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Niseko Mountain Resort Gran Hirafu Ski Place

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Address: 204 Yamada | Niseko-Hirafu, Abuta-gun, Kutchan-cho 044-0081, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 136-22-0109
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Great snow and accommodation in Niseko. Stayed at base of family lift where it is very easy for tickets, ski hire and getting to the chair. Food on mountain is average only but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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North Sydney, Australia
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North Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great snow and accommodation in Niseko. Stayed at base of family lift where it is very easy for tickets, ski hire and getting to the chair. Food on mountain is average only but the town has a number of good restaurants of mid to higher pricing.

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Tequesta, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Fantastic snow, modern lifts, short lines, bargain lift tickets compared to other resorts in the U.S. and Europe. Not steep and not a huge amount of terrain, but the amazing snow and the Japanese experience make it great.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great snow, easy rental, average speed on lifts, loads of restaurants, good english customer service at grand hirafu, average price. There are reports of aussies misbehaving, but luckily did not have to witness any

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Perth, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I had an amazing 10 days of snowboarding in Niseko - the first day I got there was an absolutely clear day with a grand view of Mount Yotei! As the snow fell, the visibility dropped for the rest of the day but the next morning it left over 30cm of powder which is absolutely amazing for boarding! Over the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

There is a great variety of terrain at Niseko for all levels, and for everyone from powder hounds to park rats. Unfortunately however, there was no snow for the first 5 of 8 days that I was there. Still, it was fairly enjoyable, and there was still enough good riding to have a good time, especially if you were willing... More 

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Girdwood, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Some of the best, deepest pow I experienced! I have been coming here for a few years now. The crowds are getting a bit out of hand. I guess we were just spoiled before. Niseko has turned into a huge ski destination, especially for Aussies. The mountain has lots of terrain to keep you busy exploring, especially when all the... More 

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South Pacific
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Plenty to see and do here. 5 meters of snow just in December! Crazy. Plenty of surrounding ski areas and good apres-ski very international town. Loved it.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We got all the snow we needed for skiing - awesome weather! Rental of ski gear was easy and no fuss - great selection of ski slopes for different level of skill and experience. Fun for everyone! Family friendly!

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WA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This mountain is amazing. Only saw blue sky once in 6 days, but oh my goodness the grey was also fantastic because powder powder powder

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
25 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It's beautiful & we we're very lucky the first few days to have loads of fresh snow. However the runs are poorly signed &'some of the lift system is in desperate need of updating. Compared to European & American skiing it lacks in its number of runs & variety of terrain. However good mountain eating places, at reasonable prices. Plenty... More 

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