Niseko's dry powdery snow is incredibly popular with international skiers. One of four ski resorts in the area, Niseko Hanazono is located on the southwest corner of Japan's north island, Hokkaido. Niseko HANAZONO is surrounded by the majestic Niseko Mountain and is renowned for its range of free ride ski and terrain parks. Holiday makers seeking adventure will love the resorts' activities on offer including winter rafting, sledding, zip lining and bag jumping, which allows skiers to practice their jumps safely by landing on a giant air bag.

For more information regarding Niseko ski holidays contact a friendly Flight Centre consultant and don't forget to ask about our great deals on hotels, tours, travel insurance, transfers and more.

Fast Facts

Ski Season:
Early December - early April

Opening Times:
8:30 am - 4:30pm

Terrain Grades:
25% easy, 63% intermediate, 12% advanced

240m base elevation, 1200m top elevation


Ski School:
Private lessons and group classes are available for adults and children

Cost of 1 Day Pass:

Car parks:
Niseko Hanazono Resort has 2,500 car parks

Getting There

The nearest main international airport to Niseko is New Chitose Airport, located just over 80km away. Book flights online

Niseko also has a train station on the JR Hokkaido Hakodate Main Line.


There are a range of apartments, houses and a resort located within the greater Niseko area. Book accommodation online

Car Hire

Car hire is available in Chitose and Sapporo. During winter, snow chains for your tires are essential so be sure to also hire chains. You can book your car online to guarantee availability.

Travel Insurance

travel insurance is a necessity no matter where you travel overseas. When skiing or snowboarding overseas, make sure you are covered and enjoy your winter holiday with peace of mind.


Niseko HANAZONO Ski Resort hosts a range of events throughout the winter season. Some calendar highlights include the Niseko Winter Music Festival and the HANAZONO Monthly Freestyle Competition Series.

All Inclusive Packages

For an all inclusive ski holiday package including flights, tours, ski passes and more please contact a Flight Centre consultant on 1800 200 6668 or fill in the enquiry form below.

Trail Map

Download the below PDF for a detailed map of the different trails available at Niseko. On this map, green lines represent the easiest trails, red are more difficult and black are the most difficult trails.

Niseko Trail Map [PDF]

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