First snow has fallen in town and Niseko's winter playground is very much on its way for another epic snow season in Winter 2018/19. With the entirety of the resort to be covered in layers of pristine snow over the coming months, here's how Niseko-Hirafu looks like as of October 31, 2018.

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New snow on the slopes. Who's ready to ride?

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With the new snowfall, Niseko United resorts are scheduled to open (weather depending) on the following dates:

  • Niseko Grand Hirafu: Friday, 23rd Nov
  • Niseko Annupuri: Friday, 23rd Nov
  • Niseko Village: Saturday, 1st Dec
  • Niseko Hanazono: Saturday, 1st Dec

It's still not too late to book that dream powder holiday. Check out our huge selection of accommodation