Considered some of the best tree-skiing in Japan, Rusutsu is an absolute must during your stay…

Please book online below or at the NGS Office, next to Hirafu Welcome Center.
or try our Rusutsu Charters, new for the 2019 – 2020 Season! Ideal for groups of 3 – 12 people
Rusutsu Charter Tours
Rusutsu is one of Japan’s most popular year round resorts, offering a wealth of activities for all ages.
When it really shines however, is in Winter, when the meticulously planned ski area offers up what is considered the finest tree skiing in Japan, along with the areas famed powder snow.
Niseko Ground Services offers a special package deal for visitors to Niseko who wish to experience Rusutsu; simply drop by our Hirafu village office next to the Hirafu Welcome Center.
Ski Season: December – April
Area: 42km of groomed slopes
Steepest Run: 37 Degrees
Longest Run: 3.5km
Number of Courses: 37
Number of lifts: 18
Terrain: Beginner: 30%, Intermediate: 40%, Advanced 30
Resort Website:
24 December 2019 ~ 6 March 2020
Due to unforeseen circumstances we are finishing this service earlier this season than previously listed. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Adult: JPY 8,500
Child (4-12 yrs): JPY 5,500
Senior (over 60 yrs, requires ID): JPY 7,500
Prices include 1 day lift pass & bus transfer
8:30 departs Hirafu Welcome Center
16:45 departs Rusutsu Resort
No pick up from accommodation
Bus only service is not available.
NGS are able to arrange a private taxi service for you should the bus tours be full on the day you would like to travel.
We strongly recommend guests book at least the day before they wish to go to avoid missing out.

Terms & Conditions

Full payment will be required to secure a seat. 
Cancellation/amendments to bookings 1 day prior to the travel date will be no cancellation charge.
Cancellation/amendments to bookings on the travel date will incur a JPY2,000 cancellation charge.
Cancellation on the travel date includes no shows.

Rusutsu Charter Tours

New for 2019 – 2020
Return transfers and 1 day lift passes are included for all charters

Traveling in a group & wanting to ensure the smoothest transfers & lift ticket arrangement?
Our Rusutsu Charter Tours are an ideal solution to get you & your group to and from Rusutsu conveniently and comfortably.


Charter Prices

Taxi Service

3 passengers (small taxi): 42,000 Yen
4 passengers (small taxi): 56,000 Yen
5 passengers (jumbo taxi): 70,000 Yen
6 passengers (jumbo taxi): 72,000 Yen
7 passengers (jumbo taxi): 84,000 Yen
8 passengers (jumbo taxi): 88,000 Yen
9 passengers (jumbo taxi): 99,000 Yen

Coach Service

10 passengers (coach): 102,000 Yen
11 passengers (coach): 102,000 Yen
12 passengers (coach): 102,000 Yen

Terms & Conditions

All group charter bookings are subject to availability
Full payment in advance is required
All charters are flexible for the pick up time from Hirafu and Rusutsu
Accommodation pick up/ drop off available for taxi charters
No accommodation pick up / drop off available for coach charters
No senior price and child price are applicable for those charters
Cancellation/amendments to bookings 3 days prior to the charter date will incur a 50% cancellation charge.
Cancellation during office after hours (17:00-8:45) counts as next day cancellation.
Cancellation/amendments to bookings on the charter date will incur a 100% cancellation charge.