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Maligne Lake Cruise
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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...more
Maligne Lake Road, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a Speedboat-type Cruise to the very spiritual 'Spirit Island' holy place of the First Nations - Not an island, but a small Peninsula which you cannot enter, you merely go on small circular walk off island and photograph this magnificent place - Don't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Howard J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cruise is absolutly worth the money- You cannot get the view from Spirit Island unless you do this cruise.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sallyb753
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We went to Maligne lake to see if it is nice, it's pretty good actually! However, our main destination is actually the Moose lake! It is a little (easy) hike about 20-30 minutes from Maligne lake, early morning is the best to beat any traffic....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pilgrim88
Reviewed December 3, 2018

I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys epic views, history or boats. Our tour was on a mostly sunny day so our views were perfect.

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Date of experience: July 2018
Thank edmitten
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The boat itself isn't what I expected, it was relatively simple with no beverages or snacks available. Actually, I'm not even sure it had heat and it was quite chilly. But the beauty around us, the good nature of our traveling companions and the pleasant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IsabellasGrandma
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I would have preferred a smaller boat, more time around the Spirit Island area, plus the option to canoe or kayak at that end of the lake.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ladyvisor
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

National geographic worthy views and pictures. Took the cruise to spirit island and loved every second of it. The blue waters and snow topped mountains to the secluded Island. It was a magical experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vicky C
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

So, i will start from the beginning. We arrived in jasper the first week of october so we were kinda out of season, still the tour hours were completely unreasonable. The first boat for a "private" tour was leaving at 12.30. So you basically couldnt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to have taken the cruise on such a nice day! Not a single cloud in the sky, the mountains were fantastic. The trip was fun thanks to Amber and Kate(keep up the good job!;) ) it was worth the money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank l0well12
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Water forests mountains open air blue skies- gorgeous Lovely pair of local girls crewed the boat and stories galore-great experience

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 29, 2018|
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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
March 18, 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