ABOUT Rhythm Hirafu
Rhythm Hirafu is located in Hirafu Village, Niseko – only 100m from the Hirafu Gondola.
Rhythm Hirafu is home to 1200sq meters of floorspace, stocking the world’s most reputable ski and snowboard brands for customers to both rent and buy.
The architecturally designed building has been constructed to ensure a streamlined and comprehensive rental experience, allowing customers to pick up their gear with ease and be on the mountain faster. Alternatively, they can stop, browse and buy from the most extensive range of ski and snowboard equipment in the region. Adjacent to the store is a record 40 dedicated car spaces, more than any other retail outlet in town. Inside, customers can expect to find everything they need to maximize their on-snow experience.
Rhythm’s full-service workshop, Rhythm Tunes, offers overnight ski and snowboard tuning along with mounting and repair services from highly trained technicians. Other services include lockers and storage for customers who wish to store their gear overnight. Rhythm Beans Coffee, known for serving award-winning coffees, will open inside the shop, along with a bar and event space to support local movie screenings, art shows and music. Other services on offer include free pick-up and drop-off service, free gear swaps and multi-resort bookings.
Known for its winter offerings, Rhythm Japan is excited to expand its operations to include summer activities, expanded summer retail range, and bike rentals at the Rhythm Hirafu Activity Hub in Niseko. Opening its doors for the season on June 3rd, 2023, the store will be open 7 days a week from 8am-5pm.
The Rhythm Hirafu Activity Hub will offer a wide range of activities for visitors, including indoor bouldering complete with a kilter board, indoor skate mini ramp, outdoor skate park, outdoor pump track, outdoor trampoline, and outdoor slackline. The location will be a hub for the community with ongoing events throughout the summer, and will provide visiting outdoor enthusiasts with an array of exciting bike rental options, including E-bikes, Road Bikes, and Mountain Bikes, from leading bicycle brand Specialized.
The year-round location features various onsite facilities, including happy hours at Rhythm & Beans Coffee, retail shop, communal workspace, and Tunes bike workshop. Rhythm & Beans Coffee is a cozy spot to charge up before an active day, while the Summer retail shop offers the latest products from top outdoor brands. The communal workspace provides an opportunity for remote workers to catch up on emails or take a call, and the Tunes bike.
Rhythm Hirafu SERVICES
Summer Activity Hub
The Rhythm Hirafu Activity Hub new for summer 2023 brings a plethora of activitiies to the community all in one fun location.
Indoors, the climbing area features a bouldering wall and Hokkaido’s only Kilter board. Indoor skate mini ramp complements the outdoor street skate area so you can enjoy your deck no matter the weather. Slackline and trampoline provides plenty of outdoor fun, and the onsite retail shop, bike rental range, and cafe ensures Rhythm Hirafu Activity Hub will be the place to be this summer!
SUMMER BIKE RENTALS
Head to Rhythm Hirafu this summer and rent a bike to explore the Niseko area. With a range of E-bikes, Full Suspension Mountain Bikes, Cross Bikes, and Kids Bikes – as well as safety gear and accessories – Rhythm Hirafu is conveniently located just 100m from the Grand Hirafu Gondola.
NISEKO SKI AND BOARD RENTALS
Our Premium and Standard rental packages can suit all budgets and skill levels. We offer a huge rental range of ski/snowboard/backcountry to suit the deep powder conditions of Niseko. When you’re in Niseko, be sure to visit our store and chat with our knowledgeable staff who will be able to recommend the perfect gear for the conditions and your skill level!
NISEKO WINTER GEAR SHOP
Rhythm Hirafu offers a wide range of winter retail options from all the best brands. Whether you lost a glove on the chairlift, or need a whole winter kit including outerwear, skis, and bindings; Rhythm Hirafu has you covered and is conveniently located just 100m from the Hirafu Gondola.
You can also Click and Collect; simply order from our online store and the item will be waiting for you at one of our in-resort branches!
Rhythm Tunes Workshop
Rhythm Hirafu offers a full range of tuning, mounting & repair services by highly trained technicians. We use the latest Wintersteiger machinery, offering top-notch stone base grinding, ceramic disc edge finishing, hot waxing and general repair work for both skis/snowboards and bikes.
Note: prices are subject to change. In-store rates are final.
NISEKO BOOT FITTING SERVICE
Say goodbye to numb toes and aching feet from ill-fitting boots! Our Niseko boot-fitting service is on hand with specialists to ensure your feet stay warm and comfortable in the coldest and deepest conditions in Niseko.
RHYTHM & BEANS CAFE
Enjoy a morning brew just 100m from the Grand Hirafu Gondola. Rhythm & Beans located inside the Rhythm Hirafu store is a great pit stop to get your caffeine hit before tackling the slopes. You can also order a wee splash of something extra to celebrate at the end of the day!
ALSO IN NISEKO
Rhythm Hirafu LOCATION
Located in Hirafu, 100m from the Hirafu Gondola.
3-7-6 Niseko Hirafu 1 jo Kutchan-cho Abuta-gun Hokkaido 044-0080
PH – 0136 23 0164
E – firstname.lastname@example.org
Open | Winter season 8:00am – 9pm (End of November – Apr 30).
Rentals LO 8:30PM.
Summer Season 8:00am – 6pm (June-Sept)
Rhythm&Beans Coffee | Winter season 8:00am – 8:00pm
Summer season 8:00am – 6:00pm(June – Sept)