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Maligne Lake Cruise

Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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Maligne Lake Cruise

Outstanding landscape. Great boat. We did not understand this at first, but quickly fell in love... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
morrismasters
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Bellaire, Texas
via mobile
What a view

Well worth the money. Read a previous reviewer who complained about the view and $. Well the view... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
debkayscu
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garland, tx
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Maligne Lake is the largest glacially formed and fed lake in the Canadian Rockies and those remnants of the last Ice Age still cling to the cliffs, rest in the cirques and cap off the pinnacles of Maligne Lakes' fabulous ring of 3,360 meter mountains. It is the melt waters of those glaciers that give the lake its' lovely, tranquil-blue colour and that backdrop of lofty peaks which holds back the busy world and provides a calming wilderness experience. World-famous Spirit Island, on Maligne Lake is the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. Accessible only by boat this diminutive icon of the Canadian Rockies is the destination point of the scenic Maligne Lake cruise. The worldwide fame of Maligne Lake is historically and intrinsically bound to the art of Photography. Diminutive Spirit Island, resting in the hall of the Gods at the south end of Maligne Lake is, arguably the most photographed locale in the Canadian Rockies.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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+1 780-852-3370

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Outstanding landscape. Great boat. We did not understand this at first, but quickly fell in love with this special place in the Canadian Rockies near Jasper. Outstanding views of the glacier and ice fields. Beautiful landscape. Mountains and glaciers all around us.

Thank morrismasters
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the money. Read a previous reviewer who complained about the view and $. Well the view is different from out in the middle. You are then surrounded by mountains 360. We did spirit island tour and really enjoyed the trip. Forget our guides...More

Thank debkayscu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went in September when it had very recently snowed so there was a good amount of snow on the ground, which could making walking around the area slippery. The cruise was nice. We took the premium tour which gives you an extra 15 minutes...More

Thank eltravelnotes
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on the second last day of the season. It was a great intimate tour with around 10 passengers on the cruise. Alexis is such a great guide. The scenery was unreal. We had a fabulous time.

Thank Xinnie F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a party of six, from UK and this was part of our schedule, travelling from Jasper to Calgary and we weren't disappointed. Our two hosts were Sarah and Kelly and they were both excellent, giving detailed information about the lake and able to...More

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the day immensely, got to take my brother out to see the glorious views of Spirit island and the Maligne lake area for the first time. Courteous staff and cruise, safe and enjoyable. Warm despite the cool October weather. Highly recommend.More

Thank Brad M
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Brad M, Thanks for bringing your brother out to enjoy our last day of cruising. We're so glad you were with us to close out the season. Thank you for your great comments about the cruise and your crew. Have a wonderful winter! Michelle...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat takes you out on the lake, but then what? You will not see anything special or more then you will see from the banks of the lake. And how about the price? 72 dollar per person.More

Thank kjeld g
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear kjeld g, As the boat takes you out on the lake, you're treated to post card views of Spirit Island encircled by the majestic peaks of the Queen Elizabeth range. The water turns lighter in colour until it becomes the perfect hue of turquoise....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th cruise here as we shared it with visitors from the UK. The day was a bit misty and we had some rain when we stopped at Spirit Island. The views were still beautiful and the skipper and guide were very informative...More

Thank 17KAG
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 17KAG, Thanks for being a repeat visitor and for bringing friends. It really means a lot to know that we've been able to provide something so meaningful to you that you want to share it with others. We truly appreciate that. I'm so happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time to visit Jasper. The guides, Sarah and Francois gave a thorough history on how the lake was formed. We bought the premium tour which allowed us to have 30 minutes on Spirit Island instead of the 15 minutes. Recommend for...More

Thank Jeannie L
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jeannie L, Very good to see that you enjoyed your premium cruise and the extra time at Spirit Island - thank you so much for the recommendation. It's also good to see that Francois and Sarah were a part of that; they take great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our trip when we got to Maligne Lake. We were not sure about booking ahead, due to weather. Our captain, Malita and guide, Laura did a nice job with our boat tour. They were friendly and answered questions by all. The trip to...More

Thank Jinnyus
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jinnyus, I'm happy to hear it was smooth sailing. We're a fairly well protected lake so conditions are usually pretty good out there. Thank you for your great comments about Malita and Laura, as well. We have a few resident eagles here and I'm...More

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Ameppright
18 September 2017|
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Response from AlbertaMommy | Reviewed this property |
No they do not serve lunch, its only a 90 min boat cruise. There is a cafeteria style place to buy food but it is pricey
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woodbill
19 August 2017|
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Response from AlbertaMommy | Reviewed this property |
While I was there, they only had the 90 min cruise. Maybe the longer one you stay by spirit island a little longer. I know they have a few different types of boats and one cruise you can book just for yourself for a... More
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Sarah W
18 June 2017|
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Response from Agnieszka D | Reviewed this property |
No but they are available if you want to wear one.
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