Niseko | SamuraiSnow


Niseko at a glance

Our Ratings

Powder 5 Stars
Park 5 Stars
Piste 4 Stars
Culture 2 Stars
Dining 5 Stars
Nightlife 5 Stars
English?5 Stars


Advanced 32%
Intermediate 36%
Beginner 32%

Niseko it is the powder capital of Japan - the most famous and popular of the all of the Japanese ski resorts 

This resort features truly international ski villages with a variety of accommodation, fantastic restaurants and modern facilities to complement the epic mountain. 

There is truly something for everyone here:

  • Staggering 16m to 20m of dry powder snow per season
  • Massive variety of terrain: incredible off-piste areas, fantastic tree runs, pristine groomed piste runs and extensive terrain parks spread over 1,000 vertical meters.
  • Largest night skiing area in Japan
  • Huge variety of Japanese and Western dining
  • Extensive, lively and popular nightlife
  • Range of accommodation from luxury chalets, houses and apartments to local lodges and backpackers and everything in between. 
  • Several local onsen (hot springs) within easy walking distance

Niseko Resort

Niseko Accommodation

With the healthy mix of visitors from East and West, there is a variety of styles to suit everyone. 


Pre-Trip Concierge Booking Service

Why waste valuable holiday time when you get here?

Available to all guests who book accommodation with Samurai Snow, all of our pre-booking prices are the better or same as buying in the resort.

Resort Liner

Getting to Niseko

Whether you are coming from Tokyo, New Chitose Airport, Sapporo City, Otaru City or one of the other Hokkaido Ski Resorts, there are numerous options for the transfer to Niseko.

Niseko Snow Lifts and Terrain

When to Visit Niseko

Niseko offers something for everyone and depending on what kind of ski experience you are looking for, Niseko provides it at different times of the winter season.

Niseko Snow Lifts and Terrain

Snow, Lifts & Terrain

There is enough terrain to keep everyone happy from mellow piste runs, steeper pistes, tree runs, sidecountry off piste and full backcountry terrain. 

Shuttle Bus Services


Niseko operates shuttle bus services connecting the 4x ski areas that comprise Niseko United as well as nearby Kutchan Town. 

In addition, there are two free shuttle bus routes within Niseko Hirafu and two routes connecting Niseko Hirafu with Niseko Hanazono.

Niseko Restaurants

Restaurant Guide

Niseko offers an inspired range of dining options from authentic Japanese cuisine to fusion, ethnic and European cuisine. 

Niseko Restaurants

Snow Shoe Tours

With majestic trees, glittering snow and elusive wildlife, this is an activity the whole family can enjoy.