Moraine Lake Lodge

Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

At a Glance

  • Amazing location on one of the most beautiful lakes in Canada

  • Rustic cabin style accommodation many with lake views

  • Extensive hiking available right from the lodge

  • Close to iconic Lake Louise

  • Guests get complimentary use of canoes to take out on the lake

  • A hot buffet breakfast is included for guests

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The lodge is open from 01 June to 30 September each year to make the most of the summer months.

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Insider's View

Moraine Lake is world famous and its image appears on the reverse side of the 1969 and 1979 issues of the Canadian twenty dollar bill

Jump in a canoe to enjoy your own little piece of the lake, these are complimentary for guests staying at the lodge. 

Join a complementary guided hike, run by the Lodge for guests. 

Pick up some lunch from the “grab n go” cafe at the lodge and find your own picnic spot by the lake. 

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Moraine Lake Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Alberta


Only accessible during the summer months, Moraine Lake Lodge is hidden away on the edge of this breathtaking clear blue lake. An oasis of calm and tranquility, the lodge is a perfect base for taking in all the excitement of the Rocky Mountains.

Whether you are heading to Moraine Lake to take in the view from a canoe or walking trail, to celebrate a special anniversary or event or simply to get away from it all for a few days, the stunning location and the inviting welcome will warm your heart and put you immediately at ease.

Moraine Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Canada and the lodge is tucked away making the most of this prime position. The lodge's architecture embraces the dramatic beauty of Banff National Park and its environmentally friendly nature makes it almost self sufficient as well.

The food is all part of the experience at Moraine Lake, with one of the top gourmet restaurants in the National Park showcasing some of the best local cuisine, which makes dinner here a real treat. All guests are also tempted by the daily afternoon tea in the lodge library, a wonderful opportunity to chat with other guests and enthuse about the days activities.

The accommodation at the lodge is in keeping with the lodge style with warmth and comfort of prime concern. The new cabins offer wood burning fires with plenty of wood and wonderful lake views, whereas the lodge rooms are more simply styled but still offer all the creature comforts for a good nights rest.

There is no TV or telephone in any of the rooms, to stay in keeping with the lodge's calm experience.

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Moraine Lake Lodge has a choice of new Deluxe King and Queen Cabins or Main Lodge Rooms.

Cabins and rooms in the Wenkchemna Wing offer a river rock fireplace and cabins also offer a seating area with panoramic lake views.

All rooms offer hand crafted log furniture, luxurious down duvets, fine Wool rich blankets and pillows plus beautifully appointed bathrooms with soaker tubs.

Please note that there are no TVs or telephones in the rooms, however, WiFi is available throughout the lodge.


Children over the age of 8 years are welcomed at the lodge and interconnecting rooms are available. Children under 8 years can stay in the cabins if accompanied by an adult.


Complimentary afternoon tea each day, complimentary lodge hiking guides for residents, on site naturalist.


Moraine Lake Lodge has a Restaurant serving Breakfast and Dinner, a library, board games for guest use, WiFi available throughout and canoes for guest use from the dock.


There is an abundance of activities available from Moraine Lake Lodge. Trail walks and hikes for all levels are available from the lodge, from 20 minute lakeside strolls through to 7 mile breathtaking valley circuits. Canoeing is available on the lake.

Horse riding, golf, fishing, river rafting and helicopter tours are all available locally.



Lucie Polwin (Staff)

This Lodge has the most beautiful setting on the lake that you certainly wont forget in a hurry! The charming cabins are cosy and the rustic alpine style is in keeping with the stunning Canadian Rocky surroundings. All cabins offer views of the sparkling turquoise waters of Moraine Lake which you can enjoy from your private balcony or floor to ceiling windows. This lodge also makes a great base for exploring nearby Lake Louise. 


  • Complete Columbia Icefield Heli Tour

    This helicopter tour over the Columbia Icefield is one of the most spectacular in the world. Soar 10,000 feet over the continental divide and view three major icefields on this 55-minute extravaganza!

  • Cowboy Horseback Cookout

    Enjoy a one hour trail ride out to the BBQ site and then try roping, play horseshoes or simply relax in the beautiful scenery before your hearty meal. Another one hour ride along the Bow river brings you back to the start. Lunch or dinner ride available.

  • Family Adventure Whitewater Rafting

    Enjoy the thrills and beauty of the Kicking Horse river, and many others around Golden British Columbia on your own rafting trip perfect for families and those who have never rafted before.

  • Ice Explorer Glacier Tour

    Cross the surface of the impressive Athabasca Glacier on Canada's iconic Columbia Icefield, from the comfort of a specially-equipped Ice Explorer vehicle. Here you will have the chance to disembark and walk across this mighty sheet of ice.

  • Private heli-hike in Alberta

    Reach some of the most pristine peaks and untouched spots in the Canadian Rockies on this exclusive heli-hiking experience, sitting down to a picnic high above the impressive Columbia Icefield with unrivalled views.

  • Via Ferrata Climbing Tour

    This new Via Ferrata (iron road) climbing route offers an exhilarating climbing experience across cables, ladders and bridges with incredible views. No experience necessary, the course is led by certified mountaineering guides and takes around 6 hours.

Vacation Ideas

  • A Week in Western Canada

    Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Banff National Park

    from $4400 pp 6 nights

    • Visit the highlights of British Columbia and Alberta
    • Best for travel between June and September
    • Experience the Canadian Rockies by rail on board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train

Location & directions

Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

Nestled in the trees on the edge of Moraine Lake, in Banff National Park, 8 miles South of Lake Louise and 40 miles North of Banff.

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