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Jasper, Alberta

Jasper, a stop on our Canadian Rockies Cruisetours, offers all kinds of outdoor adventures and activities. With lush greenery and mountains capped with snow, Jasper’s scenic beauty really shouldn't be missed. It's also a great place to see elk, which come right into the town centre every spring and autumn. On your way to the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, you’ll travel by the Rocky Mountaineer® train.

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Jasper, Alberta

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While on Your Cruisetour

Take in the scenery on your way to the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. You’ll travel along the Thompson River, through rolling plateaus and into the snowy peaks of the Monashee and Caribou Mountains. Along with excellent views, the Monashee Mountains offer a number of activities for thrill seekers, like white-water rafting and hiking along the tallest Mountains of the Rockies.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Take a dip in one of the Miette Hot Springs’ two outdoor bathing pools.
  • Explore the Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives, which feature the human natural history of Jasper National Park.
  • Experience tranquillity as you gaze out over the glassy waters of the Patricia and Pyramid lakes or take in the stunning locations while fishing, canoeing, horse-riding and more.
  • Shop or dine with locals at notable restaurants in the core of Jasper’s city-centre district.
  • See the gorgeous expanse of Jasper from high up on the Jasper SkyTram or go on a relaxing boat tour on Maligne Lake.
  • Capture breathtaking views of wildlife and waterfalls as you explore the Maligne Valley, Maligne Canyon and Spirit Island.
  • Go on our Maligne Canyon Icewalk; a signature attraction with plenty of charm.
  • Gaze up at the millions of stars visible at Jasper’s Dark Sky Preserve.

Local Currency

The official currency of Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CAD).

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Before You Visit

Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.