2019 Lake Toya <=>Niseko <=> Kutchan Summer Shuttle Begins from July 24th!

You can access all the scenic spots in Hokkaido easily through September 16th!

During your stay in Niseko this summer, you can easily visit the famous Lake Toya area with this convenient shuttle starting from Wednesday, July 24th through Monday, September 16th (starting from August 24th, the shuttle operates only during weekend and holidays - Aug 24, 25, 31 and Sep 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16).

Please contact 0136-22-1558 to book in advance - by 6pm the day before.

Addi tonally, back by popular demand: the winter shuttle between Lake Toya & Niseko will start from December 21st, 2019 through February14th, 2020 and on these specific dates: January 18, 19, 25, 26 and February 1, 2, 8, 9, 11, 2020. More details to come.

Simply download the FREE official Niseko app to have all the useful transportation information available in the palm of your hand!

2019 Niseko Summer Bus Schedule Released!

Enjoy Niseko summer day & night with these convenient shuttles!

Here is the 2019 Summer shuttle schedule around Niseko area. The Niseko Bus & Donan Bus are not free but the Kutchan Night Go Bus (from 18:20 till 22:34) will be FREE OF CHARGE. You can download the PDF HERE.

Make sure to download the FREE official Niseko app to have all the useful Niseko area information available in the palm of your hand!

Vote for us for 2019 World Ski Awards!!!

Show us your love and support for Niseko.

Niseko is nominated again for Japan’s BEST SKI RESORT in the World Ski Awards 2019.

The competition will yet be another hot contest this year with all the national/world famous ski resorts having been nominated along with Niseko. We need everyone’s support and votes for Niseko to win back our title.

Please vote HEREVoting ends on 27th September!

2019 World Ski Award

Make sure to show your support for other Niseko nominees! Please see the companies in Niseko as below:

-World's Best Ski Travel AgentExplore Niseko

-Japan's Best Ski ChaletAspectKozue and Hakuchozan

-Japan's Best Ski Hotel/Alpen RidgeHilton Niseko VillageThe Green Leaf Niseko Village

-Japan's Best Ski Boutique Hotel/ Loft NisekoMuse NisekoShiki NisekoThe Kamui Niseko and The Vale Niseko

Show your support today and VOTE.

Your Private Tennis Intructor in Niseko!

Want to enjoy the beautiful Niseko with couple rounds of tennis? George Perry, LTA qualified tennis coach with over five years of experience teaching tennis can help you. Let him share his passion and experience for tennis with the people visiting and living in Niseko!

George has taught all ages and abilities, so if you want to come and learn a new sport or perfect your technique, just contact George today.

Private lesson info:

  • All ages and ability levels welcome
  • Maximum 4 participants
  • Quality equipment
  • Mini Tennis equipment for juniors
  • 7 days a week

Other Services:

  • Provide transportation to and from lesson
  • Racket rental - junior and adult


Contact information:
Tel: 080 9716 6667

Summer Mountain and Kutchan Down Town Walking Map

Kutchan Town boasts numerous walking course around marshes, lakes, mountain ranges and even the city. There is the leisurely "Kutchan-Hirafu Round Trip Couse" which takes you around the entire town of Kutchan; The "Asahigaoka local park Course" features a walk in the park near station followed up by a tour around confectionary shops; The "Hirafu Course" a trekking course in the hills where you can enjoy birds watching and observe flowers and trees; The "Lake Hangetsu Course" and the "Lake Kagaminuma Course" take you around mystic lakes marshes nestled in the great wildness; The "Ioukozan Course"("Ioukozan is a former sulfur mine) featuring historical sites; and other great courses.

For further information, please see the map below and more information please contact Kutchan Tourism Association.

Niseko Area Navi Walking Map 

Enjoy natural Onsen after trekking and hiking the Mountain. For reasonable and enjoyable Onsen experience, please check Yumeguri Onsen Ticket System.