Kiroro Resort is located in a mountain valley 2hrs drive from Chitose Airport. The top gondola station averages a massive 5m snow base with well over 17m+ in annual snow falls. There are 21 courses with the longest run at 4km. Two well-appointed international hotels are located at the base of the resort and provide over 400 rooms plus a wide range of restaurants and activities.

2hrs from Chitose Airport

1,030m above sea level

17m+ annual snow fall

8 lifts
1 gondolas

Terrain: ○ 30%,
□ 40%, ◇ 30%

Park & Pipe

December – April

Top 6 reasons to choose Kiroro

  • More snow than Niseko!
  • Lift lines are rare with plenty of fresh tracks
  • Family friendly with plenty of activities
  • English speaking services
  • Luxury and convenient resort accommodation
  • 30mins from historic Otaru port town

Kiroro Accommodation

Enjoy quality and comfortable facilities at the two very well appointed hotels – Sheraton Kiroro Resort (for ski-in / ski-out) and Kiroro Tribute Portfolio (with shuttle access).

More Accommodation

The Sheraton Hokkaido Kiroro Resort

Ski in ski out hotel offering world class facilities


The Kiroro, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Premium international hotel with world class facilities

Getting to Kiroro

A modern, medium sized resort comprised of 4 ski areas – Nagamine, Asari, Yoichi and Centre areas, with all linked by a series of chair lifts and a gondola. The facilities and lift system is modern with the majority of lifts being hooded.

Lift Passes / Night Ski

Lift passes are electronic and one pass for all areas and night skiing available up until early April to 7.30pm on the full day ticket.


Off-piste is relatively limited though there is a dedicated powder zone up top with free ride and off-piste type of terrain for the more advanced snow rider and there are plenty of tree runs and some great powder fun runs within the resort.

Snow Sports School

Kiroro offers a reputable ski/ board school for adults and children. English speaking instructors are available for private lessons with the Ski and Snowboard Academy. Kiroro have fantastic kids lesson program operated by the Annie Kids Ski Academy catering for children aged 3-12 years (Japanese language only). group lessons are only conducted in Japanese.

Equipment Rental

Kiroro Station is the only ski rental shop in Kiroro Resort, located on the 1st floor of the Mountain Centre, offering a very good range of rental equipment to suit all levels of skier/ boarder.

Kiroro is a destination resort with no real town or village. Although dining options are all within the two main hotels, the quality, diversity and selection will suit all tastes and cravings with traditional Japanese, BBQ/ Grill, Italian, Chinese and International Buffets. There is no real nightlife, however if you do feel like some social activity, there is an apres bar, cocktail lounge, and of private Karaoke rooms available for hire.

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Kiroro Activities & Tours

Winter Kids Park

Winter Kids Park

Visit the snow playground and enjoy the snow and sled games. This is the best place to play for little children.



Visit natural hot springs to relax and soak away the aches and pains after a day on the slopes.

Snow Rafting

Snow Rafting

Feel the speed as you are towed behind a snowmobile in a rubber raft - great for kids and the young at heart!



Explore the pristine landscape up close with a snowshoeing tour - great for photographers!

Otaru Snow Light Festival

Otaru Snow Light Festival

The nearby town of Otaru hosts an annual Snow Light event - be sure to visit and enjoy the streets and canals as they are illuminated by beautiful candles and lanterns.



Explore the mountains with a bit more power! Snow mobile tours available for all skill levels.

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