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Rafting Tours

Rafting Tours

Rafting is the most popular outdoor activity in Niseko. Jump into a rubber boat with your friends and challenge yourself to a trip down one of Hokkaido’s most beautiful rivers, the Shiribetsu river. Along with your fellow crew and experienced guide, you will enjoy the thrills and excitement of rafting on white water.

Based on the season, Hokkaido Rivers offer rafting trips suited to the adventure seeker with the large snow melt in spring time, through to lower graded tours that the whole family can enjoy in summer.

Whether you are a first timer or an experienced outdoor sports fanatic, rafting is amazing fun and suitable for all ages.

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Ducky & Fun Kayak

Ducky & Fun Kayak

Ducky

For those looking for a real challenge, try a ducky (inflatable kayaking) Tour. Sit in a small two-person raft, and have your own kayak oar to steer with. This allows you to get closer to the river and the force of the water, the river seems more powerful than it does when sitting in a large raft. Under the watchful eye of our trained professional staff, we will show you the necessary techniques etc., needed to run rivers, and support you on your downriver Ducky tour.

Fun Kayak

Learn the basics of Fun Kayaking in flat water on the HANAZONO Lake with this short 20 minute course. Our experienced guides will show you how to maintain your weight and the basic strokes involved. Available 9:00am to 4:00pm daily.

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Canyoning

Canyoning

Our most adrenaline fueled, physically challenging, adventure activity on offer in Niseko.

You will put on a wetsuit and a vest to explore a network of canyons and deep pools where you will jump, slide, swim and finish off with a 6m jump into a beautiful pool.

The first section is a slow river section where you can take in the natural surrounds, followed by slightly more turbulent waters, finishing off at the stunning Lion Falls.

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Sea Kayak

Sea Kayak

Sea kayaks are specialised kayaks with a covered deck and the ability to drive through waves.

They trade off the manoeuvrability of white water kayaks for cargo capacity, ease of straightline paddling, and comfort for long journeys.

Sitting at sea level as you glide across the water surface is an amazing experience and will give you the sense of walking on water.

The Sea of Japan coastline is a part of the NisekoShakotanOtaru Kaigan Quasi National Park and offers amazing scenery, especially from the ocean.

Beginners or first timers can be assured our expert Guides will explain all flotation equipment, safety features and show you the correct techniques so you can quickly adapt to enjoy the tour.

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Wake Park

Wake Park

Hanazono is the first resort in Japan to have its own actions sports Wake Park.

Whether you are a first timer or an experienced wake boarder, the park is the perfect place to develop your skills.

The Park uses the System 2.0, which is essentially a straight-line cable system, it is designed specifically for wake sports and provides a continuous ride.

Two stanchions are set on either side of the lake and two overhead cables are strung between them, a quiet electric motor drives the cable.

This design allows a smooth start and stop and gives riders a more consistent pull, even the ability to do air tricks.

Anyone can easily ride System 2.0.

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Mountain Bike Park

Mountain Bike Park

The newly developed Hanazono Bike Park has been designed by competition riders to suit all levels to bring an International standard to Hokkaido.

Start your day with a biking adventure from the 308 Day Centre, where you have the convenience of rental bikes, café, lockers, showers, toilets and mountain bike accessories.

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Bag Jump

Bag Jump

BAGJUMP is a new and innovative tool to practise freestyle jumps safely.

It is a giant multi chambered Airbag used instead of a hard landing surface to practise new Tricks and have fun without risk of getting hurt.

Niseko HANAZONO Resort has taken the initiative to install the first BAGJUMP in Japan, it is used all year round.

Professional athletes are right into BAGJUMP and practise regularly to improve their skills and gives an edge in their sport without taking the risk of injuries.

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Zipline

Zipline

The Zip Lines are 200m & 230m long making them the longest in Hokkaido.

The zip lines are an inclined cable strung between two points, with the harnessed rider attached to the cable with a pulley-like device that allows a ride down the line with the force of gravity, skimming over the Hanazono basin and the Summer Bag Jump.

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Kids Activities

Kids Activities

The Hanazono Resort has installed specially designed chutes on its slope so guests can experience waterless tubing.

The mats you sit or lie on are known as Tubby mats which provide the same sensation as gliding on snow.

Because the chutes are waterless, there’s no need to worry about swimwear or changing clothes before or after.

Just come as you are and experience the thrill.

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Nature Activities

Nature Activities

Eco Walking, Other

The Niseko Mountain Range and foothills of Mt Yotei are dotted with lakes and are a wealth of beautiful alpine plants.

Hanazono offers exceptional hiking trails all the way up to the picturesque Lake Kagaminuma; where the beauty of the fauna is inspiring.

Walking and nature viewing.

A tour suitable for all ages, regardless of your physical strength.

Depending on conditions, tours to Shinsenuma and Hangetsuko are also available.

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Niseko Tokyu Golf Course

Niseko Tokyu Golf Course

The Niseko Tokyu Golf Course at Hanazono is a high quality 18-hole, par 72 championship course of some 7,003 yards.

This is a truly stunning course with majestic vistas of Mt Yotei and spectacular changes of colour with each season, it is the most sought after course in the area challenging the most accomplished golfer.

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Day Tours

Day Tours

Located conveniently in the southwest of Japan’s northern most island, Hokkaido, the Niseko area offers many exciting destinations to explore.

We have a variety of day trips to surrounding areas including the site of the 2008 G8 summit- Lake Toya, the picturesque canal city of Otaru, Japan’s fifth biggest city- Sapporo and the popular onsen area of Noboribetsu.

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