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Great experience with professional coach in Niseko!!!

I really enjoy my time in Niseko ski resort! The scenery is so beautiful! I will never forget my... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
obitobakakashi
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Hong Kong, China
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First time on a Snowboard or in snow all together so booked a lesson easily with Winterlab. Milo... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Matt N
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Established in 2009, Niseko Winterlab is an English-speaking Ski and Snowboard School. We cover the entire Niseko United area, offering expert instruction in Annupuri and Hirafu, as well as backcountry guiding and tours of more remote powder...more
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482-2 Niseko, Niseko-cho, Abuta-gun 084-1511, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I really enjoy my time in Niseko ski resort! The scenery is so beautiful! I will never forget my time on the snow mountain. The ski resort is so special, we can ski to 4 different ski resorts from the top of the mountain. Our...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Alice B, Manager at Niseko Winterlab, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind response. We are so glad you have realised now why we love Niseko so much. We feel really lucky to have such a great instructor team too - as we are a small school, we feel we can...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

First time on a Snowboard or in snow all together so booked a lesson easily with Winterlab. Milo the instructor came to us even though he was based out of a different spot. Awesome instructor who not only passed on knowledge about snowboarding but also...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Alice B, Manager at Niseko Winterlab, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks so much for your kind response. We're so stoked that you guys enjoyed the lesson - we definitely pride ourselves in our fantastic instructors & their extensive knowledge of Niseko & the surrounding area, always on hand to help with recommendations on where is...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

We are a group of ten people taking ski lessons for three days and four of us taking snowboard lessons for the fourth day. The instructors are very professional, with excellent ski/snowboard skills, and are very patient with us. They are also very responsive and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Alice B, Manager at Niseko Winterlab, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hey guys! We're super pleased that you guys had a great time skiing and snowboarding. We are lucky enough to have a lot of dual-certified instructors, who can teach both skiing AND snowboarding, meaning their knowledge surrounding the mountain, as well as their range of...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I needed a bit more coaching for skiing powder behind gates at Niseko. Winterlab advertised on the ski caps that are used in the gondola so I gave them a go. Meng was our instructor who really helped with correcting some of my bad habits...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Alice B, Manager at Niseko Winterlab, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for your awesome review - we are so lucky to have such great terrain over here, especially in Annupuri, which has proved to be a great place to introduce people to the "slack"country. The powder has been so great this season as well. Keep...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I had the most amazing morning lesson with Tara who essentially moved me from beginner to intermediate (ie, comfortable, fun, cool, happy!) snowboarder in three hours. It was amazing - four tips and some patience (and terrific attitude) and I was able to do runs...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Alice B, Manager at Niseko Winterlab, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

I hope this means you are an avid snowboarder for life now! Let us know when you're coming back and with a bit more practice we'll definitely be taking you out into the incredible "slack"country, and show you some fresh tracks, as deep as your...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Alice has been really great in accommodating our last min requests; we were not sure as it was our first time, hence a lot of last minute asks for ski equipment rentals and lesson bookings, and they all came through for us, all thanks to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Alice B, Manager at Niseko Winterlab, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

So great to have you guys coming back for more! We definitely pride ourselves on our dedicated, versatile, patient instructors. We've got such a great team this year. It was a pleasure to meet you guys & hopefully everyone is a skier for life now...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our second year back at Annupuri and it was a painless process to book our ski lessons online with Alice, who is always responsive and accommodating towards our requests. Kids love Milo, patient and fun, with a great singing voice on the chair lift. We...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had no hesitation in recommending winterlab to anyone who is looking for great ski lesson. Alice, the administrator, was very responsive to questions and kind in helping us to arrange the lessons. Our ski instructor, Juraj, is a really excellent , patient and nice...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Guides taked us from our accomodation and brought there after tour. They where polite and helpful. We saw as many freeride spots at Rusutsu as we could eat. Thanks!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I booked my lesson with winterlab on their website, which is super easy to use. Reply was fast and I received my confirmation within a day of booking. Oli was my instructor for 2 days, he was fun and patient and gave me plenty of...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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