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Rusutsu Resort is a fully integrated resort that the whole family will enjoy; a winter wonderland which will enchant and leave you with great memories that will last a lifetime.


Rusutsu has an average snowfall of over 14 metres a season, and a large ski area that is Hokkaido’s largest single resort it covers three mountains, each having a variety of long groomed runs with a selection of great powder and tree runs that link between the runs and the lifts and make for an easy introduction to powder and tree skiing.


The resort offers picturesque views towards Lake Toya and Mt Yotei and with 4 gondolas, 7 high speed high speed covered quads plus 7 pair lifts Rusutsu is a breeze to get around so you can enjoy more of the mountains more comfortably; Rusutsu infrastructure is world class and no doubt one of the best of any Japan Ski resort. 


Accommodation options at Rusutsu are the Rusutsu Resort Hotel or the 5 star Westin Resort hotel, Rusutsu Resort Hotel has a variety of family friendly rooms and suites while the Westin offers 2 story Maisonette Suites for families or groups and there are a variety of restaurants and bars to enjoy as well as some outside options a short walk from the hotel, such as Rodeo Drive. There are two convenience stores just outside the Westin hotel such as the 711 with international ATM. The accommodation is ski in ski out from the locker rooms and the hotels and the ski resorts are linked with a monorail and a gondola so getting around is super easy.


Rusutsu Resort also offers a number of other attractions that appeal to whole family including an indoor theme park, shopping facilities, snow shoeing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, indoor wave pool and onsens.


Facilities & Attractions

Tourist attractions and the latest trendy spots.

Rusutsu Aroma Treatment
Rusutsu Aroma Treatment

Nurture the body and mind through the power of scent in Averara, an aroma treatment room on the second floor at The Westin Rusutsu Resort. Exclusive to

Rusutsu Day Care Centre
Rusutsu Day Care Centre

The newly refurbished daycare centre was opened on 28th December 2018. Staffed by qualified nursery teachers, our daycare centre’s support system provi

Rusutsu Shops
Rusutsu Shops

Shop at Rusutsu Resort for luxury sport equipment, souvenirs, quality goods and even a wine cellars. The shops in North Wing are surrounding by a two-s

Rusutsu Hotel Attraction

To ensuring guests have a fantastic stay, hotel attractions include a musical fountains, the iconic 2-story carousel, arcade with a 4D theatre, activit

Oktober Fest
Rusutsu Restaurants and Bars

Rusutsu Resort has a wide range of options where it comes to fine dining restaurants,casual dining or just a quick bite. Dining options from traditi

Indoor Pool
Rusutsu Indoor Pool

This indoor swimming pool features an exciting 4 story aqua-coaster and wave machine, The wave pool is a great activity,suitable for the whole family.

Flower Key Ring
Rusutsu Indoor Activities

You can enjoy the indoor sports and activities at Rusutsu without being influenced by the weather including hot springs, climbing wall, table tennis, s


Their brand new hot spring "Kotobuki" is now opened. A total floor space of 3,000 square meters and overlooking at Shikotsu-Toya National Park. The

Rusutsu Indoor Sports

You can enjoy the indoor sports facilities at Rusutsu without being influenced by the weather. Challenge the Climbing Wall within Rusutsu Resort. Be

Niseko United Ski Resort
Niseko United Ski Resort

Niseko ski resort in Hokkaido, is the largest and most well known resort in Japan for international skiers and snowboarders. It is suitable for all abi

Hokkaido Resort Liner
Hokkaido Resort Liner

The Hokkaido Resort Liner has a range of options to travel around Hokkaido to help you get to and from Hokkaido resorts, airports and major cities.

Noboribetsu Onsen
Hot Spring Tour from Rusutsu Ski Resort

There are some Hot Spring areas you can visit from Rusutsu Ski resort by a private taxi. Makkari Hot Spring Tour Kyogoku Hot Spring Tour Konbu

National Ainu Museum & Park
Upopoy National Ainu Museum & Park

As a national center for learning about and promoting Ainu history and culture, Upopoy enables people of all nationalities and ages to learn about the

  • How to Reach Rusutsu
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By Air

Access to Rusutsu for international travellers is generally via New Chitose Airport which is about 2 hours by resort liner to Rusutsu.

By Train

Its not possible to access Rusutsu easily by train, so we recommend the bus network from New Chitose or Sapporo

By Car

Travelling to Rusutsu by car is possible from Sapporo or New Chitose Airport will take approx. 2 hours.

By Bus

The resort liner servicer in Hokkaido or the Resort bus service from Sapporo runs regularly to and from Rusutsu and the journey will take approx 2.5 hours.

By Private Transfer

Private transfers can be arranged from New Chitose Airport for as few as 1 person in a private car or up to 40 people with a bus charter. 

Below are some PDF tourist maps to help you navigate and enjoy your time at Rusutsu.

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