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Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort

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First taste of the famous powder

Wow what a start to my 1st week and first turns in that famous Japanese powder and it did not... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
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Avoid the Japow stresses of the more renowned neighbors

Let's first make a clear Moiwa is small in comparison to most ski resorts. So, the number of... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Wow what a start to my 1st week and first turns in that famous Japanese powder and it did not disappoint!!! Great ski field with some great backcourt easily accessible from the lift system.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank nissenz
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Let's first make a clear Moiwa is small in comparison to most ski resorts. So, the number of visitors, we counted 12 cars in the parking lot, so it is very much the feeling of a private resort.The terrain at Moiwa may be short with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Did the best powder skiing ever at this very small resort area. Not many lifts but heaps of powder snow. be prepared for powder skiing and for isolated runs. this is Nisekos best kept secret so dot tell any one. !

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jill2003
Reviewed 3 February 2018

It does not take more than three lifts, tons of snow to have fun. A lot of great runs through forests and the variation is nice.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Martin F
Reviewed 25 January 2018

It's a great little ski hill with enough variety to cater to beginners up (as mush as beginners can enjoy skiing in Hokkaido). The lifted side country is interesting and stands up to a fairly high degree of traffic. The in-resort areas range from empty...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank the_Andrew_Gray
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Kids love this ski resort so much. They join a private ski course for 3 kids, 2 days, each time with 3 hours, just at the left hand side lodge. The coach is called Captain, a patient and experienced Japanese ski coach. After the lessons,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 159viviant
Reviewed 3 March 2017

They say that when the crowds at Niseko get too much go round to Moiwa for a day. We did just that and what a great little ski field it is. Moiwa is a smaller mountain on the side of Niseko, just next to Annupuri....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Denabroad
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Not really part of Niseko this small ski resort offers amazing, non-crowded skiing. We literarily had the resort (and powder) to our selves for a whole day. Verticals not so impressive but hey, with no people you can chew Japow until you choke.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I love this place because I always enjoy the music they play as I ride the lifts. Great skiing too! Locals love Moiwa and so do I.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank His_Niseko
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great place to visit when Niseko is too busy. Only 3 Lifts, but the quad chairlift offers more than enough options for at least a day. Even more so when there is fresh powder.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Lynn L
28 June 2018|
Response from the_Andrew_Gray | Reviewed this property |
In case the resort does not answer: Mowia Lodge is a great family-friendly place to stay in Moiwa. Really lovely host family. Only drawback is it does not have an onsen - but there are some very close. One Niseko... More