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lsland Marine Adventures

1000 Stewart Ave | The Waterfront Suites & Marina, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4C9, Canada
+1 250-714-5303
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So Glad We Discovered This Excursion

We spent a wonderful afternoon with Hans aboard this catamaran. Our 10 & 13 year old daughters... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deb S
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Airdrie, Canada
Amazing 3-hour tour!

My boyfriend and I went sailing with Hans during our vacation on Victoria, and aside from Butchart... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elisabeth D
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Customized Sailing / Motorized Catamaran Excursions. Ideal for individuals, couples, Family Celebrations, Private Charters, Sunset Cruises, Bridal Showers, Staff Events, Celebrations of Life, etc.
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“captain hans” (23 reviews)
“hour tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1000 Stewart Ave | The Waterfront Suites & Marina, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4C9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful afternoon with Hans aboard this catamaran. Our 10 & 13 year old daughters absolutely loved the time aboard. From the hammock, to the dinghy towed behind the catamaran, to the stand up paddle board and the dip in the Bay -...More

Thank Deb S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went sailing with Hans during our vacation on Victoria, and aside from Butchart Gardens, this was the highlight. We started on his speed raft alternating driving for about 30 minutes and then moved to the catamaran. The seats on the mesh...More

Thank Elisabeth D
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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Always fun to see the goats on Jessie Island. Glad you had fun. Thank you.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another wonderful 3 hour tour with Hans & Kodi on the catamaran. This tour we brought my 10 year old nieces & cousin, who all had a blast. It was a perfect day of sun, seal watching, swimming & stand up paddling boarding. It's a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing afternoon with Hans on his catamaran. He gave a running commentary on the scenery and local waters. Was the highlight of our girls weekend. I would give him 10 stars. Such a wonderful way to spend a few hours!

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much. Your wonderful comments are most appreciated. Am glad you enjoyed yourself.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time on a boat. Loved it,Hans is wonderful. Wish we booked for a longer sail. We certainly do it again..

Thank Beverlee B
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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Those Alberta girls are risk takers! So glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing time cruising around the bay. Spent 3 hours cruising around on catamaran. Clear blue sky. Perfect day

Thank Karen S
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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the comment. Pleasure to have you aboard.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We had a fantastic day sailing with Hans. He is very friendly and has a wonderful sense of humour. We both felt safe and in very capable hands. We hope to do it agian someday soon!. Highly recommended.

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you. Friendly and a sense of humor-that's me! Love to see you again.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We had a spectacular time out on the water with Hans! He is so friendly and personable. Took a trip out on the zodiak to start...our 12 year loved it! Then on to the catamaran where we lounged in the netted hammock things at the...More

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Combining the initial fast and zippy excursion out with the zodiac together with the more leisurely catamaran excursion for the remainder of the three hour tour sure provides variety for all of us. Glad you and your boy had fun.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Had the most wonderful day out with Hans and Nada. We enjoyed the speed and fun of the zodiac and a beautiful and relaxing time on the catamaran! We brought some food and had a picnic on the hammocks of the boat. It was surreal...More

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for the glowing comment. It certainly was a rare treat to see a white raccoon. Usually they look cream coloured, but that one was snow white. The sighting made my day too.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Best thing I did on the island! Hans was a great guide, friendly, and a great sense of humour! This catamaram sailing tour is the perfect thing to do if you want laid back afternoon enjoying fantastic ocean views!

Thank Hannah P
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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you. I think that you might have a little lounge lizard in your blood because you never left the cosiness of the netting all cuddled up in the blanket. It was fun having you guys aboard!

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