Niseko ski resort » Japan


Niseko Ski Resort is located on Japan's northern island, Hokkaido, and is just a 2.5 hour drive from Sapporo City. Not only is Niseko Japan’s #1 ski resort, it is also considered as one of the top 10 international ski resorts in the world.

Skiing and snowboarding in Niseko is like nothing you have ever experienced. Not only does Niseko deliver a phenomenal average of 14+ metres of the driest powder snow on earth, it also has more than enough wide open powder bowls, tree runs, mogul runs, half-pipes, quarter pipes and table tops to keep a massive grin on your face for weeks and weeks.

Niseko United comprises of 4 interlinked resorts: Hanazono, Grand Hirafu, Niseko Village and An’nupuri catering well for all ability levels. With our own office and staff in Niseko, Deep Powder Snow Holidays proudly offer a complete service for your Niseko holiday.  

Niseko Mountain Facts


Niseko Snow Forecast

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Niseko Accommodation Map


Niseko Village Facts


Since DPT sent our first clients to Niseko, we have seen it transform from a quaint rural village into what it is today, a vibrant town bursting with over 100 restaurants and bars, more than 200 accommodation options from traditional Japanese Inns to five-star resorts, a booming shopping scene and a plethora of exciting activities on and off the slopes.

Niseko is separated into many accommodation zones. The main and most popular zone is Hirafu Village, other options are Niseko Village, Izumikyo, Kabayama and Annupuri. No matter where you are staying, the ski area can be easily access through the free village shuttle service. Taxi services are available for after hours. This modern day winter wonderland caters for everyone. Après activities include: local onsens, ice fishing, cat skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, fat bikes, cooking classes, heli skiing, karaoke, photography tours plus more.

Japan is traditionally a cash society. In Niseko, the majority of hotels and restaurants will accept credit cards however there are a few establishments that will only accept cash. Niseko now has a few ATMs however, it is advisable to take cash with you.