Annupuri Back Bowl

Ski Resorts

Considered the powder snow captial of the world Niseko's resorts are a snow sports nivana.

The Niseko United ski and snowboard terrain consists of four inter-linked ski and snowboard resorts.

  • Niseko Annupuri
  • Niseko Hirafu
  • Niseko Higashiyama (Niseko Village - Hilton)
  • Hanazono

For more information on all four ski hills, visit Niseko United


For the advanced rider Niseko United offers a swathe of options both inbound or out the gates. The pillows and drop-offs of Strawberry Fields, the Bowl and Backbowl accessed through the gates at Annupuri are just two of the many options lying in wait with a deep covering of Japow.


Intermediate skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the 4 Niseko resort areas on groomed wide trails. Niseko Village (Higashiyama) has some great winding trails and steep terrain. For those who have not experienced ‘real’ powder before make sure to venture off piste into the powder on either side of the groomed trails, you will not be disappointed and instantly understand why everyone wants to ski Japan.


Beginner skiers and snowboarders are well catered for in all of the Niseko United beginner areas. Features such as magic carpets, dedicated begginer lifts and gentle fun terrain perfect to get you up and riding fast are available at all four Niseko resort areas.


Niseko Night Skiing and Snowboarding

The night skiing and snowboarding in Niseko is possibly the best in the world! The Niseko Hirafu area lights up a large portion of the mountain, including the more advanced upper mountain terrain, and remains open until 9pm. All the three seperate sections of Niseko United offer the "Nighta" (night skiing).

Niseko Terrain Park and Halfpipe

The terrain park and half-pipe - (beginner/intermediate) are located near the Hirafu Gondola or the Stomping Ground Terrain Pack (intermediate/advanced) is located in Hanazono.