Oz Snow

Oz Snow has been committed to offering quality snow trips at a reasonable price to skiers and boarders since 1999. We can offer flexible packages to all individuals and groups including social, university, school, and corporate groups at a competitive price. Oz Snow designs their tours to be fun filled, good value for money and will remove the stress from organising your snow holiday.

Oz Snow is a one stop shop tour operator, travel agent, hotel and ski shop owner all in one. This enables us to have greater control and organisation of our tours as well as keeping our prices down and simplifying a usually over complicated process. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced skier or boarder come along and experience the snow scene for a fun filled trip with Oz Snow.

We also own and operate Extreme Adventures which offers spring break and short trips for International Students.

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OWASHI LODGE

The Oz Snow crew have been leading the way in semi-hosted snow packages to Japan since 2004. We are based at the Owashi Lodge – one of the best budget accommodation in Niseko. Our location in Upper Hirafu makes for an easily accessible Niseko ski holiday. Our Niseko lodge accommodation is close to the lively main street and just 100m from the ski lifts. The Oz Snow crew will be there to host your ski Niseko package and assist in giving you a seamless ski holiday in the Niseko United ski area. Whether it’s assistance on getting you into the swing of things on the first day of your package, advice on which mountain to ski, or booking a local tour, we are happy to help!

Please see pricing and options below.

 

  • 4 NIGHT NISEKO POWDER PACK
  • from $ 999*
    per person
  • Includes:

    4 Nights Accommodation at Owashi Lodge

    3 Day 4 Mountain Niseko United Lift Pass

    Return Airport Transfers*

    Niseko Welcome Centre Meet & Greet

    Group Dinner and Breakfast Daily

    Onsite Oz Snow Host

  • 7 NIGHT NISEKO POWDER PACK
  • from $ 1319*
    per person
  • Includes:

    7 Nights Accommodation at Owashi Lodge

    5 Day 4 Mountain Niseko United Lift Pass

    Return Airport Transfers*

    Niseko Welcome Centre Meet & Greet

    Group Dinner and Breakfast Daily

    Onsite Oz Snow Host

CUSTOMISE YOUR SKI NISEKO PACKAGE

Why not customise a package to book the best option for you!

Choose your room type from shared dorms to our private rooms and choose the gear that you need to ride the mountain your way!

4 Night Powder Pack

All Season

4-5/Dorm Share

$999pp

2-3 Share

$1119pp

7 Night Powder Pack

Off Peak

Peak

4-5/Dorm Share

$1345pp

$1559pp

2-3 Share

$1495pp

$1759pp

*All prices are per person in AUD.

*Departures from 11th December 2020 to 11th April 2021. Peak Period runs from 22nd December 2020 to 28th February 2021.

*Included airport transfers are available for flights arriving prior to 7:30pm and departing after 12:45pm from New Chitose Airport.  (flights arriving/departing outside these times will require a private transfer at an extra expense)

*All bathroom facilities are shared.

7 NIGHT NISEKO POWDER PACK

Our Niseko lodge accommodation is located in Upper Hirafu 100m from the ski lifts and just off the lively main street. Owashi Lodge is the go to accommodation for the best location at the most reasonable price. The Lodge has a combination of dorm rooms and twin/double/triple rooms, all with shared bathroom facilities. The Lodge has WiFi throughout the property and has an onsite bar/restaurant, ski shop and drying room.

Itinerary

DAY 1

MEET AND GREET AT NEW CHITOSE AIRPORT

Taking a coach shuttle from New Chitose Airport (CTS) to Niseko Welcome Centre where a dedicated Oz Snow Host will meet you on arrival. From there you’ll be transferred directly to Owashi Lodge. Your Host will issue you with your room keys, lift tickets and take you through the Ski Shop to collect your per-booked equipment.

Please note that this transfer takes approx 3.5hrs until you reach your accommodation.

 

DAY 2 – 4 (DAY 7 FOR EXTENDED POWDER PACKS)

BREAKFAST

Kick start your days and power up with a bite to eat with included continental breakfast starting at 7.30am or head to Kanpai Bar which serves hot breakfast options for purchase.

SKIING
Take advantage of the massive powder dumps Niseko is renowned for and make the most of your 4 Mountain Niseko United lift pass. With an average snowfall of over 14m per season, get your shred on and experience the terrain over all 4 interconnecting mountains. With the Niseko United snow region you have the option to ride the lifts from one point and speed down to a completely different point.

After a hard day of skiing, make sure to check the town or simply enjoy a drink in the Kanpai Bar.

DINNER

Get to know the gang in Niseko with an included group dinner of local Japanese cuisine. Make sure you see reception to find out what day your included dinner is. For all the other nights you can take a short stroll into town to try some other Japanese meals or try the Kanpai Bar which serves western food.

 

DAY 5 (DAY 8 FOR EXTENDED POWDER PACKS)

On your last day in Niseko you will be transferred to New Chitose Airport for your return flight.  Make sure to leave enough time to check in for your onward flight.

 

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Japan isn’t all about the skiing. There is a whole lot of culture, food, language and good times to soak up. That’s why we give you guys the option of getting amongst what Japan has to offer, and lets be serious your legs will need a rest after some glorious Japanese powder. For any other on ground requirements ask our hosts when you get to Niseko, who will be happy to help. They speak English and Japanese and have over 15 collective years experience in Japan.  Any questions you have reception will be happy to help.

    • Night Skiing or Boarding*
    • Private Traditional Japanese “Onsen” Bathhouse*
    • Visit Lake Toyako and Otaru Zenkoji*
    • Group Dinner and party night

<p style=”text-align: center; font-size: 8pt;”><em><strong>*extra tariff applies</strong></em></p>

About Niseko

Niseko, known for its abundance of dry powder snow and its lively cosmopolitan main street is located on the Northern Island of Hokkaido. It enjoys a longer snow season than the other ski areas in Japan with some of the most consistent and biggest snowfalls in Japan. The Niseko United ski area is made up of 4 ski resorts all interconnected. Hirafu, Hanazono, Annupuri & Niseko Village make up the mountain of Niseko.

Niseko has all the western services you would find in any North American ski resort, as Niseko is getting the reputation as the Aspen of Asia, there are many restaurants, bars & nightlife options to keep you occupied for a complete snow holiday.

Niseko United Ski Pass is valid for all 4 Mountain . This pass offers great flexibility to ride multiple areas across the mountain. United Niseko is unique in the fact each of the areas meet at the summit meaning you can take a ski lift from one point and return to a completely different area. All transfers are as easy as taking the chair 100 metres from Owashi Lodge to the peak and then simply pick the run you want.

Niseko is officially Japan’s #1 snow resort, located in Hokkaido. Comprised of 4 interlinked ski resorts – Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village and Annupuri – it is renowned for its consistency and quality of powder snow throughout the winter. Averaging around 15m+ of snow each season, Niseko is famous for its wide open powder bowls and tree runs. Hirafu Village is home to an abundance of cafe, restaurant and nightlife choices. Niseko Hirafu and the surrounding areas offer a wide range of dining options from traditional Japanese to French-Japanese fusion, steaks and a great choice of pizza and burger eateries.

EQUIPMENT HIRE

All equipment can be arranged and purchased after you arrive in Japan with our crew at our Niseko lodge accommodation.

We have a rental shop onsite.

Ski/Board Hire

5-6 Days

Extra Days

Skis, Poles & Boots

$235

$47 per day

Snowboard & Boots

$235

$47 per day

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