Resort Opens on Thursday 23rd November

The snow has arrived in spectacular fashion over the weekend and in true Niseko style it has blanketed the whole area in white almost overnight.

The Tap Has Been Opened

Car Snow

Dude, where's my car?

Niseko Grand Hirafu is ready to open with the first lucky riders heading up on Thursday morning, 23rd November. This is the earliest open date in 5 years!

We have received epic amounts of snow over the past few days and have plenty more in the forecast. You can keep your eye on the snowfall over the season on our convenient tracker which is already showing an eye-watering 109.5cm of snow in November.

Our daily snow reports are also up and running and you can see the latest snow forecast by clicking here.

Winter is here!