Maligne Lake Boat Tours is 48 km (30 mi.) s.e. of the Jasper townsite via Maligne Lake Rd.; tickets can be purchased from the office at 616 Patricia St. in Jasper and at some area hotels. The 90-minute tours, which offer a brief stop at Spirit Island, provide exceptional views of Maligne Narrows as well as insight into area geology and wildlife. Hiking and trout-fishing trips along with boat, canoe and sea kayak rentals are available June to September. A 2.5-hour photography tour, accompanied by a professional photographer, runs July through mid-September.