Private Ski & Board Lessons

Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS)


Located at Family Base, Niseko Base Snowsports (NBS) offers a variety of private lessons for adults and children alike. NBS’ international team of qualified snowsports instructors will have you experiencing all that this world class resort has to offer in no time at all! Your NBS instructor will help you identify your goals and take every step possible to help you achieve them. If it’s a new maneuver you want to try or a technique you wish to improve, our experienced team can help! 

The NBS snow pros are very passionate about snowsports and are keen to share this passion with you. Their excitement for snowsports activities is contagious and will have you wanting to return time and time again. 

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NBS 2019-20 Private Lesson Price List


  • All lessons meet in front of NBS/Alpen Ridge (opposite the Ace Family Chair) 

  • All lessons have a meeting time 15 minutes prior to lesson start time. 

  • All private lessons prices indicate the cost for up to 2 students. 

  • Additional students may join at the additional cost of ¥3,000 per student. 

  • There is a maximum of 5 students in any private lesson. 

  • It is essential that all guests in a private lesson are of similar skiing or snowboarding ability; grouping private lesson participants by age is also beneficial. 

  • Specialist lessons can be requested such as powder, park, freestyle, race, kids, adaptive etc. 

  • Super Saver Packages must be taken on consecutive days. No guest, date, or time changes are allowed. Must be same discipline i.e ski OR board for the duration. 

  • NBS strongly recommends that customers pre–book their lessons, particularly during the peak season 15 December–28 February. 

  • There may be limited services and availability from 15 March onwards. 

  • Spring Lessons specials are effective from 1 March. 

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Terms and Conditions

  • Bookings can only be accepted more than 72 hours prior to arrival. 

  • This service is only available to NISADE guests.  

  • Bookings are subject to NISADE’s Terms and Conditions

  • Requests for changes or cancellations should be sent via email to 

  • Please note our strict cancellation policy for cancellations made within 16 days of arrival—cancellations within 16 days are non-refundable and will incur 100% of the total price. 

  • All cancellations 16 days prior to arrival will be subject to a 4,000JPY cancellation fee. Cancellations made 16-30 days before arrival may be subject to an additional supplier cancellation fee, if applicable.  

  • All amendments are subject to a 4,000JPY amendment fee. 

  • A booking is not confirmed until an invoice has been issued. Once an invoice has been issued, all cancellation and amendment conditions apply. 

  • We highly encourage all guests to arrange travel insurance. 

  • NBS and its staff are not responsible for any lost or stolen equipment, accident, injury or injury resulting in death that may occur before, during or after your snow sport lesson. 

  • You and all other participants must have and you agree that you have a valid Travelers Insurance which covers you for all the snow sport activities you intend to participate in. This includes injuries or death while skiing on-piste and in off-piste areas. 

  • Medical expenses for treatment required as a result of participation in snow sport activities, liability for the death or injury caused to a third party as a result of negligence or imprudence, are at the responsibility of the participant. 

  • All participants must follow instructor’s directions at all time. Bad behavior and dangerous conduct may result in termination of your participation in the snow sport activity. 

  • Lift passes and rental equipment are not included in the lesson or tour price. 

  • No lesson will be rescheduled or extended due to late arrival of guests for any reason. 

  • All of NBS’ rates are subject to change without prior notice. 

  • Cancellations due to injuries will receive a full refund minus JPY1,000 for administration fees. Note: to receive refund you must produce a valid medical certificate confirming you are unfit to participate in any snow sport activity from a local medical center within 24 hours prior to commencement of the lesson or tour. 

  • No compensation will be offered for cancellation due to weather condition or other operational facts (e.g. Chairlift failure, maintenance or other factors beyond NBS’ control). 

  • Failure to attend your lesson or tour will be considered as a cancellation made with less than 48 hours’ notice and no refund will be provided 

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