Best Ski Resorts in Hokkaido Japan

Niseko is rated overall best ski resort in Hokkaido
Niseko ranks very well for snow, terrain, restaurants, bars & accommodation options
Furano in Central Hokkaido ranks # 2 for best ski resorts in Hokkaido
Furano has great snow, good lift infrastructure & good all-round facilities & accommodation options
Kiroro in Otaru ranks in the top Hokkaido ski resorts for snow & lifts
Kiroro is very family friendly & gets incredible snow plus great lift infrastructure
Rusutsu (near Niseko) ranks #3 best overall Hokkaido ski resort
Rusutsu has great lifts, great snow & fabulous off-piste tree skiing & is family friendly
Tomamu is in the top 5 Hokkaido ski resorts
Tomamu is the top Hokkaido ski resort for families with great snow & ski-in/out accommodation
Moiwa (next to Niseko) is a popular pick by readers
Moiwa has great snow, off-piste & tree skiing & provides very good value
Sahoro is a top Hokkaido ski resort for family friendliness
Sahoro is very family friendly, has great lift infrastructure, great snow & off-piste skiing & ski-in/out accom
In the top 10 Hokkaido best ski resorts list is Sapporo Teine
Sapporo Teine is renowned for its steep terrain, great tree skiing & great snow
Asahidake is #9 on the best Hokkaido ski resort stakes
Asahidake has exceptional deep powder skiing & is mostly a backcountry ski area
Kamui Links ranks #10 best resort in Hokkaido
Kamui Links gets fabulous snow & generally low crowds making it a great place to get freshies

Best Ski Resorts in Hokkaido Japan

Best Hokkaido Ski Resorts - Powderhounds

For information on the best ski resorts in Hokkaido as rated by, see our best skiing in Japan awards.

The top ski resorts in Hokkaido are also highlighted in detail in our Japan ski resorts ratings, which include factors such as terrain for different ability levels, lift infrastructure, nightlife, family friendliness, culture, cost and the best Hokkaido snow.

Best Hokkaido Ski Resorts - Readers' Reviews

These awards for the "best ski resorts in Hokkaido" are based on the public reviews on Come and have your say on the top Hokkaido ski resorts by reviewing and rating a ski area. Navigate to the Hokkaido ski resort you want to review and click on the "add review" link in the left-hand-column. Put your vote in!

NB only Hokkaido ski resorts with a minimum of 4 reviews were considered in the awards. Where there are equal scores, the resort with more reviews is selected as the best. 1 The top overall Hokkaido ski resort is based on an average of the other above factors. 2 The best Hokkaido powder skiing is the average of the scores for snow, uncrowded and off-piste.
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