Overview

Maligne Canyon Icewalk Tour
The Maligne Canyon Icewalk Tour Jasper Alberta 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.

Winter Wildlife Discovery Tour
Join SunDog Tours on our daily Winter Wildlife Discovery Tour. Our knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures. Big or small, there are lots of animals to see in Jasper! Elk, deer, sheep, goats, coyotes, wolves, and moose are just a sample of Jasper’s wild mountain fauna. Learn all about the ways these animals contribute to the rich diversity of the National Park and how they survive the mountain winters. Our guides are well versed in the history, geology, and ecology of the area and are happy to answer any questions you may have. As we travel through the Athabasca Valley we will show you some of the park’s most beautiful scenery, so have your camera ready to capture some amazing photos of the highlights of your visit. This tour is the perfect way to spend a morning and your best opportunity to see the wildlife of Jasper!

Highlights

Maligne Canyon

The deepest accessible canyon in Jasper National Park – where you will explore frozen waterfalls, ice caves, and incredible ice formations!

Friendly Guides

Join friendly local guides for an informative adventure. Our knowledgeable guides are trained to seek out all of the park’s most iconic creatures.

Wildlife

Jasper National Park provides the best opportunity to see wildlife in the Canadian Rockies. Learn about the ways the wildlife in the area contribute to the rich diversity of the park.

FAQ

What kind of conditions should I expect?

Please be prepared for the mountain weather. The Weather in Jasper can change quickly and our winter tours run up to -25C (-17F). Wind chill can change the temperature dramatically and you will be outside for the majority of your tour, if you have any doubts please call our office for specialist advice.

What kind of terrain is the Icewalk?

While the terrain is primarily downhill, guests should be prepared for uneven terrain, slide on bottom, move up and down stairs. If you can climb a ladder this tour is for you.
If you have any concerns please reach out to our friendly staff

Is there a minimum age requirement?

Yes! the youngest child that can participate in the Icewalk is 6 years old.

Parents with infants in slings or backpacks unfortunately we are unable to accommodate due to the ability to hinge at the waist and move effectively through the canyon.

Can I bring my pet?

Due to the nature of the Maligne Canyon Icewalk it is unsafe for pets or service animals to patriciate in this tour.

Can I drive myself?

Of course! Please meet us at our Maligne Canyon Icewalk trailer located at Maligne Canyon Bridge 5 carpark.

What equipment does SunDog Provide?

We provide boots, ice cleats, and helmets as core equipment.
Poles and hand warmers are provided on request.

What should I wear?

We provide boots, ice cleats, and helmets. Please be prepared for the mountain weather. It changes quickly and our winter tours run up to -25C (-17F). Wind chill can change the temperature dramatically and you will be outside for the majority of your tour.

To ensure that you enjoy the tour, please wear/bring:

· Snow pants are recommended for this tour and are mandatory if it is below -16C (3F).
· Otherwise, on warmer days, jeans / regular pants over long johns are okay.
· A warm sweater.
· A warm jacket.
· A hat and mitts.
· A neck warmer or scarf.

WILL I SEE ANIMALS?

While the natural habitat around  Jasper is conducive to animal sightings, animal viewing is not guaranteed and depends largely on the season, the time of day, and the weather.

WHERE WILL WE GO?

Kindly note that the selected route is at the discretion of your driver/guide.  The Wildlife Discovery Tour is a driving tour with minimal walking.

What locations will we pick up from?

We pick up from any door or accommodation in the Jasper town site plus some outlier accommodations. Outlier hotels we will pick up from: Jasper Park Lodge, Pine Bungalows, Tekarra Lodge, Alpine Village, Jasper House Bungalows, Beckers Chalets, Patricia Lake Bungalows, Pyramid Lake Resort. Although we do encourage guests (if possible) to come to a central location like the VIA Station (Totem pole) or the Jasper Adventure Centre to meet for any Jasper scheduled tours as this expedites pickups.

Can I do this tour in one Day

Yes! You can do this package in one day, or you can split the tours across 2 days.

What is the Cancellation Policy?

To cancel your booking with a full refund please contact us 24 hours prior to departure.

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Icewalk Wildlife Deal

Explore more of what Jasper has to offer by combining two exceptional winter activities and save money in the process.
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Activity Level

Moderate
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Season

Winter
Winter
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Duration

Variable
Ages

Ages

6 and up

Adults

$99
plus taxes

CHildren

$59
plus taxes
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