winter activities

Niseko Adventures

Page updated October 2023

Snowshoe Tours

Snowshoeing provides the perfect opportunity to experience the beauty of winter in Niseko. Tours are led by an experienced and friendly guide, and suitable to all abilities and ages – children and grandparents alike.
*Minimum of 2 people needed to operate
From ¥4,000
per person
Available until 31 March, 2023
Price includes:
Pick-up and drop-off service
Snowshoe rentals
Experienced snowshoe guide
Light refreshments

Kabayama Ridge Line

This trail will start from The Orchards Clubhouse and take participants along the ridge line overlooking Country Resort with uninterrupted views of Mt. Yotei. Along the way, there may be the opportunity to stop off at the EdVenture snow swing and an outing wouldn't be complete without a hot chocolate stop to take it all in.
This trail is ideal for  families who have not snowshoed before, or groups who are looking to capture a unique view of Mt Yotei, perfect for photo opportunities (weather conditions permitting).
2 hours
Minimum Age: 7
1.5 – 2km
Moderate
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Asahigaoka Loop

A short drive away from the ski resort in the neighbouring town of Kutchan, home to its local ski hill called Asahigaoka which has some beautiful snowshoeing trails during the winter months. Starting with a walk up to through the forest before reaching the top of the ski field to give you clear views of Mt. Yotei and Kutchan town (weather permitting).
This trail would be perfect for older adventurous families who have snowshoed before or groups who are looking to go beyond the Grand Hirafu area and see this snowy wonderland from a different perspective.
2.5 hours
Minimum Age: 8
2.5 – 3km
Advanced
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Lake Hangetsu

After a short drive away from the ski resort, this trail will start at the base of Mt Yotei.This trail will start with a walk up to the edge of the crater before we are treated to views of the crater lake and possibly the peak of Mt Yotei (weather permitting). We will then have the options of moving around the ridge line of the crater or take a walk down to the lake itself.
This trail would be perfect for older adventurous families people who have snowshoed before or groups who are looking to see beyond the resort boundaries.
2.5 hours
Minimum Age: 5
2km
Easy
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Igloo Building

Anywhere with large amounts of snow is good for igloo building, and Niseko certainly has plenty of snow!
Your guide will give you tips on the building method depending on the snow conditions at the time and will help you design a sturdy and safe igloo. This is a great activity to do on a family winter holiday in the snow, either over the festive season.
*Minimum of 2 people needed to operate
Available until end of 31 March 2023.
From ¥2,400
per person
Begins at 10AM or 2PM (end time depends on group)
Pick up & drop off service
Minimum age to participate is 3 years old

EdVenture Evenings

Have your children join us for an evening of activities, food, and relaxing time while you enjoy a night out or night off. We will provide pizza, and popcorn while the kids relax in front of the big screen. Suitable for children ages 3 - 12 years old.
*Minimum of 3 people needed to operate
Available until 31 March, 2023
¥3,000
Per child
Operating on selected dates
5:30PM to 8PM
Dinner provided
Pick up & drop off service available for MnK Niseko guests

EdVenture Minis

A special program designed to provide young children, aged 3-6, with unforgettable winter experiences. With a variety of fun activities to choose from, kids can engage in creative workshops like ice cream making, snow globe crafting, toy building, and more. It's a perfect way for little ones to enjoy their winter holiday while giving parents some well-deserved free time. Available from December 15, 2023 - April 20, 2024 (black out dates apply).
*Maximum of 4 children
¥4,900
per child
Available until 31 March, 2023
For ages 3-6 years old
Duration 60-90 minutes
Schedule: 2PM - 3PM
Monday
Festive Sweet Treat Decorating
Cupcake or Cookie Decorating
Tuesday
Frosty Scoops Workshop
Ice Cream Making Workshop
Wednesday
Glorious Gingerbread Workshop
Gingerbread Decorating Workshop
Thursday
Snowy Wonder Globe Craft
Snow globe Making Workshop
Friday
Tinkering Toy Creations
Toy Making Workshop
Saturday
Whimsical Wreath Wonderland
Wreath Making Workshop
Sunday
Wick-tastic Wonders
Candle Making Workshop
*Only one activity is offered per day, and reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.