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Hakkoda Ropeway

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:40 PM
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Spring break in Japan

Really cool going up in the ski lift the sight was breathtaking even though it was freezing we had... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Sharalee M
via mobile
Tons of snow and tree skiing!

My wife and I spent 4 day skiing at Hakkoda Ski Resort and it was phenomenal. We had stuck out in... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Ben K
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1-12 Arakawa, Aomori 030-0111, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We did this as day trip from Cruise. We were lucky to have blue skies, but it was extremely windy..The 15 minute,1 mile gondola ride is a must do. There can be a waiting line but it goes quickly as the cars are packed. You...More

1  Thank Lynette W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

It is worth travelling there to take the rope way to the TOP of the mountain. The view on a clear day is awesome. The wait for the ropeway can be long during peak hours.

3  Thank THTan2012
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Came here by JR bus from Sukayu Onsen where we stayed. It is 2 stops away from onsen at 390 yen. Check the bus schedule if you intend to travel by bus. The bus is from Towada and end at Aomori. The ropeway takes 101...More

2  Thank lydiaSingapore
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Mt Hakkoda is a must-see when in Aomori during autumn. The beauty of the place has been given an artistic paint brush by Mother Nature, as the whole place comes alive in a colourful pallatte of reds, oranges, yellows, lime-greens, and orcher. You're a phenomenal...More

1  Thank Dalip C
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Really cool going up in the ski lift the sight was breathtaking even though it was freezing we had a blast would definitely be back if I am ever in Japan again

Thank Sharalee M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I spent 4 day skiing at Hakkoda Ski Resort and it was phenomenal. We had stuck out in Niseko with little snow and little Japanese culture and Hakkoda was the right fix. It was mid February and it seemed to never stop...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Magnificent view. When during winter, the temperature were around minus 9-12 degree with blizzard. However, the bad weather does not stop us from going there to look for the famous snow monsters. Rubber boots are available ( little quantity for visitors to wear ). Is...More

Thank LulaLulaa
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

A good way to get up high on the mountain to then continue on skins to ski different sides of the ski area!

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Due to the weather we did not get up to the top. I can imagine that the views are amazing on a clear day.

Thank SLynnS01
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We went Dec 3 and were extremely lucky w the weather. Blue sky and 15 kmh wind is only 2 days per month in winter. At top of ropeway there is a 30 and 60 mins hiking course. In winter bring snow shoes or rent...More

Thank dullyjan
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14 July 2016|
Response from Scruffy A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a bus running from Aomori JR station and from Shin-Aomori station - not very frequent, however and the last bus leaves from Hakkoda Ropeway station around 4 pm.