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Maligne Lake Cruise

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

Two hour lake cruise to Spirit Island with Zeb, Chatty Duncan and Sam the Man on the island! Closed... read more

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Susan D
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Lafond, Canada
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Beautiful experience

To get a full grip on this gorgeous lake a boat trip is indispensible however very expensive... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kriebel009
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Brasschaat
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The Maligne Lake Cruise has been providing visitors with the opportunity to discover the world-famous Spirit Island for over 60 years through interpretive boat cruises in Jasper National Park. Visitors can explore the lake from the comfort of glass-enclosed and heated cruise boats while a knowledgeable guide retells Maligne’s history and explains its geology, wildlife, weather, flora and fauna. Make your visit even more memorable with our guided fishing, canoe and kayak rental experiences.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Two hour lake cruise to Spirit Island with Zeb, Chatty Duncan and Sam the Man on the island! Closed cabin was a bit disappointing with small viewing deck on the back end however, Zeb was wonderful as he made graceful pirouettes on several occasions enabling...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To get a full grip on this gorgeous lake a boat trip is indispensible however very expensive (monopoly...).

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing experience on Maligne Lake, Jasper! Our two guides, Amber, who captained the boat, and Maria, made the lake cruise enjoyable and informative. Cutting through the most turquoise water and taking in breathtaking grandeur of lake, mountains and forest made our trip to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow!!! An early morning cruise across the smooth turquoise blue lake to Spirit Island with wonderful reflections of snow covered mountain peaks is a photographer's dream.

Thank Gar17
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Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Gar17, Although I like to think Maligne Lake is magnificent at any time of day, there is something particularly beautiful about an early morning cruise. Your description is spot on. Thanks so much for your review! Michelle Booth Maligne Lake Cruise

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took Maligne Lake Cruise today as an optional tour, our tour guide was Alexis and the captain was Jess. The two young women were wonderful , always keeping us entertained with information and stories. We loved this trip and recommend that it a “...More

Thank Debbie K
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Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Debbie K, I love it when guests describe this as a must do experience. I agree that a trip to Jasper is not complete without a cruise on Maligne Lake. Thank you so much for your recommendation - it really means a lot! Michelle...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Trip to spirit island with Alexis and Jen was fun and informative. Alexis real knows her stuff and imparted it in a fun way. We had a beautiful sunny day .... made for great picture taking. Alexis even looked like my niece

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Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Walt K, I'll pass along your compliments to Alexis and Jen. They are both great guides who will be very pleased to see this lovely review. Thanks so much for cruising with us! Michelle Booth Maligne Lake Cruise

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were supposed to go out on July 2, but there ended up being a snowstorm by the time we reached the top. We spoke with Ashley and she immediately refunded our money and booked us in for the following day- she was also there...More

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Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Maria H, It seems crazy to think of snow in July but it's a strange fact of life at this elevation. It's nice to know that during the uncertainty of the snow day your story had a happy ending. Thanks so much for letting...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Alicia was our bus driver to the lake but she was more than that. A bubbly, enthusiastic Canadian who was keen to share her love of the area with us. Very knowledgeable about the wildlife, the geology and the scenery she provided lots of info...More

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Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear silverthreads101, Thanks for your review! The Maligne Valley has lots to offer; I'm glad to see that the cruise portion of your day was a great experience. Spirit Island is the focus of the cruise and you're right, where we dock is right next...More

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Robin L
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Response from silverthreads101 | Reviewed this property |
The locals say the colour of any glacier fed lake will intensify in colour towards the end of summer- I.e. August- should make for even more amazing shots. You need am early morning tour to get the beautiful reflections on... More
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mhart255
19 March 2018|
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Response from Suhas T | Reviewed this property |
You have to turn left coming from Edmonton about a km before Jasper and go about 50 kms
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