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Ski School - Hirafu Area

Niseko ski schools offer a comprehensive collection of programs in a fun & safe learning environment.

Learning in Hirafu is convenient for those staying in the Hirafu area, but tends to be more crowded than nearby Hanazono – Hanazono Ski School Information.

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Adult Private Lessons - (Ski or Board)

Price
Course Lesson Time Off Peak Peak
Half Day (3 hours) AM 08:30 / 09:00 / 09:300 ¥35,000 ¥45,000
Half Day (3 hours) PM 13:00 / 13:30 / 14:00 ¥35,000 ¥35,000
Premium (4 hours) 08:30 / 13:00 / 13:30 ¥45,000 ¥55,000
Full Day (7 hours) 8:30 / 9:00 / 9:30 / 10:00 ¥60,000 ¥70,000
Night Lesson (2 Hours) 17:00 / 17:30 / 18:00 ¥25,000 ¥25,000
    • Ski school: Niseko Black
    • Maximum 4 students in your lesson.
    • Full day lesson includes at least 1 hour lunch break. Lunch is not included.
    • Full day lesson – morning students must be the same as afternoon students.
    • For best use of the lesson, guests should be prepared with full ski and rental equipment including lift tickets before starting time. The instructor can help you organize this during the lesson time if you prefer.
    • Meeting place: Instructor will meet you at your accommodation and drive you to your lesson. (15- 20 minutes before the lesson).
    • Peak dates: Dec 16th-Jan 5th, Feb 2nd-14th.

Adult Group Lessons - (Ski or Board)

Price
Package Duration Time Price
Half Day 2.5 Hours 9:45 – 12:30 ¥8,000
Full Day 5.5 Hours 9:45 – 15:30 ¥10,000
First Timer 5.5 Hours 9:45 – 15:30 ¥23,000
      • Ski school: GoSnow.
      • Age: 15 and over.
      • Maximum 6 students in a group.
      • Full Day and First Timer lessons include a 1-hour lunch break. Lunch is not included.
      • First Timer lessons are for true beginners skiing/snowboarding for their first time. First Timer lesson (only) includes lift ticket and ski/snowboard rental.
      • First timer package available only from Dec 2 – April 8, Gondola Base Station only.
      • Meeting place for Adult group: Gondola Base Station (Dec 1 – Apr 7), Family Base (Dec 10 – Apr 7).
      • Half Day and Full Day students must be prepared for the lesson with full ski and rental equipment including lift tickets before starting time.
      • Full day group lesson meeting time 9:00 AM.
      • Half day and First timer meeting time 9:45 AM.
      • First Timer meeting time: No later than 8:30am to collect lift tickets and rental vouchers.

Yama Riders Group Lessons – Youth 7-14 years – (Ski or Board)

Price
Package Duration Time Price
Half Day 3.5 Hours 09:00 – 12:30 ¥8,000
Full Day 6.5 Hours 09:00 – 15:30 ¥10,000
      • Children’s Group lessons (Age 7-14), Ski or snowboard – operate at both Gondola Base and Family Base for the whole season.
      • Teen program (Age 13-17), Ski only from Gondola Base – operate from Dec 16 – Feb 28.
      • Outside of these dates, 13-14 years old will join childrens group lessons (Age 7-14) and 15-17 years old will join adult group lessons.

Children Group Lessons - Kids 3-6 years - (Ski only)

Price
Package Duration Time Price
Half Day 3.5 Hours 09:00 – 12:30 ¥8,000
Full Day 6.5 Hours 09:00 – 15:30 ¥10,000
      • Ski school: GoSnow.
      • Maximum 8 students in a group.
      • Lunch is included with Full Day lessons.
      • Guests must be prepared for the lesson with full ski and rental equipment including lift tickets before starting time.
      • Kids 3-6 yrs meeting place: Ninja Kids Building (near Hirafu Gondola) or inside Aya hotel (near Family Chairlift) – please specify when booking.
      • Youth 7-14 yrs meeting place: On snow behind the Ninja Kids Building (near Hirafu Gondola) or on snow in between the Aya Hotel and the Family Chairlift – please specify when booking.
      • Meeting time: 9:00am
      • Parents can not join the lesson.

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Ski and Snowboard Lesson - Booking Form (Hirafu Area)