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Niseko International Snowsports School


NISS boasts a complete offering of group lessons to accommodate every guest, whether beginner or advanced, small child or adult, skier or snowboarder.  Lessons take place in HANAZONO, which offers a Learning Centre for kids, and access to a world class indoor and outdoor facility avoiding the crowds of Hirafu.

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 Kids Club and Yuki Programs are inclusive of a great lunch at Hanazono 308.

NISS Express Shuttle Bus

Express Shuttle Service from between Hirafu and 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. Shuttles are operated continuously throughout the day.

NISS Programs:

  • Adult Max:
    • Morning half day - 10:00~12:30
    • Full day - 10:00~15:30
  • Kids Tic Tac (3-6 years): Full day - 10:00~15:30
  • Kids Yuki Max (7-14 years): Full day - 10:00~15:30


  • Level 1 - first timer
  • Level 2 - can stop
  • Level 3 - can turn
  • Level 4 - green
  • Level 5 - red/black

Operating December 2, 2017 – April 1, 2018

Note: Kids Half Day Lessons will be arranged with Gondola Snowsports:

  • Ninja Kids (3-6 years) Half Day - 09:30~12:30
  • Yama Riders (7-14 years) Half Day - 09:30~12:30

Gondola Snowsports operate at either Hirafu or Gondola base.

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Niseko Academy


Niseko Academy offer visitors with a premier private ski and snowboard lesson, unparallelled by any other school in Niseko.  Their instructors are talented, seasoned professionals who ensure customers get the BEST lesson possible.

Gondola Snowsports

Gondola Snowsports is dedicated to international visitors and are conveniently based at Hirafu Gondola.  All lessons are conducted in English by a team of professional and accredited instructors from all around the world.  GoSnow offers lessons to guests aged 3-99 and to everyone from complete beginners to advanced skiers.  The GoSnow base as on-snow beginner and kids' facilities, including magic carpet, lunch, rest and toilet facilities.


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