Scenic Summer Gondola Service Starts June 23!! Niseko Grand Hirafu June 22 2012, 3:05pm via nisekotourism.com

The Summer Gondola service starts June 23 (Sat)!! Starting near the front of Hotel Niseko Alpen, ascend 500m to an altitude of 820m while admiring the beauty of Mt. Yotei directly ahead. It’s simply a superb view from the summit station area! On a clear day, you can see all the way from the Sea of Japan to the Pacific Ocean. Please come and enjoy Niseko’s beautiful summer scenery with your family! 【Operational Period】 Open every day from June 23 (Sat) to October 8 (Mon, Public Holiday) 【Operational Hours】 9:00 – 16:00 【Cost】 Adults: 1000 yen return / 600 yen one-way      Primary School Students: 600 yen return, 400 yen one-way ※On June 23 - 24, children (up to primary school age) can ride for FREE!! As well as that, on June 23 – 24 only, there will also be a Special Children’s Event. ※A Hirafu ‘Gondola and Luncheon’ set will also be available for adults (1900 yen) and children (1600 yen). 204 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0081 Niseko Grand Hirafu  Tel: 0136-22-0109 Hotel Niseko Alpen Tel: 0136-22-1105 Website