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John Gray Hong by starlight Sea Kayak Canoe Snorkeling Phang Nga Bay from Phuket

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  • 10 hr

Enjoy an afternoon of sea cave exploring literally inside Phang Nga Bay’s marine geology, including the caves and hidden lagoons Great nature and wildlife surrounds you. Our World Famous Entry Trip starts mid-day, customized transfers included. After lunch, a professional guide paddles you through Phang Nga Bay’s “Tidal Nape Sea Caves” in our custom designed kayaks hand-made in Oregon by SOTAR. The World’s premier white water raft manufacturer. Your professional guide paddles you and your partner through “Tidal Nape” Sea Caves literally inside Phang Nga Bay’s marine limestone karstic islands into “Hongs“(Thai for “Room”) The hidden cliff-lined lagoons are populated with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mudskippers, egrets, Sea Eagles and Brahminy Kites Guests say our evening Loi Kratong ceremony complete with fireflies and dinoflagellates (bioluminescent plankton) is a "Spiritual Experience", "Best Trip of our lives anywhere" and "Best Thai Food We've ever had and on a boat".

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: John Gray's Sea Canoe, 111/7 Prachasamakhee Rd, Tambon Ratsada, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand

This full-day kayak trip from Phuket starts at midday to avoid the crowds, with a convenient pickup service by luxury air-conditioned minivan from the entire Phuket Island. Don’t eat lunch, as you will be served a healthy and nutritious meal onboard the comfortable and modern twin-engine escort boat after leaving from Ao Po Pier. During the boat ride you will watch a raptor show and get a detailed briefing about the nature and geological site of Phang Nga Bay. Learn the basic do’s and don’ts of how to securely enter the caves and hongs.

Start the first kayaking session with your well-educated and experienced guide through limestone caves and lagoons in the dramatic setting at Panak Island. The hand-made kayaks are specially designed for your trip, and you can feel absolutely safe because there was never a capsize, a puncture or any accident. Your professional guide paddles you and your partner through 'Tidal Nape' sea caves inside Phang Nga Bay’s marine limestone karstic islands into 'hongs' (Thai for room). The hidden cliff-lined lagoons are populated with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mud-skippers, egrets, sea eagles and brahminy kites. Return to the escort boat and move on to the second island with two more caves and hongs to explore.

You will finish after dark by floating your own self-made flower “Krathong” in a spiritual and spectacular natural light show. Guests say that the evening Loi Kratong ceremony complete with fireflies and dinoflagellates (bio-luminescent plankton) is a 'spiritual experience'.

Eat a delicious seafood/vegan buffet on the trip back, you return to the pier two hours after sunset. Only the highest-quality ingredients are used to prepare the lunch and dinner, fresh from the local market. Seafood is net caught and chickens are free range. Brown, red, and black rice is served with homemade Massaman curry.

Itinerary:
• 10:30 - 12:00: Hotel pickup service in Phuket
• 12:00 - 13:00: Meet the crew at Ao Po Pier & get instructions
• 13:00 - 13:10: Departure by escort boat to Phang Nga Bay
• 13:10 - 14:10: Enjoy lunch on board the tour boat
• 14:15 - 16:15: Kayak into the cave at Koh Phanak
• 16:15 - 16:30: Continue to Hong Island
• 16:30 - 17:30: Sightseeing & kayaking at Koh Hong
• 17:30 - 18:15: Free time for relaxing at the beach or kayaking
• 18:15 - 18:45: Make your own Krathong & have dinner on the boat
• 18:45 - 19:15: Float the self-made Krathong in the cave of Phanak Island
• 19:15 - 19:30: See phosphorescent plankton
• 19:30 - 20:30: Head back to Phuket
• 20:30 - 21:00: Transfer to your hotel

Duration: 10 hours

Stop At: Ao Po Pier, Pak Kret 4007 Pa Klok Rural Road, Pa Khlok, Phuket Thailand

When the mini van arrives to Ao Po Pier, the driver drop clients off at Sea View Restaurant. You have some free time to chnange clothes and buy soft drink, snack and souvenir. After all clients arrived, lead guide brief the trip program and escort you to our modern Twin Engine escort boat, Enjoy Thai Style light lunch

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Phang Nga Bay., Ao Phang Nga National Park Thailand

Arrive Panak Island, Explore 1-2 caves and hongs

Lead guide assign a professional guide ( a canoe has 2 passengers and 1 paddle guide) to paddle you and your partner through "Tidal Nape" Sea Caves literally inside Phang nga Bay's marine limestone karstic islands into "Hongs" (Rooms in thai)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ko Pa Nak, Ao Phang Nga National Park 82160 Thailand

Explore 2 more caves and the hidden cliff-lined lagoons surroundings with beautiful scenarios. Then return to escort boat. you have some free time to self paddle a kayak and swim around the boat.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ice Cream Cave, Ao Phang Nga National Park 82160 Thailand

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Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hongs of Phang Nga, Ao Phang Nga National Park Thailand

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Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Koh Panak Cave, Ao Phang Nga National Park Thailand

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Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: John Grays Sea Canoe Co.,LTD., Ratsada, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

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Pass By: Global Feed Tour and Travel, 42 Soi Charan Sanitwong 8, Watthapra, Bangkok Noi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600, Thailand

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