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Lovely day on the lake

I visited Maligne lake on a lovely sunny day in September. I was a little worried about finding the... read more

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Reviewed today
Southampton, United Kingdom
Best scenery in the Rockies!

Wow. The drive from Jasper is stunning. There is a great place for coffee and a croissant before... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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
Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed today

I visited Maligne lake on a lovely sunny day in September. I was a little worried about finding the place as no address was given but it is clearly signposted.The organisation of the boat tours is great. From the office, to the boats and all...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow. The drive from Jasper is stunning. There is a great place for coffee and a croissant before the cruise. The scenery on the cruise is simply the best in the Rockies. We had Britney and Paul who were great, very personable and informative. Don’t...More

Thank JD86_reviews
Reviewed yesterday

The water, the mountain are fabulous. But you can view them from all places around the lake. No much special to view on the cruise, or on the Spirit Island. Only 15 minutes is allowed on the island and no much to do there.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a landlocked lake which is surrounded by 3 mountain ranges and is around 26 kilometres in length. There is a building for ticket purchases, gift shop and a restaurant. A fleet of 6 boats takes tourists from the marina up to the top...More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed yesterday

You basically pay $80 to get a picture of Spirit Island. It's a pretty spot but I think the price is quite a rip-off. The cruise itself isn't anything special - it takes you to the island, you get only 15 minutes of time there...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely, but cold day on the water. Leah was our guide and Randy (I think) was our boat pilot. They were very informational and funny. It was a calm and easy ride to Spirit Island. We did the classic ride. It went...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took this cruise last week on a sketchy weather day, but it cleared up some and we enjoyed the beautiful views of peaks and glaciers at and near spirit island. The tour had a “guide” and on our ride it was Kai...he was awesome....More

Thank Jlab
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went in mid-September when the weather wasn't the nicest. But the view there is still magnificent, just out of this world! We wish we could stay longer there. Thank you so much to our guide Megan and captain Patrick.

Thank Shiva_Dragon
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fortunately the weather was perfect for this hour and a half cruise. Nice relaxing trip with good commentary. Stunning views. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a 30 minute boat ride from the dock to the place where Spirit Island is. We were given time to walk around and take pictures of one of the most photographed places in Canada. The only negative I can think of is that the...More

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Robin L
30 June 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
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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