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Yabuli International Ski Resort

Southeast of Yabuli Town, Shangzhi 150600, China
+86 451 5345 5218
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Fine to European mid-range resort standard

Enough runs for a short week's stay or a long weekend. Good mix, short queues even at the... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Jamie C
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Shanghai, China
Better than expected

Caught the train in ($64 RMB return) and then took a bus down from the train station ($10 RMB... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
user01293948567
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Melbourne, Australia
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14 Feb 2017
“Fine to European mid-range resort standard”
8 Jan 2017
“Better than expected ”
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Southeast of Yabuli Town, Shangzhi 150600, China
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+86 451 5345 5218
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Enough runs for a short week's stay or a long weekend. Good mix, short queues even at the weekend/national holidays

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Caught the train in ($64 RMB return) and then took a bus down from the train station ($10 RMB return). We hired equipment here and spent two hours on the snow ($470 RMB). If you bring your own equipment I believe you will only get...More

1  Thank user01293948567
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I have skiied and snowboarded at a lot of different places around the world. I suppose if you really wanted to ski China this would be one way to do it but the terrain is mediocre. The lifts are slow and the facilities leave a...More

3  Thank conortoumarkine
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

It will never be an international Ski Resort. The hotel Staff cannot speak any word English and don't care about international guests. The "Resorts" don't accept international credit cards like Visa or MasterCard. The hotels don't accept and care about booking.com confirmations. The Snow Spring...More

4  Thank Charly_Cruiser
Reviewed 1 September 2015

the ski life and the luge ride from 6,000 feet was worth it..! It was a family trip with young children.

2  Thank ManagementPugmarks
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

When we went it was full of domestic tourists who could not ski. The ski instructors were more concerned with taking photos of the learners than actually teaching them. We were probably better skiers than the instructors, one even went over the back of my...More

5  Thank rachaaelsmith
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

We missed snow and ski, and travelled to Yabuli. 3h train from Harbin and reach small ski village. Each hotel has own slope. The sunountain by club me did biggest and best. Good rental gear, which include the lift ticket. Slopes: blue, red and black-...More

1  Thank Binxpauliina
Reviewed 5 February 2015

My friend and I planned to go to DPRK and had tickets booked to Beijing when Mr Jong-un decided to close the border. Instead of cancelling the trip we decided to visit Northern China for some skiing and sightseeing in Harbin/Yabuli. I am quite experienced...More

2  Thank Dragonswede
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Had our family year end ski holiday in Club Med Yabuli. The resort was set up well for the expected crowd that came from all over asia, quite a big representation from Singapore and Hong Kong. In some ways, have to feel for the management...More

1  Thank Arthura33
Reviewed 30 March 2014

First time i have been skiing in china and must say i was impressed. We went with a friend who had been 7 years ago and he said the transformation was immense and a lot more advanced than when he last came. We were not...More

1  Thank davemcg74
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Rebecca H
Hi all, can you let me know whether Yabuli is the closest resort to Harbin that hires snowmobiles? (Not counting Songhua river). Thanks!
15 February 2017|
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Response from user01293948567 | Reviewed this property |
It's the largest ski resort to Harbin that lets you hire snowmobiles.
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Taoze
Many thanks for your helpful review. I head to Yabuli from Harbin next week. Any other insights would be appreciated. How long was the train? Is food really expensive at Yabuli? I am staying there a few nights to ski/bringing my own equipment. I've prepared for extreme cold.
15 January 2017|
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Response from user01293948567 | Reviewed this property |
From memory the train ride was roughly just under three hours (from the closest station in Harbin's CBD). The food on the train wasn't marked up a lot compared to supermarkets. It mainly sells (processed food) two minute... More
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