Pursuit's Covid Safety Promise is our commitment to the safety and well-being of our guests and staff. Through this program, we will ensure that everyone feels safe at our experiences so that the power of our places can shine through.

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Cruise the glacial water of Maligne Lake and live the Spirit of Jasper

Declared the “Best Boat Cruise in Canada” by 8 million Reader’s Digest subscribers, the Maligne Lake Cruise is an experience like no other. Join us on a panoramic tour across the crystal waters of magical Maligne Lake, fed by the glaciers of Jasper National Park. Glide past the jagged mountain peaks as we cruise to Spirit Island, a world-famous destination only accessible by boat.

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Closed for the season

Thanks to all of our fantastic guests and team for what has been a stunning but interesting season at Maligne Lake. We look forward to welcoming you back to these turquoise waters in spring 2021.

2021 Dates: May 28* – October 11, 2021*

*Weather dependent

Safety Promise at Maligne Lake Cruise

Ensure adequate physical distancing
  • Limit boat capacity to a maximum of 50% occupancy.
  • Masks are mandatory in all public locations and for the duration of the experience.
  • We will be checking everyone's health and temperature before each tour begins. Face masks will be mandatory throughout the experience. Learn More
Heightened hygiene & sanitation protocols
  • Increased cleaning protocols throughout experiences.
  • Sanitize boats between outings.
  • Provide hand sanitizer throughout experience.
Rigourous staff training & communications
  • Train staff to ensure everyone’s safety & well-being.
  • Collaborate with regional partners & experts.
Peace of Mind
Peace of Mind:
Taking a positive approach
  • We've implemented these strategies so you can relax and be inspired by the spectacular Canadian Rockies.

Explore the View from our Lakehouse

The Spirit Behind the Lake

Nestled in the heart of the mountains, Spirit Island is waiting to be discovered. Surrounded by crystal blue water, the island holds many untold stories. Only accessible by boat, Spirit Island is one of Canada’s most popular attractions.

Tips & Tricks

Perfect Timing

The best time to visit Maligne Lake is in the morning before the first cruise. The light is typically better. The crowds are much less populated. And, you will improve your chances of seeing wildlife. Whatever time you come, be sure to book your tickets in advance to guarantee a place.


Premium Cruise

Extend your time on Spirit Island on this 2-hour cruise, including two scenic pivots to soak in the views at Pincushion Bay.

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Maligne Lake Lodge & View Restaurant

Stop in for a healthy snack before or after your adventure. Our on-site baker creates delicious fresh pastries and muffins every morning. While you’re here, sit back and soak up our stunning views from our patio.


Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Chart your own course by canoe, rowboat or kayak. Glide with the rhythm of the tide as you soak in the array of colors and scenery.

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A setting made for memories

This summer, weddings return to Maligne Lake. With the towering peaks and pristine waters, there's an atmosphere that's intimate, awe-inspiring and the perfect backdrop for your big day. Host your ceremony lake side, overlooking one of the most iconic locations in the Rockies. Then cruise into the sunset to spectacular Spirit Island, only accessible by boat and provides a truly magical backdrop for your, wedding photos or a celebratory cruise with your loved ones.

Now accepting Summer 2020 & 2021 Bookings

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A member of our team will respond within 24 hours (weekdays) and 48 hours (weekends).

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