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Address: 124 Soi 1, Yaowaraj Road | Taladyai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Phone Number: 66 076.254.505-6
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Description: After 12 years designing and developing one of the World's most highly...
After 12 years designing and developing one of the World's most highly awarded Ecotourism companies, John "Caveman" Gray goes his own way by forming "John Gray's SeaCanoe" with 18 of his most loyal and experienced guides. "After 12 years in Phuket, the experiment ran its course and I was packing for Polynesia," says Gray, "but when all these guides showed up, I had no choice but to stay and do another start-up."
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Hong by Starlight is an amazing tour and you will not be disappointed. The staff is friendly, knows the area, and makes sure that everyone has a great time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

Hong by Starlight is an amazing tour and you will not be disappointed. The staff is friendly, knows the area, and makes sure that everyone has a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

If you only do one trip to the islands - best it be this one! The sea kayaking into the caves and inner lakes of the islands gives you an unique view of beautiful Thailand. The trip is magical, as you have an up close experience with majestic islands and it's topped off with an evening ritual that touches your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful way to spend the day in Phuket. If you want to get away from all of the craziness and noise of Phuket, do this trip. Pick up at our guest house was right on time. As soon as you board the boat, you know that this will be something special. We had a great lunch then were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

We did the hong by starlight trip with John Gray's Sea Canoe. The guides were all very friendly and seemed to enjoy their jobs, which makes a big difference. The trip had a nice laid back atmosphere - mostly couples and families on holiday, rather than young groups of backpackers. Our guide spoke English well enough, and took a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We have been sending clients to John Gray's Sea Canoe for years now, and every single one of them has said this adventure was a highlight of their trip to Phuket. Very well managed and attention to detail, the activities organised by John Gray are unique, enjoyable and memorable. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I read alot of review about this tour and it lived up to everyone of them and more. This is a must tour to do when you visit Thailand. You won't be disappointed. From the boat trip to the guides to the food to the amazing sunset and scenery.....WOW, WOW,WOW.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Nothing short of 5 star. Excellent and very friendly staff. John G himself was on the boat and he's quite an amazing person with a world of knowledge and a ton of stories to share. The staff were all polite, friendly, funny and made the whole trip an extremely enjoyable one. We got to see three caves and returned quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We just got off the boat after a Hong by Starlight tour with JGSC. Everyone in our family thinks that we have just enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Alex, our guide, was fantastic, negotiating the caves skillfully and explaining to us about the local flora and fauna. The food was great and the tour was well organised. But the absolute highlight... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a must do. Staff were excellent and welcoming. Food was great. Canoe into Hongs was great, got up close with monkeys. Unfortunately for us there was a very low night tide so we couldnt enter hongs for glowing 'plankton' but our guides took us away from the lights under overhangs where we could still view this phenomenon. Not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Watch my john gray sea canoe video --> http://youtu.be/LuZkVEjsHHY We booked "Hong by Starlight" Trip which is very relaxed but do have an adventure feel. The staff were very pro and funny, the food was okay. Got chances to entering several hongs and saw bats, jellyfish, hundreds of eagles and glowing plankton.

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