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These details are provided for your information. You will be invited to book rentals when confirming your accommodation. 


Rhythm Japan

Rhythm Japan is one of Niseko's leading stores for rental equipment, providing the highest quality of products and service as well as the best range of equipment to suit all of your rental needs. The shop offers complimentary pick up & drop off service throughout Hirafu village.

Hours: 08:00 ~ 22:00
Open: 1st December until 8th May.
Location: New for the 2019-20 season - Rhythm now has 3 convenient locations to choose from in the heart of Hirafu:

  • Rhythm Main Street - Original Hirafu Store
  • Rhythm Base - New Upper Hirafu Store
  • Rhythm Summit - Hirafu Backcountry Store

Choose from either Standard or Premium rental packages:

Standard Rental Package - to suit beginner to lower intermediate level skiers. This range will also satisfy those skiers on a budget who are willing to stick to the groomers. Please note that you cannot swap your skis free of charge within the Standard range. If you would like to swap skis during your holiday please rent from the Premium Range.

Premium Rental Package - includes a huge range of 2018-19 models from top brands like; Armada, K2, Volkl, Rossignol and more.  Everything from carve skis to super wide powder skis. Huge selection to suit any skier and any snow conditions.  With a premium package you can:

  • Swap models as many times as you like, including between skis and snowboard sets
  • Store skis overnight FREE of charge
  • See full Premium package range here
  • Premium package upgrade - Platinum in-house fitting service for JPY 10,000 per person

Equipment can be collected anytime after 16:00 the night before your rental period commences and can be kept until 10:00 the day after.

Click here for 2019-20 Rates

Sportpia Ski and Snowboard Rental

Sportpia Atomic & Salomon Station Ski & Snowboard rental shops are located in 4 locations in Furano:

  • New Furano Prince Hotel
  • Prince Hotel
  • Kitanomine Terminal
  • Furano Ropeway Station

Standard and Superior package options available.

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Central Snowsports

Central Snowsports stocks the largest and widest range of Demo skis & boards in Hakuba, and endeavour to match you with the best gear possible to enable progress no matter what your ability. With four stores across Hakuba, Central services all of Hakuba with their convenient complimentary pick up & drop off service.

Child rates apply to children 14 years and younger.

Choose from either Regular or Demo rental packages:

Regular Rental Package - to suit beginner to lower intermediate level skiers. Great for those on a budget who want to stick to the piste.

Demo Rental Package - includes the best of the latest top brands like K2, Line, Volkl, Head, Ride Snowboards, Nordica, Full Tilt, Technica and Blizzard. 


  • Rentals can be picked up from 1pm the day prior to your rental start period
  • NEW FLEXI RENTAL includes free rest days! Conditions apply. Please reference the price chart for detailed information
  • Central equipment is available from one of 3 centrally located shops:

- Happo: Opening hours 08:00 - 20:00

- Wadano: Opening hours 08:00 - 18:00

- Goryu: Opening hours 08:00 - 18:00

- Echoland: Opening hours TBD


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Kiroro Rentals

The Kiroro Rental Shop is located in the Mountain Centre on the 1st floor. 


  • Opens 20 minutes' prior to lift operation
  • Closes 30 minutes' after the lifts shut down for the day
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