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The 2021-22 winter season has begun!


The winter season at Rusutsu Resort begun on Saturday, 27 November 2021. The ski area, hotels and other facilities are now open for business. In this blog we will explain about the early season here at Rusutsu Resort.

2021-22ウィンターシーズン スタートしました!

Purchase lift tickers online, make great savings and quickly collect at our new ‘pick-up boxes’, conveniently located around the resort.


Winter is almost here in Hokkaido and we are all looking forward to another amazing season here at Rusutsu Resort. For the 2021-22 season, we have introduced new pick-up boxes (automatic lift ticket machines) to make it quicker and easier to purchase and collect lift tickets.


The amusement park is now closed for the 2021 season, with a surprise Snowfall on the final day!


On Sunday, 17th October the amusement park closed for the 2021 season. We wish to thank all guests for visiting. We understand numerous people could not visit Rusutsu this year due to travel restrictions, and we sincerely hope to welcome back all our treasured guests next year.



The Daniel Street Restaurants have been renewed for winter 2021-22


The Daniel Street restaurants and food court area has been renewed in Rusutsu Resort Hotel and Convention. Designed to cater to a wide range of guests this area offers both hearty and healthy options a features menu options which highlight Hokkaido’s best local ingredients; including local lamb from the Rusutsu farm and a selection of craft beers. A range of gluten free and vegan friendly options are available for guests with dietary requirements.


A unique Rusutsu experience which will warm your body and soul! Kamakura (Igloo) SAUNA & BBQ Now available!


At the Kamakura SAUNA enjoy "laurel", a technique widely popular in Finland, the home of the sauna, where water is poured over heated sauna stones to create steam and promote perspiration. After working up a sweat in the tent sauna, you can dive into the natural powder snow instead of taking a water bath before jumping back in the sauna. Afterwards you can warm up in the Westin Rusutsu Onsen.

ルスツならではの体験でココロもカラダもHOTに!かまくらSAUNA & BBQ が登場

An exciting new activity for winter in Rusutsu: the "Snow Drift Experience"!


Exciting new activities include a winter driving lesson, where customers learn from a professional driver how the car behaves and how to control it on snowy roads, and a passenger experience programme where you can experience a professional driver's exciting drifting technique from the passenger seat.




Summer Early Booking Offer

Once you’ve fixed the dates, the next step is booking! We recommend booking early, especially for the summer vacation and other holidays, as rooms fill up fast during these peak seasons. Early booking will save you the hassle, leaving plenty of time for planning your trip itinerary.

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Winter Early Booking Offer

Your vacation begins the moment you complete the booking. Do yourself a favor and book your travel early, leaving you plenty of time for planning when to hit the slopes, what to wear and the like. This is especially true for Christmas, the New Year’s holidays and other popular holiday times.

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