Niseko, Japan

Bear sighting reported in Kutchan

Niseko News

​A bear sighting was reported  in the Kanbetsu district. The snow continues to melt and many people go into nature for leisure or to collect wild vegetables. Please make sure never to go into the mountains on your own and carry an item that makes noise to ward off bears. If you see a bear or a bear’s footprints, please report it to the Agricultural Division (Livestock and Forestry Section) at the Kutchan Town Council.


Contact: Agricultural Administration Division, Livestock and Forestry Section 0136-56-8080

Restaurant information

​The Chalet Ivy a Niseko Hotel starts lunch service on 2nd May. Special Japanese cusine enjoyable!! Moreover, lady's special lunch service will be offered. For queries, please contact the Chalet Ivy a Niseko Hotel. Reservation required.

Business hour  12:00〜14:00
Chalet Ivy *a Niseko Hotel*
Phone +81 136 221 123

Niseko mountains to open for spring climbing season!

Niseko News, Summer News

The mountains in the Niseko area are scheduled to be open for clibmers as follows.

●Mt. Yotei:Saturday, June 13, 2014 (*TBC)

                   A caretaker will be stationed in the mountain hut from that day on.

 Inquiry:Kutchan Tourism Association(Tel:0136-22-3344、Email:[email protected]) 

●Niseko Annupuri:Sunday, June 6, 2015 (※TBC)

 Inquiry:Rankoshi Town office(Tel:0136-57-5111, Email inquiry form

※The above schedules are as of April 22, 2015 and subject to change depending on the amount of the remaining snow on the mountain trails.  Please contact the respective offices for more informaiton and finalized schedules.

羊蹄山/Mt. Yotei
羊蹄山/Mt. Yotei

Abucha Thanks Buffet Party, 6th May, 2014

Thanks buffet party is scheduled on 6 May from 6pm. Come and enjoy at Winter closing day at the Abucha 2nd!! Beer 50% off, special dinner buffet sytle, 1500JPY each. For queries, please contact the Abucha 2nd, contact :0136-22-5620

3rd "Mori no Cafe Fes" (Cafe and Festival in the woods) in Niseko @ Niseko Village, June 28

Niseko News, Summer News

"Mori no Cafe Fes in Niseko"

Having attracted a number of people who loved eco-friendly life, relaxing music, freshly-brewed coffee, and a beautiful nature of Niseko to the first and second events, "Mori no Cafe Fes (or Cafe and Festival in the Woods)" will be back in Niseko this June! Come to Niskeo Village and indulge yourself in the atmosphere on a mountain that is full of greenery! There will also be many unique eco-goods and food and beverage stalls with which you can enjoy by just looking around! 

Date:June 28 (Sat), 2014 

【Day Program】 Open:10:30, Performance start:11:30, Close: 17:00

【Night Program】 Open: 19:00, Performance start: 20:00, Close: 21:00

※Only staying guests at Hilton Niseko Village can participate in the Night Program.  More details will be announced at a later date.

Artists: Tomoyo Harada, Hiroshi Takano, Kotaro Oshio, and many more musicians 

Ticktes will be on sale from April 19.  Check the event website (Japanese) for more information.

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