Deep Tracks - Niseko


Surf Skill

Beginner - Advanced

Star Rating


January, February, March, December



Located just 200 meters from the main gondola, these hugely popular apartments were constructed in 2004.

Each apartment offers warm, cosy interiors and an abundance of natural light and superior levels of privacy. Individual balconies let you take in all the action right on your doorstep. Fully equipped western style kitchens with open plan living / dining areas allow you to entertain in style.

The basement area offers large communal ski storage and drying rooms as well as laundry facilities.

Quick Facts
    • Excellent central location
    • Modern accommodation
    • Compliemntary WiFi
    • Compliemntary parking
    • Drying room and ski storage
    • Shuttle service available
    • Babysitting available

Deep Tracks apartments are centrally located in Hirafu Village in Niseko, overlooking the family ski run. The apartments are just 2 minutes from the family lift and close to all the amenities Hirafu has to offer.

The 2 bedrooms are bright and cheerful with plenty of natural light. The high ceilings in the lounge and dining room give the home a spacious feel. These self-contained apartments have everything you need including TV, DVD, Internet and a fully equipped kitchen. The apartment even offers a lovely view of the forest setting.

There is a large basement area with laundry facilities, secure ski/snowboard storage, fully equipped ski tuning area and drying room.
Weekly linen change (on the 8th day of your stay); daily fresh towel change and rubbish removal.
Complimentary tea, coffee, milk, sugar, washing powder and body soap on arrival. Replenishment of these items is the responsibility of the occupants during the stay.


The Deep Tracks apartments comprise of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments for up to 6 guests.

1 Bedroom Apartments

Ideal for couples who want a fully self-contained apartment or a little extra space or small families and groups. Bedding configuration is 1 x king bed (can be split into singles) in bedroom plus a single sofa bed in the living area accommodating up to 3 guests. They have a full kitchen with dishwasher and private balcony.

2 Bedroom Apartments

Ideal for mid-size families and groups of 4 to 6Bedding configuration is 1 x split king plus 2 x twin plus room for 2 extra guests on futons in second bedroom. They have a full kitchen with dishwasher and private balcony.

There is in-apartment wifi/LAN broadband internet, English satellite TV services & in-room telephones.

All apartments come with premium appliances including flat screen TV's & DVD/CD player.

Surf & Other Activities

Winter Activities
If you should ever tire of hitting the slopes, it may be time to explore the multitude of other activities available right out of Niseko. Embrace the winter weather and engage in an adventure that will get your whole family on board. For further details, just request booking information from the Gondola Chalet concierge staff. 

Rest, relax and rejuvenate in a traditional Japanese onsen and enjoy the feeling of cleansing and soaking your body after a great powder day. Onsen is an authentic and natural way of healing your mind, body and soul. There are a number of onsens within minutes walk of Alpen Ridge.

Niseko has an abundance of restaurants, bars, shops and tours available. Onsens are a must when visiting Niseko, where you can relax with the locals and take in the serenity. Day tours to Sapporo, including the Annual Ice Festival, the seaside city of Otaru, or some cultural activities within Hirafu allows you to have a broad holiday experience.

Take a day trip to the nearby cities of Sapporo or Otaru - the former being the site of the 1972 Winter Olympics and home to the annual Yuki Matsuri (Ice Festival).

Mountain Guiding
Discover Niseko’s legendary hidden and un-tracked powder with an experienced guide! 

Snow mobile and Snow Cat Adventures
Shinsetsu Mountain Guides have the power to take you deep into Niseko’s breathtaking backcountry terrain, to places where your ski’s never had a chance of reaching. A snowmobile or snow cat will not only guarantee you an action packed journey, but also an opportunity to absorb the beautiful natural surroundings. Professionally guided tours operate over Niseko’s untracked mountain ranges, powder fields and through the majestic Silver Birch forests, all from the comfort of your heated snow mobile. Tour routes will vary depending on the flexibility and experience levels of your group.

Cross Country Skiing
Try something different and go on a scenic journey through Niseko’s nature trails.

Indoor Rock Climbing
Indoor rock climbing is an activity that will shelter you from the chilly winds outside, but still offers a physical challenge. Niseko Adventure Centre welcomes all ability levels to this fun and rewarding activity. Remember to stop in at Jojo’s café upstairs before you leave, their famous cheeseburgers will be the perfect reward for a hard day’s work.

Trekking on foot through the Niseko backcountry is described as a truly beautiful and physically satisfying experience. This is an opportunity to absorb natural surroundings whilst traversing a magnificent mountainous landscape. Enjoy the joy of powder snow without the need for ski or snowboard expertise.

All tours are accompanied by a fully qualified guide.

Snow rafting
Snow Rafting & Tubing in Niseko can give those looking for a quick thrill over lunch everything they need. Go and try it next time you take lunch.

Winter horseback riding
Take the family out for a fun gallop on the backs of these gentle animals. Let the horses break the trail as you take in the scenic Niseko landscape. We would be happy to line you up with a fun day out winter horseback riding.

Other Surf Experiences