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Route 58 will be closed until further notice

Niseko News

The route 58 will be closed until further notice.

Due to heavy rainfall and high risk of land slide, Route 58 Goshiki Onsen-Kutchan Hanazono line (well-known as the Kutchan - Niseko line) has been closed. It is at this time unknown when will be opened again.

The Niseko Panorama Line will be closed until further notice

Niseko News

The Niseko Panorama Line will be closed until further notice.

Due to heavy rainfall and high risk of land slide, Route 66 Iwanai-Toya (well-known as the niseko panorama line) has been closed. It is at this time unknown when will be opened again. 

Please take a detour to route 5 if you are planing to drive the route 66. 

Sunflowers Blooming and "Niseko carriage" service launched at Milk Kobo!

Niseko News, Summer News

Sunflowers Blooming and Sunflowers Blooming and

The first sunflowers at Milk Kobo are now blooming and as a result of the larger field this year, they are expecting the flowers will continue to bloom in different sections until end of August. Come by to get the summer feeling or a few memorable shots.

Also, a new "Niseko carriage" experience, operated by Hokkaido Lion Adventure, was launched at Milk Kobo on July 19th. The ride leaves from and returns to Milk Kobo after going through the sunflower field and nearby meadowland. The carriage also visits a ranch where you may get to see baby calves! Family fun in Niseko.

[Price (approx. 20 mins tour): 500yen/person, FOC for age of 3 or younger]

[The area's tourist information will be provided by the attendant during the tour.]

*Please contact Hokkaido Lion Adventure (Tel: 0136-43-2882) for more information on the Niseko carriage.

Visit Milk Kobo to get a taste of Niseko Summer!

Niseko HANAZONO Hill Climb traffic control information (Aug. 3)

Niseko News, Summer News

Due to Niseko HANAZONO Hill Climb bicycle road race, traffic restriction will take place on the following roads in the Niseko area on Sunday, August 3.  Your understanding and cooperation would be much appreciated.  Please see the maps on the flyer for more information or contact the Executive Committee (Tel: 090-2056-2093, Email inquiry form).

Date and hours: Sunday, August 3; 10:00-13:30

Resticted sections: Ekimae Street and other route in Kutchan town (see the map at the top on the flyer) 

         ->  Temporarily restricted from 10:00 until all the racers pass through

          Road 58 (see the map at the bottom of the flyer)

         -> Red section - both lanes to be blocked between 10:00~13:30

         -> Pink section - to be blocked from 10:00 until all the racers pass through

Niseko Grand Hirafu BBQ Garden open June 14!

Niseko News, Summer News

Hotel Niseko Alpen BBQ Garden
Hotel Niseko Alpen BBQ Garden

Hotel Niseko Alpen presents a summer treat for everyone visiting and living in Niseko this year again, Grand Hirafu BBQ Garden!

On the opening day of June 14 (Sat) and Father’s Day on June 15 (Sun) we’re giving away KIRIN FREE (non-alcohol beer) in limited numbers!! Other drinks will also be offered at special prices on both days.  

Come enjoy our delicious BBQ, not to worry about rain as we set up a huge all-weather tent. Various menus including lunch menus, dinner menus, and kid's menus are available. 

Inquiries & reservations: Tel. 0136-22-1105 (Hotel Niseko Alpen) *Please book by 16:00 on the previous day

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