Niseko, located on the western coast of the island of Hokkaido, is widely known as having one of the most consistent and biggest snowfalls in Japan. The ski resort is quickly becoming world renown boasting some of the best and most reliable powder conditions to be found. Niseko is the largest of Hokkaido ski areas with 4 interlinked first-class resorts, Annupuri, Hirafu, Hanazono and Higashiyama. These 4 adjoining resorts make up Niseko and offer spectacular skiing and snowboarding opportunities to the novice, intermediate or expert, and offer the powder hound with unparalleled, pristine powder experiences 7 days a week. Niseko has one of the largest night skiing areas in Japan with the lifts open daily from 8.30am to 9.00pm.
There are plenty of alpine alternatives to be enjoyed including cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snow rafting, ice climbing, snowshoeing and relaxing in the natural hot springs.
Niseko offers some great ski-in ski-out accommodation and a wide variety of self-contained apartments, private houses, western hotels and pensions catering to all budgets. Paired with world class après ski and dining, excellent shopping and services, the Niseko is the perfect ski holiday destination for any group of family members or friends.