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Ski School

 Kids Programs

Our connections to renowned instructors, superior knowledge of each ski school’s facilities, and years of experience operating in the Niseko area ensure you’ll gain the abilities needed to realize your powder aspirations. 

We’ll ensure your child cultivates the ability and confidence they’ll need for a lifetime of riding the slopes. Just let us know your child’s name, ability level, age, and existing allergies, and we’ll do the rest.

Below is information for classes at NISS, our choice as the premier ski school in Niseko:

NISS - Niseko International Snowsports School

Registration

  • The registration time for Tictac Programs is 09:15 and Yuki Program is 9:45. 
  • Greeting and grading takes place at 10:00.
  • Pick up time for all NISS Kids Group Programs is 15:30.

Early drop-off is available at no additional cost. Guests are free to drop their children off at the NISS Hirafu office from 08:30, where our concierge staff will ensure your children stay entertained until they are whisked away to their lesson.

What to know

  • For multi-day discounts, lessons must be on consecutive days and must be booked within the same transaction.
  • Lessons taking place in Hanazono include a free round-trip shuttle from NISS Hirafu.
  • Both the Tic-Tac Galaxy and the Yuki Galaxy Program include a tasty lunch at Hanazono.
  • Lesson prices do not include ski lift passes or ski rental equipment.
  • Any allergies must be made known at the time of booking.

Tic-Tac Galaxy (3-6 yrs)

NISS - Tic-Tac Kids Club

This full-day group program puts fun first. Lessons take place in Hanazono, a spacious area with 3 magic carpets and minimal hill traffic. With a dedicated beginner’s area, Hanazono is a safe and convenient place for little ones to learn the basics. Children are taught and supervised by a qualified NISS instructor and are limited to 5 participants.

What to Know

  • The Tic-Tac Galaxy is skiing only (i.e. no snowboarding). 
  • Ski poles are not required for the Tic-Tac Kids Club. 

Tic Tac Galaxy Programs

Duration 1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days
Kamo's Camp ¥20,000 ¥40,000 ¥60,000 ¥80,000 ¥100,000
Tic Tac Galaxy ¥18,000 ¥34,000 ¥48,000 ¥62,000 ¥74,000
Tic Tac Extension Rate N/A N/A ¥14,000 ¥14,000 ¥14,000
Tic Tac Beginner Package* ¥20,000 ¥40,000 ¥60,000 N/A N/A

* Exclusion dates - 15th December to 4th January and 19th January to 1st February.

The Extension Rate is not applicable for the Beginner's Package.


NEW! Kamo's Camp

Morning Galaxy Group Lesson and Afternoon Activities

Hanazono is home to Kamonohashi and his crew, and they are ready to launch our NISS Kids into the ultimate Winter experience. Each day commences with a NISS Tic Tac Galaxy or Yuki Galaxy group lesson, utilizing all of Hanazono’s premium learning facilities and terrain. After lunch, let your imagination unleash as we explore the wondrous Hanazono in winter. Kamo’s dedicated team of winter warriors will guide the children through a variety of on and off snow activities such as the Galaxy of Kidz Centre, arts and crafts, sledding, tubing, snowshoeing, scavenger hunts and more. Discover all things snow at Kamo’s Camp as we explore the winter wonderland of Hanazono!

Yuki Galaxy (7-14 yrs)

NISS - Yuki Program

The sky’s the limit in this action-packed, full-day program, where kids will explore all Hanazono and Niseko have to offer, all the while being expertly supervised and mentored by a professional instructor. More advanced levels can make forays into the Niseko Village and Annupuri portions of the mountain as well. Yuki groups are separated into skiers and snowboarders, and are limited to 7 participants.

