NISS Niseko International Snowsports School

Early Season Sale

Receive a 10% discount on Group and Private lessons booked before December 15th, 2017.
Discount available for lessons taking place between the 2nd - 15th December, 2017 (inclusive)

*some packages not included.


We believe in creating memories for you and your family where natures beauty is enhanced by our facilities and your instructor is inspired to teach and pass on their knowledge to you.

We are an official resort operated Snowsports school with two convenient locations in Hanazono and Hirafu. NISS boasts a complete offering of services to accommodate for every guests needs and aspirations, whether beginner or advanced, small child or adult, skier or snowboarder.

Come and share a memory with NISS.

 Kids ProgramsAdult Programs 

Hanazono Learning Areas

Hanazono Learning Areas Operated

From first timers to those who want to step up their expert game, HANAZONO is the perfect place to learn. With the expansion of the HANAZONO 308 Learning Center, kids have access to a world class indoor and outdoor facility. The outdoor HANAZONO facilities, positioned directly in front of 308 are now improved to make learning and progression fun for the kids for days on end. All Tic Tac Program and Yuki Programs are inclusive of a great lunch at HANAZONO 308.

Hanazono Learning Trails

All new adventure trails 

NISS is expanding Niseko's designated learning trails network with the addition of Kamp Kitsune!  Try and spot Kitsune - Kamonohashi`s cheeky friend as we explore the bumps and lumps and powder of this new tree course. Everyone loves skiing the trees and to make it safe, fun and great for learning NISS have made an exciting adventure trail - Strawberry Bell's located on the right side of Strawberry fields.

NEW IN 2017!

  • Tic Tac group programs reduced to 5 - unmatched in Niseko
  • Yuki group programs reduced to 7 - unmatched in Niseko
  • Niseko Parent's Program - 5,000 JPY per parent
  • Beginner's Package - all in one package for those first timers
  • Yuki Freeride Program - taking kids to the next level

Learn to ski in the language you prefer

Contact Information

Telephone: +81 (0) 136 21 66 88 
Fax: +81 (0) 136 21 66 57


Group Programs

Key points

  • Meet at Hirafu or Hanazono
  • Lessons conducted at Hanazono
  • All day group and kids lessons are held at the improved HANAZONO learning facility.

Adult group programs:

Kids group programs:

Private Programs

Key Points

  • A fully qualified and experienced instructor all to yourselves!
  • Convenient option of starting from either Hanazono or Hirafu
  • Lessons conducted at Hanazono and Hirafu

Private programs:

Finding Us


193-6 Yamada, Kutchan-cho, 044-0081 328-36 Iwaobetsu, Kutchan-cho, 044-0082

NISS Hirafu Base

NISS Hirafu is located opposite the Vale hotel, within metres of Family Chair Lift. Meet here for lessons starting in Hirafu and also for the NISS Express Shuttle Service.

Shuttle buses to Hanazono

We've made it hassle free to start your day's group lessons with our NISS Express Shuttle Service from NISS Hirafu direct to HANAZONO. Simply arrive for registration before 9:15am and your instructor will be waiting to assist you with the short 15 minute trip to HANAZONO. Your instructor will provide a short introduction on the way to prepare you for your day's lesson.

We also provide continuous free shuttles throughout the day. Check our access page for more information.

NISS Express Shuttle HANAZONO Shuttle



9:00AM - 9:30AM 3:30PM - 3:45PM 7:50AM - 5:10PM
Every 20 min

Contact Information

Telephone: +81 (0) 136 21 66 88 
Fax: +81 (0) 136 21 66 57

Get in Touch

We're friendly and available to chat. Reach out to us anytime and we'll happily answer your questions.

  • Address

    328-36 Aza-Iwaobetsu, Kutchan-cho
    Abuta-Gun, Hokkaido 044-0082 Japan

  • Numbers

    Activity Bookings - +81 (0)136 21 66 88
    Resort Information - +81 (0)136 23 01 03

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