The Niseko area has become world famous amongst skiiers and snowboarders from accross the globe for delivering the most consistent, lightest, driest powder snow the world has to offer. It has become a particularly popular destination for Australian powder hounds and an increasingly popular destination for Hong Kong skiiers and snowboarders. The resort area has grown expotentially in the last few years to cater to this influx of snow tourists and now offers accomodation in every style imaginable, western style restaurants, shopping, nightlife and entertainment, a far cry from the sleepy snow village it was in days gone by. Niseko is not only a winter destination but also great place to enjoy the simlple pleasures of summer including golf, hiking and trout fishing. In the spring time rafting is also a popular attraction. Niseko is just 2 hours drive from Sapporo and can be easily accessed from Chitose airport via train or bus.
At a Glance
Skiing, snowboarding, onsens, snowmobiling, cat skiing, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, autumn colors, fishing, camping, hiking
2.5 Hrs drive from Chitose International airport.
Trains and or buses available from Chitose International Airport or Sapporo Station
Closest Train Station
Kutchan & Niseko
A wide variety of accomodation options, bookings essential during the ski season.
A wide range of restaurants to cater to every taste.
Winter in Niseko is cold expect sub zero temperatures and lots and lots of snow!