Maligne Lake Boat Cruise
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Maligne Lake Cruise

This fully narrated cruise takes you along Maligne Lake, the largest glacially fed lake in the Canadian Rockies, part of the UNESCO-listed Jasper National Park.

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Maligne Boat Cruise

Visit Spirit Island, accessible only by boat, and admire views of imposing granite peaks, vibrant blue water, and ancient forests.

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Jasper Maligne Lake Boat Cruise

Keep your camera close while scanning for eagles, bears, goats, and deer that call this area home.

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5.5 Hour Jasper Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour with Maligne Lake Cruise

Discover top natural attractions such as Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake on foot, and enjoy a scenic cruise on Maligne Lake.

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Jasper Maligne Lake Boat Cruise Wildlife Protection
Jasper Maligne Lake Boat Cruise Wildlife Protection
The Maligne Valley lies within the expansive Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. With this 5.5 Hour Wildlife, Waterfalls and Boat Tour, navigate the rugged scenery with ease and reach some of the region's most spectacular landscapes in comfort. Discover top natural attractions such as Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake on foot, and enjoy a scenic boat cruise on Maligne Lake. Along the way, keep watch for wildlife sightings of native bears, eagles, elk, and moose in their natural habitat.

- Jasper National Park Maligne Valley tour from Jasper.
- Delve deep into Jasper National Park with your Wildlife & Waterfalls tour guide.
- Hassle-free pickup and drop-off at your centrally located Jasper Park hotel.
- Marvel at cascading waterfalls, soaring cliffs, rugged scenery and beautiful Lakes for which Canada is famous.
- Explore Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake on foot, and boat cruise onto serene Maligne Lake to Spirit Island.
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Booking the 5.5 Hour Jasper Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour with Maligne Lake Cruise includes All taxes, fees and handling charges.


What To Expect on the 5.5 Hour Jasper Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour with Maligne Lake Cruise

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. Granite mountain peaks circle a wonderland of cascading waterfalls, lush forests, hot springs, and diverse wildlife. At the heart of Jasper National Park lies a true treasure of the Canadian Rockies, Maligne Lake and Spirit Island.

Your boat cruise along Maligne Lake starts dockside near the Maligne Lake Boathouse and Chalet. Learn about Jasper Park's history and geology, along with Spirit Island and Maligne valley. The maligne lake boat cruise is fully enclosed with glass and heated, to keep you cozy warm as you soak up Jasper National Park's alpine scenery.

Boat cruise to Spirit Island, near the center of maligne lake and accessible only by boat. Enjoy views of craggy, snowcapped mountain peaks that ring a bright-blue lake and old-growth forests. Observe for wildlife that prowl maligne lake's shoreline, including deer, bears, eagles and mountain goats.

Your boat cruise ends back at maligne's boathouse, where you can purchase a hot beverage or a snack from the nearby lodge and chalet. Feel free to linger as long as you like and enjoy the landscapes from maligne lake's shore.

Please note: Boat cruises leave approximately on the hour and your ticket is good for any trip during your selected day.
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5.5 Hour Jasper Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour with Maligne Lake Cruise Itinerary

Stop At: Maligne Canyon - A 30-minute stop at Maligne Canyon allows us time to explore the two bridges, offering fantastic views of the cascading waterfall and continuing erosion of the ancient limestone.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free.

Stop At: Medicine Lake - As we continue into the Valley, we climb into the sub-alpine forests and view the expanding ranges of limestone rising out or Medicine Lake. This mysterious disappearing lake changes seasonally as the flow rates of melt waters fill and empty this basin. A stop is made to photograph this natural wonder, and your guide traces its history with you.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included.

Stop At: Maligne Adventures - Maligne Adventures has been leading and guiding people in Jasper National Park since 1999. Wildlife tours, Maligne Valley tours, hiking and white water rafting has allowed to showcase spectacular beauty in the Canadian Rockies. Tours to Maligne Lake offer opportunities to explore the Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake as well as enjoying the 90 minute Maligne Lake Boat Cruise.
Duration: The Tour
Admission Ticket Free.

