Age-by-Age Guide to Kids Winter Activities in Niseko
Winter in Niseko is fun for the whole family! Here is our age-by-age guide to exciting kids winter activities.
Children of this age group love to play in the snow! This is the perfect age to start learning to ski.
Slide down our safe and dedicated tube park, and get a lift back to the top on a magic carpet. Great for kids and for those who want to act like one.
With most of the ski schools in the area, children's first ski lesson starts from 3 years old. Niseko International Snowsports School (NISS) has programs structured and timed to provide care and support during the different learning stages in each child's development with world-class child-friendly facilities in Hanazono Resort.
- Sorry, this activity is not available for 2019-20 winter -
For children aged 6 years or older. Children can drive this kids-sized snowmobile themselves in a safe dedicated race track. Very popular non-ski activity.
The learning curve is very fast in this age group! In addition to Age 3 - 6 activities, children are ready to try these exciting new programs.
Bigger kids can enjoy even more fun activities. In addition to Age 7 - 12 activities, they can try these fun tours:
At this age, time that the children can stay outdoors in cold weather is limited. Even among local Niseko kids who are born here, it's not an exception to find toddlers not interested in playing on snow until their third birthday.
Therefore choosing a good balance between outdoor and indoor activities is key for a successful Niseko winter trip with babies and toddlers. If the purpose of the trip is to have a lot of fun in the snow with your child, it may be good to wait until your child is 3 years old.
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A popular indoor playground both on sunny and stormy days. Parents can enjoy a sip of coffee in the cafe area right next to the playground while watching the children play. Adults and older children can try wall climbing in the same building.