Maligne Lake Boat Rentals

Discover the serenity of Maligne Lake and take in the breathtaking views that surround you from this unique perspective. Canoes, Kayaks and Rowboats are all available for rent. 
Originally built by Donald “Curly” Philips, the historic boathouse houses the rental boats for you to come and enjoy this ideal family-friendly summer activity in the Canadian Rockies.  
Paddle across the world-famous Maligne Lake where you can access the backcountry shorelines and take in the natural beauty that surrounds you. Rentals are available by the hour or can be reserved for the entire today to get the most out of your experience.

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Hours & Rates

Hours & Rates

2017 Boat House Hours
Boat House Hours  
Jun 2* - Sep 17* 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

  • All rentals must be returned to the boathouse by 6:30 pm, except for multi-day rentals.
*Weather Dependent

2017 Boat Rental Rates
Canoe: Max 2 adults or 1 adult & 2 children
$50.00 /hour $150.00 /day
Rowboat: Max 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
$50.00 /hour $150.00 /day
Large RowboatMax 5 adults or 4 adults & 3 children
$75.00 /hour $225.00 / day
Single Kayak: Max 1 person
$50.00 /hour $150.00 /day
Double Kayak: Max 2 person
$75.00 /hour $225.00 /day

  • Children: 10 years and under
  • Rates are quoted in Canadian funds. Costs include maintenance and safety equipment.
  • Please note that overnight rentals are per day, not by the number of hours, if they are out overnight renters must pay for two days even if they are only gone for 24 hours. For multi-day use, regular rate applies for the first day, 25% discount for all ensuing days.
  • Hourly canoe and kayak rental are not available for pre-booking, please visit the boathouse at Maligne Lake upon arrival as these rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis. For overnight and weekly canoe and kayak rental reservations, please call: 780 852 3370

Getting Here

Driving Distance
Jasper, Alberta 48 km 1 hour
Banff, Alberta 335 km 5 hours
Lake Louise, Alberta 280 km 4.5 hours
Edmonton, Alberta 403 km 5 hours
Calgary, Alberta 460 km 6.5 hours
Vancouver, BC 840 km 9.5 hours

Note: Drive times are based on direct travel routes and exclude stop times for sightseeing.

GPS Coordinates
Driving here in a car with GPS? Enter the following coordinates into your GPS unit: Latitude 52°72.864 N and Longitude -117°64.082 W.
Directions to Maligne Lake
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.

No car? No worries!

Explore Rockies Tours provides the Explore Jasper sightseeing tour from Jasper Townsite to Maligne Lake on a luxury motorcoach; exploring and giving insightful commentary about the history, geology and ecology of the region. Stop to photograph the stunning scenery and wildlife with stops at Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and the Athabasca Lookout.
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