Niseko Ski Holidays


Japan’s largest and best-known ski resort, the quality and quantity of snow here is unparalleled - for powder, it doesn’t get much better than a Niseko ski holiday.
  • Culture
  • Family Friendly
  • Honeymoons
  • Learn to Ski
  • Luxury
  • Nightlife
  • Non-Ski Activities
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Powder
  • Village Charm

With around 14 metres of snow falling each season, the skiing here is exceptional. Look forward to ungroomed bowls and world-class tree runs (Strawberry Fields is amazing), while the Niseko Gates lead to unpatrolled terrain that’s best explored with a guide.

Your ski pass covers the four interlinked areas above Niseko Village, Hirafu, Annupuri and Hanazono. There are groomed runs for every level, as well as night skiing until 9 pm - go early to watch the sunset over Mt Yotei; it’s simply incredible.

The best way to end your ski day is in a Japanese onsen (hot spring) and you’ll find the best choice in Hirafu or within the hotels. Bars and restaurants are another highlight, with everything from pizzerias, izakayas (Japanese pubs) and gourmet restaurants, while the supermarket in Kutchan Town is best for self-catering.

From Niseko, it’s easy to make day trips to other local ski resorts, or even change base with a Japanese Ski Safari. Our tailored trips make it easy to add more culture and we highly recommend a visit to Kyoto or Tokyo to round off your trip.

"Niseko is one of my favourite resorts, with the most reliable snow record of any resort I know. Not forgetting to mention it is a foodie's heaven, and soaking in the onsen after a day's skiing can't be topped."

A Place Called Niseko - Eric Pollard

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Our Prices

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

To give you the most choice and best value, we create every holiday from scratch. This means that the quotation you receive is unique, based on your preferred departure dates, group size and holiday preferences.

We save you time and get the most for your money.

We sift through the prices and promotions for every airline, hotel and resort, exploring all options. We don’t publish all our prices online. Instead, we give personal quotations within 1-2 days of receiving your request.


Resort Guide

December - April
Nearest airport
Sapporo Chitose
Transfer time
2 hours 30 minutes
1,200 m
Vertical drop
920 m
Ski area
2191 acres
Avg snowfall
15 m
Ski lifts
30% advanced 43% intermediates 27% beginners