About Niseko?

Niseko is the largest growing Ski resort in the world and offers a unique experience like no other resort in Japan.

Located 2 hours from Sapporo City and the New Chitose International Airport, the resort is easily accessible by road or train.

Offering 4 distinct seasons, Niseko is best known for the quality and quantity of snow, Hot springs, the vast food experience and the unique blend of Japanese and International culture.


  • Niseko is located 2 1/2 hours from New Chitose International Airport
  • The Closest City is Sapporo located 2 hours away
  • Ski season opens 26 November until 06 May
  • Summer season is June to September
  • Hirafu is the largest of the 5 resorts in Niseko
  • The Shiribetsu River is the rated the cleanest in Japan
  • English is widely spoken in Niseko compared to any other Japanese resorts
  • Famous Hokkaido food includes Soup Curry, Ramen and seafood
Foreign Currency Exchange

You can exchange most major currencies in Niseko including: USD, CAD, AUD, NZD, HKD, CNY, KPW, GBP, EUR, CHF (check in case of changes).

  • Population to Snowfall

    15 metres

  • Area to Elevation

    260 metres (above sea level)

  • Density to average temp

    -7 Winter / 22 Summer

  • Coordinates

    42 48'N 140 41' E