Tomamu Ice Village: Dreamy Winter Wonderland in Hokkaido 2023-2024

Ice Village Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU in Hokkaido

Have the most dreamy and magical winter wonderland experience at the Ice Village which appears in Hokkaido Hoshino Resort Tomamu only during winter ! Enjoy unique and cold ice activities and stay at an ice hotel at the ice village in Hokkaido this winter!

Hoshino Resort Tomamu is one of the most popular resorts in Hokkaido, which is located on the southern slope of Mt Tomamu in the center of the prefecture. The large resort can be enjoyed through the year with fascinating tourist attractions such as snow activities during winter and the sea of clouds (Unkai) during spring/summer.

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One of the top attractions at the resort is The Ice Village which appears only for limited time during winter from December at Hoshino Resort Tomamu. Various attractions with ice and snow will be available during the season and visitors can have unique ice experiences at this icy wonderland.

The Ice Village features a small ice town with 8 domes made of snow and ice, and there are a variety of ice-related attractions and events offered to visitors. Unique and rare ice activities can be experienced only in such cold places like in Tomamu in certain period of the year. Here are the highlights at The Ice Village this winter:

Tomamu Ice Village Map
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Ice Seicomart – The iced store of Seicomart, the largest convenience store chain in Hokkaido.

Zipline – The thrilling 60m long zipline passes above the observatory and the ice skate rink of the village and leads to powdery snow.

Ice Fruits Shop – Shaved ice, drinks and skewers using frozen fruits can be enjoyed.

Ice Hotel  –  The Ice Hotel with an open-air hot spring bath is available for overnight stay for 1 group (up to 2 ppl) daily (from 20 January to 28 February 2022) More info:

Ice Atelier – Visitors can experience various hands-on activities with ice

Ice Bar – Over 50 kinds of alcohol beverage are served with ice glasses including original cocktails

Ice Church – A romantic and beautiful church made of ice where couples can actually make wedding ceremonies during the season (Open from 20 January to 14 February 2022)

Ice Store – A souvenir store offering snow and ice motif products

Ice Rink – Ice skate rink surrounded by a forest. Rental shoes are available

The winter at Tomamu can be really freezing and the temperature drops down as low as minus 30 degrees. This is why this dreamy and magical ice village can exist and entertain guests with unique ice and snow activities! The Ice Village can be visited not only by hotel guests but also visitors from outside with an entrance fee of 600 yen. Don’t miss to visit the most wonderful icy winter wonderland only at Hoshino Resort Tomamu in Hokkaido!

-Hoshino Resorts Tomamu Ice Village


Date: 10 December 2023 to 14 March 2024

Hours: 17:00~22:00 (Last admission 21:30)

*The operating period and partial contents are subject to change according to weather conditions.

Admission Fee : 600 yen (Free for guests staying at Tomamu The Tower or RISONARE Tomamu)


Thanks for reading! How fascinating and dreamy the Ice Village in Hokkaido is! For more information about travelling in Hokkaido, here are some of the latest travel info for you 🙂

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