Enjoy the Greenery

Enjoy the Greenery

Rusutsu is surrounded by a lush natural environment. Take the time to explore the surroundings and enjoy nature in Hokkaido. There is always something exciting to see no matter the season.

Nature Tour

The National Park surrounding Mt. Yotei is a treasure of Hokkaido and full of special places to visit let an experienced local guide show you the way. We can help you plan your course to see the highlights according to the season.
A. Forest Trekking
Trek around the forests near Mt. Yotei. The tour can be customised to suit your preferences.

Season
 
A. Forest Trekking: Early May – Late October
Duration
Approximately 3 hours
Times
 
 
 
 
 
A. Forest Trekking
(1) 8:30 (return around 11:30)
(2) 13:30 (return around 16:30)

 
 
Participants
2 or more
Location
Mt. Yotei Nature Park
Price
 
 
 
 
 
 
A. Forest Trekking
5,400 yen (Age 8+)

 
 
 
 
Language Support
Japanese & English

* Please wear suitable clothing when participating in any activity as you may get dirty, waterproof clothing and footwear is recommended.
*Tours are generally not affected by rain; however activities are subject to cancellation in poor weather conditions.
*It is recommended to bring insect repellent during the summer months for protection against mosquitoes and gnats.

Horseback Riding

Form a partnership with your horse and ride along natural trails as you take in the beautiful surroundings from horseback.
Beginners can join all courses.


 

Season
Late April – Late October
Location
 
Within Rusutsu Resort (except for Lake Hill Riding Course at Lake Toya)
Prices
 
 
 
 
 
(1) Hand-Led Course: 1,080 yen
(2) Mini Riding Tour (age 6+): 2,160 yen (15 min)
(3) Standard Course (age 8+): 4,320 yen(30 min)
(4) Long Course (age 10+): 8,640 yen (60 min)
(5) Lake Hill Riding, Toya (age 12+): 10,800 yen (90 min)
Closed
 
Programs 1-4; Every Friday (Except August)
Program 5; Every Tuesday (Not available in August)
Language Support
Japanese & English

* Please wear suitable clothing when participating in any activity as you may get dirty, waterproof clothing and footwear is recommended (no skirts).
*Please bring durable low-heeled, closed footwear.
*Courses are subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions.
*Horses are living creatures, so please follow the guide’s instructions and be cautious when handling them.
*The tour is covered by our collaborating company’s accident insurance (fee included in our price).
*Participants of program 5 are required 2 or more.

Mountain Bike Tour

Rusutsu and the surrounding area is a cyclist’s paradise! Winding trails snake through the countryside and take you to beautiful locations with spectacular views. Long and open roads reach far into the distance and beckon you to discover what lies at the end. Whether you enjoy riding off-road or on, Rusutsu has cycling that will appeal to everyone!
A. Mt. Yotei Touring Course
A 20-kilometer route from the resort to Fukidashi Park, home of one of the most famous natural springs in Hokkaido.
B. Dynamic Course
The fun challenge of a mix of downhill and uphill from Rusutsu Resort area to Lake Toya give this 25-kilometer route a harder edge.



 

Season
Early May – Mid October
Duration
Around 2 – 3 hours
Participants
2 or more
Times
 
(1) 9:00 (return around 12:00)
(2) 13:30 (return around 16:30)
Location
 
A. Rusutsu Resort – Fukidashi Park
B. Rusutsu Resort – Lake Toya
Price
 
 
 
A. Mt. Yotei Touring Course
Adult 5,400 yen     Child (8-11) 3,780 yen
B. Dynamic Course
5,400 yen per person (age 12+)
Language Support
Japanese & English

*Price includes mountain bike and helmet rental (support vehicle provided).
* Please wear suitable clothing when participating in any activity as you may get dirty, waterproof clothing and footwear is recommended. Comfortable clothing suitable for sports that fit tight around the ankles is recommended.
*Programs are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or route conditions.
*Please follow the guide’s instructions and be responsible for your own safety.
*Some routes include public roads, normal road use and traffic laws apply.
*Participants must be 130 cm or taller. Please inform us of the rider’s height beforehand.
*All participants must sign an assumption of risk and waiver of liability form prior to participation in the tour. Persons under the age of 18 years will also require a parent or guardian to sign.

Mountain Biking

Take a short guided ride on a mountain bike along the picturesque trails around Rusutsu.


 

Season
Early June – Late September
Duration
Around 1.5 hour
Times
(1) 8:45-10:15  (2) 11:00-12:30  (3) 14:00-15:30
Participants
2 or more
Price
3,240 yen (age 6+)
Language Support
Open to all

*Price includes mountain bike rental.
* Please wear suitable clothing when participating in any activity as you may get dirty, waterproof clothing and footwear is recommended. Comfortable clothing suitable for sports that fit tight around the ankles is recommended.
*Programs are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or route conditions.
*Please follow the guide’s instructions and be responsible for your own safety.
*Some routes include public roads, normal road use and traffic laws apply.
*Please inform us of the rider’s height beforehand. Children’s MTB is also available (limited number).
*Participants must be 130 cm or taller. Please inform us of the rider’s height beforehand.
*All participants must sign an assumption of risk and waiver of liability form prior to participation in the tour. Persons under the age of 18 years will also require a parent or guardian to sign.

