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Join a small-group tour and hike down into the gorges of Maligne Canyon. This hike takes you past unusual geological formations, behind frozen waterfalls, and into caves made of ice. Explore the deepest canyon in the Canadian Rocky Mountains with a guide who helps you discover the area and provides lots of fascinating facts about Jasper and its history.
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    Maligne Canyon
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Join your friendly guide to and participate in this one of a kind expereince. The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Tour covers approximately 3.5 kms (2.1 miles) of mostly downhill terrain where you will explore incredible ice caves, frozen waterfalls, and ice formations. 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.   
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  • Arrange hotel pickup or meet at the downtown tour office
  • Warm winter boots and ice cleats are provided for your comfort
  • Witness Maligne Canyon frozen in icy beauty on an active tour
  • Learn about the geology, ecology, and history of Jasper National Park
What to Expect
Arrange to be picked up from your hotel or meet your guide at the downtown tour offices for the ride to Maligne Canyon, the deepest accessible gorge in the Canadian Rockies. Dress warmly for the experience, which runs in the morning or in the afternoon, for your convenience. Winter boots and ice cleats are provided for your trek across the frozen river. Explore ice caves and frozen waterfalls from the valley floor, as your guide tells the story of the gorge, the geology that formed it, and the history of the area. The Maligne Canyon ice walk is an active way to spend a few hours—not all the winter activities in Jasper involve the ski hills! End the tour at your selected drop-off point in town.
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Important Information
  • You will be supplied all the equipment you need to enjoy the canyon. Including boots and icers
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Maligne Canyon
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please add in your shoe sizes
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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kate_tye wrote a review 19 Mar
Sydney11 contributions
This tour was a highlight of our Canadian experience. We had the most amazing guide who was so knowledgeable about the terrain and the local animals. Totally a bucket list tour to create pinch yourself memories
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Date of experience: February 2020
Donna wrote a review 10 Mar
Calgary, Canada3 contributions
Decided to do the Ice Walk in Maligne Canyon after seeing a Travel Alberta advertisement. It really is as incredible as the ad depicts. The ice formations are beautiful and the guides were very knowledgeable and led our small group safely across the ice, deep into the canyon on
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Date of experience: March 2020
Karrie E wrote a review 08 Mar
Guelph, Canada26 contributions4 helpful votes
Our tour guide was Lutz and he was great! He was really knowledgeable on the nature of the area and a very good communicator to the group. I would recommend this tour to anyone who would like to learn more about the canyon and it's surrounding area. Very fun!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Cygnus74 wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions
We booked our ice walk tour through “Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit”. I believe there are other companies. We really enjoyed our ice walk. Our guide was Pal. He was very enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and happily answered all the questions we had. If we handed him our phones
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Ginnie A wrote a review Feb 2020
11 contributions5 helpful votes
Dave was our guide on this tour. Our vacation was at the end of January but we lucked up on some perfectly beautiful weather for our hike. Dave was of course very knowledgeable about the area we hiked. He was a very good guide that showed us the best way to hike down on the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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