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Madarao Powder Run


Plan your next ski trip to Japan with Oz Snow! Our crew have been leading the way in semi-hosted snow packages to Japan since 2004. We have Oz Snow hosts on the ground who can help you out with anything in Madarao and share their local expert knowledge.

Madarao ski resort has over 13m of annual snow fall and impressive snow walls on the drive into the village. Not yet a mainstream ski resort to westerners and well renowned for its powder, Madarao offers a true Japanese ski experience.


Oz Snow trips have become legendary for a reason! Come to Madarao with the Oz Snow crew where we will look after you. Oz Snow makes it all easy, from picking you up at the airport to showing you the secret pow stashes and everything in between. If you are looking for the best Japanese cuisine, a mix of culture, scenery, activities and of course the best spots to shred on the day – this is the destination for you! Madarao is an awesome base to experience 4 epic regions where you can choose terrain that suits the very beginner to the back country guru.


Ski Madarao, Myoko and Nozawa (all within 30 minutes of each other) on the Powder Belt Pass. Newly refurbished in 2020, the hotel is 400m from the Madarao ski lifts and is walking distance to all the restaurants in the village. The accommodation has an onsite bar that serves western food, onsite ski hire and ski locker room. The rooms are mainly ensuited and can cater for couples, families, single travellers and groups. A well appointed modern hotel with forest views, we offer everything you need for a comfortable stay.


Brand new mid-range Apartments which opened December 2018. Located 400m from the Madarao ski lifts and is walking distance to all the restaurants in the village. With 2 or 3 bedroom options, all apartments have a kitchen, separate lounge room and bathroom. The apartments have flexible bedding options to cater for couples, families and groups needing separate bedding.

All the facilities at Hotel Madarao next door are available to apartment guests including: Hotel reception services, onsite ski hire and a western pub/restaurant. Apartments Madarao offers everything you need for a comfortable stay.