Be sure to pick up Niseko's In-depth Destination Magazine - for FREE!
Powderlife Magazine is your Niseko destination magazine – online and on the ground in Niseko from the moment you arrive! Powderlife was Niseko's first home-grown English magazine, first published over 10 years ago, this year delivering its 50th issue! You can get the latest issue from the bright blue magazine stands across Niseko. It is also available in most accommodation, restaurants, bars, cafés and businesses around town. You can’t miss it.
The latest issue takes a look at Southwest Hokkaido's famous snow and upcoming ski resort development, some stories behind local legends, and articleson art, culture and of course, dining. You can also find out about all the resort updates and real estate
developments around the Niseko from the dedicated and independent Real Estate guide included in the magazine.
You can now read it on your phone and tablet for FREE – download the official Niseko app and access it right at the palm of your hand.
Looking for some Niseko exclusive items? Look no further!
The Ski Project is about lifestyle of the ski-set. It is also an online and retail destination for winter and mountain lovers who are passionate about lifestyle and adventure. Every detail, from the elegant silhouettes to the comfort and performance is considered as part of this journey. The Ski Project offers highly edited and limited pieces that combines the perfect harmony of style and function that transit seamlessly on and off the slope.
Each season, The Ski Project carefully select a mountain location and creative spaces to launch our concept stores with design ideas that preserve the building's original features whilst creating a modern, welcoming space.
This year, they have selected Niseko, the most famous ski destination in Hokkaido, Japan for our first launch. Famous for its perfect powder snow and spectacular beauty. Stay tune on their instagram account @theskiproject for more winter style updates.
You can find the shop at lower Hirafu area, right next to Niseko Spa.
Let the Onsen Sommeliers guide you to the best spots!
Niseko is famous for its powder snow and great wine & dine experience. But did you know there are more than 25 onsens (natural hot springs) around Niseko area?! In other spring resorts, there is a reservoir underground that all the different hotels in a resort draw from the same water source. But in Niseko, each hotel or spa has dug its own bore to the water so they can provide different types of water with different minerals , colours and health benefits.
We asked 4 onsen professionals to share their tips and spots and you can find the simple guide here!
Staring from 20th Dec 2017 through 28th Feb, 2018!
This handy bus will run from the JR Niseko Station, to the hotels and ski areas as well as restaurant and shopping areas at night. This service will be great for not only guests to Niseko but residents as well.
Period of Operation: Dec. 20 2017 (Wed) ~ Feb. 28 2018 (Wed)
Busses in Service: 4
From JR Niseko Station: 1)13:10 Dep. 2) 17:30 Dep. 3) 18:45 Dep. 4)21:30 Dep.
Fee: Adults ¥500； Children (Elementary and younger) ¥250
Route: JR Niseko Station -> Hilton Hotel -> Annupuri -> Goshiki Onsen -> Moiwa -> JR Niseko Station
For more information you can see the English Pamphlets.
Niseko Resort Tourism Association (JR Niseko Station Office)