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.

USEFUL INFORMATION

FACTSHEET
  • 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