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Address: Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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Maligne Lake is the largest glacially formed and fed lake in the Canadian...

Maligne Lake is the largest glacially formed and fed lake in the Canadian Rockies and those remnants of the last Ice Age still cling to the cliffs, rest in the cirques and cap off the pinnacles of Maligne Lakes' fabulous ring of 3,360 meter mountains. It is the melt waters of those glaciers that give the lake its' lovely, tranquil-blue colour and that backdrop of lofty peaks which holds back the busy world and provides a calming wilderness experience.

World-famous Spirit Island, on Maligne Lake is the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. Accessible only by boat this diminutive icon of the Canadian Rockies is the destination point of the scenic Maligne Lake cruise.

The worldwide fame of Maligne Lake is historically and intrinsically bound to the art of Photography. Diminutive Spirit Island, resting in the hall of the Gods at the south end of Maligne Lake is, arguably the most photographed locale in the Canadian Rockies.

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must visit if you stay near Jasper

Nice lake and a nice boat trip to the litte island in the Maligne Lake. It's a nice trip with the boat and if you arrive the destination you can shoot photos like a postcard.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matthias K
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Neuss, Germany

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Neuss, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice lake and a nice boat trip to the litte island in the Maligne Lake. It's a nice trip with the boat and if you arrive the destination you can shoot photos like a postcard.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An average cruise on a pretty lake, it takes you a short way where you get off walk up a short track which winds back to where you started. Then you get back on for a short trip back to shore. This was part of a bigger tour we were on & not something we chose. Not worth the money... More 

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washington dc
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We highly recommend this cruise, a well run operation by Brewster Tours at the Maligne Lake Day Lodge not far outside the town of Jasper. Our captain and guide (Maureen) were both women and excellent (go, Brewster!). The classic cruise lasts about 90 minutes. Maligne Lake is the largest glacier fed lake in the Rockies. It is turquoise blue and... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

This little cruise was a pleasant surprise. The waters are turquoise blue but clear. The scenery Beautiful. We had two ladies, one the Captain and Moe was our tour guide for the cruise, she was fun and informative. It takes an hour to drive there from Jasper and if your lucky enough you may just get to see same critters... More 

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Thank Mandyvan21JN
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

If you are looking for a relaxing way to spend a day in Jasper then Maligne Lake cruise is perfect for that - lots of opportunity to take in the surrounding. The cruise makes a stop at a small island where you can get out and take photos etc. Great views of Mount Assiniboine too - highly recommend.

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Thank Miss L
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of Jasper's top spots A trip to Jasper without this cruise is like a trip to visit and not going to the casino Your already here so why not see the most majestic sights this park and Canada has to offer As a local I do this cruise every year

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Selkirk, Ontario Canada
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

The views on this lake cruise are spectacular. You are surrounded by mountains on a beautiful lake and end up at Spirit Island, an icon view of Canada. I plan on taking anyone who visits me in the summer there. The drive up to the docks is pretty amazing too.

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Zurgena, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are thinking of doing any trip this one has to be top of the list. You will not find more stunning views in Canada than those from the tranquility of Spirit Island.

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Nao-Me-Toque, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It is the best way to enjoy Maligne Lake. It's fun, instructive, and beautiful! We stop at Spirit Lake (it's the only way to get there), and it is worth the journey!

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Priests of tourism, would Love this most. Book in town, give yourselves plenty of time, Malingne is gorgeous canyon drive to the lake.

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