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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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Lake and nature tour by Sundog Ltd

David Yasko our guide from Sundog today picked me up from my motel in Jasper and then showed his passion for all things Canadian. He had great knowledge of subjects from plants... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

David Yasko our guide from Sundog today picked me up from my motel in Jasper and then showed his passion for all things Canadian. He had great knowledge of subjects from plants to the land to its history. He also took time out on the drive back when he spotted a male elk to stop the vehicle for all of... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We booked a boat tour ahead of time. It is the only way to see spirit Island, which is a well-known area for photographing the Canadian Rockies in the background. The tour operator was excellent. The young adult staff was friendly, educational and very engaging. We were running a bit late as we had gotten lost. We needed to check... More 

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Cary, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I want to give a thank you to Marie for a great tour out to Maligne canyon and lake. She was so knowledgeable and determined for us to see some wild life. She was enthusiastic and fun. I also want to thank the company for making the extra effort to get us the package we left on the bus. The... More 

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a roughly 90 minute tour out and back to Spirit Island with about 15 minutes to wander on the shoreline and take pix of the island. Our guide and boat captain were pleasant and helpful, but at the end I really didn't feel I had gotten my money's worth.

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Very informative tour with Kat and Josh. Beautiful scenery. Maligne lake is untouched by the recent forest fire. Got the 'iconic' photo and more!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We booked this boat tour before our departure from Italy, reading the reviews. We chose the last boat tour, at 5 p.m. This was a very good idea. The tour is really well organized, Claire and Moe are very nice girls, experienced and funny. Maligne Lake and Spirit Island are really difficult to describe, everything in the Rockies is better... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We took this tour as part of an APT package. Our guide before our terrific boat trip was a knowledgeable man who loved this area. Fantastic information on flora and fauna. Boat trip incredible and Spirit Island picture book photos. Those 2 young ladies on the boat sure knew how to give us a journey to remember . 2 days... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We got to Maligne Lake late in the afternoon but we're able to get on a boat right away. The crew of two young ladies were very friendly and knowledgeable. The views to Spirit Island and back were spectacular - left us speechless! The UNESCO pristine area was as pristine as expected! Got some spectacular pictures. The best $67 you... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We were fortunate enough to have a nice day with plenty of blue sky and fluffy cumulus clouds to help with the photos Our guide was very entertaining and informative, and made it a very pleasant trip The scenery, of course, was spectacular, and the photos we took on the island were amazing And, to top it all, we saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Sunny day Fantastic guides in the 2 wonderful girls, Claire and Hayli (Maybe it's spelled in another way). Hayli took care of getting us there, while Claire made sure we had a perfect guide. She was very good at telling the history of the place and the surroundings, and even though it was just me and my friend who got... More 

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