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Maligne Lake

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Address: Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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$104.67*
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Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper
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Jasper City Sightseeing Tour and Maligne Lake Cruise
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Maligne Valley and Wildlife Tour

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Take the boat trip to Spirit Island

Allow enough time to take the boat trip on this beautiful lake over to Spirit Island. The guides are very informative and it is a lovely way to get in touch with nature and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Allow enough time to take the boat trip on this beautiful lake over to Spirit Island. The guides are very informative and it is a lovely way to get in touch with nature and the majesty of the mountains.Thank heavens these parks are still only lightly touched by the hands of man.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a boat that you can book to go on, which takes about 45 minutes to get to where the boat stops to let you out for about 10 minutes. There is plenty of photo opportunities with the mountains in the background and of Maligne Lake itself. Its a great place to visit after the lake has thawed out... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive is a bit long, allow for extra time to drive up as you may want to stop for wildlife viewing along the way (bears). Well worth the drive, nice scenery. We took the boat cruise down the lake, to Spirit Island. The views are fantastic, beautiful lake nestled in the mountains. The cruise is a bit expensive but... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I went during the winter. The view was not that good since I went during a blizzard. But while you walk, you can choose from different routes going all around the lake! Very good place to enjoy the day or maybe half a day of exercise.

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

The drive from Jasper was a bit long, but this was another beautiful spot in Canada. The lake itself is gorgeous, and there is some wildlife like geese, ducks, chipmunks, and certain birds that makes it even more interesting. I recommend taking the short hike off of this lake to the Moose Lake (I think that's the name). Totally different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Maligne Lake is accessed by a relatively scenic road but it is an "in and out" drive. It is worth it. Allow time to walk along the shore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Its a Superb place to visit.. The Cruise is Great, driven usually by Lady. Great... I would love to visit again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Don't miss a visit to the Maligne Lake. The drive is worth every second. You are going to stop a few times on your way to the lake to take some photos. When you arrive, you will not believe your eyes, so beautiful mountains and forest surround the lake. The water is cold, but my 20 something son and son-in-law... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

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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