Nature-lovers Guide to Summer in Niseko

Warm weather, cool streams and lush green trees, summer in Niseko is perfect for enjoying the tranquillity of nature around. Here are some of the reasons why you should start a cool summer holiday in Niseko. 

Beautiful Mountain Range

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Discover the beauty of Hokkaido's landscape by hiking up the mountains surrounded by Japanese trees and lush green. With many hiking trails now open, visitors can choose from taking a leisure walk around Lake Hangetsu, Shinsen Numa pond or towards the peak of Mt Annupuri.

Famous Spring Water

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Take a sip of the crisp clean spring water from Fukidashi Park. Famous throughout Japan for its spring water, Fukidashi Park attracts thousands to visit every year. During the summer, the park is vividly coloured as leaves turn to shades of bright green and flowers bloom across the park. 


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Listen to the sound of cicadas and the birds sing symbolising the start of another warm and tranquil Japanese summer. In Niseko, walk along the Shiribetsu River or taking a stroll around town in the early hours to hear these small creatures.

Fresh Produce


Taste locally grown fruits and vegetables like Japanese potatoes, white asparagus, plump cherries and more. With the abundance of locally grown produce, restaurants and cafes around Niseko often use plenty of seasonal produce in their dishes, keeping their menus varied.

Interested in more ways to experience summer in Niseko? See our guide to summer hiking