Banff Jasper Collection

Getting to Maligne Canyon

Please allow 10 minutes to drive from Jasper townsite to Maligne Canyon and 5 minutes from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge on the Maligne Lake Road. This roadway provides breathtaking vistas and great opportunities for spotting wildlife. It’s also the road that leads to famous Maligne Lake and Spirit Island.

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 and stay left at the fork in the road. Follow the road to Maligne Canyon (on your right side).

Operating Dates

December 15* – 19 Wednesday – Sunday
December 20 – January 7 Daily
January 8 – February 6 Wednesday – Sunday
February 7 – 19 Daily
February 21 – March 19 Wednesday – Sunday
March 20 – 31 Daily


*Weather dependent

Departure Times

Tour Check-In at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Tour Length Lunch
Morning 9 AM 2.5 hr After tour
Afternoon 12 PM 2.5 hr Before tour
  • Children under 6 years of age are not permitted.
  • Tour length is weather dependent.
  • Please note, you must meet your guide at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen, transportation is not provided.

Tickets & Pricing

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