappara ski resort is a well-known resort set on a wide mountainside and popular with both skiers and snowboarders. The resort offers amazing views and open terrain that is great for both First-Timers and Intermediate ability levels.

EMAIL: snowsports@canyons.jp  PHONE: 08090832179 (9am-4pm)


Available: Every day; for all ability levels (Levels 1 - 6)

Start times: 9:00

Minimum age: 4 years old

Capacity per instructor: 1 - 6 participants

Pricing per instructor

  • 6 hours - 65,000 JPY

  • Premium full day - 80,000 JPY*
    (8:30-17:00 with premium instructor that can help on and off the snow)


  • Lift tickets and rental are not included in the price and are to be prepared before the lesson start time

  • INSURANCE: The price of the lesson does not include accident insurance. Please obtain travel insurance to cover snowsports and all participants. We recommend ALL lesson participants have travel insurance. You can purchase Japan travel specific insurance here.

Access Information

The most convenient way to travel to Iwappara is by Bullet Train. Regular services operate from Central Tokyo to Echigo-Yuzawa Station, taking less than 90 minutes. Free shuttle bus services run throughout the day from the station to Iwappara.

If you are travelling by car, exit the highway at the Yuzawa I.C. (Kan-Etsu Exit 16), it is then only 2km to the free Iwappara parking area.

Address: 731-79 Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma District, Niigata 949-6103

Visit Iwappara Resort Official page (Japanese only)

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Please feel free to contact us with any other questions you may have and we will be happy to help at snowsports@canyons.jp

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