"Jasper NP: Maligne Lake & Spirit Island" Top 5 Page for this destination Canada Things to Do Tip by MichaelFalk1969

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  Maligne Lake
by MichaelFalk1969

Though it is a "touristy" thing to do and you will rarely be alone, the boat ride on Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (1 1/2 hour return, for 50 CND-$) is not to be missed. The last boat leaves at 5 p.m. from the ferry terminal. Note that it is possible to go to the back on the boat during the ride to take photos unobstructed by the windows. You get incredible views of the lake and the surrounding mountains all along, and a short photo stop (15 minutes) on Spirit Island is included.

Though the boat ride is fun, to fully experience the beauty of the region, best include time for a hiking trip (either Bald Hills or Opal Hills) when you are going to Maligne Lake.

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  • Updated Sep 16, 2008
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