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Edventure Autumn Camp 2020

Edventure Autumn Camp 2020

Edventure Autumn Camp 2020

The Kids Autumn Camp by EdVenture is now open for registrations. Activities are hands-on and nature-based to help participants to develop their language skills in a fun and safe environment.

Edventure Autumn Camp 2020

Over the course of 3 days, participants will construct a modular scooter, take part in arts and crafts, cycling along the Shiribetsu River, visit Lake Hangetsu for an orienteering adventure, pick vegetables for an organic pizza, and more!

Edventure Autumn Camp 2020

Discover the nature and beauty of Hokkaido this October with our EdVenture Kids Autumn Camp program. This special 3 day program is designed for families looking to escape the city and create unforgettable memories together.

Edventure Autumn Camp 2020

​Check out more information and register for the camp on the Edventure Website.

Winners - Niseko Summer Shootout 2020

Niseko News, Summer News

Here are the winners from the very first Niseko Summer Shootout! Congratulations to the winners and a big thanks to all the photographers who entered the competition.

Winners - Niseko Summer Shootout 2020

The inaugural Niseko Summer Shootout has wrapped up, with winners announced at this year's Niseko Autumn Food Festival.

There were so many great entries showcasing the natural beauty of Niseko. Even though there were no categories, most photographers chose to capture all the different aspects of the Niseko landscape.

Congratulations to the winners and a big thanks to all the photographers who entered the competition.

A big thanks to all the sponsors who helped support this great contest.

The contest is presented by Niseko Tourism with support from Rising Sun GuidesNiseko Nine, and Summerlife Magazine

On to the winners!

Winning third place and ¥2,000 MTB voucher from Niseko Nine and ¥2,000 cash prize is Yuuya Okuno - @yuuyadayoo.

The clear night skies over Mt. Yotei made a big impression on judges, with strong visual lines leading right up through the foreground of the image.

Winners - Niseko Summer Shootout 2020

Winning second place and a ¥5,000 MTB voucher from Niseko Nine and ¥5,000 cash prize is Reilly McGlashan - @reilly_mcglashan.

This hidden waterfall and pool is an instant classic that showcases just how magical the landscape can be.

Winners - Niseko Summer Shootout 2020

Winning 1st place and taking home a ¥10,000 MTB voucher from @nisekonine , an avalanche course from @risingsunguides valued at ¥25,000, and a ¥10,000 cash prize is Takashi Okada - @oka_photo.

It's often hard to describe the 'feeling' of Niseko, but this image by Takashi Okada achieves exactly that. This image has beautifully captured the ever-changing mood of the Niseko ranges. Well done to Takashi on a well-deserved first place!

Winners - Niseko Summer Shootout 2020

Congratulations again to all the winners and we're looking forward to next Summer!

Niseko Village"Pure" Open

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Enjoy the adrenaline at Niseko Village Pure

Niseko Village

Niseko Village "Pure" has been open for business since July 23rd!


  • July 23rd~August 31st 9am~5pm Open everyday
  • September 1st~September 30th 9am~5pm Open only Saturdays and Sundays
Super passport Adult 4,500JPY, Child 3,500JPY
After 2 passport Adult 3000JPY, Child 2300JPY (please enter after 2pm)

Tree trekking: Advanced and beginner: 1000JPY per entrance
Rail slider: 1000JPY per entrance
3 categories all you can play: 2500JPY

  • October 1st~October 11th 9am~4pm Open on Saturday and Sunday (tree trekking and rail slider only)

*This year, Zip liner canceled, Summer gondola canceled and Tennis will not take place.


Phone: 0136-44-3311

Bouken-Kazoku Calling For Participants

Niseko News, Summer News

Bouken-Kazoku Calling For Participants

Bouken-kazoku is calling for participants for their nature programs! Come enjoy the nature surrounded by Yotei's beauty.

Program contents: (translated from PDF)
*Programs 3 and 4 are flexible and you can only chose 1 camping day if you wish
*Please note that a 100% cancellation fee applies to cancellations made 3 days prior to the program date
*They will notify you on the things to bring upon making a reservation

  1. Sunday August 10th: Welcome to the program (get your bearings in the woods, how to use tools, catch insects, etc.)
  2. Sunday September 6th: My forest (find mushrooms and wild grasses)
  3. Saturday October 3rd: Forest camping 1st day (find food in the woods, cook outdoor, etc.)
  4. Sunday October 4th: Forest camping 2nd day (make fire from scratch)

*Programs 1~5 accommodates up to 15 participants.

If you wish to enroll, please wait for a cancellation notice when the booking is full.

This program is for children in elementary school and over. Children only attendance is ok!

Participation fee: 2500JPY each day (includes insurance ¥)

Venue: Bouken no mori (map HERE)

Meeting point: Same as the venue

Program hours: 9:30~15:00 (reception starts at 9am)

For inquiries and reservation:
Bouken kazoku
145-2 Hirafu Kutchan, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0077
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0136-22-3759

Niseko Summer Shootout 2020

The Niseko Shootout photography contest is back with the first ever Summer Shootout!

Niseko Summer Shootout 2020

Things are heating up in Niseko with the launch of the first ever summer edition of the Niseko Shootout series. 

Niseko Shootout Summer Series is on the search for Niseko’s best and most unique summer moments. No matter what you’re doing - enjoying a round of golf, mountain biking down Mt Annupuri or SUP boarding on Lake Toya, we want you to share your awesome Hokkaido summer time with us. 

To enter simply post your entry on Instagram and use the hashtag #nisekoshootout on your photos taken from 21 June 2020 and posted before 14 September 2020.

Winners will be announced at this year's Niseko Autumn Food Festival on 21 September 2020. Prizes will be presented on the day or can be collected from Niseko Tourism at Sun Sports Land.

1st Place ¥10,000 cash, ¥10,000 MTB voucher from Niseko Nine, Avalanche Course from Rising Sun Guides valued at ¥25,000
2nd Place ¥5,000 cash, ¥5,000 MTB voucher from Niseko Nine
3rd Place ¥2,000 cash, ¥2,000 MTB voucher from Niseko Nine

The team from Summerlife will also choose one photo to fill the pages of the next issue of Summerlife magazine.

Follow @nisekoshootout to see your shots feature and get an idea of what the judges are looking for. 

The contest is presented by Niseko Tourism with support from Rising Sun Guides, Niseko Nine, and Summerlife Magazine

*Please make sure you don't tag @nisekoshootout - rather be sure to use the hashtag #nisekoshootout so the judges can see your picture.

Full contest rules:

  • All images using #nisekoshootout taken and posted between 21 June 2020 - 14 September 2020 in the Shiribeshi & Iburi region are eligible.

  • Three winners will be selected from all entries by a panel of judges. The contest will be run in an open format with no sub-categories.

  • Judges will be asked to assess images based on the following criteria: Visual Impact, Creativity, Composition, Point of Interest, Lighting, & Originality.

  • The winner is the photographer. The poster and/or subject may be credited if different from the photographer, but the winner is the photographer.

Enquiries: [email protected]

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