The well-being of our guests and staff has always been our top concern. This season we are taking extra measures to ensure you can travel with confidence. This includes the peace of mind to cancel anytime and receive a full refund.

Effective September 20, 2021, by order of the Government of Alberta, proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid test result within 72 hours of your visit is required. Learn more

Read our full Covid safety promise

  • Crowd-Free Comfort and Mandatory Masks Crowd-Free Comfort and Mandatory Masks
  • Enhanced cleaning program Enhanced cleaning program
  • Rigorous staff training Rigorous staff training
  • Peace of mind Peace of mind
  • Flexible Cancellations Policy Flexible Cancellations Policy

2021 DAILY OPERATING HOURS

September 6 – October 1

Maligne Lake Cruise 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Boathouse Rentals 10 AM – 5 PM
Lake Ticket Office 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Lake House Café 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Hot food served from 11 AM – 5 PM
The View Closed for the season
Waffle Hut 10 AM – 3 PM
Maligne Lake Retail 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

October 2 – October 11

Maligne Lake Cruise 9 AM – 4 PM
Lake Ticket Office 8:30 AM – 4 PM
Lake House Café 9 AM – 4 PM
Hot food served from 11 AM – 4 PM
Maligne Lake Retail 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Please allow approximately one and a half hours for the Classic Cruise; we recommend you pre-purchase tickets and arrive 30 minutes prior to your cruise.
  • Cruise rates do not include GST.
  • Rates and hours of operation subject to change without notice.
  • Availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis and specific departure times cannot be guaranteed without pre-purchased tickets.
  • Cancel up to 2 days before your trip for a full refund for all attraction experiences. Attraction ticket cancellations within 2 days are non-refundable.
  • For the safety of those onboard bear spray is not permitted on cruises.

Getting to the Maligne Lake Cruise

From the east end of the town site of Jasper, follow highway 16 east for 3 km and take the turnoff for Maligne Lake Road to the right, proceed over the iron bridge across the Athabasca river, stay left at the fork in the road and then proceed for 48 km until you arrive at Maligne Lake. Watch for “animal jam” slowdowns. When you reach the Maligne Lake area the first public parking lot is to the left. After parking, follow the short trail through a grove of trees to Maligne Lake, the ticket office, boathouse, Day Lodge, and the Historic Chalet. We highly recommend you allow 1-1.5 hours to drive from Jasper to Maligne Lake.

Our cruises fill quickly. We highly recommend booking a cruise time before you visit.

Tip: Near the beginning of the Maligne Lake Road is Maligne Canyon, which is a very popular and rewarding hike. If you have a cruise time booked at Maligne Lake, we recommend enjoying the canyon hike on your return trip to Jasper, so you don’t miss your cruise!

GPS Coordinates:

Driving here in a car with GPS? Enter the following coordinates into your GPS unit: Latitude 52°43'48.4"N and Longitude 117°38'18.4"W.

 

 


Maligne Lake Cruise

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