Grand Hirafu Operating Schedule – 2020/21 Winter

Grand Hirafu has announced their operating schedule for this winter. There are a number of changes due to COVID-19, including operating lifts, opening dates, shuttle bus, and lift capacity. The good news is that most of the resort lifts will be operational meaning that guests and locals will still be able to have a great resort experience.


  • Planned Opening: December 05
  • Planned Closing: May 05
  • Planned Night Skiing: December 19 – March 7
  • The above are subject to change due to weather or COVID situation

Lifts Operating:

  • Ace Family Quad
  • Ace #2 Quad (Center Four)
  • Holiday #1 Pair
  • King #3 Quad
  • King #4
  • Swinging Monkey
  • Hirafu Gondola
  • Night Skiing:
  • Ace Family Quad
  • Ace #2 Quad (Center Four)


  • Hirafu Village Shuttle will not be running
  • Niseko United Shuttle bus will be running

Lift Capacity:

  • The number of people allowed together on lifts will be halved
  • Family & friend groups can get on together

Terrain Park:

  • There will be no terrain park in Grand Hirafu this winter
  • There will be no spring park

Please note that the above information can change depending on the COVID situation.


Please read the full announcement HERE (Japanese only).

For inquiries:

Niseko Grand Hirafu
Tel: 0136-22-0109