Ski & Snowboard Rental

  • Information

    Rhythm Japan is Ki Niseko's recommended ski and snowboard equipment rental shop.

    Rhythm Japan is the ideal choice for ski and snowboard rental during your stay at Ki Niseko. Offering an impressive range of options, a service and returns counter located in the Ki Niseko Ski Valet, and a pick-up service for customers collecting pre-booked rental items, Rhythm is our trusted choice for making the most of your experience on the mountain.

    • Collect your rentals from Rhythm, starting from 3:00 p.m. the day before your rental start date.
    • Return your rentals at the Ki Niseko Ski Valet at the end of your stay.

    Transportation to and from Rhythm Japan is provided during operating hours (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the regular season).

    Standard Ski & Snowboard Range

    • Suitable for first timer to lower intermediate level skiers and snowboarders.
    • Quality equipment for skiers and snowboarders planning to stay on groomed pistes.

    If you would like the flexibility to try different models of skis or snowboards, or have the option to switch between skiing and snowboarding during your holiday, please book Premium (below).

    Premium Ski & Snowboard Range

    The premium range includes a variety of the latest models from top brands.
    Skis: Armada, K2, Völkl, DPS, Rossignol and more.
    Snowboards: Burton, LibTech, Gnu, Jones, Endeavor, Capita and more.

    Premium range models are optimal for exploring the wide range of terrain available in Niseko and highly recommended for those who plan to venture into the legendary Niseko powder. Booking Premium also gives you the flexibility swap models based on the conditions and switch between skiing and snowboarding during your rental period.

    Apparel and Accessories

    Rhythm has rental and retail items for everything you need to get onto the mountain. In addition to skis and snowboards, Rhythm offers rental ski jackets, pants, helmets, and après boots (boots for walking around in the snow). They do not carry rental accessories such as goggles, gloves, socks, and thermals, but these items are available to purchase at the shop. The Rhythm Japan counter inside Ki Niseko's Ski Valet also stocks a small selection of goggles, gloves, hats, hand warmers, and other accessories.

    2018-19 Equipment Rental Rates
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  • Terms & Conditions
    • This booking service is exclusive to Ki Niseko accommodation guests.
    • Bookings must be made at least 72 hours in advance.
    • 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 3 days or less prior to the rental start date will incur a 100% cancellation charge.
    • Cancellation includes changes that reduce the overall value of the booking and no shows.
    • Changes made to the booking 3 days or less prior to the rental start date will incur a fixed fee of ¥5,000 per change.
    • There are no refunds available for the early return or late collection of rental equipment.