Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it's easy to see why. The park is a wonderland of dazzling glaciers, crystal-clear lakes, thundering waterfalls and evergreen forest, all surrounded by mountains. The natural wonders you can visit and experience seem nearly endless.
Experience the Spirit of Jasper. Nestled within towering mountains, Maligne Lake is the largest glacial fed lake in the Canadian Rockies. Here you’ll discover world-famous Spirit Island. The Maligne Lake Cruise interpretive tour is an experience like no other.
This interpretive tour has been declared the “Best Boat Cruise in Canada” by 8 million Reader’s Digest subscribers. You’ll be inspired by the beauty of Maligne Lake’s vibrant blue waters and by the stunning lofty peaks as you cruise to Spirit Island, a world-famous destination accessible only by boat. The Maligne Lake Cruise has seven tour boats operating seasonally from May through October.
This tour is the best way to experience the Icefield Parkway and to see all the sights along the way! Travel from Jasper to the Columbia Icefield with a stop at Athabasca Falls en route to the Athabasca Glacier.
When you arrive at the Columbia Icefield Centre you will have an opportunity to take part in a 90-minute ‘Ice-explorer’ tour onto the glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking the Sunwapta Valley. You may also choose to enjoy the interpretive exhibit at the Icefield Centre or take a short guided walk to a scenic view point. Keep your camera close at hand for spotting bears, bighorn sheep, moose, and mountain goats! Our knowledgeable guides and small personalized group sizes will make this tour the highlight of your time in the Rocky Mountains! This tour is a must do for visitors arriving in Jasper by train or not making the journey to Lake Louise or Banff!
This is one of Jasper’s most popular and impressive winter adventures. Your Sundog tour guide will take you to the bottom of the Maligne Canyon – the deepest accessible canyon in Jasper National Park – where you will explore frozen waterfalls, ice caves, and incredible ice formations.
You will learn about Jasper’s Maligne Valley, Karst topography, and the mystery of the “disappearing” Medicine Lake. The Maligne Canyon Icewalk Tour is a great option for anyone who does not ski or snowboard. Or if you are in for the week, get a full morning in on the slopes and than head into the Canyon for the afternoon. The Icewalk Tour covers approximately 3.5 kms (2.1 miles) and is mostly downhill. Participants are required to dress appropriately for the weather. Transportation is included and pick-ups are available from all Jasper accommodations. Please indicate your shoe size when booking as warm boots and ice cleats will be provided.
Your guide will lead you safely along the frozen canyon floor through its maze of fascinating ice sculptures. Explore the entrance to a cave system, ice caves, fossils and towering frozen waterfalls stretching over 30m up the canyon walls.
Our tread enhancing cleats and warm winter boots will help you stay warm and feel secure while walking on the ice.
Your guide will lead you on a unique route along the Maligne Canyon Rim to bridge #5. You will feel the spray of the waterfall and hear its roar. Expect to learn about the mysterious underground drainage system as we walk the lower portion of this fascinating gorge.
Enjoy the scenic drive past disappearing Medicine Lake. We continue up the valley to spectacular Maligne Lake. The drive to Maligne Lake can be good for spotting wildlife like: elk, bighorn sheep, moose, and bears.
This full-day tour will have you venturing down the Icefields Parkway to the famous Columbia Ice Fields. From there, you will gear up to step onto the breathtaking Athabasca Glacier.
Walk through snow and ice while your experienced guide navigates crevasses so that you may explore the glacier and ice caves safely.
Get ready for the most packed and incredible 20 minutes of your life! This heli tour is full of natural beauty, glaciers and waterfalls, including amazing sights you can only see by helicopter from our exclusive Icefields base.
Launch from our Icefields heliport at an elevation of 4386 ft. (1400 m). You'll soar at 100mph over the spectacular Cline Pass at 9000ft (~2900 m). Then you'll fly by the Cline, Lion & Lioness glaciers. You'll view a spectacular 900 foot waterfall flowing from two aqua green lakes!