Santa Present Park (Asahikawa City, Hokkaido)

Santa Present Park
サンタプレゼントパーク (北海道 旭川市)
Planned season: Saturday 3rd December 2016 until Sunday 26th March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 30th March 2017]

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Santa Present Park is located just to the west of the central area of Asahikawa city in the central region of Hokkaido. Nicolas Tower at the top of the slopes is a popular tourist spot and there are fine views of Asahikawa city and Daisetsuzan on a clear day.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

330m
160m
170m
25"
6
1000m
3
10%
50%
40%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 3 0 0

Santa Present Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
16/17
season
15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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1st - - 1st 88cm 60cm 1st 116cm 107cm 1st 130cm 145cm
2nd - - 2nd 88cm 61cm 2nd 117cm 109cm 2nd 128cm 142cm
3rd - - 3rd 88cm 64cm 3rd 118cm 110cm 3rd 126cm 140cm
4th - - 4th 88cm 65cm 4th 120cm 111cm 4th 125cm 140cm
5th - - 5th 88cm 66cm 5th 120cm 112cm 5th 127cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 88cm 66cm 6th 120cm 113cm 6th 126cm 140cm
7th - - 7th 88cm 70cm 7th 120cm 114cm 7th 125cm 138cm
8th - - 8th 88cm 72cm 8th 120cm 117cm 8th 126cm 134cm
9th - - 9th 88cm 76cm 9th 121cm 117cm 9th 127cm 130cm
10th - - 10th 89cm 79cm 10th 121cm 118cm 10th 128cm 128cm
11th - - 11th 98cm 85cm 11th 121cm 120cm 11th 126cm 129cm
12th - - 12th 101cm 85cm 12th 121cm 120cm 12th 124cm 130cm
13th - - 13th 102cm 87cm 13th 121cm 120cm 13th 122cm 128cm
14th - - 14th 102cm 89cm 14th 120cm 117cm 14th 120cm 127cm
15th 46cm - 15th 102cm 90cm 15th 120cm 114cm 15th 119cm 125cm
16th 47cm - 16th 103cm 90cm 16th 120cm 119cm 16th 117cm 122cm
17th 48cm - 17th 103cm 90cm 17th 120cm 121cm 17th 116cm 120cm
18th 51cm - 18th 103cm 90cm 18th 122cm 125cm 18th 114cm 115cm
19th 51cm - 19th 103cm 90cm 19th 123cm 129cm 19th 112cm 111cm
20th 50cm 32cm 20th 103cm 90cm 20th 124cm 128cm 20th 110cm 104cm
21st 50cm 32cm 21st 103cm 90cm 21st 124cm 133cm 21st 107cm 100cm
22nd 48cm 40cm 22nd 103cm 90cm 22nd 124cm 136cm 22nd 108cm 98cm
23rd 58cm 40cm 23rd 106cm 91cm 23rd 124cm 137cm 23rd 105cm 95cm
24th 63cm 40cm 24th 106cm 92cm 24th 126cm 138cm 24th 102cm 93cm
25th 63cm 40cm 25th 106cm 92cm 25th 126cm 138cm 25th 100cm 92cm
26th 64cm 40cm 26th 109cm 93cm 26th 131cm 141cm 26th 98cm 90cm
27th 73cm 50cm 27th 109cm 94cm 27th 132cm 142cm 27th - 86cm
28th 73cm 52cm 28th 110cm 97cm 28th 132cm 142cm 28th - -
29th 73cm 54cm 29th 115cm 100cm 29th - 144cm 29th - -
30th 76cm 57cm 30th 115cm 101cm 30th 30th - -
31st 75cm 57cm 31st 115cm 104cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Santa Present Park Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Santa Present Park. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a small 'Kids gelende' by the base. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Santa Present Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Santa Present Park is open from 9am until 9pm.

Santa Present Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
65 years & over
1 Day 2,800 yen 2,200 yen 2,200 yen
5 Hours 2,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
2 Hours 2,000 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
Nighta 1,500 yen 800 yen 800 yen
1 Month 21,000 yen 17,000 yen 17,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 45,000 yen 35,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 30,000 yen 20,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 1 Day ticket is valid from opening until 4pm.

The Nighta ticket is valid from 4pm until closing.

Getting to Santa Present Park

By public transport
Train
Train
4km from Ino Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
6.3km from Asahikawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Ino Station on the Hakodate Honsen line is the closest station about 4km away.

The larger Asahikawa Station is just over 6km away from Santa Present Park.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available. A taxi ride from Asahikawa Station takes about 15 minutes.
By Car
Car
6.3km from the Asahikawa Takasu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
24.6km from the Fukagawa IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 12 (1.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 937
Direction
Direction
Santa Present Park is about a 15 minute drive from the Asahikawa Takasu IC exit of the Hokkaido Expressway.

From the Asahikawa Takasu IC exit, continue straight ahead on Prefecture Road 146 for a few hundred metres and keep to the right to join Route 12 (Asahikawa New Way), signposted as Furano and Asahikawa Station. Continue on Route 12 for just over 4km. Turn left at the traffic lights and soon join Prefecture Road 937. Within another 200m turn right to head up to the base of Santa Present Park.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking available for 1,500 vehicles at the base of Santa Present Park. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kamuicho 555-2
Tomioka
Asahikawa-shi
Hokkaido
070-8025
Telephone
Telephone
0166-63-3232
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