Niseko, Japan

Sheesa Riding Camp

Niseko News, Winter News

Why not learn from the best and ride like a Niseko local?

Sheesa Riding Camp

Sheesa Camp is started by a GENTEM pro rider "TOMOMI "sheesa" KUWAHARA", which is for the riders who want to improve their riding skills. It's been operated since 1999, which means this camp has abundance of experience and teaching skills.

Sheesa Camp Riding Clinics has various courses - help you to overcome your troubles and make your riding life much more fun! Below is a basic Sheesa Riding Camp info for reference.

Sheesa Riding Camp
Lecturer TOMOMI "sheesa" KUWAHARA
Time Morning Class (9:30~12:00), Afternoon Class (13:00~15:30)
Place All Niseko United Area
Meeting Place Grand Hirafu
Pricing
1 person ¥24,000
2 pax ¥13,000 (per person)
3 pax ¥10,000 (per person)
More than 4 pax ¥9,000 (per person)
Additional hr ¥10,000 (per group)
Sheesa Riding Camp Sheesa Riding Camp

Please note that terms and conditions apply. Check out Sheesa Camp website for more details.

Powder Cat Tour in Iwanai Resort

The ocean view with ultimate powder experience!

Powder Cat Tour in Iwanai Resort

Fresh powder is the reason you've come to Niseko. Now try oceanfront skiing/snowboarding and get a full day of untracked lines. Experience the ultimate in powder luxury at Iwanai Resort. You'll ride 600-800m of vertical and get 7-9 runs a day, broken only by a fabulous sushi lunch. Whether you like spacious tree skiing, challenging steeps or wide open course, Iwana Resort has what you want!

¥65,000 per seat, covering:

  • Door-to-door transport
  • Intense safety briefing
  • Super luxury snow cat
  • Fabulous sushi lunch
  • Two experience guides
  • Avalnche beacons
  • Apres ski bar and billiards

If you are a powder hunter, come visit the hidden Hokkaido and witness one of Hokkaido's steepest resorts!

Powder Cat Tour in Iwanai Resort

Top Five Souvenirs from Cocoroya Niseko

For all you treasure hunters out there! Visit Cocoroya Niseko today.

Top Five Souvenirs from Cocoroya Niseko

Looking for antique or new Japanese collectables in Niseko? Look no further! Cocoroya Niseko is the spot for you.

Here is a list of the Top 5 Best-selling Souvenirs from the store:

  1. Handmade Japanese cooking knives
  2. Kimono & kimono jackets - hundreds of designs for you to choose from!
  3. Kokeshi dolls - Japanese dolls, originally from the northern Japan. They are handmade from wood and have a simple trunk with an enlarged head. A few thin, painted lines to define the face.
  4. Obi sashes - which make great wall hangings or table runners
  5. The Ainu carved bears - it's quite an iconic item in Niseko. You can see the cute bear in many different stores in town!

Make sure to visit the Cocoroya Niseko store today and bring a part of uniqueness home from Niseko, Hokkaido!

Top Five Souvenirs from Cocoroya Niseko Top Five Souvenirs from Cocoroya Niseko

Hakodate - Niseko Bus Operation Service Starts 1 Feb. 2018!!

Niseko News, NPB News

Now you can take Shinkansen or fly into Hakodate airport to come to Niseko!

Hakodate - Niseko Bus Operation Service Starts 1 Feb. 2018!!

Looking for other ways to come to Niseko? You can now take Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Hakodate and use this shuttle to come to Niseko or simply fly to Hakodate Airport instead of New Chitose Airport. You can make reservation via below link:

http://www.hakotaxi.co.jp/taxi/noriaitaxi.shtml

Here are some details:

Hakodate JR [email protected]:35 => New Hakodate Hokudo JR Station (for Shinkansen train)@11:20=> Hirafu Welcome Center @14:10

Hirafu Welcome [email protected]:50=> New Hakodate Hokudo JR Station (for Shinkansen train)@17:40=>Hakodate JR [email protected]:15

For Hakodate JR station to/from Hirafu Welcome Center, the fee will be Adult ¥4,500, Child (under 12 years old) ¥2,300. One way will be about 3hr 35min.

For New Hakodate Hokuto JR station to/from Hirafu Welcome Center, the fee will be Adult ¥4,000, Child (under 12 years old) ¥2,000. One way will be about 2hr 50min.

Contact: Hakodate Taxi Co,. Ltd  TEL 0138-55-1111*Only in Japanese.

Bookings : 10am - 5pm, All year round *Please make a booking 3 days before departure date.

If you are flying to/from Hakodate Airport, you can take a shuttle to Hakodate JR station easily. Click here for shuttle schedule.

    The fee will be Adult ¥410, Child (under 12 years old) ¥210.

    Top Five Niseko Souvenirs from Lucky Supermarket

    Niseko News, Winter News

    Head over to Lucky Supermarket in Kutchan and get them all!

    Top Five Niseko Souvenirs from Lucky Supermarket

    Visiting Niseko and wondering what's good souvenir to bring home to your friends and family or for yourself? Lucky Supermarket is here to the rescue.

    Here is a list of the Top 5 Niseko Souvenirs based on popularity from the store:

    1. Jyagatakun (mini muffin): The #1 souvenir has the same name as our Kutchan Town mascot, Jyagata-kun. Jyagata in Japanese means potato as potato is the primary agriculture product from Kutchan town; so the mascot is a potato wearing a hat symbolizing Mt. Yotei on a ski to showcase the most famous two aspects from the area. The mini muffin is made with butter, potato flour and cheese, produced by local bakeries. For 9pcs, you can bring them back in a nice gift box for ¥1080.
    2. Water-proof Stickers: The #2 souvenir again is associated with the mascot, Jyagata-kun and his girlfriend, the Jyagako, a hot potato on snowboard wearing matching hat as her boyfriend. There are several different types of designs for people to pick from. A great souvenir for friends and family and also yourself! About ¥250.
    3. Yukidaruma Sake: If you are in Niseko, why not bring some local Sake back? Most of the sake produced here is made with spring water from Mt.Yotei and Hokkaido rice. What makes Yukidaruma (snow-man) the #3 souvenir? It's made at Niseko Shuzo (Niseko Brewery) right in Kutchan Town, and its adorable snow-man container makes everyone wants to bring it home. You can bring this unique gift back at ¥1469.
    4. Gousetsu Udon Noodles: Udon noodles are usually made of flour, but this Gousetsu (meaning "tons of snow" in Japanese) is made of, yup, you had guessed it by now, potato flour. You can find many local restaurants in Niseko using these udon noodles for their dishes. It is a little more  One pack of the uncooked Gousetsu Udon noodles will be ¥750.
    5. Harvest Niseko: Enjoyed all the amazing cuisine in Niseko? Why not bring the book which celebrates the dining culture in Niseko back? This award-winning cookbook by long-time Niseko chef, Tess Stomski uncovers the incredible world of Niseko local farmers' stories and includes a wide variety of modern Japanese recipes.  ¥5400.

    Top Five Niseko Souvenirs from Lucky Supermarket

    Accommodation Search