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Maligne Lake

Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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“boat trip” (62 reviews)
“spirit island” (197 reviews)
“rent a canoe” (10 reviews)
Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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Reviewed yesterday

It has been about 40 years since I was here, it is a beautiful spot, and the drive up from Jasper is such a pleasure. I should return and spend a couple of days camping. Stop at the tourist info area at Medicine Lake song...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wel worth a trip and spend some time walking. Beautiful scenery wild flowers. I would have liked to have stayed a while longer

Thank SamEHertford
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the drive up, so beautiful. Lots of life to see, including bears and eagles, and silly people getting far to close to the wildlife. The trail was very good, well marked. We were surprised by the lack of people on the trail, compared to...More

Thank twandalives
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited close to end May, with a heavy snowfall the day before. There's still snow on the ground all around the area. The lake was thawing. It was really beautiful. We didn't go for the lake cruise, which we believe wasn't operating that day. We...More

Thank ChengHyork
Reviewed 4 days ago

Maligne lake is huge and just gorgeous! we visited on a windy but sunny day & took boat tour (can also rent canoe/kayaks). the tour was excellent. plenty of trails around main marina as well to explore.

Thank tarheelUS
Reviewed 4 days ago

The lake is renown. Spirit island adorns many a calendars. I once traveled here with a Russian who just had to see it because he had seen it in photographs. The day we visited it rained and that was not an issue as there was...More

Thank woodmister
Reviewed 5 days ago

We drove the 45 minute drive from Jasper to Maligne Lake. So worth getting there. Saw a couple bears along the way. It was a rainy day but the boats are completely enclosed so never got wet. Our captain Luis and guide Sara were super...More

Thank Clemsonchickie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nature at it's best. Beautiful lake, serene surroundings. Enough of car parking space. We took the boat cruise to Spirit Island which is one of the most photographed places in the world! The place is amazing. No public transportation available. We did the day tour...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This lake is absolutely exquisite. We had an amazing time in Jasper. I would highly recommend seeing this lake and the canyon

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mother nature at her best. The natural Beauty is simply breathtaking and then add to that the story of how the lake was formed - WOW. Of course there is a gift shop and rest rooms.

Thank dad414
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Hi, Is it safe going by cruise when you are in third timester if your pregnant?
21 June 2017|
Response from Clemsonchickie | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea as I am not a doctor but I will say the boat tour is 90 minutes and very smooth. They are the only motorized boats on the lake and go slow as not to disturb the canoers.
Hi we're visiting Jasper for 4 days this July, camping and on a budget. We really want to do the boat trip and visit Spirit island can a boat ticket be booked and purchased independently or do i have to go through a tour Thanks Sue
30 April 2017|
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Response from sueHighf |
Thanks for the information Sue