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John Gray's Hong by Starlight in Phang Nga Bay

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy an afternoon kayaking in sea caves in Phang Nga Bay with an experienced guide, including limestone caves and hidden lagoons discovered by John Gray in 1989. Eat a delicious seafood buffet and cap off the evening by floating a handmade flower Kratong in a natural light show.

    Get picked up at mid-day in an air-conditioned minivan and enjoy a nutritious lunch aboard a twin-engine boat. Get a briefing about the natural and geological sites of Phang Nga Bay, and how to navigate its caves.

    Kayak through limestone caves and lagoons in hand-made kayaks. Discover hidden rooms within the caves populated with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mu-skippers, egrets, sea eagles, and brahminy kites. Visit a few more caves with your guide and participate in a Loy Krathong (flower) workshop as the sun begins to set.

    After dark, float your hand-made Krathong in a spiritual natural light show complete with fireflies and bio-luminescent plankton. Eat a delicious seafood buffet on the trip back, prepared with fresh and high-quality ingredients. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at your hotel.

    • 10:30 - 12:00: Hotel pick up 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 - 14:15: 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 Koh Phanak
    • 19:15 - 19:30: See phosphorescent plankton
    • 19:30 - 20:30: Head back to Phuket
    • 20:30 - 21:00: Transfer to your hotel
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We are pickup all customer who staying at Phuket.
    Departure Time
    11:30 AM
    Return Details
    Your hotel in Phuket
    • Guided tour of Phang Nga Bay
    • Caveman's SOTAR sea kayak rental
    • Kayak equipment rental including a dry bag
    • Loy Krathong workshop
    • Thai buffet lunch, dinner, bottled water, herbal tea and fruit
    • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Phuket hotels via air-conditioned minivan
    • Live tour commentary provided in English
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Gratuities
    • DVD (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children 6 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
    • If you are pregnant or have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate.
    • You do not need previous kayaking experience.
    • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Phuket hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
    • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Overall amazing experience sea canoeing in the islands of Phang Nga Bay. Our personal canoe captain Dool showed us some amazing sights and sea creatures. The dinner was delicious and after dinner we had a meaningful floating of our loi krathong. It was extremely interesting...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Agweesh
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our trip to Phuket was in mid September, rainy season - occasional thundershowers, high tides and jellyfish warnings not to go into the ocean fronting our beautiful Marriott Beach hotel in Mai Khao. We heard how beautiful Phang Nga Bay and "James Bond Island" were...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank awayWeGo415
    Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

    Just like all the other reviews, I would completely praise this experience. I went as a solo experiencer, and had the best kayak guide called Tee who looked after me and made me feel safe being on a strange tour with no one that knew...More

    Thank cordabbs
    Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

    We had an amazing day and I would definitely recommend this activity Well organised, great hosts and yummy food.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sarah K
    Reviewed August 4, 2019

    What an amazing day/night. We had the most amazing time and had a brilliant guide who went above and beyond. The food was brilliant, the caves amazing everthing about the day was brilliant. It was definitely the highlight of my ten days in Phuket. If...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Kekka1965
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    • Languages Offered: English
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