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Win an incredible stay at the luxurious Maples Niseko with NISADE valued at ¥94,000.

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Luxury Stay at Maples Niseko

  • One Night Stay at Maples Niseko
  • Valued at ¥94,000
  • Central Hirafu Location
  • Luxury Studio Condominium
  • For up to Two Guests
  • Stay Can be Used Until 30 September 2022
  • Conditions Apply (See Bottom of Page)

Maples Niseko

Maples is one of Niseko’s best and most centrally located accommodations, featuring large open-plan condominiums.

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Incredible Luxury and the Worlds Best Powder Snow

Maples Niseko
Kamimura Truffle Butter

Runner Up Prizes

There are also two runner-up prizes to be won from two of Niseko’s most popular locations.

Truffle Butter from Michelin star restaurant KAMIMURA and a special prize pack from Takahashi Dairy Farm (Milk Kobo) including their famous chocolate products.

CacaoCrown Niseko Chocolate

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Thanks to our incredible sponsors for offering these great prizes


Terms & Conditions

General Terms & Conditions

  • Entries close on 31 October 2021
  • Winners are chosen at random
  • Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or any other item
  • Prizes are subject to availability
  • All supplier terms and conditions apply
  • Entrants agree to receive marketing material from Niseko Tourism
  • Winners will be chosen during the month of November
  • Winners names may be published on Niseko Tourism and sponsor SNS channels
  • If selected winners cannot be contacted, or do not claim their prize in a timely manner, new winners will be chosen
  • Only one winner for each prize will be selected
  • Only one entry per person is permitted
  • Entrants must be over the age of 18
  • By entering this prize draw, entrants agree to all conditions laid out

Accommodation Terms & Conditions

  • 1-night accommodation in 1 x Studio Room in the Maples Niseko
  • Max 2 pax
  • Not including breakfast
  • Stay dates valid from Winter 2021-22 or Summer 2022 until 30 SEP 2022.
  • Blackout dates: 18 December 2021 - 3 January 2022 and 24 January - 6 February 2022
  • Subject to availability
  • The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and is not redeemable for cash or other prizes

2021 Niseko Summer Shootout Winners

2021 Niseko Summer Shootout Winner Announcement

The 2021 Niseko Summer Shootout has wrapped up, with winners announced online this year.

There were more than 350 entries showcasing the natural beauty of Niseko. Congratulations to the winners and a big thanks to all the participants who joined the competition.

A special thanks to all the sponsors who helped support this great contest: presented by Niseko Tourism with support from NISADE, Rhythm Japan , Gentemstick Niseko ,Summerlife Magazine.

Now drum roll please: here are the winners!

Winning third place: ¥10,000 worth of prizes from Gentemstick and ¥3,000 cash prize is Chad Clark – @seaandsummitmedia.

Chad’s image is a classic look across the layered mountains that can be seen throughout Niseko. Chad found the best place at the right time to get this stunning shot. The smooth colors and layered tones surely impressed the judges.

Winning second place: ¥55,000 worth of prizes from Rhythm Japan and ¥5,000 cash prize is Chris Smith – @chrissmith_really.

Chris shot this incredible photo of sunset rock climbing on the coastline in the area surrounding Niseko. The suspended climber presents a feeling of excitement and anticipation with the imposing rockface on one side and a calm ocean below. The colours are smooth through the sky with a hint of gold on the horizon. An instant classic and a stunning image. Congratulations Chris!

Winning first place: ¥270,000 worth of FREE STAY from NISADE and ¥10,000 cash prize is Takayuki Nagasawa – @takaloao.

This amazing view of Niseko’s famous mountains was skillfully captured by Takayuki Nagasawa. The sunlight illuminates the clouds while silhouetting the imposing mountains. Congratulations on a great image Takayuki Nagasawa!

Congratulations again to all the winners and we’re looking forward to next Summer!

Niseko Tourism - Most Important DMO - 2021

Niseko Tourism Selected

Niseko Tourism has once again been selected by the Japan Tourism Agency as one of the most important Destination Marketing Organizations (DMO) in Japan.