Early Morning Ride

Start the day with a ride around Rusutsu’s premier golf courses. Fresh air and exercise is the perfect way to wake up and begin the day. Breakfast afterwards is sure to taste even better!


 

Season
Early June – Mid September
Duration
Around 1.5 hours
Time
6:20 (The Westin Rusutsu Resort) / 6:30 (North Wing)
Participants
2 or more
Price
2,160 yen (age 6+)
Language Support
Open to all

*Price includes mountain bike and helmet rental (pacer car provided).
* Please wear suitable clothing when participating in any activity as you may get dirty, waterproof clothing and footwear is recommended. Comfortable clothing suitable for sports that fit tight around the ankles is recommended.
*Programs are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or route conditions.
*Ride on golf cart paths only, riding onto the golf greens is prohibited.
*Some routes include public roads, normal road use and traffic laws apply.
*Participants must be 120 cm or taller. Please inform us of the rider’s height beforehand.
*A limited number of kid’s bikes are also available.

Mountain Bike Rental

Hire one of Rusutsu’s premium mountain bikes and get out and explore the area on a bike. It is a great way to get around and have a lot of fun on the trails.

Season
Early May – Mid October
Prices
 
1,080 yen per hour or 2,160 yen for 3 hours,
3,240 yen/day
Rental Station
Information Counter or The Westin Rusutsu Resort Front Desk

*Bikes must be returned by 5 p.m.
*Riding in the resort is not permitted.
*The cost of repair for any damage to bicycles or equipment during use shall be billed to the user.
*Participants are required to sign a consent form. While riding on a rental bike, please be responsible for you own safety.
*A limited number of kid’s bikes are also available.

Orienteering

Take up the fun challenge of orienteering and use a map and compass to find your way around Rusutsu! Navigate towards checkpoints and plot your route to your destination. You can race against time to be the quickest or do it at your leisure and appreciate the scenery.
A. Fitness Course
Walk around the ski slopes with our instructor, and learn the basic skills to read maps and directions.
B. Trial Course
If you feel like a challenge try this longer course with a little aid from the accompanying instructor.
C. Short Experience Course
After an initial briefing, go out in the field and try it for yourself to experience the fun.
*Orienteering is an activity where you use the map and compass to follow the route with checkpoints as fast as possible.


 

Season
Early June – Late October
Duration
Around 15 mins to 3 hours (depending on the program)
Times
(1) from 9:00 (2) from 13:30
Participants
2 or more
Location
Resort Hotel and Izumikawa Golf Course area
Prices
 
 
Fitness Course: 2,160 yen
Trial Course: 3,240 yen
Short Experience Course: 1,080 yen
Language Support
Japanese & English

* Please wear suitable clothing when participating in any activity as you may get dirty, waterproof clothing and footwear is recommended.
* Tours are generally not affected by rain; however activities are subject to cancellation in poor weather conditions.

Activity Notes

*Activity is available upon reservation only. Please make your booking at the Activity Desk by 17:00 the day before.
*Bookings are subject to condition of collaborating companies, instructor or guide.
*All prices include sales tax.
*Some programs are held in conjunction with outdoor specialist subcontractors in Niseko or other areas.
*Activity programs will be changed or cancelled if the instructor or guide deems the conditions to be dangerous.
*Some programs are covered by the subcontractors’ insurance (fee included in our price). These insurance policies have a narrow scope of coverage, and any damages or injuries caused by the participant’s negligence are not insured. It is therefore highly recommended that you purchase your own insurance coverage, please consider which type of insurance best covers you for the activities you will partake in.
*All participants must sign an assumption of risk and waiver of liability form prior to participating in a tour. Persons under the age of 18 years will also require a parent or guardian to sign.
*Primary and secondary school students are recommended to join our programs accompanied by their guardians.
*Generally, non-participants or visitors to activity programs are not accepted.
*Please be aware that some activities are conducted in natural surroundings, it is always important to follow the guide’s instructions and be responsible for your own safety.
*Please wear suitable clothing when participating in any activity as you may get dirty. Confirm any details when making a reservation.
*Guests are not allowed to attend any activity programs if they have consumed any alcohol. So please refrain from drinking alcohol prior to participation in the program.
*Cancellation fees will be charged at 50% a day before and 100% for same day cancellations.

For Reservations


Some activity programs have scheduled holidays. Please check the details listed or with us to ensure the activity you want is available during your stay.
For additional schedule information, please inquire directly at the Rusutsu Resort Activity Desk.
For bookings regarding participation in upcoming events, please contact us directly.


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