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Address: Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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$102.49*
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Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper
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$101.15*
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Jasper City Sightseeing Tour and Maligne Lake Cruise
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$52.18*
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Maligne Valley and Wildlife Tour

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Great Boat Cruise

This was a beautiful lake and the cruise was great! The extra effort to make a stop at Spirit Island sets this cruise apart from others. It gives you a chance to stretch your legs... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 12, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This was a beautiful lake and the cruise was great! The extra effort to make a stop at Spirit Island sets this cruise apart from others. It gives you a chance to stretch your legs and get some pics from a different perspective. Gorgeous scenery!

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Loveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Maligne Lake is very long and narrow. It is spectacularly beautiful, rich with wildlife (moose, elk, bear, etc). The boat tour is expensive -- we didn't take it. Driving there from Jasper is bound to reveal wildlife -- each time I've been on that road I've seen black bear, also elk and moose.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Wsnt to see bears, want to see deers and offcourse squirels. Go and visit Maligne lake. The road towards the lake gives plenty oppertunities to see bears and deers. The lake is great and the hikes are also.

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

I've made the drive to Maligne Lake 4 or 5 times and have never taken the boat cruise! I hope that is not a blasphemous statement. Sure photos from the boat cruise look nice but I simply want to make the point that you can really enjoy the drive out and the vistas along the road accessible points whether you... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Did the 90 minute boat tour on the lake, everything was amazing minus the overcast day...can't control the weather. Guide was friendly and answered all the tours questions. Had a nice 15 minute stop at the spirit island which gives the best views and the chance to do a short walk to get good pictures and have a bathroom break.... More 

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St. Albert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

From the Jasper townsite the road to Maligne lake offers many attractions e.g. Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and hiking options. So you can take a full day in this section of the park and there is a good chance that you will see wildlife. Maligne lake is a beautiful location. There is commercial development there i.e restaurant, boat tours and... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Stunning lake with amazing scenery. Must visit. Saw animals on drive from Jasper. A momma moose and her calf came right up to feed on shoreline of Maligne Lake. (Apparently she is a regular there.) We visited Maligne Lake then drove back to do canyon hike.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Went as a booked tour on our trip to the Rockies. The lake is approached down a road just off the highway past Jasper. We saw black bears along this road plus a bald eagle sat on its nest. At the lake there is a large car park plus ticket office, shop and restaurant. Nearby is a boat house where... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Ok so we went to the lake the other day , it was a dreary day and we wanted to do something but not get to wet. Had heard the road there was good for wildlife spotting. Boy were we rewarded, we saw several black bears and were able to pull over for sometime (like everyone else ) and do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Great drive here, delicious coffee followed by a tour of the lake to spirit island . Captain Megan and mo were brilliant. Terrific views . This tour is a must for anyone in the area.

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