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Snow Fun Park

We have an amazing amount of snowfall in the Snow Monkey area, especially in the Shiga Highlands. At the Shiga Highlands, you can find two main places which provide you with the chance to play around in the snow. One is in the Maruike Kids Park area and the other is in the Ichinose Diamond area.

 

The activities available at both areas are sledding, tubing and striding. Sledding and tubing are for all ages while striding is more for kids. Here they can use a small bicycle with skis to “ride” through the snow. Rentals of these bikes are ¥500.

 

The prices for the snow fun activities are the same, but if you are wanting to go to either one, then Maruike is easier to reach from Yudanaka Station. Ichinose however, has a few more activities available.

 

Two more activities found at Ichinose are Zipfying and Snow Driving. A Zipfy is a mini luge that will take you down feet forward and is fun for both adults and kids. A Snow Drive is a sort of sled, developed in Japan, that looks like a little scooter with a small snowboard attached underneath. You sit a little bit higher and you can control the movements of the vehicle rodeo-style. The Zipfy rental is ¥500 and the newly created Snow Drive is ¥2000 for half a day and ¥3500 for a whole day.

 

You can also experience the above on our tour where you will also visit the Snow Monkeys.

INFO

From the end of December to the end of March

Depends on rental

From Yudanaka Station:Take the bus heading in the direction of the Shiga Highlands and get off at either the Ichinose or Maruike bus stop.

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