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Maligne Lake Cruise

Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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Awesome. Worth it.

We did this the last day of our trip to Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper. We thought we had enough of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Justin T
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Brooklyn, New York
Great experience!

Patrick was our guide. Andy was the boat pilot. Both were extremely friendly & very informative... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cheryl H
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Peoria, Illinois
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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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Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We did this the last day of our trip to Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper. We thought we had enough of the alpine lake in the setting of mountains and forests. This was an incredible experience! Our guide (struggling to remember his name) was really...More

Thank Justin T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Patrick was our guide. Andy was the boat pilot. Both were extremely friendly & very informative. This was a highlight of our Canada trip.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

the whole tour was beautiful. we were lucky that with young children we had planed for a lot of outcomes as we did not know the extent of the journey there and back or that there would be a walk involved. even though because we...More

Thank Antonia M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great little cruise we did up Lake Maligne. The scenery is world class of course. You ride up half way up the lake and then dock at Spirit Island for some exceptional photo opportunities. The crew was great and gave great information...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the cruise because we wanted to visit spirit island ..... it was a good boat ride, the scenery was stunning, the crew were very informative. We were allowed just 15 minutes to get off the boat and take photographs of the island ....More

Thank jollygilly
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We just returned from a great cruise with Kelly and Seb, great crew, incredible views and well worth the trip. Scenery was incredible and Spirit Island was everything and more... add it to your bucket list!

Thank Roxanne I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was a little worried about this as I am the family trip coordinator and was concerned it would be so crowded and gimmicky that my older teens and husband would not enjoy. It's a beautiful drive from Jasper just to get here--saw moose and...More

Thank Stumbalina23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This cruise is pricey, as is most of Jasper, but it's worth it. Considered the most beautiful lake cruise in Canada, it's a must. This was my 3rd trip time but I wanted my 9 year old to experience it and he loved it! He...More

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

Dear albertagemini, Glad to have you back! I usually tell people that taking the cruise is a lot like riding in a bus - it's usually pretty smooth but the back deck is certainly an option for those prone to seasickness. You're right that Spirit...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Michelle and Amber our crew were fantastic, knowledgable, passionate and fun. This cruise was fantastic and so beautiful - we managed to pick a day where the smoke from the wildfires was pretty low which was such a relief. Such a beautiful part of the...More

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

Dear Michael F, We are thrilled to hear your comments about Michelle and Amber. I absolutely agree with your assessment of them and I couldn't be more pleased that they were part of an unforgettable cruise for you and your parents. Thank you for such...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Maligne Lake Premium Boat Cruise with stay at Spirit Island is well worth the price of a ticket. Tranquil Setting encircled by Glacier Peaks and deep acqua blue waters. Spirit Island is very picturesque and every photo looked like a postcard. The premium cruise allows...More

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

Dear VacationerGP, I'm so glad you enjoyed the Premium Cruise and that you thought it was good value. Your description of the south end of the lake is right on the money. It really is hard to take a bad photo at Spirit Island, isn't...More

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woodbill
19 August 2017|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
The difference is stay at Spirit Island with guide to explain and give you tour for around 30 minutes. 360 degree view while going to Spirit Island 3-5 times (I think at least 2 more than the normal cruise) giving you more... 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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Kay O
27 May 2017|
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Response from Travelexperience12 | Reviewed this property |
There were no dogs on the our cruise, but there were dogs at the lakeside. I suggest that you contact one of the websites that cover this attraction. I hope this helps. Travelexperience12
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