Why not take this opportunity to enjoy spring ski/snowboard fun in Niseko?
Want more fun time on the mountain? Why not come to Niseko! The beautiful weather here during springtime is fantastic.
Here are the Niseko United resort closing dates:
Niseko Grand Hirafu: May 6th
Niseko Annupuri: May 6th
Niseko HANAZONO: April 8th
Niseko Village: April, 2nd
You can still enjoy the unique night riding experience in Niseko till March 18th! And it's just one of the many reasons you should come to experience Niseko in spring as well:
Great deals everywhere!
In spring, there are tons of opportunities to steal some great deals. Not only kids can ski for free, but also wide variety of discounts are available including accommodations, lift tickets, equipment rental, ski/snowboard lessons, activities and also shops.
2. Fantastic weather!
If you visit Niseko before March, the chance is we are having some fantastic snowfalls, but you don't get to see the majestic Mt.Yotei or the beautiful views of Niseko areas. That won't be the case in spring! You will finally get to enjoy the world-famous scenic skiing/snowboarding here.
3. You get to enjoy the resort more!
If you can avoid the peak season and come to Niseko during spring, you will be able take in the peacefulness of Niseko: don't need to worry about long lift lines, get to enjoy the mountain all by you and your friends and family; most importantly, you can get in some famous restaurants in Niseko more easily!
4. Enjoy more than just the snow!
If you are thinking to come to Japan and catch the cherry blossom (Sakura) season, you are in luck! The cherry blossom seasons in Hokkaido normally starts from late April to early May. A perfect time to do some fun runs and see the other beautiful nature Hokkaido has to offer.
5. It's more than just skiing & snowboarding!
Staring early April, you will be able to try white water rafting in Niseko. Just imagine the amount of snow we have here in winter, melting into the Shiribetsu river - how exciting the rafting would be in the fast-moving rapids. After rafting, you can go enjoy all different onsens to warm yourself up. PERFECTION.
Here are some rafting companies you can reach out to:
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:
Intense safety briefing
Super luxury snow cat
Fabulous sushi lunch
Two experience guides
Apres ski bar and billiards
If you are a powder hunter, come visit the hidden Hokkaido and witness one of Hokkaido's steepest resorts!
Come to check out what the new center has to offer!
Niseko Nature Center (NNC), opening all year around, is located on the main route 343 near Niseko Village area. NNC is a new venture by the Ikeuchi Group, a Sapporo based department store operator and outdoor retailer with a strong presence in the Niseko area.
During winter, the building offered all kinds of services: reasonable accommodation, cafe, outdoor activities and convenience store! NCC offers dormitory style accommodation on the 2nd floor. Groups or individuals are welcome. Breakfast is included in the accommodation fee, range between ¥8,000 to ¥12,000 per person. You can book via booking.com, or you can contact them directly on (+81) 136-55-7046.
On the 1st floor, Mori no Ma Cafe opens from 7:00 ~ 16:00 every day and offers delicious smoothies, curry, and pastas!
You can also book a great range of winter activities with NNC. For example, snow shoeing, fat bikes, snow rafting, snowmobiling, cross country ski, and more!