Niseko Tourism has been recognized as an essential promotion body that is vital to the success of the Niseko area. This official recognition will grant Niseko Tourism priority access to government subsidy programs and projects.

Details of the selection, as well as other recognized DMO’s in Japan, can be seen on the official government website.

This program has been running for two years, and Niseko Tourism has been selected on both occasions. Selections are made after a thorough review from industry experts.

For inquiries:
Niseko Tourism
Phone: 0136-21-2551
Email: [email protected]

New Niseko Travel Journey

For A Safer Journey

​COVID-19 has taken every one us by shock. Borders shut, confinement was imposed/has been imposed in many parts of the world and Japan has taken its own measures to tackle this global health issue.

Respecting the pandemic, New Niseko Travel Journey was introduced. Same as any other as they have been always, these guidelines help you to remind you to protect yourself and protect the community.

A brighter tourism future shall be ahead of us, but for a while, we must to learn to live with the given conditions in order to still enjoy traveling.

For the PDF version of the photo, click HERE.

Check out the COVID guidelines from Niseko United HERE.

Pre Trip

  • Cancel your trip if you feel sick
  • Don't forget your mask
  • Download the COCOA app & the Official Niseko App

During The Trip

  • Wash & sanitize your hands regularly
  • Wear a mask
  • Temperature check on arrival & every morning
  • Practice social distancing
  • Avoid crowded spots
  • Keep distance at restaurants
  • Don't touch souvenirs while shopping
  • Use cashless payment

After The Trip

  • Make sure to check your temperature during the two weeks after your trip
  • If you tested positive after your PCR test, register your result on the COCOA app and inform all contacts and businesses you visited. Please also contact Kutchan Health Centre Tel: 0136-23-1957 (Office Hours: Weekdays 8:45-17:00)

2021-22 Niseko United Opening Dates

Mark These Dates on Your Calendars!

Niseko United will be open in...

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This season most lifts will be running. Here’s all the info!


  • Opening Date: 4 December 2021
  • Closing Date: 5 May 2022
  • Night Ski: 18 December 2021 – 20 March 2022 (till 7.30pm)

Niseko Village

  • Opening Date: 3 December 2021
  • Closing Date: 3 April 2022
  • Night Ski: 18 December 2021 – 20 March 2022 (till 7pm)

Grand Hirafu

  • Opening Date: 4 December 2021
  • Closing Date: 5 May 2022
  • Night Ski: 18 December 2021 – 20 March 2022 (till 7pm)


Check out the Niseko United website for full Niseko Lift Pass pricing information.

Dates subject to change due to weather conditions.

The latest Niseko United Trail Map for 2021/22 is now available.

Niseko Wow Fitness - Instructors

Niseko Wow Fitness is a modern studio located in AYA Niseko 5F offering Yoga, Fitness and Dance classes.
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from instructors for various activities within the studio . Please contact [email protected] with your qualifications and experience to be considered.

Niseko Wow - Ski & Dual Instructors

Niseko Wow is a luxury property management company offering our guests the best accommodation and additional services including Professional Golf Instruction, Fitness Studio, VIP Services & Ski Instruction.

We are looking for 2021-22 Ski & Dual Instructors.

Essential Criteria:

  • Level 2 (minimum)internationally recognised instructor qualification
  • Two season's (minimum)instructing experience
  • Valid working visa / ability toextend through winter2021/22

Desirable Criteria:

  • Dual certified
  • Higher level qualifications
  • Ability to assist with staff training
  • Avalanche Safety Training certificate
  • Experience instructing in powder snow conditions
  • Japanese language skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Staff accommodation
  • Niseko United lift pass
  • High quality uniform
  • Opportunity to earn extra in other business areas
  • Excellent working conditions

How to apply:

To register your interest, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] detailing your experience as per the criteria above, why you would like to join the Niseko Wow team, and your current visa status / expiry dates.