What to Know

  • The Grand Hirafu lift pass is sufficient for skill levels 1-3, however, the Niseko United All Mountain pass is recommended for skill levels 4-5.
  • Ski poles are not required for levels 1-3.

yuki galaxy programs

Duration 1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days
Kamo's Camp ¥20,000 ¥40,000 ¥60,000 ¥80,000 ¥100,000
Yuki Galaxy ¥18,000 ¥34,000 ¥48,000 ¥62,000 ¥74,000
Yuki Extension Rate N/A N/A ¥14,000 ¥14,000 ¥14,000
Yuki Beginner Package* ¥20,000 ¥40,000 ¥60,000 N/A N/A
Yuki Freeride Program ¥18,000 ¥36,000 ¥54,000 ¥72,000 ¥90,000

*  Exclusion dates - 15th December to 4th January and 19th January to 1st February. 

The Extension Rate is not applicable for the Beginner's Package.


NEW! Kamo's Camp

Morning Galaxy Group Lesson and Afternoon Activities

Hanazono is home to Kamonohashi and his crew, and they are ready to launch our NISS Kids into the ultimate Winter experience. Each day commences with a NISS Tic Tac Galaxy or Yuki Galaxy group lesson, utilizing all of Hanazono’s premium learning facilities and terrain. After lunch, let your imagination unleash as we explore the wondrous Hanazono in winter. Kamo’s dedicated team of winter warriors will guide the children through a variety of on and off snow activities such as the Galaxy of Kidz Centre, arts and crafts, sledding, tubing, snowshoeing, scavenger hunts and more. Discover all things snow at Kamo’s Camp as we explore the winter wonderland of Hanazono!

 

Kid’s Private Programs (3-14 yrs)

NISS - Kids Private Lesson

Kids learn best when they’re having fun. The child-specialist instructor will incorporate entertaining teaching aides and special techniques into this private lesson designed to accelerate a child’s ability without sacrificing fun or safety. Flexibility is key; choose between a morning, afternoon or full-day lesson, with a choice of starting in Hanazono or Hirafu.

What to Know

  • Enroll up to 6 people under the guidance of a single private instructor for no extra charge.
  • Customers of intermediate levels or above are advised to get the Niseko United All Mountain pass so that your group can explore the entire mountain.
  • For multi-day discounts, lessons must be on consecutive days and must be booked within the same transaction.
  • Lessons taking place in Hanazono include a free round-trip shuttle from NISS Hirafu.
  • Lesson prices do not include ski lift passes or ski rental equipment.
  • Prices are all per private lesson - up to six people at no extra charge

NISS Private Lessons

Program Duration Price
Diamond Pro 8:30am - 4:00pm ¥90,000
Niseko Classic 6 hours with a flexible start time (8:30am - 10am) ¥60,000*
Niseko Morning 8:30am - 12:30pm ¥50,000*
Private Lesson AM^ 10:00am - 12:30pm  ¥35,000*
Private Lesson PM 1:30pm - 4:00pm ¥30,000*

*10% surcharge will be added to each private lesson between December 15th to January 4th inclusive and January 19th to February 1st inclusive.
^Private Lesson AM only available in Hanazono during the following dates: Dec15th - Jan 4th and Jan 19th - Feb 1st inclusive


Adult Programs

NISS - Adult Group Lessons

Adult Group Programs

Group lessons are great fun and provide a wonderful opportunity to meet new people while learning to ski or snowboard. Groups are capped at 5 people to ensure sufficient 1-on-1 time with the instructor. 

Adult Group Programs (Age 15+)

Duration 1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days
Half Day 
(10:00am ~ 12:30pm)
¥16,000 ¥30,000 ¥42,000 ¥54,000 ¥64,000
Half Day 
Extension rate
(per additional day)
N/A N/A ¥12,000 ¥12,000 ¥12,000
Full Day 
(10:00am ~ 3:30pm)
¥18,000 ¥34,000 ¥48,000 ¥62,000 ¥74,000
Full Day 
Extension rate
(per additional day)
N/A N/A ¥14,000 ¥14,000 ¥14,000
Adult Beginner Package* ¥20,000 ¥40,000 ¥60,000 N/A N/A
Niseko Parents Program* ¥8,000 ¥16,000 ¥24,000 ¥32,000 ¥40,000

*Exclusion dates - 15th December to 4th January and 19th January to 1st February 2019. The Extension Rate is not applicable for the Beginner's Package.

