Niseko, Japan

What's Niseko? Here Is Your Answer In A Snapshot!

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This useful infographic explains Niseko in 10 seconds!

What's Niseko? Here Is Your Answer In A Snapshot!

First time coming to Niseko and don't know what the area is all about? This snapshot of Niseko, prepared by Niseko United, provides a quick overview explaining Niseko in the easiest way! You can download the image here.

There are four resorts for visitors to enjoy. Here are the opening dates for 2017-18 season:

  • Niseko Grand Hirafu: Thursday, 23rd Nov
  • Niseko Annupuri: Saturday, 25th Nov
  • Niseko Village: Friday, 1st Dec
  • Niseko Hanazono: Saturday, 2nd Dec

*dates subject to change due to weather condition

There are many different types of accommodation services suitable for all the different travel needs and plenty of fun activities and places to explore around the area.

Make sure to check out our What's On and Things To Do sections to find out what to do do during your visit. Feel free to reach out to the Niseko Promotion Board team should you have any questions.

2017-18 Resort Map Cover Image Contest

Niseko News

Calling for all talented photographers to showcase on the largest-circulation publication around Niseko area!!

2017-18 Resort Map Cover Image Contest

Niseko Promotion Board would like to open 2017-18 Resort Map cover images for photography submissions.

Please submit 4 images you think describe "Four seasons in Niseko" the best. The 4 images will be showcased on 2017-18 Resort map, official app "Niseko" and NPB website. You work will be printed on English and Japanese Resort Map (circulation of 150,000 copies, handed out in over 250 facilities in Niseko area and international travel hubs and expos), credited to you.

Additionally, the winner will be entitled to the following:

  • Be featured on NPB website, newsletter (to all NPB members and medias) and SNS post
  • A full page color feature in 2017-18 Area Guide, Wine&Dine, worth ¥140,000

Please click here to submit your application.

    Application ends Friday, 29th Sep
    Winner annoucement Friday, 6th Oct

    *Winner will be responsible of submitting the full page color ad data.

    2017 Hokkaido Autumn Foliage Forecast Released!

    Niseko News

    Typically, Japan’s autumn foliage season starts in mid September in Hokkaido.

    Autumn season is one of the beautiful seasons that you can discover in Japan. The viewing of Autumn leaves is called momijigari in Japanese.

    The average time for appearing autumn foliage in Japan may vary depending on temperatures. The maps shown below indicate how the autumn foliage season of Japan begins from the top elevations and what the rough dates for autumn foliage viewing in Hokkaido region based on

    2017 Hokkaido Autumn Foliage Forecast Released! 2017 Hokkaido Autumn Foliage Forecast Released!

    In Niseko area, it should be around 1st October. But visitors can already start enjoying some wonderful autumn scenery when hiking up Mt.Yotei because of its cold temperature on the top of the mountain. Here is a picture taken near the Mt. Yotei Hut today! Stay warm, hikers.

    2017 Hokkaido Autumn Foliage Forecast Released!

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