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Explore the Ice

Icewalk or Wildlife Tour?

Winter in Jasper is famous for the fantastic skiing at Marmot Basin but there is more to see. Our Maligne Canyon Icewalk was designated a Signature Experience by the Canadian Tourism Commission for its outstanding beauty and unique charm. We offer a winter tour selection of wildlife tours, train tours and ice walk daily.

Maligne Canyon Icewalk

JASPER’S MOST POPULAR WINTER TOUR!

Experience the wonders of the Maligne Canyon from the ground up. 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, warm winter boots and helmets will help you stay warm and feel secure while walking on the ice.

Departs Daily: 9:00 am, 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm (December 8, 2018* to early April 2019)
Duration: A three hour trip with two hours on the trail!

Adult Youth (7-14 yrs)
$69 + TAXES $34.50 + TAXES


*Take advantage of promotional pricing of $59 + taxes per adult / $29.50 + taxes per youth (7-14 yrs) until January 25, 2019. 

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS UPDATE: Due to sections of unstable river ice in the lower basin, the route of the Maligne Canyon Icewalk tours will be modified up to and including January 25, 2019. You’ll take in all the same spectacular ice features as on the traditional Icewalk but some sections will be viewed from a different angle.
 

*Promotional Pricing cannot be combined with other discounts
*Not Recommended for Children under 7.
* All necessary equipment supplied. This also includes helmets ~ as now recommended by Parks Canada.

*Listed as 2018 Top Signature Winter Experience in Canada by Flight Network

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Winter Wildlife Search

MALE ELK – PHOTO: CARMELA OLYSLAGERS
HERD OF BIG HORN SHEEP - PHOTO: CARMELA OLYSLAGERS
MALE BIG HORN SHEEP – PHOTO: CARMELA OLYSLAGERS
COYOTE – PHOTO: KARLEE GRONDIN
MALE MOOSE

WINTER IS A GREAT TIME TO SEE WILDLIFE!

Explore Jasper National Parks lower valleys and travel into the subalpine on the Maligne Lake road to search out the natural beauty of winter in the Rockies and the abundant wildlife. Frozen lakes and rivers provide a great back drop and contrast for the elk, deer, moose, wolves, sheep and coyotes that are still very active in winter. Our tour vehicle will slowly tour the valley while your interpretive guide helps explain the mysteries of nature.

Departs: 9:00 am on Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Duration: Allow 3 hours

Adult Child (7-14 yrs)
$69 + TAXES $49 + TAXES
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Icewalk and Winter Wildlife Package

This package combines the 3-hour Maligne Canyon Icewalk Tour and the 3-hour Winter Wildlife Search offering the perfect mix of adventure and discovery at a special rate.

GET ACTIVE OUTDOORS WITH THE MALIGNE CANYON ICEWALK – here you will experience the wonders of winter from a different perspective. 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 waterproof winter boots, tread enhancing cleats and helmets and will help you stay warm and feel secure while walking on the ice.

DISCOVER THE WILD NATURE OF JASPER ON THE WINTER WILDLIFE SEARCH – Winter is a great time to see wildlife. You will explore Jasper National Park’s lower valleys and subalpine on the Maligne Lake Road where you will be surrounded by the natural beauty of winter in the Rockies in an area renown for having an abundant wildlife population. Frozen lakes and rivers provide a great back drop and contrast for the elk, deer, moose, wolves, sheep and coyotes that are still very active in winter. Our tour vehicle will slowly tour the valley while your interpretive guide helps explain the mysteries of nature.

Adult Child (7-14 yrs)
$117 + TAXES $71 + TAXES

 

*Minimum age: 7 years
*Icewalk tours are available at 9:00am, 1:00pm or 6:00pm daily and the Winter Wildlife Search is available 9:00am Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. When booking this package, you can choose to do both activities in the same day or spread over different days.

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