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Maligne Lake Cruise

Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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Wonderful all girl guides gave the best tour ever to beautiful Spirit Island!

The sun was shining when we reached the dock to begin our cruise to Spirit Island. Despite the sun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelleygirl2
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Sarasota, Florida
Breathtaking

The cruise and visit is short, but well worth it. The guides were entertaining and informative... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jen B
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Toronto, Canada
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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 good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sun was shining when we reached the dock to begin our cruise to Spirit Island. Despite the sun, the distant snow capped mountains surrounding Lake Maligne were mostly in haze if seen at all. Our boat guide Amber (our best guide so far with...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cruise and visit is short, but well worth it. The guides were entertaining and informative. The scenery is unreal.

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and well worth the short hike in. Lots of parking and trails are well marked. Worth the short driv from jasper town

Thank 630jenw
Reviewed 16 November 2017

There's a reason why this is one of the most photographed places in Canada, it's absolutely beautiful. The lake cruise was a great was to get there and have a tour guide tell you about the area as you head in-between two glaciers overhead. Be...More

Thank 9hellis
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear 9hellis, I completely agree about the beauty of Spirit Island and the views that can be seen there and I echo your sentiment that it's a highlight of Jasper National Park. We're very glad you came to see us - thank you so much...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

While traveling with a tour group Gate 1 travel we visited Maligne Lake. This is a must if you are in the area a beautiful drive from Jasper with even more beautiful scenery whilst you are cruising the lake with many great photo opportunities are...More

Thank Darren S
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear Darren S, This is such a great review and recommendation. It's wonderfully rewarding to see that you consider the crew and the tour to be first-rate. It's what we strive for and it's fantastic to be recognized for it. Many thanks for your kind...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This indeed was the highlight of a wonderful Cosmos tour to and through the Canadian Rockies. We arrived about 9AM and the early fog that covered the lake threatened our boat tour because of safety concerns. Luckily the fog receded ( that in itself was...More

Thank dbunn2013
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear dbunn2013, It can be frustrating to have to wait for the fog to burn off some mornings but if you can stick it out you're very often rewarded handsomely. What waits for you is a deep blue sky and views like you've never seen....More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Another day of beautiful sights and sounds, Canada just keeps giving. My visit to the lake and Spirit Island was spectacular as the first snow had fallen on the mountains the whole experience was made special by our captain and guide who were so knowledgable...More

Thank Josephine C
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear Josephine C, Sounds like you had a wonderful tour of Canada. I'm so happy we were able to be a part of that. The scenery speaks for itself here but I'm especially pleased to see that your crew rounded out the whole experience with...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

My wife and I visited Maligne Lake in mid-September, and decided to go on the boat tour up to Spirit Island. Our Captain and guide for the trip were Mallory and Mo – two very enthusiastic and knowledgeable ladies, with a great sense of humour....More

Thank TonyT67
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear TonyT67, Thank you so much for your review! It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your tour and to read the great things you had to say about Mallory and Moe - you've described them to a tee. I'm very happy that your crew, the...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 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
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear morrismasters, I wholeheartedly agree that the landscape is outstanding. We love it when guests fall in love with the place as much as we have. It's extremely gratifying to read reviews like this. Thank you so much! Michelle Booth Maligne Lake Cruise

Reviewed 14 October 2017

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
Michelle_Booth1, Guest Relations Manager at Maligne Lake Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear debkayscu, I strongly agree that what you can experience out in the middle of the lake is much different than what you see from the shore. Being surrounded on all sides by towering peaks is indescribable. Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your cruise. Thank...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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