Bouken Kazoku

145-2 Hirafu Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun Hokkaido, Hokkaido Niseko, Japan

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'Bouken Kazoku' is located in Kutchan-cho where the Niseko mountains spreads out on Mt. Yotei and the west side in the southwest of Hokkaido.
They are also the nature and life experience center which can do various experiences with the institution to which the image of the wooden school building for 70 years is made as for the maximum remnants, and stay and experience, and the institution which allotted the sunken hearth hut, the campsite, the snow hut, etc.

Skiing

There is Niseko hirahu skiarea in five minutes by car!
We have pick up service!

Ikada Rafting

Build your own raft using tire tubes, wooden planks and bamboo poles, all held together by rope work which we will teach you. Then, enjoy the sights of nature as you cruise down the Shiribetsu River. Dive right into the river for a refreshing summer swim or simply float along with the flow of the river. Will you experience the excitement of the Shiribetsu?


Mud Bath and Onsen
Hike 20 minutes along a mountain path to find a 500m long lake surrounded by forest. It is a sulphurous hot spring surrounded by streams and Mother Nature. Bathe in the mud and then relax in another, clear hot spring. Your skin will be smooth as silk afterwards!

Time: May ¨C October (Activity may be cancelled due to rain)

Place: Foot of Mt. Annupuri

Duration: 3 hours

Minimum of 2 people


Mountain Stream Fishing/Fish Catching

Trout, char, yamabe and other fish await in the clear streams of Hokkaido. Enjoy nature as you fish and learn more about the river and aquatic life. You can use a fishing rod or attempt to catch fish with your bare hands (it¡¯s possible)!

Goemonburo (wood-fired Japanese bath)
Treat yourself to some precious alone time as you luxuriate in the hot bath while leisurely listening to the sounds of birds and the wind.

Irori House

4 years in the making, the Irori house offers you the opportunity to live in a building with a traditional sunken hearth. Gather around the hearth to cook and eat dinner and then sleep on futons around the glowing hearth.

Homemade Sausages

Make tasty additive-free sausages with your own hands! Add your own spices and fill your sausage casings! Once done, smoke them to add more flavor and color to create authentic sausages.

Lodging Information
Capacity: 35 people Rooms for groups, families, different genders and Irori-goya (house with a traditional sunken hearth [special price]) are
available.


Facilities: Tea House, Non-smoking room, rental skis, snowboard and ski wear, table tennis table, BBQ area, camping ground, Goemonburo (wood-fired open-air bath), free station pick-up and send-off service.

Check in 15:00 (Last check in:21:00)
Check out 12:00

Bus Information
Most travellers come to Niseko via Chitose airport (aka Sapporo airport) and then get a Bus from Chitose to Niseko
*The last Bus from Chitose to Niseko departs at 5.30pm.*Wednesday and Saturday is 8.30pm
*The first Bus from Niseko to Chitose arrives at the airport at 11.30am
*Typical Bus travel time is 2.5 hours, but it can take longer if there is heavy snowfall

Train Information
trains run at various times throughout the day. Most will require a changes at Sapporo and/or Otaru. This is usually only a matter of crossing the platform. Waiting can vary from 10 mins to 1 hour. The trip will take about 3 hours not including any wait time. The destination is the town of Kutchan which is the closest point to Niseko

From Kutchan, free station pick-up and send-off service.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • HOTTUB
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Taxes included
  • Taxes not included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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Bus Information
Most travellers come to Niseko via Chitose airport (aka Sapporo airport) and then get a Bus from Chitose to Niseko
*The last Bus from Chitose to Niseko departs at 5.30pm.*Wednesday and Saturday is 8.30pm
*The first Bus from Niseko to Chitose arrives at the airport at 11.30am
*Typical Bus travel time is 2.5 hours, but it can take longer if there is heavy snowfall

Train Information
trains run at various times throughout the day. Most will require a changes at Sapporo and/or Otaru. This is usually only a matter of crossing the platform. Waiting can vary from 10 mins to 1 hour. The trip will take about 3 hours not including any wait time. The destination is the town of Kutchan which is the closest point to Niseko

From Kutchan, free station pick-up and send-off service.

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