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About Niseko Ski Resort

The home of our head office, we offer a wide range of on-site services within the resort including transfers, service desks, tour bookings, and property management. Keep an eye out for our friendly Guest Representatives in their bright red jackets and let us know if you have any questions!

Niseko Ski Resort is officially Japan’s #1 snow resort, located in Hokkaido, 2.5hrs drive from Chitose Airport. Comprised of 4 interlinked ski resorts – Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village and An’nupuri – it is renowned for its consistency and quality of powder snow throughout the winter. Averaging around 15m+ of snow each season, Niseko is famous for its wide open powder bowls and tree runs.

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Season December-April
Elevation 1,308m
Average Snow 15m+
Lifts 3 Gondolas | 30 Lifts
Terrain 30% Beginner / 40% Intermediate / 30% Expert
Park Available


Lift Passes

The Niseko All Mountain Pass provides access to all 4 zones (Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village and An’nupuri) as well as the Niseko United Shuttle service while the Grand Hirafu Pass enables access to the Grand Hirafu and Hanazono zones only. Lifts are open until 8.30pm every night of the week from mid-December to late March and night riding included on full day and consecutive day lift passes.

From 5,600 JPY per adult
From 3,400 JPY per child (7-12yrs)
Kids 0-6yrs Ski FREE

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Niseko Ski Resort is within easy access of New Chitose Airport; only 2.5hrs away by public transport. You can choose to reserve a ticket on one of the many bus services or take a private taxi. Reservations prior to arrival are recommended to avoid missing out.

From 8,800 JPY Return Per Person

From 33,500 JPY One Way for 2 People


START PLANNING YOUR HOLIDAY TO NISEKO offers the largest variety of accommodation options across the resorts, including self-contained apartments, resort homes, hotels, lodges and family run pensions with Western and Japanese style bedding. Ranging from ski-in/ski-out to a shuttle bus ride away, most accommodations are with easy access to the ski lifts.

Prices range from as low as 7,000 JPY per person per night for a twin room at a lodge.

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Lessons & Rentals

NBS Japan Snowsports Specialists are a one-stop shop for both your lessons and rental. Located in three convenient locations: Alpen Ridge just seconds from the Ace Family Lift, Uptown halfway up to the Ace Quad Chair, and a booking desk located in Snow Crystal Apartments. NBS offers fully certified, English speaking, experienced international instructors and rental equipment fitters to help you fully enjoy the powder Japan has to offer and experience the skiing or snowboarding holiday of your dreams.

Ski / Snowboard Set From 4,500 JPY per day

Group Lesson From 9,000 JPY for 2hrs


Hirafu Village is home to an abundance of cafe, restaurant and nightlife choices. Niseko Hirafu and the surrounding areas offer a wide range of dining options from traditional Japanese to French-Japanese fusion, steaks and a great choice of pizza and burger eateries.

Set Grocery Packs can be arranged for guests staying at selected apartments and townhouses.


A trip to the local Kutchan Town for a real Japanese experience is also recommended.

winter fun

Activities & Events

There’s plenty to do in Niseko Ski Resort aside from riding that deep, deep powder. Why not try your hand at:

Heli Skiing
Snow Shoeing
Cat Skiing
Sapporo Ice Festival (February)

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