GoSnow offers Morning, Afternoon and All Day Private Lessons for adults and children. The only Ski School in Niseko-Hirafu with priority lift queuing!

Price Snapshot

First Tracks ¥12,000 (1 hour), Twilight Lesson (2 hour) ¥18,000, Half Day Lesson: AM (4 hour) ¥45,000 or PM (2 hour) ¥30,000, All Day (6 hour) Lesson: ¥55,000

  • Information

    Private lessons are run by GoSnow, the official international snowsports school of the Grand Hirafu Resort, and are a great way to take your skiing or snowboarding to the next level.

    Priority lift lines Extended: Jump the queue at four different locations at Grand-Hirafu: the Hirafu Gondola, Ace Centre 4 Quad and also the Family Pair Lift and Holiday Pair Lift. Get the most out of your time on Niseko’s sensational snow to learn the basics and enhance your skills and technique with the qualified GoSnow instructors.


    DurationStart TimePrice
    Full Day6hrsFlexible start time from: 8:30 to 10:30¥55,000
    Family Private 6hrsFlexible start time from: 8:30 to 10:30¥55,000
    Half Day Morning (AM)4hrs9:00am - 1:00pm¥45,000
    Half Day Afternoon (PM)2hrs1:30pm - 3:30pm¥20,000
    First Tracks1hr08:30am - 09:30am¥12,000
    Twilight*2hrs4:00pm - 6:00pm¥18,000
    Spring AM Private**2hrs 8:30am - 10:30am or 10:30am - 12:30pm¥24,000

    *Twilight will be running only while night skiing is in operation. 

    **Spring AM Private lessons are available 1st March to 30th April. 

    Family Private: Share the mountain experience and spend quality time together on the slopes as a family. Family Private lessons make it possible to spend the day together exploring the mountain while building memories. Allowing parents and children time to work together on common goals , the Family Private caters for guests looking for a relaxed, fun environment and exploring the slopes of Niseko with your instructor.

    First Tracks 1 hour Lesson: Designed for intermediate to advanced level skiers, to allow you to get up on the hill nice and early to enjoy those fresh turns an some hidden spots! 

    Location: GoSnow lessons start in the Gondola Area or the Ace Family Pair area. Beginner lessons will stay around the exclusive GoSnow Beginners Area (where the Magic Carpets are), while higher levels can hop straight onto the Gondola or the Ace Centre 4 Quad and head to other areas throughout the Niseko United resorts.

    The GoSnow Private Lesson teams are some of the most experienced and qualified instructors in Niseko, allowing you the best possible learning experience. Please let us know if specialist lessons (freestyle, powder, etc.) are required.

    Lesson Size: The above prices flat rates for up to 6 Guests. GoSnow strongly recommends against mixing participants of different ability levels and/or age groups in the same lesson. Skiers and snowboarders cannot share the same lesson.

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  • Terms & Conditions
    • Bookings can only be accepted more than 72 hours in advance.
    • Bookings can only be accepted from Niseko Central’ Guests.
    • Lift passes and equipment rental are NOT included in the lesson price.
    • Lessons for children under 3 years can be booked, however only in a 1 on 1 environment. We recommend no more than 3 hours for these lessons, however 2hours is a more optimal duration for this age group.
    • Lessons are available daily from Resort Open date to Resort Close (snow dependent).
    • Payment for any Guest Service is due 7 days prior to Check-in. We reserve the right to cancel without notice any service we have not received payment for by this due date.
    • Bookings are subject to the Niseko Central terms and conditions.
    • Cancellation 8 to 4 days prior to the lesson start date will incur a 20% cancellation fee. Cancellation 3 days (or less) prior to the lesson start date will incur a 100% cancellation fee. “Cancellation” includes changes that reduce the overall value of the booking.