Stop At: Jasper National Park - Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies comprises a vast wilderness area of Alberta province defined by glaciers, lakes and peaks like 11,033-ft.-high Mt. Edith Cavell. The Icefields Parkway, a road from the town of Jasper, passes subalpine forest and the immense Columbia Icefield. Outdoor activities like hiking, camping and skiing are popular. Native wildlife includes elk, moose, bighorn sheep and bears.
Duration: 5 hours
Admission Ticket Free.
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Additional 5.5 Hour Jasper Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour with Maligne Lake Cruise Info

- Wildlife, Waterfalls and Boat Cruise Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
- To request complimentary pick-up from your accommodation, please specify which hotel you are staying at. Pickup times vary therefore your exact pick-up time will be confirmed upon booking.
- If you are staying outside of Jasper, please specify Jasper Downtown Location - at Two Brothers Totem Pole across from Parks Canada Information Center on Connaught Drive. Your meeting time will be 15 minutes prior to your trip’s departure time. All-day parking is located in the parking lot.
- The 5.5 hour tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
- A small amount of walking is involved. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
- Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
- Not wheelchair accessible.
- Infants must sit on laps.
- Most travelers can participate.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.
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Jasper Sightseeing Tour & Maligne Lake Boat Cruise

Fully narrated Jasper Sightseeing Tour and Boat cruise takes you along Maligne Lake to Spirit Island in Jasper National Park.

Jasper Sightseeing Tour & Maligne Lake Boat Cruise
Jasper Sightseeing Tour & Maligne Lake Boat Cruise
Get to know picturesque Jasper on a short sightseeing tour before heading toward striking Maligne Lake for the boat cruise. The guided boat cruise offers excellent views of the beautiful Malgne Lake shoreline with dense forests and glacial peaks that rise steeply from the water's edge. Don’t forget your camera, as the opportunities for spectacular Maligne landscape photos are endless!

- Explore picture perfect Jasper and then enjoy a cruise on Maligne Lake.
- Tour the town of Jasper and then take an easy hike/stroll in the Maligne Canyon.
- Search for moose, grizzly bears, mule deers, caribou, and wolves at Medicine Lake.
- Spend some time ashore and take photographs of the world famous Spirit Island.

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What To Expect on the Jasper Sightseeing Tour & Maligne Lake Boat Cruise

A brief tour of Jasper gives you an ideal overview of our charming mountain town. Then head across Athabasca River to Maligne Canyon for an easy hike/stroll along the narrow limestone gorge; traverse two Maligne Canyon bridges for views of magnificent waterfalls below.

Stop at Medicine Lake in Maligne valley to admire the Colin and Queen Elizabeth mountain ranges.

Your Maligne Lake cruise is both relaxing and awe inspiring.

Spirit Island with the jagged Canadian Rockies as a backdrop, is one of the most iconic images of all of Canada. At Spirit Island, venture ashore to capture photos and memories of this special spot.

Keep an eye out for all sorts of wildlife – eagles, moose, coyotes, wolves, deer and bears – as you make your way back to Jasper.

This seasonal Jasper tour runs in the warm-weather months of June through September.

Jasper Sightseeing Tour & Maligne Lake Boat Cruise Itinerary

Pass By: Athabasca River
Views of Athabasca River

Stop At: Maligne Canyon At points, the Maligne Canyon gets up to 46m (151 ft) deep, but only stretches 3 m (9.75 ft) wide. We’ll explore this marvel of Karst topography—the most fascinating canyon in the Canadian Rockies—on a series of boardwalks and bridges.
Duration: 1 hour
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Medicine Lake
Stop for views of Medicine Lake
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Maligne Lake
Enjoy a 1 hour Boat cruise of Maligne Lake
Duration: 1 hour
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Spirit Island
While on the Maligne Lake Cruise, stop in this remote area and stretch your legs
Duration: 20 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free

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Cruise Glacial Water of Maligne Lake and take in the Spirit of Jasper

Declared the "Best Boat Cruise in Canada" by Reader’s Digest, the Maligne Lake Boat Cruise is an experience like no other.

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.

Infants must sit on laps.

Prior to your travel date, your hotel details must be advised to tour operator so they may arrange your pickup. If you do not indicate this at the time of booking, you will be required to call and advise them of this information directly. The contact details will be on your voucher once you have a confirmed booking.

Jasper Sightseeing Tour & Maligne Lake Boat Cruise is Not wheelchair accessible.

Service animals allowed.

Most travelers can participate.

The Jasper Sightseeing Tour & Maligne Lake Boat Cruise has a maximum of 52 travelers.

