Appi Snow Play Land

Everyone can be enjoy in snow park, from playing in the snow to for the first time ski and snowboard challenges.

More enjoy, more exciting in APPI Snow Play Land. It is also recommended for the first time ski and snowboard challenges. There are various activities such as tubing, sled and snow rafting, both children and adults can enjoy here!

About scale down of snow play land services. (13th February 2022)

It was open every day, however, the service will be scale down after 14th February due to various circumstances.
We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.


  • Only sled area and snow play area will be open for free.
  • Sled and ZIPFY can be used for free.
  • Open area
  • Sled area 
  • snow play area

Weekends and holidays

  • Admission fee will be charged.
  • Open area
  • Sled area
  • Snow play area
  • Ski and snowboard area
  • Tubing area
  • Snow escalator

Snow rafting, snow hiking and events (sled race and scavenger hunt) will be closed its service on 13th February.

Snow escalator

A 60m snow escalator is installed, which is much longer than ever. You can easily move from bottom to top in a large park. It is convenient for both skiing and snowboarding for the first time and playing in the snow.

Ski and snowboard area

You can enjoy skiing and snowboarding safely. The area has been expanded, not only children but also adults can enjoy. If it is your first challenge for skiing or snowboarding, let’s try on a gentle slope first. The slope is easy to climb with a snow escalator, and the slope is gentle. Since it is completely separated from the general slopes by the net, you can practice safely and enjoyably.

Sled area

You can enjoy sledding in this area. There are free items such as plastic sleds and the new snow item “ZIPFY”.

Tubing area

Tubing is very popular not only with children but also with adults. The course has been expanded, and it is a thrilling experience (the course might be changed depending on the snow conditions).

Snow play area

A snow play area for small children and their families. You can use some snow play items and plastic play equipment freely. You can enjoy playing in the snow with your family safely and enjoyably.

Snow hiking

You can easily enjoy skiing on the dedicated course for 30 minutes. Heel-free, no hard boots required, any boots can be used. Smooth to climb and down.

Snow rafting

Pull a snow rafting boat with a snowmobile and take a tour of the snow forest while enjoying the scenery.

※Snowmobiles, snow hikes and snow rafting are not available for children only. Please note that a guardian should be with children, do not leave them alone.

Appi Kogen Ski Resort 40th anniversary event

APPI scavenger hunt

Find 5 treasure boxes in the Snow Play Land and think of the answer ! You will get a gift if your answer is correct.

  • Event date/Saturdays, Sundays and holidays during open period of snow play land
  • Event hours / 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Fee / 400 yen
  • Apply to / Children aged elementary school and younger entering snow play land

Parent-child sled race

Let’s try time race with 2 parent-child pairs. You will get a gift if you win.

  • Event date/ Saturdays, Sundays and holidays during open period of snow play land
  • Event hours / Saturdays 2:00 pm ~
    Sundays 11:00 am ~
    The last day of consecutive holiday, and holidays other than consecutive holidays 11:00 am~
    *Event time will be about 30 minutes.
  • Fee / 400 yen
  • Apply to / A pair of parent-child aged elementary school and younger entering snow play land
    *Limited 10 pairs

Open period

18th December 2021 – 21st March 2022

Open hours

9:30 am – 4:00 pm


Anyone (*adult only is also available)
Children who are elementary school students and younger must be accmonpanied by a guardian*. *should be junior high school student and older

Fee Overview
1 day ticket (3 years and older) 1,000JPY Free for 0-2 year olds (must be acccompanied by a guardian who needs a 1 day ticket
People with a ski lift pass 800JPY
Sunset ticket 500JPY Valid only from 3pm
Season ticket 3,000JPY(3 years and older) Valid during opening period
  • We will measure the temperature of all customers at the reception. Please refrain from entering if you have a fever of 37.5 degrees or higher at the time. Also, please refrain from admission to customers who have cold symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, and runny nose.
  • At the time of admission, please cooperate in disinfecting your hands and fingers with an alcohol disinfectant.
  • When it is crowded, admission to the area may be restricted.

Acitivities fee

Fee Overview
Snow hiking 1,000JPY ●Open period / 18th December 2021 – 21st March 2022
●Open hours / 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Snow rafting 1,000JPY per person ●Open period / 18th December 2021 – 21st March 2022
●Open hours / 10:00 am -12:00 pm, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (last reception is 3:30 pm)
●Age / 4 years and older (12 year and younger must be accompanied by a guardian)
●Fee / 1,000 JPY per person
●People / 3~4 people (depends on slope conditions)

What is APPI Snow Play Land ?

It is safe and secure because it is completely separated from the general slopes on the net. The gentle slope is good for skiing and snowboarding for the first time. The 60m long snow escalator makes climbing easy. From children to adults, let’s make your ski and snowboard debut fun and safely in APPI Snow Play Land!
In addition, there are sled area, tubing area, large and small sleds and tubing, and many new snow items. Not only children but also adults who do not ski or snowboard can play with tubing and new snow items a lot.
There is also a snow play area where small children and their families can play in the snow, and there are plenty of play equipment such as plastic shovels, buckets, snow ball making items, and plastic mini skis and slide.

About countermeasures against COVID-19 at Appi Kogen Ski Resort

Skiing and snowboarding that you can enjoy in nature are considered to be safe to enjoy as outdoor sports because of their good ventilation.
However, we will implement infection control measures based on the guidelines set by the government and related organizations for places where there is a possibility of becoming three Cs.
We kindly ask for your understanding and cooperation in our efforts so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time.