Gondola
Sight
seeing

Impressive panoramic view from Mt. Maemori makes your APPI experience further unforgettable

15 minutes gondola lift ride, and then take a short walk to the summit of Mt. Maemori. Breathtakingly beautiful panoramic view is out there! Mountains of Iwate and Hachimantai look so close to you from the observation deck. Appi gondola lift has been rated at the 4th among more than one hundred scenic ropeways/gondola lifts in Japan.

Mt. Maemori Observation Deck, Tenku Adventure Garden and Tenku Café make your experience further unforgettable.

Gondola operation hours vary by date with different fares.
Please see the chart below for detail information.

Operation dates/hours[Jul. 29 to Aug. 9] – 6:00 to 15:00 (last return gondola departs at 15:30)
[Aug. 10 to 15] – 6:00 to 16:30 (last return gondola departs at 17:00)
[Aug. 16 to 25] – 7:30 to 15:00 (last return gondola departs at 15:30)
[Aug. 31 to Sep. 29] - Only Sat/Sun/Holidays 7:30 to 15:00 (last return Gondola departs at 15:30)
[Oct. 5 to 14] - Only Sat/Sun/Holidays 6:00 to 15:00 (last return Gondola departs at 15:30)
[Oct. 15 to 27] - Weekdays 6:00 to 7:40 (last return gondola departs at 8:10)
Sat/Sun 6:00 to 15:00 (last return gondola departs at 15:30)
Fare– ADULT:
(age 12 and above) Round trip: 1,600 yen or 5 wonderland tickets
Hotel guests – 1,400 yen or 5 wonderland tickets
One way: 1,300 yen or 4 wonderland tickets
Hotel guests – 1,200 yen or 4 wonderland tickets
* One way tickets sold ONLY BETWEEN Jul. 13 to Oct. 27
– CHILD (age 6 to 11, parents must be accompanied):
Round trip: 800 yen or 2 wonderland tickets
Hotel guests – 600 yen or 2 wonderland tickets
One way: 600 yen or 2 wonderland tickets
Hotel guests – 600 yen or 2 wonderland tickets
* One way tickets sold ONLY BETWEEN Jul. 13 to Oct. 27
– CHILD (age 5 and below) Free (parents must be accompanied):
– Discount for the handicapped:
adult 800 yen / child 400 yen
– PETS (dogs and cats only):
Round trip: 800 yen or 2 wonderland tickets
One way: 600 yen or 2 wonderland tickets
Remarks When boarding with your pets, please use your cage or dog lead. Dogs/cats must be always kept in the cage or on leash at the mountain top. Please clean up after your dog/cat.