Standup paddleboarding (SUP) is a watersport that has recently exploded in popularity. Why? It’s very intuitive, easy to learn, provides a new perspective for exploring the water, and most importantly, it’s a lot of fun! One of the most popular areas in Niseko to SUP is in Lake Toya with its clear water, beautiful scenery, and mild water temperature. It's also possible to SUP in the Shiribetsu river (recommended in summer and autumn since the water speed in spring can be very fast) and the ocean coves around Hokkaido like Shakotan.
Standup paddleboards for beginners are inflatable. This means losing your balance and falling in the water is relatively harmless. Riding a SUP is relaxing and the perfect green season activity for families. Some people even take their dogs on their boards with them for some companionship on the water!
Dates of operation: June 1st - mid October, 2021
SUP Tours with SUP Niseko
|First-timer SUP experience||Adult (10 years and up)||4,980 JPY|
|Child (9 years and under)||2,490 JPY|
|River SUP Tour||Adult (10 years and up)||6,600 JPY|
|Child (9 years and under)||3,300 JPY|
|Sea SUP Tour||Adult (10 years and up)||8,800 JPY|
|Child (9 years and under)||4,400 JPY|
|Monster SUP Tour (2-6 people)||River Tour||25,000 JPY per SUP|
|Sea Tour||34,800 JPY per SUP|
|SUP Surfing||Adult (10 years and up)||8,800 JPY|
|Dog SUP Fee||Bring your dog to the tour!||+2,200 JPY per dog|
SUP Tour FAQs
Tour start times
|Tour||AM START||PM START|
|First-timer SUP experience||Meet at SUP Niseko at 2pm. The tour will finish at 4pm.|
|River SUP Tour||Meet at SUP Niseko at 9:30am. The tour will finish at 12:30pm.||Meet at SUP Niseko at 1:30pm. The tour will finish at 4:30pm.|
|Sea SUP Tour||TBA||TBA|
|Monster SUP Tour (2-6 people)||River tour: Meet at SUP Niseko at 9:30am. The tour will finish at 12:30pm. |
Sea tour: Meet at SUP Niseko at 9am. The tour will finish at 1:30pm.
|SUP Surfing||Meet at SUP Niseko at 9:30am. The tour will finish at 1:30pm.|
What to Wear
- High Season (Mid July - August): T-shirt and shorts, swimsuit.
- Mid Season (Early July, September): Bring your shorts with your rental life jacket.
- Mid and late season (June - mid September): Wetsuit or a dry suit
*Wetsuit rental available, please ask for details.
Looking to find out more information on this or would like help booking? We provide booking services to all guests staying with Vacation Niseko.Contact us Today
Why Book Directly?
Vacation Niseko has over a decade of experience and an unrivalled expertise tailoring seamless winter packages to Niseko.
Our extensive range of vacation packages cater to all levels of skiers and snowboarders, offering a wide choice of accommodations to suit your budget, style and location.
Our partnerships allows us to offer you unrivalled access to a range of Niseko's best winter activities and services at the most competitive prices.
Present your Vacation Niseko Guest Card for various special offers and discounts across the resort and beyond.