Utopia Saioto is located in Kita Hiroshima city in the north-western region of Hiroshima Prefecture and close to the border with Shimane Prefecture.
Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.
Utopia Saioto Snow Depth Statistics
Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Utopia Saioto.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
There are three children areas - 'Snow Adventure Area' for playing in the snow), 'Kids Kingdom' for sledding (1,000 yen or free with a valid lift ticket), and 'Chibbiko Ski Challenge Zone' where special lessons are held (limited to 20 people per day, charged).
There are a number of Snow Park areas at Utopia Saioto - the 'Main Park' (which gets bigger from mid February), the 'Debut Park' and the 'Pole Park'. Claimed to be one of the largest park areas in Western Japan.
Utopia Saioto Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 8:00am until 6:00pm
Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Utopia Saioto is normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm every day of the season.
Utopia Saioto Lift Ticket Charges
Junior High School age & under
1 Lift Coupon
2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets
The hourly tickets are valid from the time of purchase.
Getting to Utopia Saioto
By public transport
70.8km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line
43.7km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Utopia Saioto under 44km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line and about 71km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
Various bus tours from the Hiroshima area are available.
34.4km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
39.8km from the Chiyoda IC on the Chugoku Expressway
43.5km from the Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 186 (7.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 11
Utopia Saioto is located just by the side of Prefecture Road 11 in Kita Hiroshima.
The resort is about 10km from Route 186 (also known as Iwami Highway).
Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway is about 34km to the south and Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway is about 43km to the north.
There is parking for 1500 vehicles at the base of the resort. Parking is 1,000 yen per car.
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