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Maligne Lake Cruise
Alberta's Maligne Valley near Jasper epitomises the dramatic landscapes and heritage of the Rockies. Departing from Maligne Lake Dock, this 90 minute interpretive cruise travels 14 km down the lake through Sampson Narrows and onto Spirit Island.
Sail 14 kilometres along Maligne Lake, past towering peaks & glaciers, to the peaceful and remarkable Spirit Island. Sit back, relax and enjoy vibrant stories from the onboard tour guide, including the history of the lake and its earliest explorers, along with the geology, glaciology, flora & fauna of the area.
At Spirit Island the boat lands to allow for a short walk to the viewpoint overlooking the mountain ringed southern shores of Maligne Lake
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