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Spirit Island Boat Cruise

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 17 November 2019 in Transportation.

The Spirit Island Boat Cruise had been named as the “Best Boat Cruise in Canada” by 8 million Reader’s Digest subscribers. (According to their web site.) With panoramic views of the jagged mountain peaks that surround the glacier-fed waters of beautiful Maligne Lake, the glass-enclosed boats take you to world-famous Spirit Island. A knowledgeable guide tells of Maligne’s history, geology, wildlife, and weather.

Part of the reason for its popularity of this only-accessible-by-boat location among camera enthusiasts is because photographer Peter Gale’s image of Spirit Island hung in Kodak’s Colorama showcase in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal in August and September of 1960. It has since also appeared on many calendars and computer desktops.

NIKON D5500 1/500 second F/11.0 ISO 1600 78 mm (35mm equiv.)

By Marie from Entre BY-MARIE et MONTAGNES, France

I love cruises but I don't know this one. Beautiful colored boat
https://by-marie.fr

17 Nov 2019 5:57am

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely image..
And thank you for that info.
and ofcourse...
I can see a tortured spirit behind the boat !

17 Nov 2019 5:57am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The excursion shows really stunning scenery. It's definitely a great experience to get to know them.

17 Nov 2019 7:21am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition and image of the "boatcruise champion !

17 Nov 2019 9:21am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A great way to see the area.

17 Nov 2019 12:08pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Beautiful photographed the movement of the boat.

17 Nov 2019 1:48pm

JPA from Paris, France

joli bateau!! amts

17 Nov 2019 1:48pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

This is a charming image

17 Nov 2019 3:27pm

Rose from United States

This would be my type of cruise.

17 Nov 2019 3:35pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel bateau quei avance et ces traces superbe
Belle soirée

17 Nov 2019 4:22pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

the boat seems to radiate light

17 Nov 2019 5:12pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

agréable

17 Nov 2019 5:22pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

petit et rapide !!

17 Nov 2019 5:26pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That looks like it would be a wonderful cruise. It seems to be moving pretty fast over the water. A great action shot and beautiful image.

17 Nov 2019 11:58pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Nice shot of the speedy cruise boat.

18 Nov 2019 12:55am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

I forgot to sign in (it has been so long since I posted a comment) so you might see me twice on your post...Bur ANNNNYYWAYYYY I LOVE this image ;-)

18 Nov 2019 4:11am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

the mountain looks enormous in comparison to the boat

19 Nov 2019 1:28am

NIKON D5500
1/500 second
F/11.0
ISO 1600
78 mm (35mm equiv.)