Private Lessons For International Guests
Private lessons are the ideal way to explore the best Niseko has to offer and enhance your skills with a dedicated and expert private instructor. Lessons are tailored to your needs and you can choose from one-on-one attention, or a group of up to 4 with similar ability levels to share the instructor.
|Level||Level 1 First Timer||Level 2 Beginner||Level 3 Novice||Level 4 Intermediate||Level 5 Advanced|
|Skill||It is my first time skiing or snowboarding.||I have tried skiing or snowboarding before and I can stop.||I can use the chair lift, link basic turns and speed control.||I can turn (parallel for skis or link turns for snowboard) on all green and red runs.||Confident riding all over the mountain.|
|Goal of the Lesson||Learn to stop and turn, go left & right.||Learning to simple turn (snowplough for ski, falling leaf for snowboard), ride the chair lift and control my speed.||Learning to turn and adapt to steeper and uneven terrain.||Learning to ride on all runs, short turns, easy bumps, intro to powder.||Further developing advanced riding skills across a variety of terrain.|
|Terrain||Flat land and magic carpet.||Magic carpet, Family chair.||Green runs, easy reds.||Red runs, easy blacks.||Whole mountain.|
* We work with only the best ski schools in the area to offer a premium service for our valued guests and will do all we can to accommodate your lesson language preference wherever possible if advised in advance.
|Full-Day (7-hours, including 1 Hour Lunch Break)||¥ 80,000|
|Half-Day AM (3 Hours)||¥ 50,000|
|Half-Day PM (3 Hours)||¥ 45,000|
|Kiroro/Rusutsu Full Day Lesson||¥ 90,000|
* Above pricing may vary dependent on the ski school provider available on your date and will be confirmed at time of booking.
Terms and Conditions
- Lift passes and equipment rental are not included in the lesson price and need to be purchased in addition to this cost.
- At time of booking please indicate whether a ski instructor or snowboard instructor is required, and the lesson will be conducted as either a ski lesson OR a snowboard lesson (mixed discipline not possible).
- Cancellation fees may be applicable for any changes or cancellations made within 14 days of the lesson start date as charged by the third-party provider. In making your booking through us as an agent you agree to the cancellation policy of the third-party supplier. We will not apply any cancellation fees to our valued guests that are not charged to us by the ski school.
Powder Guiding and Backcountry Touring
Niseko United is a fantastic resort, offering deep powder experiences with very easy access. For those experienced riders however there is a new level of JAPOW action, accessible with our amazing Powder Guiding Experiences. Our veteran guides know every inch of Mt Niseko-Annupuri and using the Niseko United Gate System will direct you to amazing, untouched powder with only very minimal hiking.
If you would like to explore further afield our backcountry guiding partners have various tour options available.
As one of our All Niseko Pass partners, we recommend Whiteroom Guides for all your resort, sidecountry and backcountry ski and snowboard guiding needs throughout Hokkaido, Japan.
Whether it be a one-off deep powder experience in Niseko or Furano, sidecountry of Kokusai or Tomama or the backcountry of Kiroro or a multi-day adventure chasing snow storms around Hokkaido, the Whiteroom Travel and Guiding Team can help make it a reality. Backcountry touring options are also available to summit Mt Yotei, Shirabetsu, Tokachidake and many others.
Safety, flexibility and adaptability are key to a great guided experience. Their staff are experienced guides from around the world with accreditations and combinations of mountain guiding, ski patrolling, instructing, avalanche certifications and first aid plus years of experience on snow.
Special Winter rates are available; speak with expert H2 Life concierge team about exploring the backcountry in the wider Hokkaido area.
Cat-Skiing is the best way to get fresh tracks in Niseko. On a private mountain with a small crew you are guaranteed line after untracked line through virgin Niseko Powder. With only a maximum of 5-13 guests per day you won't have to compete with the crowds for spectacular riding. No need for lifts, no need for hiking, Cat assisted skiing and snowboarding is best way to maximise your time on the mountain. Experience guides accompany the tour and will provide inside advice on the best spots to ride and will ensure your safety. Photographs of the day are also available for you to access online.
Speak with our expert concierge team on Cat-skiing options here in Niseko and the wider Hokkaido area.
Imagine standing atop a volcano at 1,107 meters with 360-degree views and steep powder lines for the taking. Now imagine a helicopter shuttling you back to the top after you've crushed your descent. Now imagine an entire day of this high adrenaline action. With our Heli-Skiing experience you don't need to imagine!
All helicopter packages include professional guiding and safety instructions, along with snow safety equipment (backpack, avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe). We also provide complimentary transport services from local accommodations.
Contact us for pricing.