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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1000 Stewart Ave | The Waterfront Suites & Marina, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4C9, Canada
+1 250-714-5303
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

A 3 hours trip with Hans’ catamaran is one of the best ways to grasp the vibe of our beautiful Nanaimo! Hans knows his boat and the local waters and will keep you entertained with inspired comments and great jokes. He also has a good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diana I
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Hans was a very enjoyable skipper for the trip to Neck Point Park to scatter our parents ashes at sea. The boat was well suited for the occasion and made for a comfortable ride and pleasant ceremony. Hopefully the mainsail is repaired soon so that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pcrutt
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We had a wonderful adventure with Hans as the captain. We were offered a few options before we left and it was better than expected. We got to see some seals on a small island and got to do some paddle boarding in a quiet...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Keirra M
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Hans wanted me to write a review in Hindi so here it goes. हम अगस्त में वैंकूवर आयरलैंड पर परिवार के साथ छूटी बनाने आए थे। हम ने हंस के नाव अधे दिन के लिए किराया की। हंस ने हम को बहुत जानकारी दी द्वीप...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vishal M
Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for providing a review in Hindi. I can't read it myself but hope our Hindi friends are able to do so. It was a pleasure having you on board.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We would highly recommend Island Marine Adventures. We were very impressed with our experience! Hans was professional, communicative, funny, and very accommodating. All expectations were made clear before we left the dock. As a group of 12 (+Hans), we felt very comfortable and well taken...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CindyB3794
Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Wow Cindy....I would love to be a passenger myself. Your group was so much fun. Thank you for the nice comments.

Reviewed 5 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Deb S
Reviewed 31 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elisabeth D
Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

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

Reviewed 26 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank neeronm
Reviewed 22 July 2018

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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

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

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Beverlee B
Hans B, Owner at lsland Marine Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

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

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24 August 2018|
Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
It was $95 per person for the 1st 4 passengers and $25 for each one after that
31 March 2018|
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Response from Hans B | Property representative |
Hi. Did you get my reply that I sent? Hans