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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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Relaxing time cruising around the bay. Spent 3 hours cruising around on catamaran. Clear blue sky... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Karen S
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Edmonton, Canada
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Fantastic Day On The Water!

We had a fantastic day sailing with Hans. He is very friendly and has a wonderful sense of humour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tusker423
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Nanaimo, Canada
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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” (28 reviews)
“hour tour” (9 reviews)
“crab” (11 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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+1 250-714-5303
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Reviewed 4 days 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 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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!

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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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Reviewed 1 June 2018

A group of us went for a leisurely cruise with Hans and his lovely pup, Cody. He gave us some fun facts about the old sail boats and the harbour, which was a nice touch! It was relaxing to lay in the hammock and lounge...More

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

It's always nice when the floatplanes land "beside" you. Thank you for the nice comments and also acknowledging Kodi ...( he's actually our little boy in a dog suit.)

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

A special gift from our family was us told, just because we were visiting them. We met capitain Hans, from the beginning a nice person with a lot of knowlegde and nice stories about the surroundings. First a boattrip in the Zodiac, awesome and adventurous...More

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Your comments - So kind. Thank you.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

It was a last minute idea… I wanted to give to my sister Colleen, an adventure that was also a taste of Nanaimo. Thank you Hans, not only for accommodating us last minute, but helping me plan the perfect surprise! It could not have been...More

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thank you for the nice comments. Surprising the other person is always great fun for me too!

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I definitely recommend a boat cruise with Captain Hans!!! He was so easy going and accommodating, it made my 40th birthday one to remember. I had guests with various ages, from 2-70's and Hans made the experience so special for all. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves....More

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Glad you enjoyed yourselves. It was great seeing your little boy overcome his reluctance and feel so comfortable. Thank you for your comment.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Thank you Hans for making George's birthday a fun & special surprise! We appreciated how you went out of your way to make everything perfect for us! We had a wonderful cruise with you & your well behaved first mate Cody! You were such a...More

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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

My pleasure. Although we did have to dodge the rainy weather all worked out well. Great having you on board.

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