Try some different, fun, winter activities in the Niseko-Hirafu area and enjoy the beauty of the Niseko area!

Price Snapshot

Group Snowshoe Tour Adult: ¥8,000, Child: ¥5,000
Private Cross-country Ski Tour ¥24,000 (up to 6 pax)
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  • Information

    For bookings or enquiries, please email us at [email protected]

    Looking for something different to try? Snowshoeing and Cross-country Skiing are great for families and are run by the Niseko Adventure Centre (NAC). Free pick-up from your accommodation included with Private Tours.

    You will get a 10% discount with your Experience Niseko Passport from the below prices.

    Snowshoeing

    Snowshoes allow you to enjoy a walk across the pristine white snow in a true winter wonderland! Snowshoeing is available for Group (shared with other Guests) or Private (only for you and your friends) bookings.

    Group Morning Snowshoe Tours

    Get ready to get some exercise in the morning with NAC's Snowshoeing Tour. The tour is suitable for guests who want to take a break from skiing and are interested in exploring the nearby area. Children older than 6 yrs of age can join the tour.

    • Start Time: 9:00
    • Duration: 2.5 hours
    • Minimum Guests: 3
    • Maximum Guests: 6
    • Cost per Adult: ¥8,000
    • Cost per Child: ¥5,000

    *Guests are asked to make their own way to NAC prior to their Tour start time. Snowshoe & boots are provided by NAC.

    Group Afternoon Snowshoe Tours

    Take a break from skiing/snowboarding and try something new! This afternoon tour will be a great way to get a little exercise in while enjoying the winter scenery on foot in Niseko.

    • Start Time: 13:30
    • Duration: 2.5 hours
    • Minimum Guests: 3
    • Maximum Guests: 6
    • Cost per Adult: ¥8,000
    • Cost per Child: ¥5,000

    *Guests are asked to make their own way to NAC prior to their Tour start time. Snowshoe & boots are provided by NAC.

    Group Night Snowshoe Tours

    This tour gives you the unique experience of Niseko's beautiful snow covered night time forest. Hiking with either stars overhead or snow fluttering down and a mixture of the noises of the night around you. This tour is suitable for the whole family and includes dinner. Children older than 6 yrs of age can join the tour.

    • Start Time: 17:00
    • Duration: 3.5 hours
    • Minimum Guests: 3
    • Maximum Guests: 6
    • Cost per Adult: ¥10,000
    • Cost per Child: ¥7,000
    • Includes tea, snack & dinner

    *Guests are asked to make their own way to NAC prior to their Tour start time. Snowshoe & boots are provided by NAC.

    Private Snowshoe Tours

    Hike through the winter forest and make your way towards a crater lake at the foot of Mt. Yotei. Next is a huge snow-slide down to the frozen and snow-filled Lake Hangetsu. Stop here in the peacefulness of the crater for refreshments before heading back. This tour is suitable for the whole family. (Children older than 6 yrs of age can join the tour)

    Morning Private Snowshoe Tour

    • Start Time: 9:00
    • Duration: 2.5 hours
    • Maximum Guests: 6
    • Cost: ¥24,000
    • Includes tea & snack

    Afternoon Private Snowshoe Tour

    • Start Time: 13:30
    • Duration: 2.5 hours
    • Maximum Guests: 6
    • Cost: ¥24,000
    • Includes tea & snack

    Night Private Snowshoe Tour

    • Start Time: 17:00
    • Duration: 3.5 hours
    • Maximum Guests: 6
    • Cost: ¥30,000
    • Includes tea, snack & dinner

    *Complimentary pick-up/drop-off service is included in the Private Tour price. Snowshoe & boots are also provided by NAC.

    Cross-Country Skiing

    Cross-country skis are special skis that allow to walk along flat areas and even up small hills, as well as sliding down. A great way to enjoy the outdoors, at a slightly higher pace than snowshoeing. Cross-country skiing is available for Private (only for you and your friends) bookings.

    • Start Time: 13:30
    • Duration: 2.5 hours
    • Maximum Guests: 6
    • Cost: ¥24,000
    • Includes tea & snack

    NAC will be pick you up from your accommodation 15 minutes before the tour start time (if requested).


    General Summary:

    The tour fee includes snowshoe/cross-country equipment and a snack (Night tours include dinner). Shoesizes available for snowshoeing are 22-28cm, and for cross-country 20-29cm.

    Adult: 13+; Child: 6 to 12. The minimum age for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing is 6 years.

    The minimum number of people for the Group Snowshoe Tour to run is 2. If less than 2 bookings are received, Guests will be offered a refund or reschedule.

    The tours may be cancelled due to bad weather - Guests will be offered a refund or reschedule.

    Snowshoe tours are available from 1 December - 31 March. Group Cross-country tours are available from 15 Jan to 31 March (snow dependent).

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  • Terms & Conditions
    • Bookings can only be accepted more than 72 hours in advance.
    • From 15 days to 2 days before 50% will be charged for any cancellations. Within 2 days of tour 100% cancellation fee.
    • A minimum of 2 pax in total are required for the Group Tour to operate.
    • Minimum required age is 6 years old.
    • Tours may be cancelled at any time by NAC due to unsafe weather or snow conditions. In this case Guests will be offered an alternative date for the tour or a full refund.
    • Bookings can only be accepted from Niseko Central’ Guests.
    • Bookings are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from Niseko Central via email.
    • Bookings are subject to the Niseko Central terms and conditions.
    • Requests for changes or cancellations should be sent via email to [email protected].