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Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS)

Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Kids lessons

Good experience with the kids. Have had 3 go through the school at various times and all have had a... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Rohan C
via mobile
10/10 experience

Impressed by the service and friendliness of the staff, in particular Ben and Jared who made our... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
rachelrose96
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Perth, Australia
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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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193-7 Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun 044-0081, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Good experience with the kids. Have had 3 go through the school at various times and all have had a good time with significant skills development.More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rohan C
Paul L, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Hi Rohan C, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with NBS on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled to hear that all 3 of your children enjoyed their ski holidays with NBS. We are also so happy to hear that they...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Impressed by the service and friendliness of the staff, in particular Ben and Jared who made our visit to Niseko stress free and easy. Would definitely recommend to travellers who are looking for a quick and professional place to hire snow equipment from.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank rachelrose96
Joel G, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Rachel Thank you kindly for taking the time to review NBS services. We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday with NBS and we look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We have just spent 7 days at Shikki apartments and while the location and amenities inside the hotel are very handy I thought it necessary to relay how your staff at base of Shikki -NBS made the difference. From speed of delivery to assisting the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Joel_G_NBS, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Hi Nikki Thank you kindly for taking the time to provide this valuable feedback. I am so happy that your experience with NBS and Niseko was great! I will be sharing your feedback with the team and in particular Dillon and Jared whom you mentioned....More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

We have used NBS four years runnning and the kids love it. Well organised and high quality instructors. Recommend over other ski schools in Niseko based on attention to the kids needs and the professional, but fun way the instructors teach.More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank abbey m
Paul L, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Hi Abbey M, We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your experience with NBS. We really work hard to recruit the best instructors and also put a lot of energy into the ongoing training of staff. It's great to hear that your...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Everything else about the SkiJapan.com experience was awesome, except for this. The equipment they rent out is old and in poor condition. The setup is very disorganised in a small cramped space with too many people and the fittings are rushed. Staff were more interested...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank miguelm60Canberra
Joel_G_NBS, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Hi miguelm60Canberra and thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us at NBS. we are committed to updating our rental fleet by investing in new equipment each year and our equipment is waxed regularly to make your experience...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I had enrolled for the 'Deluxe Ski Plan' and unfortunately, I had the front boot mount suddenly separate from the ski while i was riding the ski-lift. This left me stranded hundreds of yards from the shop and I had to seek help at another...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Joel_G_NBS, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Hi wkyian I'm sorry that you had that happen to you whilst you were renting with us here in here in Niseko. Whilst investigating the points highlighted in your review, the supervisor on duty to whom you spoke was unaware of you having to pay...More

Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

As a first timer, we are totally robbed in this place. We were assists by a lady who are a little bit fat, we told her its our first time. She told us to get two hour private, and we can bring our 4 year...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Paul L, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Hi Papayamelon, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. While I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your lesson with DK, I am very upset to hear that your experience with NBS was less than satisfactory. While an...More

Reviewed 1 March 2016

Great place to hire from and get lessons. We took the deluxe package which allowed us to change skis depending on snow conditions. Staff were professional and friendly. They made the process easy

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank dingoSydney
Paul L, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Hi DingoSydney, Thank you kindly for taking the time to review NBS services on Tripadvisor. We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday with NBS and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Paul Lorenz Niseko Base Snowsports School Director

Reviewed 20 February 2016

We have tried the ski classes for kids and private lesson for adults in Dec 2015 and Dec 2014. It's great to see the kids develop their skiing expertise and able to ski confidently in the red slope in Dec 2015! For our full review...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank OurTravelStory
Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear OurTravelStory, Thank you so much for your review and I’m happy to hear about your experience! We pride ourselves on providing the best lessons & rental in Niseko. Thanks again for your feedback, and we hope to see you again in Niseko! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We had a four hour private lesson with Scott & it exceeded all expectations! We were doing the family run by the end of the morning despite being green & nervous! Scott was incredibly patient, getting me back on my feet time & time again....More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank JillianR676
Rachel H, Manager at Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS), responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear Jillian R, Thank you so much for your review and I’m happy to hear about your experience! We pride ourselves on providing the best lessons & rental in Niseko. Scott is still working here, sharing his love for snowboarding! Thanks again for your feedback,...More

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