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Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS)

Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Ski rental

I had booked and paid for my ski rentals in advance (as I have been doing for several years now... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
side11
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Hong Kong
Excellent Instructors

I had a one hour private snowboarding lesson with Scottish Rob on my first day in niseko. He was so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rachyrach1985
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Auckland, New Zealand
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NBS is Niseko's premier all in one- Ski & Snowboard School, Kids Club, Rental & Retail centre. Located in a prime ski in- ski out position, the Alpen Ridge NBS store offers a variety of adult, child, group & private lessons, quality rental gear from...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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193-7 Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0081, Hokkaido
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+81 136-21-5050
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had booked and paid for my ski rentals in advance (as I have been doing for several years now). The staff were friendly and efficient and I was able to collect two sets of skis and poles within less than 10 minutes (my wife...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank side11
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear side11, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! It's great to hear that our in advance rentals works out well for you. It's great that due to this service you can walk in and out in 10 minutes...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had a one hour private snowboarding lesson with Scottish Rob on my first day in niseko. He was so kind and patient and helped me get a bit of confidence and my bearings as I had only done a little bit of snowboarding. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rachyrach1985
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear rachyrach1985, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! It's great to hear that your private lesson with Rob and your group lesson with Bjorn have helped you build confidence! As you mentioned the shops location is right next...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My family rented all of our ski wear, helmets, skis here and had 2X2 hour private lesson with Pedro from Argentina. It was the first time for my 7 year old son to ski and my husband and I had not skied in 20 years!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank snakayam
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear snakayam, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! It's great to hear that you had a good time skiing with Pedro. Happy to hear that he has helped you learning to stop and teach you the basics. I...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Good location. Friendly and professional services. For us as the beginner for snowboarding, the class helps very much. We gained sufficient skill to be try every beginning track in Niseko after only one morning session.More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hydiver
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear hydiver, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are happy to hear that you found our staff friendly and professional and our shop in a good location. It's great to hear that your beginner lessons have gained...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our daughter had private lessons with David and group lessons with Thomas. David was fantastic and she had a wonderful time exploring the mountain with him. After a pretty rough start with another NBS instructor it was great to see her enjoy her time on...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adeline Y
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Adeline Y, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! It's great to hear that your daughter had a great time in private lessons with David and in the group lessons with Thomas. It's great for them to be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service for fitting gear. Instructors were knowledgeable and small groups meant more personalised instruction. Biggest bonus was gear storage so you didn’t have to lug gear around!More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Guide24323229731
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guide24323229731, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! I am please to hear that you found our service great for fitting your gear. As you mentioned our group sizes are small so our instructors can take the time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went recently between Christmas and Lunar New Year Holidays, so was lucky enough to get a private lesson even though I booked and paid for a group lesson. I had a really good, friendly, patient, (and most importantly clear in her instructions) instructor called...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank qiqi925
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear qiqi925, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! I am pleased to hear that your lessons with us have been great and you've learned a lot. As you mentioned the lessons start at the bottom of the family...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not so crowded, easy going staff...equipment is okay, ski shoe emm...a bit smelly and was'nt maintain that good.More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank royl996
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Royl996, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! Great to hear that you found our shop nice and quiet and that our staff was nice and easy going. I will make sure I'll pass your feedback about the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The equipment was great and the free overnight storage is great too. The ability to pick up your gear the night before hire starts is also a very good feature. The cost is on par with other similar places. The cheaper ones usually have old...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter_Young1971
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Peter_Young1971, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. I'm glad to hear the equipment you rented was great. As you mentioned we have overnight storage...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good small sized well run ski school great for beginners and intermediate kids. Easy to access location to the village.More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Happiness47318979815
casNBS1, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Happiness47318979815, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at NBS! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. As you mentioned our group sizes are nice and small and it's easy access to the village....More

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