Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Our lodge company is owned by a ski instructor and backcountry guide who is passionate about the mountains. 


We offer ski and snowboard lessons through the lodge with the highly experienced team at Winter Collective so that you have an amazing experience in Niseko.

We Offer:

Premium Group Lessons 

Family Lessons

Private Lessons 

Explorer Days

Backcountry Guiding

School/Group Packages

Premium Group Lessons

  • Spend less and learn in a group lesson

  • Groups based on experience level (First time/beginner/intermediate)

  • Includes transport to and from ski slopes with instructor

  • Ski or Snowboard

  • Starting from ¥15,000

Half-Day Start Time: 10 am or 1.30pm 

Full-Day Start Time: 9.30am

Pick up from accommodation 20-30min beforehand

Family Lessons

  • Learn together in one group

  • Adults & children in the same lesson

  • Return transport to the ski slopes by car

  • Packages that include Ski Lift Pass + Ski Rental available.

Ski or Snowboard

Half-Day + Full Day Available

You select your start times

Private Lessons

  • Book 1 instructor for 1-6 guests

  • If you are a group of 4-6 guests this is the cheapest way to learn to ski.

  • Return transport to the ski slopes by car with your instructor

  •  Your instructor will create the lesson

  • Your instructor will choose the ideal area of the mountain to take you for the day and can change during the day depending on snow conditions.

  • Locations include Niseko, Kiroro and Rusutsu.

Half-Day + Full Day Available

Night Lesson 

You select your start times.

Explorer Days

  • A day trip to visit Moiwa, Rusutsu + Kiroro resorts

  • Explore the resort on your own once you arrive or with others on the day trip.  

  • Includes a transfer by car to and from the resort + a lift pass for the day.

  • The perfect way to see more of Hokkaido's ski resorts.

Full-Day Experience 

Pick up from lodges and apartments: 7.30-8am

Depart Niseko:

Backcountry Guiding

  • For advanced skiers and snowboarders who want to get off-piste and through the Niseko Gates.


    Return transport to the mountain you and your guide choose to explore.

  • Explore Niseko, Moiwa, Kirroro, Rusutsu, Furano and more!

  • Lift accessed, touring, cat ski, snowmobile accessed terrain options.

  • Climb Mt Yotei and ski into the crater!


Full-Day Experiences

Shared-Guide Backcountry Day

  • Don't know anyone to go exploring with?  Join one of our guides and a couple of other lodge guests to explore the Niseko Gates.

  • For advanced skiers and snowboarders who want to get off-piste and in Niseko area, Kiroro and Rusutsu.

  • Return transport to the mountain

Full-Day Experiences

Unique opportunity to join a small group backcountry experience, conditions apply as the backcountry is not to be taken lightly.  Please speak with us about how it works.

School/Group Packages

  • School group trips with ski lessons, lift tickets, ski rental, accommodation and some meals are organised through our lodge company and partnered ski company Winter Collective.

  • We work with tour companies providing ski and snowboard holidays or training camps and create packages for you.

Speak to our guest services team to book any of these items

Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Property Management

Packages & Deals

Niseko Ski Lodge

Guest Services: 070 4798 4593 (Whatsapp/WeChat/Line)

Head Office: 0136 55 6952

Hirafu: 〒044-0081 倶知安町山田179-23

Niseko Village: 〒048-1521 北海道虻田郡ニセコ町字東山27-32

English Addresses:

Hirafu: 179-23 Yamada, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido 044-0081, Japan

Higashiyama: 27-32 Higashiyama, Niseko, Abuta District, Hokkaido 048-1521, Japan

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