The countdown to Japan is on!
Our biggest and best Japan trip is here!
UQ Ski to hit the slopes of Hakuba and experience the nightlife of Tokyo.
Get ready for a trip of University ski week you’ll never forget!
We will be departing from Brisbane international airport at 2.45pm with a short connection in Singapore and arriving in Haneda at 6.20am. ✈️
Flight: SQ232 & SQ636
Arriving in Japan at 6.20am.
We have a private transfer to take us to our accommodation in Hakuba at the Hakuba Deer Lodge 🏨
Once we have checked in, we’ll collect our ski gear and get ready for the ski week ahead 🎿
Get ready for the ultimate winter wonderland experience at HAKUBA VALLEY! 🏂 With 10 stunning resorts boasting an abundance of fresh snowfall and top-notch quality powder snow,❄️ you’ll be in for an adventure of a lifetime. As the proud host of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, ⛷HAKUBA VALLEY is the perfect destination for thrill-seekers and winter sports enthusiasts from all corners of the world. 🌏 From perfectly groomed slopes to exhilarating 8-km-long cruising courses, we have something for everyone!🏔
Today we depart from Hakuba for Tokyo. 🚌 Our private transfer will take us to our accommodation in Tokyo at the Shinjuku Washington Hotel. 🏨
Time to settle in and get ready for a big night out in the city 🌙
During our time in Tokyo, get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant energy and eclectic charm of this incredible city.✨ Explore bustling neighbourhoods, where ancient traditions blend seamlessly with modern marvels. 🤩 And of course, no visit to Tokyo is complete without sampling the diverse and mouthwatering cuisine 🍜 that the city has to offer. Then as the sun sets, experience the vibrant nightlife venturing into the city’s trendy districts, where stylish bars, clubs, and karaoke spots await. 🎤 From chic rooftop lounges to lively izakayas, Tokyo offers endless options for unforgettable nights out 🍻
This is our last day in Tokyo so make it count!
We will be hopping on a private airport transfer at 1.00pm to get to our 4.40pm flight back to Brisbane. ✈️
We have a short connection in Singapore for 1.5hrs
Flights SQ633 & SQ255
Your flight arrives into Brisbane at 10.45am
Hakuba Deer Lodge, located by the Sakka Lifts in Wadano, offers affordable Hakuba accommodation for some of the best ski field access of any property in Hakuba, Japan.
From the front door, simply ski or board down to the lifts of Sakka which includes Hakuba One’s beginners area, kids learn to ski school and adult lessons meeting point. From the Sakka area you can catch lifts straight up the mountain or ski or board over to the gondola.
The Lodge delivers comfortable Hakuba ski accommodation through its 16 guest rooms. All rooms include authentic Japanese style tatami flooring with either Western style beds or Japanese style futons. Futons are recommended for those after a more Japanese experience.
After a great day out on the snow, relax in the lounge and bar area with other guests and talk about the amazing Hakuba powder!
Shinjuku Washington Hotel Main Hotel is a 4 star hotel conveniently located in the center of Shinjuku, one of the Tokyo’s most popular and active locales,next to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building and close to shopping and entertainment venues. Looking up to the skyscrapers, the hotel is the ideal location to explore the delights of the city. The sophisticated environment of our three restaurants and bars makes it the best place to dine for two, family, friends, business associates or organizations to gather and celebrate.
Buyers should be aware that the initial deposit of $389 for this trip is a non-refundable deposit (besides as indicated below), any payments a customer has made after this is fully refundable upon request of cancellation and incurs no cancellation fee. In this event please contact the UQ Ski through our email or Facebook page as we can and have in the past, offered other solutions to club trippers.
In the event of a trip cancellation due to COVID-19 restrictions, all receipt holders will be given a full refund less a $100 fee (includes a $25 fee from NZ Ski and any further incurred non-refundable expenses such as merch).
COVID-19 restrictions include the trip’s own travel restrictions, Brisbane lockdown, Queenstown lockdown and the condition of quarantine that affects further travel plans. This does not include personal quarantine due to prior travel/restrictions, travel restriction outside of Brisbane/Queenstown, self-isolation due to Covid-illness or Covid testing; such personal circumstances that do not affect the viability of the trip are not covered by our Covid refund guarantee.