Private programs tailored to you, allowing for fast improvement and a more personalized lesson style.
Ki Niseko's preferred partner, GoSnow, is the resort's official international ski and snowboard school. GoSnow benefits from the best location in the village at the base of Hirafu Gondola, just a stone's throw from our Ski Valet.
Lessons are tailored uniquely to your needs. Get one-on-one attention or make a group with up to 6 family or friends of similar ability.
- Includes up to 6 guests of the same or similar age and ability level.
- Full day private lessons can choose from a flexible start time and location in Hirafu village.
- Priority lift access to the Hirafu Gondola, Holiday Pair, Ace Quad (Center Four) and Ace Family Pair lifts.
Lessons are available from 4 December 2021. All lessons will start at Ski valet Ki Niseko 2F, except between 4 - 17 Dec when they will start only at the Family Base (Ace Family Quad).
Lessons Duration Start Times Standard Price Full Day Private 6 hours* Choose the start time 8:30am, 9:00am,9:30am or 10:00am ¥57,000 until 8th Jan 2022 ¥48,000 from 9th Jan 2022 AM Private 3hours Choose the start time 8:30am, 9:00am or 9:30am ¥33,000 until 8th Jan 2022 ¥28,000 from 9th Jan 2022 PM Private 3hours 1.00pm ¥30,000 until 8th Jan 2022 ¥25,000 from 9th Jan 2022
*Including 30 minutes required break period at your preferred time.
Location: GoSnow lessons start at the Gondola Base. First Timer lessons will stay in the Beginner Zone (where the Magic Carpet Lift is), while more advanced levels will hop straight onto the Holiday Pair Lift or the Gondola at the start of their lesson.
Private Groups: All participants must be of the same or similar age and ability level, and must be on the same equipment (either ski or snowboard). Please note that GoSnow does not offer private lessons for groups with very different ages or ability levels (such as families with young children). In this case, separate lessons must be arranged. GoSnow are able to recommend other options that will allow you and your family to get the most out of your lessons.
Young Children: All private lessons for children under the age of 6 are subject to approval by the GoSnow Snowsports Manager.
Ability Level: Private lessons are tailored to your needs. Advising GoSnow of your ability level in advance allows the most suitable instructor to be allocated to your lesson, and for them to plan your lesson in advance. Please take a look at the skills chart below if you are unsure of your ability level.
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- This booking service is exclusive to Ki Niseko accommodation guests.
- Bookings must be made at least 72 hours in advance.
- Equipment rental is not included in the lesson price and must be arranged separately.
- Lift tickets are obligatory and are not included in the lesson price. They are required for all lifts including the magic carpets.
- Please arrive with your snowsports gear on and lift ticket ready to use.
- Minimum age of participation is 3 years old.
- Payment for Concierge bookings is due 7 days prior to check-in. We reserve the right to cancel without notice any unpaid service by this due date.
- Cancellation 7days or more from the lesson a full refund will be given.
- Cancellation 48 hours to 7days prior to lesson will incur a 20% cancellation charge.
- Will incur a 100% cancellation charge if cancelled within 48 hours of the lesson.
- Cancellation includes changes that reduce the overall value of the booking and no shows.
- All bookings are covered by GoSnow's general terms and conditions which can be found here.