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Due to winter season, road closures announcements 2017.

Due to winter season, road closures announcements 2017.

①Closure section :  Iwanai - Toya Route (a. k. a  Panorama Line), Iwanai - Rankoshi Line, Kutchan - Niseko Line​

Closure period: 23 rd October 2017  - May 2018 as planned

②Closure section : Shimamaki Pirika Line,  Shiraikawa Toyoura Line 

Closure period: 6 November 2017 - May 2018 as planned 

③Closure section : Iwanai Toya Line / Kyowa oikomi 744 - Rankoshi Yunosato (Yunosato Gates) 18km 

Closure date: 23 October 2017 

④Closure section : Route 268 Iwanai Rankoshi Line / Kyowa Oikomi - Rankoshi Niimi (Rankoshi Niimi Gates) 7km

Closure date: 23 October 2017 

⑤Closure section :  Kutchan Niseko Line / Kutchan, Hanazono National Forest Park, 12 Rin pan Gate - Niseko cho/ Rankoshi cho (Goshiki Onsen Gates) 6km 

Closure date: 11 a.m. 23 October 2017 

⑥Closure section : Shimamaki Pirika Line: Shimamaki Tomari 451 Gates - National Forest Park 3230 Rin pan 5km 

Closure date: 2 p.m. 6 November 2017 

⑦Closure section : Shiroikawa Toyota Line: Kuromatsunai Higashikawa 374 - Higashikawa Mubannchi 4km 

Closure date: 10 a.m. 6 November 2017  

For inquiries, please call to the Otaru Construction Management Division, Rankoshi Branch Office  TEL 0136-57-5121

NISEKO UNITED TRAIL MAP 2017-18

NISEKO UNITED TRAIL MAP 2017-18

​Getting ready for the season?! Here are the 2017-18 opening dates for the Niseko United 4 Resorts:

  • 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

You can download the map along with the shuttle schedule:

United shuttle bus schedule 2017-18 

Trail Map 2017-18

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.

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