Niseko Annupuri Ski and Snowboard School
Niseko is such a large area it offers five ski schools ensuring no matter where you stay there is access to exactly what you need. Niseko Annupuri Ski and Snowboard School use only Japanese staff who know Niseko like the back of their hands and are capable of offering a quality experience with patience at a reasonable cost.
Their coaches include 5 ISIA World Ski Association Certified Teachers, 2 FISI Italian Certified Teachers, 7 SAJ All Japan Ski Association Certified Instructors, 13 SIA Japan Professional Ski Association Certified Teachers, 2 JSBA Japan Snowboarding Association Certified Teachers.
Niseko Village Snowschool
Niseko Village Snowschool offers internationally certified multi-lingual instructors who pride themselves in ensuring a fun safe and exciting experience. The school highly recommends pre-booking your lessons and especially during the school’s peak season. Night skiing/snowboarding is available from mid December to early March. All private lessons are available from the start of December to the end of March subject to weather and snow conditions. Please be punctual for all lessons as latecomers will not have the option to extend, reschedule or get a refund.
Niseko International SnowSports School – NISS
Niseko International SnowSports School (NISS) is Niseko’s premier ski school and operates a very large range of adult and kids programs out of both They are invested in creating lifelong memories for you and your family. Their instructors are passionate and are inspired to teach and pass on their knowledge to you.
NISS has been providing snowsports lessons in Niseko since 2003. As an official resort-operated snowsports school, NISS is able to conduct lessons throughout the four Niseko United Resorts. Programs meet in Hanazono, before exploring the most appropriate terrain for the day. Their skilled instructors can accommodate every guest’s needs and aspirations, whether novice to expert, child or adult, skier or snowboarder.
English or Japanese speaking instructors. Priority lift access in Hanazono. The starting point for the first lesson is Hanazono or Park Hyatt.
NISS Adult Programs
Choose from Niseko Classic, a continuous 6-hour lesson, or morning or afternoon private lessons.
NISS Kids Programs
All lessons have a maximum of six students. Choose from Niseko Classic, Niseko Kids Classic (includes lunch coupon), or morning or afternoon private lessons. The Hanazono Bowl, accessed by two magic carpets and a unique Kamo Ride, is the perfect location for all learners.
Niseko Grand HIRAFU Snow School
The Niseko Grand HIRAFU Snow School offers lesson programs to all levels, from first-timers to advanced skiers and snowboarders, covering kids’ lessons, adult lessons, powder snow guides, early powder lessons plus nature hiking programs. Some lessons are Japanese speaking only. The school staff love teaching and understand the importance of connecting with every student. In this way, ski school instructors aim not only to pass on the technical skills but also to ensure an enjoyable experience by focusing on communication with each individual student.
GoSnow is the only school in Niseko-Hirafu with on-snow beginner and kid’s facilities based at the main gondola. When you ski with GoSnow you enjoy priority lift lanes, professional and accredited instructors, a wide range of group & private lessons, workshops & powder guiding tours. They conduct their ski and snowboard lessons in English by a team of professional and accredited instructors from all over the world.