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Jasper's Maligne Lake Boat Cruise

Fully narrated cruise takes you along Maligne Lake to Spirit Island in Jasper National Park.

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A fully narrated boat cruise takes you along Maligne Lake, the largest glacially fed lake in the Canadian Rockies, part of the UNESCO-listed Jasper National Park. Cruise to Spirit Island, accessible only by boat, and admire views of imposing granite peaks, vibrant blue water, and ancient forests. View the "Hall of the Gods". Keep your camera close and your senses alert as you scan the area for the eagles, bears, and deer that call this area home. Expert and amateur photographers alike relish in the opportunities to capture Jasper National Park's alpine scenery.

- Boat cruise on Maligne Lake, located in Jasper National Park.
- Enjoy views of the Canadian Rockies, Spirit Island, and Jasper forests.
- Watch for wildlife, including deer, eagles, bears and mountain goats.
- Learn about the Jasper National Park's history and special ecology Choose from a variety of departure times.

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Booking the Boat tour of Maligne Lake and Spirit Island includes All taxes, fees and handling charges.


What To Expect on the Maligne Lake Boat Cruise

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. Granite peaks circle a wonderland of cascading waterfalls, lush forests, hot springs, and diverse wildlife. At the heart of the park lies one of the true treasures of the Canadian Rockies, Maligne Lake.

Your boat cruise along Maligne Lake starts dockside near the Maligne Lake Boathouse and Chalet. Onboard, learn about the history and geology of maligne valley. The boat is fully enclosed with glass and heated, to keep you cozy warm as you soak up Jasper National Park's alpine scenery.

Boat cruise to Spirit Island, near the center of maligne lake and accessible only by boat. Enjoy views of craggy, snowcapped mountain peaks that ring a bright-blue lake and old-growth forests. Observe for wildlife that prowl maligne lake's shoreline, including deer, bears, eagles and mountain goats.

Your boat cruise ends back at maligne's boathouse, where you can purchase a hot beverage or a snack from the nearby lodge and chalet. Feel free to linger as long as you like and enjoy the landscapes from maligne lake's shore.

Please note: Boat cruises leave approximately on the hour and your ticket is good for any trip during your selected day.

Maligne Lake Boat Cruise Itinerary

Stop At: Maligne Lake - your 90-minute boat cruise of maligne lake starts dockside near the Maligne Lake Boathouse and Chalet. Boats leave approximately on the hour and your ticket is good for any trip during your selected day. After boarding, you will pull away from the dock and be treated to a fully narrated, interpretative tour of maligne valley's unique history and special ecology. Each boat is glass enclosed and fully heated, ensuring your warmth while experiencing majestic mountain views throughout the trip. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Admission Ticket Included.

Pass By: Spirit Island - From Spirit Island, which is only accessible by boat near the center of Maligne lake, you will be treated to some of the most spectacular views found anywhere in the world. Jagged, snow-capped mountain peaks ring a lake of vibrant blue water and ancient forest. Wildlife regularly prowl the shoreline, so keep your camera close as you scan for the eagles, bears, mountain goats and deer that call this area home. Expert and amateur photographers alike will be treated to incredible opportunities to attempt to document the natural splendor surrounding them, all the while recognizing that no photograph can do justice to the alpine scenery surrounding them. Each maligne lake boat cruise lasts approximately 90 minutes, after which you will return to the maligne boathouse where you can grab a warm beverage or bite to eat from the nearby lodge and chalet.

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Cruise Glacial Water of Maligne Lake and take in the Spirit of Jasper

Declared the "Best Boat Cruise in Canada" by Reader’s Digest, the Maligne Lake Boat Cruise is an experience like no other. Enjoy a panoramic tour across the glacial fed waters of magical Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park. Cruise past incredible Jasper mountain peaks as we boat to Spirit Island, a world-famous destination only accessible by boat.

Best Time for the Maligne Lake Boat Cruise

The best time to enjoy the Maligne Lake, before your boat cruise is in the morning. The sunlight is typically better for photos of Maligne Lake and the surrounding Mountain ranges. Maligne Lake is also usually quieter and calmer, which will improve your chances of seeing Jasper wildlife, plus kids can go FREE on boat cruises before 9:30 AM. Whatever time you come, be sure to book your maligne lake boat cruise tickets in advance to guarantee a seat.

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