What to Know

  • Customers of intermediate level or above are advised to get the Niseko United All Mountain pass so that your group can explore the entire mountain.
  • Guests doing multi-day lessons are allowed to switch between skiing and snowboarding at no extra cost - subject to availability. Please advise NISS staff if you will change disciplines.
     

Adult Private Programs

NISS - Adult Private Lesson

The ultimate in skier or boarder improvement is a NISS personalized private lesson. Take your abilities to the next level - whether that’s simply learning to ski parallel or refining your technique in the terrain park. Enjoy the best terrain Niseko has to offer and learn more in less time.

NISS Private Lessons

Program Duration Price
Diamond Pro 8:30am - 4:00pm ¥90,000
Niseko Classic 6 hours with a flexible start time (8:30am - 10am) ¥60,000*
Niseko Morning 8:30am - 12:30pm ¥50,000*
Private Lesson AM^ 10:00am - 12:30pm  ¥35,000*
Private Lesson PM 1:30pm - 4:00pm ¥30,000*

*10% surcharge will be added to each private lesson between December 15th to January 4th inclusive and January 19th to February 1st inclusive.
^Private Lesson AM only available in Hanazono during the following dates: Dec15th - Jan 4th and Jan 19th - Feb 1st inclusive


What to Know

  • Flexible start times for the Niseko Classic Day lesson.
  • Niseko Classic Day has the choice of Hirafu or Hanazono for the lesson’s starting point. Those starting in Hanazono receive a complimentary hot drink and pastry.
  • Customers of intermediate level or above are advised to get the Niseko United All Mountain pass so that your group can explore the entire mountain.
  • Prices are all per private lesson - up to six people at no extra charge

 

Niseko Beginner package

NISS Ski School Beginner Package Vacation Niseko

New to snow sports? Welcome to the excitement of winter activities! To help you achieve your goals and create wonderful memories of your holiday, NISS has partnered with Niseko Sports to provide you a hassle free and relaxed introduction to rentals and snowsports lessons.

In one easy booking, your first timer lessons and rental equipment will be secured for your or the whole family! Collect your equipment from 3pm the day prior at any Niseko Sports store then, check in at the Hanazono Activities Desk by 9:45am the day of your lesson to meet your NISS instructor.  Equipment rental includes skis or a snowboard, boots, jacket, pants, and a helmet. 

 

Program Duration Price
Tic Tac Beginner Package* (3 - 6 years) 10:00am - 3:30pm

¥20,000 per day / maximum 3 days 

Yuki Beginner Package* (7 - 14 years) 10:00am - 3:30pm

¥20,000 per day / maximum 3 days

Adult Beginner Package* (15 years + ) 10:00am - 3:30pm

¥20,000 per day / maximum 3 days

*Exclusion dates - 15th December to 4th January and 19th January to 1st February
Guests must start in Level 1 on first day of product. Progress to a maximum of level 3 by the third day. The Extension Rate is not applicable for the Beginner's Package.

 

NEW! Diamond Pro Private Lesson and Concierge

niss diamond pro ski lesson niseko

As standard bearers in the snowsports industry for quality client care, an exceptional new private lesson product is available for NISS guests - Diamond Pro; a personalized on and off snow ski concierge. Your Diamond Pro is hand selected by a dedicated team to provide a truly unique touch during your holiday. As an expert instructor with a prestigious career spanning the peaks of the world, you will receive quality tuition to reach your on snow aspirations. A wealth of knowledge of Niseko allows your Diamond Pro to thoughtfully curate further elements of your stay; local cuisine recommendations, snowsports school drop-offs, and an opportunity to explore the surrounding area. An elegant service for all our valued guests, Hanazono Niseko is the leader in luxury snow experiences.

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