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Maligne Lake Tours

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Address: PO Box 280, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-852-3370
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Description: Maligne Lake is the largest glacially formed and fed lake in the Canadian...
Maligne Lake is the largest glacially formed and fed lake in the Canadian Rockies and those remnants of the last Ice Age still cling to the cliffs, rest in the cirques and cap off the pinnacles of Maligne Lakes' fabulous ring of 3,360 meter mountains. It is the melt waters of those glaciers that give the lake its' lovely, tranquil-blue colour and that backdrop of lofty peaks which holds back the busy world and provides a calming wilderness experience. World-famous Spirit Island, on Maligne Lake is the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. Accessible only by boat this diminutive icon of the Canadian Rockies is the destination point of the scenic Maligne Lake cruise. The worldwide fame of Maligne Lake is historically and intrinsically bound to the art of Photography. Diminutive Spirit Island, resting in the hall of the Gods at the south end of Maligne Lake is, arguably the most photographed locale in the Canadian Rockies.
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Maligne Lake & Canyon Tour

We started our tour with a canyon walk then followed by the Maligne Lake cruise to Spirit Island. Interspersed with this was the wildlife tour headed by Jasper John. The whole... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's always a bit tricky to review a wildlife tour, as it's not their fault if the wildlife won't cooperate. Our tour guide was nice and chatty and we saw elk and a grizzly bear, but the day before we saw bighorn sheep and a black bear just driving down the highway, so in Jasper it might not be worth... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We started our tour with a canyon walk then followed by the Maligne Lake cruise to Spirit Island. Interspersed with this was the wildlife tour headed by Jasper John. The whole trip was very good and besides learning a lot and seeing what a beautiful setting the Laligne Lake is in, we also saw 3 Black Bears, a Bald Eagle... More 

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Urbandale, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The ride was comfortable, accessible and offered beautiful views and the stop at Spirit Island was a great photo opportunity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and serene place. Boat tour is a must and very well done if s little price but well worth the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Maligne Lake tour is a straight up and straightforward 90 minute pristine experience. This tour is well guided by the young captain and the knowledgeable hostess. Spirit Island as the destination is cool although a little less than spectacular. The boat is good. THE MALIGNE LAKE IS BEAUTIFUL!!!

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Vancouver Island, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've been to columbia ice field and the skywalk... what a waste of money those two attractions were. Maligne Lake Tours on the other hand... money totally well spent! Also, the tour guide was so nice! I would recommend this to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The price of this attraction seems steep, but believe me it is spectacular when you get to the back of the lake. Do it, you won't regret it. The 360 degree views are amazing. Your photos will be admired by your friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The lake tours are definitely priced to take advantage of tourists - $67 for an hour and a half! Canoe rental also not cheap, but we hired one for an hour at $30 (daily $90 is reasonable) and had a great time paddling around some of this lake. Absolutely stunning location surrounded by mountains and forests. Definitely worth a trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I took my family to this boat ride and it was amazing. A great learning experience to the children, a nice time to the parents and a memory to the entire family. It is a must do. I bought the package with the Tea at the tea house the gold key close our trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We took the boat cruise to Spirit Island. The crew were great......it is good to see the effort they put into training new staff, and the broad nature of their care. They were an informative crew. The sheer number of photo opportunities is mind blowing. Great trip......enjoyed by all our group.

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Address: Address: PO Box 280, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-852-3370
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Jasper National Park  >  Jasper

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