Plan Ahead for Winter 2021/22 – Check Out Operating Schedules at 3 Hokkaido Ski Resorts You Must Visit

2021, November 30

2021/22 NISEKO UNITED Resort Operating schedule 

Set amidst the spectacular beauty of Hokkaido, Niseko is a mountain destination that has won a top spot in the heart of ski fanatics and nature lovers around the world. The townships of Annupuri, Niseko, Hirafu and Hanazono are often referred to collectively as Niseko. Each town’s ski resort offers unique access to the legendary slopes of Mt Annupuri in a combination known as Niseko United. 

 

【NISEKO GRAND HIRAFU】

Operation Period: December 4, 2021 - May 5, 2022 
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022 
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:00 

※ Subject to change without notice due to new coronavirus status and other reasons. 

Visit resort website: Click HERE.  

 

【NISEKO HANAZONO RESORT】 

Operation Period: December 4, 2021 - April 3, 2022 
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:00 

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022 
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:00 

HANAZONO New Features 

Brand new luxury and heated 10-seater HANAZONO Symphony Gondola and new courses will open from December 4th!  In addition, the famous HANAZONO Lift 1 will be replaced as a new luxury & heated 6-seater replacing the 4 seater bubble chair. 

Click HERE for more details. 
Hanazono will also introduce night skiing for the first time ever! 

HANAZONO Shuttle Bus 
Only running to Upper Hirafu every 30 mins. Check the route map HERE

Visit resort website: Click HERE

 

【NISEKO VILLAGE】 

Operation Period: December 3, 2021 - April 3, 2022 
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022 
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:00 

Visit resort website: Click HERE

 

【NISEKO ANNUPURI】 

Operation Period: December 4, 2021 - May 5, 2021 
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30

Night Ski Operation Period: December 18, 2021 - March 20, 2022 
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:30 

Visit resort website: Click HERE
 

NISEKO UNITED Shuttle Bus 
Visit resort website: TO BE UPDATED

 

【NISEKO MOIWA SKI RESORT】 

Operation Period: December 4, 2021 – April 3, 2021 
Operation Hours: 8:30-15:30 

Visit resort website: Click HERE.

 

2020/21 Furano Ski Resort Operating Schedule 

Furano Ski Resort, which is operated by Prince Snow Resorts, has 23 trails across the two main ski areas—Furano and Kitanomine. Access is quick and easy with high-speed modern lifts.  A ropeway to the summit provides access to advanced slopes and plenty of backcountry terrain.  The resort caters to skiers and snowboarders of all abilities, with beginner slopes and teaching terrain for those learning for the first time, right through to steep and deep, ungroomed trails for the experts.  
 
Operation Period: November 20, 2021 - May 8, 2022 
Operation Hours: 8:30-16:30 

Night Ski Operation Period: Mid December, 2021 - March 20, 2022 
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:30-19:30 

Visit resort website: Click HERE

 

2020/21 Rusutsu Resort Operating Schedule

Winter in Rusutsu Resort, you can enjoy the finest powder snow that Niseko offers with the wide slopes that have been carefully maintained, and the best tree runs in the world. From beginners to advanced snowriders, you can glide over 42 km of terrain at any level. The ski resort cradles three mountains called West Mountain, East Mountain, and Mount Isola, and you can enjoy various terrain and beautiful scenery unique to Hokkaido. 
 
Operation Period: November 27, 2021 - April 3, 2022 
Operation Hours: 9:00-16:00 

Night Ski Operation Period: Mid December, 2021 - March 31, 2022 
Night Ski Operation Hours: 16:00-20:00 

Visit resort website: Click HERE

News And Offers


INTRODUCING FENIX FURANO

From December 2020, Fenix Furano will open its doors for the first time, firmly establishing an iconic ski in/ski out landmark at the base of the Kitanomine slopes.

INTRODUCING INTUITION NISEKO

Introducing Intuition, the newest and first of its kind hotel condominium within a private estate in Niseko-Hirafu, opening its doors in December 2020.

CHERRY BLOSSOM SPOTS IN THE NISEKO AREA

Cherry blossom season is nearly here in Hokkaido with the first blooms due around April 29 (A little earlier than expected)

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