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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” (198 reviews)
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Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved Maligne lake. After seeing many beautiful lakes in the Canadian Rockies I have to say this one is the BEST ! Yes it evens beats Lake Louise .....

Thank Kazza3207
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This lake is close to Jasper city, the road to this lake is about 2km before the exit to Jasper (when coming from Edmonton). It's a beautiful lake, where you can rent boats and fish. There is a restaurant by the shore and a gift...More

Thank traveller20099
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of our favorite places to visit while staying in Jasper. What a breathtakingly gorgeous setting! We took the boat (expertly piloted by Michelle and narrated by Maria) to Spirit Island. The beauty of the place is indescribable. Turquoise waters, fantastic colorful,bluffs and...More

Thank 182jr
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful area where you can do walks along the water's edge as well as through the forest. You can hire canoes and kayaks and I highly recommend the boat cruise that goes up to Spirit Island. Wonderful scenery and photo opportunities. I...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 5 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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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