Hyperbowl Tohachi is located in Yabu city in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture, on the eastern slopes of Mt Hachibuse. It is connected with the Sky Valley ski area and they share a common lift ticket.
'Kerohachi' is the gnarly mascot character of Hyperbowl Tohachi and can often be found pounding the slopes, apparently preferring snowscoot over skis or board. Kerohachi is a frog.
Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.
Hyperbowl Tohachi Snow Depth Statistics
Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hyperbowl Tohachi.
Ski and snowboard equipment & wear rental is available.
The Chibbiko area for children is located near the base area.
There are two Board Parks in the connecting Sky Valley ski area.
A lift ticket at Hyperbowl Tohachi is also valid at Sky Valley.
Hyperbowl Tohachi Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Late December until Late March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Normally open from 8:30am until 4:40pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Hyperbowl Tohachi is normally open from 8:30am until 4:40pm on weekdays and from 8:00am on weekends and holidays.
There is no night skiing at this area.
Hyperbowl Tohachi Lift Ticket Charges
Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays)
1 Day (weekdays)
AM / PM (weekend & holidays)
AM / PM (weekdays)
1 Lift Coupon
2021-2022 Season Lift Tickets
The lift tickets and season tickets are valid at both Hyperbowl Tohachi and the connecting Sky Valley.
The Morning ticket is valid from opening until 12:00pm.
The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm until closing.
Ladies Day is every Friday - on those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 500 yen off.
Season ticket holders can get a 500 yen discount off a 1 day ticket at the Hachi Kogen, Hachi Kita Kogen and Oku Kannabe resorts.
Getting to Hyperbowl Tohachi
By public transport
25.7km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
43.8km from Toyo-oka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Hyperbowl Tohachi is just under 26km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
There is no ski areas shuttle bus service, but various bus tours that go to Hyperbowl Tohachi are available.
21.5km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
37km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (10.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 269
Hyperbowl Tohachi is just over 21km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.
From the IC exit turn left onto Route 9 and continue on that road for just under 11km. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 87 (Hachibuse Kogen is on the main road signpost) and continue on this road for about 5.5km. At the big blue sign turn right and then follow the signs up to the base of the resort.
About 2 hours from Osaka. About 2 hours from Kobe. About 2 hours from Okayama. About 2 hours from Kyoto. About 70 minutes from Himeji.
There are a number of parking areas close to the base of Hyperbowl Tohachi. Parking is 1,000 yen on weekdays and 1,500 yen on weekends and holidays.
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