Group Ski & Snowboard Lessons with Gondola Snowsports | SamuraiSnow

Group Ski & Snowboard Lessons with Gondola Snowsports

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Gondola Snowsports are dedicated to international visitors and all lessons are conducted in English by a team of professional and accredited instructors and trainers from Australia, New Zealand, North America and Europe.

With specialist programs for adults, children / youths and young children and dedicated magic carpet area for beginners, Gondola Snowsports are perfectly set up to help you improve your technique and have a great time with like minded skiers and riders.

Gondola Snowsports Niseko


Gondola Snowsports Locations

Go Snow Locations

GoSnow is based in the main village of Hirafu with two convenient locations at the Gondola Base & Family Base When selecting your base area, we recommend:

  • Select the base area which offers all the lesson types on your select dates
  • Check the proximity of your accommodation to our bases & the free resort shuttle stopping points

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Adult Program (15 yrs +)

GoSnow Adult Group Instructors are passionate about all things Snow and Niseko; our team are here to show your guests all that Niseko United has on offer, be that the gentle beginner bowls of the Gondola area or the deep powder of Niseko Annupuiri a day with our team will have you smiling and noticing real improvement.

  • 6 person maximum group sizes
  • Adult beginner groups have access to two exclusive learning areas at the Beginner Learning Zone with Magic Carpet and the Snowboard Learning Zone
  • Intermediate and advanced riders will enjoy easy access to the more advanced slopes via the high speed Gondola.

Specialised Workships

For Advanced Level Adult Guests, Go Snow offers Specialised Workshops in Powder Technique, Technical skills, Freestyle & Women's specific.

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Teen Ski Program (13-17 yrs)

This full day group lessons allows riders of similar age and ability to enjoy all Niseko has to offer together.

  • Maximum 8 participant per class

  • Novice, Intermediate & Advanced levels - please check Ability Level Chart for a description of each level.

  • Lessons at Gondola Base location only

  • All Mountain lift pass is required for Intermediate & Advanced levels

  • Lessons include lunch

  • Lessons are available from 16th December 2019 to 31st January 2020

Niseko Group Lessons


Yama Riders Program (7-14 yrs)

Go Snow

Yama Riders translates to ‘mountain riders’ and this program is all about keeping kids safe while they have fun, learning new skills and exploring the entire Niseko United resort.

  • Maximum 8 participant per class

  • Choose to start from Gondola Base or Family Base locations (except Advanced snowboarders who only start at Gondola Base location)

  • Classes are matched according to age and ability level

  • The program includes exploration to different areas of the mountain, group activities and challenges so that kids are learning to ride through a fun and engaging experience.




Ninja Kids Ski Program (3-6 yrs)

Go Snow

The Ninja Kids Ski program is specifically for young children aged 3-6 years and is lead by an international team of specialist children’s instructors.

Ninja kids will benefit from own dedicated learning area and magic carpet, whilst experienced kids have access to Grand Hirafu beginner slopes.

    • Maximum 8 participant per class

    • Choose to start from Gondola Base or Family Base locations

    • Exclusive Magic Carpet learnibgn area at both location

    • Ninja Kids has set ski times, with lunch and snacks included throughout the day.

    • Ninja Kids will operate in Grand Hirafu Resort (Hirafu & Hanazono) only.




      2019 / 20 Prices

      Go Snow Niseko Group Lessons Prices


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      View Ability Level Guide

      GoSnow Ability Level


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      You can book Group Lessons, Private Lessons, Lesson Packages, Workshops or Guiding Tours through this Booking Tool. Please check that you are selecting the right product.

      If you have already booked accommodation with Samurai Snow, please fill out the Add To Order section as many times as required to add lessons to your booking. 

      All Group Lessons have the Hirafu Gondola as their start location.

      When you have finished adding lessons, please ensure that you scroll down within the booking form window and check the details of your order in the My Order section.