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8 Aug 2013
“Best time ever!”
3 Aug 2013
“Excellent Personalized Tour”
Tour company specializing in daily small groups and family tours in Nanaimo. Tours meet passengers off cruise ships as well as local tourist visiting the area. Tours can last 3.5 to 4.5 hours with narrated guide around surrounding area enjoying...more
941 Highview Terr, Victoria, British Columbia V9R 6K5, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

Just can't say enough about Nanaimo Paradise Tours and John! Very personal experience, catered to us in every way possible. Lunch on the Lake was the best complete with the famous Nanaimo Bars, Goats on the Roof was priceless, amazing waterfalls. Had the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We took my Scottish in-laws to Nanaimo for the primary purpose of a visit to Cathedral Grove. Not having a vehicle that could accommodate all of us, I started looking for tours that would get us to the grove and came across Nanaimo Paradise Tours....More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Deni M
Reviewed 25 May 2013

When you can impress my boys, it's got to be good. John did an awesome job of representing his beautiful city. He was very flexible with his tour. We saw a lot of Nanaimo that we didn't know existed including the Goats on the Roof....More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 16 May 2013

We were picked up promptly at the pier and was greeted by one of the nicest tour guides you could hope for. John was a knowledgeable, caring guide. His van was very comfortable for the 6 of us. One person in our party was disabled...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank RMT11
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We arrived in Nanaimo by cruise ship and boy was this tour a breath of fresh air. Sure the cruise ship excursions are usually well done, but if you want a break from the cattle-car run around, book this tour! John is very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Noelle315
Reviewed 1 May 2013

If you are looking for something different to do with your visitors, this is the way to go, We experienced this part of Vancouver Island up close and personal, If you are looking for a small and freindly tour with your friends and family this...More

Date of experience: April 2013
4  Thank Shipmates
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I've been on some ho hum city tours before but this one is different. Learn about this unpretentious city and have some fun at the same time. Truly spectacular views and opportunities to get out of the van and experience Nanaimo's urban and natural charm.Spoiler...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank Elena D
John O, Owner at Nanaimo Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2013

Thank you for your kind words and your group were very excited to be on my tour of Nanaimo. I work very hard to make sure my guests are enjoying their experience and to be with people is truly a joy.

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