Spirit Island
Spirit Island
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  • marlsgreggs
    Charlottetown, Canada140 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really cool place to visit
    the history is amazing, learning about the people who cherish this Island and having such a deep connection with it. One thing I took away from the info I learned on this trip was the saying "Home is wherever the sun shines on you". Absolutely beautiful and still think about it to this day. A must see for sure.
    Visited August 2022
    Written 29 March 2023
  • Brenda L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spriit Island boat tour
    We road on the Mary Shauffer boat with Becca and Jordan R. These two were amazing at their job. They were so kind and funny. Also very knowledgeable about the history of the area. They went above and beyond with every one on the boat. My three grandchild even got to help drive the boat. A memory they will never forget. I highly recommend this tour. Thank you again to Becca the captain and Jordan as our tour guide. You guys are awesome!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 June 2023
  • Jane
    Ramat Gan, Israel47 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worthwhile cruise 💙
    We took the boat cruise and it was wonderful. A 90 minutes cruise to the spirit island, 15 minutes on the island and back. The spirit island has a Gorgeous view!!! Thanks alot to Bea, the great guide. She is so knowledgeable, funny and nice. And thanks to Aron the captain.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 July 2023
  • Jemma Lovie
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom39 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Breathtaking!
    On a recent trip to Jasper, we visited Maligne Lake and Spirit Island both of which are among the most amazing, breathtaking, and culturally significant sites I have visited. Maligne Lake is a huge expanse of water surrounded by untouched wilderness that could have been an image on a postcard. The stunning views go on and on for miles before reaching Spirit Island. On the way we were informed of the history of the area, the original custodians of the land and how to best respect the area. When we arrived at Spirit Island, we were truly speechless at its beauty. The glacial green water and picture-perfect Island are not done the justice they deserve on Instagram, and I would urge anyone who can see it in person to do so. There is something really special about the place that you can just feel, and you really can understand why the first nations people hold it in such high regard. You could honestly spend days just gazing at the place and still never get tired of it. Nothing I can say, or any pictures would describe how amazing this place is and instead I would urge anyone who can go to just do it and see for yourself.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 August 2023
  • NARELLE S
    Queensland, Australia74 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Maligne Lake and Spirit Island boat cruise
    We did the Maligne Lake and Spirit Island boat cruise. The scenery is so beautiful it looks exactly like the postcards. The journey to and from Spirit Island is made even better by the commentary by Connor and the expertise of the Captain Brooke. Would do this cruise again
    Visited August 2023
    Written 28 August 2023
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NARELLE S
Queensland, Australia74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
We did the Maligne Lake and Spirit Island boat cruise. The scenery is so beautiful it looks exactly like the postcards. The journey to and from Spirit Island is made even better by the commentary by Connor and the expertise of the Captain Brooke. Would do this cruise again
Written 28 August 2023
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Vicki L
24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
Enjoyed the boat ride to this location of Spirit Island. Very peaceful and sacred. It was a beautiful day trip.
Written 5 August 2023
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Cheryl C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Took a 4:15 cruise with Jordan and Cam. They were a great pair who did a wonderful job sharing this beautiful place with us! Just amazing’😁😁 Highly recommend if you are in Jasper!
Written 4 August 2023
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Jane
Ramat Gan, Israel47 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
We took the boat cruise and it was wonderful.
A 90 minutes cruise to the spirit island, 15 minutes on the island and back.

The spirit island has a Gorgeous view!!!

Thanks alot to Bea, the great guide. She is so knowledgeable, funny and nice.
And thanks to Aron the captain.
Written 21 July 2023
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janiced188
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Just returned from a great trip to Spirit Island. Absolutely stunning. The boat captain,Cam and guide Bea were fun and informative. Definitely a highlight of our time in Jasper
Written 14 July 2023
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Brenda L
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
We road on the Mary Shauffer boat with Becca and Jordan R. These two were amazing at their job. They were so kind and funny. Also very knowledgeable about the history of the area. They went above and beyond with every one on the boat. My three grandchild even got to help drive the boat. A memory they will never forget. I highly recommend this tour. Thank you again to Becca the captain and Jordan as our tour guide. You guys are awesome!
Written 13 June 2023
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marlsgreggs
Charlottetown, Canada140 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
the history is amazing, learning about the people who cherish this Island and having such a deep connection with it. One thing I took away from the info I learned on this trip was the saying "Home is wherever the sun shines on you". Absolutely beautiful and still think about it to this day. A must see for sure.
Written 29 March 2023
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Evan Gatchek
United States9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
Surreal experience where your eyes + mind can’t figure out if what you’re staring at is a scenic postcard or the real deal.
Written 30 January 2023
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johnnnita
Napa, CA2,471 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
If you take the Maligne Lake boat cruise, it should include this world famous spot. It's located at the end of the cruise drive up Maligne Lake. Apparently, tour cruise boats aren't allowed to go further up the river/lake area. However, it's still well worth the boat ride.

We were allowed to disembark at a boat landing and walk to take in the majestic views of this island and lake area. The island itself is quite small, but it has a certain mystique to it. We also learned that depending on the time of year, one can actually walk on to the island from the main landing area (if one is allowed). On this day, it wasn't quite shallow enough to do such a thing.

We spend about a half hour or so enjoying this part of the lake area. Then, we got back on the boat and headed directly back to the main landing area. It's well worth the fairly reasonable price. It was included as part of the optional part of our small group tour. However, you can also buy a ticket if you are not part of a tour or group.
Written 18 December 2022
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fiamma11
Tysons Corner, VA4,919 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
We took the boat ride on Maligne Lake which took us to Spirit Island. The staff were ever so friendly and helpful and the boat ride was relaxing and beautiful. Spirit Island makes for a picture postcard perfect setting. Not to be missed.
Written 18 November 2022
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