Summer Activities


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Mountains, Forests, Ocean and Rivers

Rich in nature and blessed with cool and comfortable summers. Hanazono is an ideal destination to enjoy outdoor activities.

Activities in Summer 2020

In addition to the popular river-based activities such as Rafting, a wider range of activities, fun and adventure is on offer from this summer.

Check out the list below to find out more!

2020 Summer Season

  • Hanazono Forest

    Niseko is also home to various hiking trails with breathtaking views. With our expert guides, you can learn about ecology, local wildlife, conservation and where to find the best viewpoints in all of the region.
     

    Tree Trekking course in Hanazono was scheduled to open this summer, but unfortunately we need to have it remain closed for this season due to Covid-19 prevention.

    Trekking Tours


    June 1 - Oct 31

    There are 4 trails in the collection:

    Shinsen Numa

    Hangetsuko

    Kagaminuma

    Iwaonupuri

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    Horseback Riding Tour


    July 1 - Oct 31

    New in 2020, added to the great selection of Hanazono activities, here is the Horse Back Riding tour for those who are looking for a relaxing activity to do under the vast Niseko sky.

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  • Hanazono Ocean

    Take to the seas with Hanazono Ocean activities just a few hours away from the mountainous ranges of Niseko. With clear skies, fresh air and stunning surrounding scenery, Hokkaido offers some of the best ocean landscapes to explore in Japan.

    Ocean Fishing Charter


    Jun 1 - Sep 30

    Take to the sea with a professional fisherman and private boat to

    explore the best fishing spots near Niseko.

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    Sea Kayaking


    Jul 11 - Sep 13

    Glide along the surface of the water in a sea kayak, discovering

    coves, cliffs and bays along Shakotan National Park near Otaru.

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  • Hanazono River

    Niseko is not only blessed with stunning mountains, but we are also home to the incredible Shiribetsu River, one of the cleanest rivers in all of Japan. Don't miss out these fun water activities!

    Rafting


    June 1 - Oct 31

    Jump into a rubber boat with your friends and challenge yourself to a trip down the beautiful Shiribetsu river. The most popular summer activity in Niseko.

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    Ducky


    Jun 1 - Oct 31

    Challenge the rapids with your paddling skills! As you to get closer to the river, the force of the water seems more powerful than it does when sitting in a large raft.

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    Canyoning


    Jul 11 - Sep 6

    Put on a wet suite and explore the canyons! A simple yet our most adrenaline fueled adventure on offer.

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    Kids Rafting


    Jul 11 - Sep 6

    Kid’s Rafting is a more tamed experience for families with kids as young as 3 being able to raft down the river safely and learn about the ecosystem around the river.

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    River Fishing


    Jul 1 - Oct 31

    Meet up with an expert fishing guide for a private lesson. All tours come with everything you need to get started.

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  • Hanazono Wheels

    With wide open roads, winding trails and towering forests, Niseko in summer is a haven for wheels - road biking and mountain biking plus newer options like golf carts and e-bikes! Hanazono Wheels tours cater for all fitness levels and skills, ranging from flat/downhill e-bike rides and golf cart tours to group cycle tours around Niseko.

    Golf Cart Tour


    Jun 1 - Sep 30

    Drive through the Hanazono Golf course at sunset with a golf cart. The guide will take you to the best viewpoints in the area.

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    Mountain Bike Tour


    Jun 1 - Oct 31

    Explore the beautiful  forest of Hanazono with an experienced guide.

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    Bike Rentals


    June 1 - Oct 31

    Mountain bikes, road bikes and e-bikes. We rent various types of bicycles at our Niseko Sports Stores in Hanazono.

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  • Hanazono Excursions

    Hanazono and Niseko are beautiful places - but so is the rest of the island prefecture of Hokkaido, so why not explore? Hanazono Excursions are a way to turn a simple trip to Niseko into a cross-island tour, discovering all there is to see on Japan’s natural paradise.

    Furano & Biei Tour


    June - Nov

    Explore the amazing colors of lavender and other flowers in this famous area.

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    Otaru Tour


    June - Nov

    Discover Otaru, a port town that flourished in the pioneering era of modern Hokkaido, and Yoichi where the famous Nikka Whiskey was founded.

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    Toya & Noboribestu Tour


    June - Nov

    Explore the majestic beauty of Lake Toya, unique landscapes sculpted by water and volcanic eruptions. Discover Noboribestu and soak your feet in natural onsen river.

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    Sapporo Tour


    June - Nov

    A tour where you can fully enjoy the charm of the northern capital, Sapporo city. 

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