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“Great Ice Walk”
Review of Maligne Adventures

Maligne Adventures
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$60.81*
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3-Hour Maligne Canyon Ice-walk from Jasper
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$57.28*
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Jasper Winter Wildlife Search
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$57.28*
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Jasper Evening Wildlife Tour
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Jasper's Best Rafting is available only with Maligne Rafting Adventures. Class 3+ white water on the Fraser and Sunwapta Rivers offer great splashes and incredible scenery. Family friendly runs on the Athabasca River are a great way to spend a day in Jasper National Park. Join our Wildlife & Waterfalls tour to enjoy the best of Jasper's lakes and waterfalls. Daily departures at 9:30 and 12:30 showcase Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon and all the wildlife in between.
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

This was a great hike into the canyon. Our guide knew a lot about the area and was very friendly and easy to talk with. There had been some warmer temperatures before we went and though it made for a nicer walking day, we couldn't get deep into the canyon because of the melted ice. It was still worth the price to do the trip. You don't need to be in great physical shape to do the walk. I would recommend going earlier in the year to be guaranteed a trip fully into the canyon (as much as you can be guaranteed with the weather). They provided the boots and ice grippers as well which is handy. There is also a bathroom at the entrance of the park and you can leave some things in the van while you walk.

2  Thank Aihsila
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

I loved it. Our guide was patient and knowledgeable. I learned so much. He was funny and so very interesting. The griperoos made it easy to walk.

2  Thank NancyAgnes
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Reviewed April 3, 2014

We went on the icewalk tour on April 1 in the afternoon. When we arrived at the office we were told it would be a modified tour because of flooding in the deepest part of the canyon. I had great expectations before going, based on what other people had told me, as well as, on what I had seen online. I'm assuming the best part of the tour must be in the deeper part of the canyon that we weren't able to see. I feel the price of the tour should have been modified since our tour was modified.
The tour guide Chris, was very good, even though the tour was disappointing. I would recommend doing the tour earlier before flooding becomes a problem.

4  Thank Rod S
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Trevor L, Manager at Maligne Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2014

We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your Icewalk in early April. The Maligne Canyon is a spectacular place but we are at the mercy of the weather here in the mountains and some unexpected flooding did occur due to warm temperatures and heavy snow. We were keeping a close eye on the water levels and were surprised at how much they rose in such a short period. Our guides are highly trained professionals who are in the Maligne Canyon daily and constantly assessing risk and hazardous conditions to ensure the safety of our tours. On the day of your experience we were not able to access the deeper part of the Maligne Canyon due to flooding but were still able to reach the river bottom and experience some up close and personal touches with the Ice. If you decide to visit Jasper again in winter please contact us and we will show you the best Icewalk possible to ensure your satisfaction!

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Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is the second time I've done this walk & it was different than the first because of the change of the ice , snow , melting then feezing again so it was just as amazing as the first time and even better, loved it would do it again!!

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2  Thank Dianne I
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

The canyon was beautiful. Our guide was knowledgable and made sure we were safe. Boots and ice grips were provided and were clean and comfortable. We really enjoyed our afternoon in the canyon.

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