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Address: Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-852-3370
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Great place worth a day trip, excellent view

We drove to this place by ourselves, ride the boat to spirit island. Very beautiful lake. Nice restaurant, a lot of choices for the food, but a bit pricy. Easy access for all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacques L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove to this place by ourselves, ride the boat to spirit island. Very beautiful lake. Nice restaurant, a lot of choices for the food, but a bit pricy. Easy access for all ages. A must stop in Jasper National Park. I used 12 mm lens for most my photos.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go with family or friends. You can have a picnic on the lake - there is an area with picnic tables. Great view of the lake and the mountains. There is shop, place to eat and attractions in the area. You can spend a day having fun.

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an hour’s drive and about 30 miles from Jasper to the lodge, restaurant (great coffee!), gift shop and boat docks at Maligne Lake (pronounced Maleen). The deep blue, 14 mile long lake surrounded by picturesque snow capped mountains is the largest in Jasper National Park. Canoe rentals and a 90 minute boat cruise to famous Spirit Island (recommended,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The view of the lake itself from the shore is beautiful, but if this is all that you see of the lake, then it's probably worth 3.5 stars in comparison with other beautiful lakes in the Rockies. You get a more candid view of the lake and its surrounding glaciers by taking a boat cruise to see the spiritual island.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Maligne lake was one of my favourite places I visited on my trip. We were lucky we had such a beautiful day to enjoy the incredible scenery. We were not going to take the boat trip but decided last minute we would. My boyfriend and I don't really like going on tourist trips although this boat trip was pretty good.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

great hikes, boat tours and remote beauty is what you get at Maligne Lake. There is a little harbor from where the boat trips go, but other than that it's very quiet. Only boats with an electric motor are allowed on the lake. There are long (several days) and shore (1 hour round trip) hikes, and they are beautiful. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

It's quite a long drive down to the lake but the road is excellent and there's plenty to see on the way. Main attraction (apart from the sight of the lake itself) is to take a cruise on the lake and that's well worth the time and the money

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Another vast lake with views and wildlife to see. Plenty of walks and the opportunity fo a lake boat cruise available

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We took the cruise to Spirit Island. This is the most beautiful place I have ever visited. Well worth the time to visit this lake. The boat trip was well worth the price with an exceptional crew. Terrific spot for all ages.

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Loenhout, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Try also to walk near Moose Lake, that's nearby and many opportunities to see the moose. This area is very nice to make walks arounds the lakes.

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