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“One of my favourite places”
Review of Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake
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$137.69*
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Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway sightseeing tour
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$130.96*
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff
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$40.50*
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Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus
Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in Lake Louise
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This beautiful lake nestled in the mountains is best known for its appearance on the back of the Canadian dollar bill.
Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is one of my favourite places in the Canadian Rockies. The scenery here is breathtaking and the walk to the far end of the lake through the woods or along the lake shore is wonderful. There are so many opportunities to take photographs that you don't know where to look first! Whilst less busy than Lake Louise the car park fills up pretty quickly so I would recommend visiting early in the day - in addition the lighting at this time of day make for perfect pictures.
There is a cafe at the Lake but prices are pretty high so I will take a picnic next time I visit.
A definite recommend - do not miss.

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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Just go!!! Words cannot describe the beauty of this place!!! But do yourself a favour. Go to Lake Louise first; trust me, you'll see why.

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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Agreed, a must-see. Don't 'do' Lake Louise and skip Moraine, you'll regret it! Amazing beauty, a short walk to perfect viewing sites. A photographer's dream. Parking is limited so get there early or be patient, its worth it!!

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

This place is just GORGEOUS. Completely breathtaking. Immerse yourself in nature. It is more beautiful AND less touristy than Lake Louise! Bring a picnic, as the food is a bit pricey. Take a canoe around the lake or just sit and enjoyt he scenery. It is a MUST SEE!

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Everyone goes on about how beautiful Lake Louise is (and I agree that it is beautiful) but I think Moraine Lake is much prettier!

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