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Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours

18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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3 day paddle

To all those who chose the big tours I thank you. You are most welcome to the crowds, the props... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luke H
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Our favourite day in Phuket

We absolutely loved this day trip. Mr Bao was awesome just a great host and guide. The scenery was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark C
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Paddle Asia is a small family-owned business specializing in small group self paddle kayaking, jungle survival, mountain biking, and outdoor adventure travel tours to remote and unspoiled destinations in Southern Thailand focusing on getting away from other visitors. It is our mission to offer you something completely different from what other tour operators in the region offer. Your eco adventure tour is designed for first-time paddlers and novice travelers, and children are more than welcome! Experienced kayakers and adventurers are, of course, also welcome. All staff are certified to international first aid and safety standards.
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Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To all those who chose the big tours I thank you. You are most welcome to the crowds, the props, being herded from one postcard location to another. You can have your big tourist boat and your Phi Phi, I would much rather jump over...More

Thank Luke H
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for coming with us Luke and family. You nailed exactly what we're all about: getting away from everyone else so that we can share Mother Nature with just our guests. And yes, we also appreciate folks who concentrate in a few...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this day trip. Mr Bao was awesome just a great host and guide. The scenery was just stunning, jaw dropping. Lunch was fantastic. The long tail trip was great. Just beginning to end an amazing day. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Mark C
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for coming with us, Mark. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience here too. We hope to see you again in the future. Take care and do keep in touch. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience ! The guide , Mr. Bao, was a gem, super friendly and informative ! We had a great time , the views are incredible ane the Paddleasia team is very professionnal and skilled ! There was a hiccup with the pickup and they...More

Thank Marie S
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very, very much for coming with us and for the kind review. We hope to see you again as we've got plenty of wonderful things to show you. Keep in touch, Dave & team

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Thank you Paddle Asia for a fantastic experience on the 3 day Phang Nga Bay kayak trip which wont be forgotton. Run was an excellent guide taking us away from the masses to visit secluded beaches, caves, hongs and mangrove swamps. We were impressed with...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks so much for coming with us and thank you very much for the kind review, Steve and Heather! We hope you can join us again one of these days. Take care and do keep in touch. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Twelve of us from New Zealand enjoyed 10 days of superb paddling between the two sites, on a private tour, escorted by the wonderful Mrs Moo, and the delightful Mr Bao. From start to finish, the tour was superbly organised, minibuses and long-tail boats being...More

Thank JoVJo
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you very, very much for coming with us. Moo, Bao, and Run all thoroughly enjoyed paddling with all of you. They raved about the group when they got back. Thanks also for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We really appreciate it....More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

This was without a doubt one of the best days of our holiday. There's no better way to experience the sea, the Islands and the peaceful lagoons North of Koh Yao Noi. Ray and his backup were friendly, professional, flexible, knowledgeable ... in fact everything...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thank you so much for coming with us, Simon and Aila! Thanks also for the very kind review. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this. Keep in touch. We hope to see you again. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

If you're asking yourself whether any kayaking trip is worth this amount of money, rest assured it absolutely is! We opted for a three-day-long one and enjoyed every moment. Dave provided us with all the information we needed during our preparation and his team took...More

Thank Aleksander G
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thank you so much for letting us know that you enjoyed paddling with us as we did with you! Thanks for the wonderful review. That means a lot to our small company. Keep in touch. Dave & team

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We did the two day tour of phang nga bay. Could not believe how beautiful it was. Our guides managed to lead us to virtually private areas, glorious paddling through mangrove swaps, with dusky leaf monkeys over our heads. Food was great, kayaks were great...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you very, very much for coming with us and for taking the time to let us know that you had a wonderful time. Mr. Run thoroughly enjoyed every minute with you. We look forward to see you in the future. Keep in touch. All...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We were treated to a perfect day out with Mr Run. A lot cal guide that made appreciation of this beautiful place all the more special. Great logistics from pick up to drop off. Great food. Great wildly fe sighting—including wonders of the several lagoons...More

Thank Tiberite
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you very much for coming with us and for the wonderful review. Yes, Mr. Run is truly awesome! We are so happy to hear that we were the highlight of your trip. Thanks for letting us know that. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took this trip with Paddle Asia and it was our favourite part of our trip to Phuket! Mr. Run was our guide and he was knowledgeable, friendly, interested, and fun. We saw beautiful scenery, lagoons, egrets, hawks, eagles, macaques, and bats....More

Thank Dr. Cam S
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you very much for coming with us and for the very kind review. Yep, Mr. Run is really fun as well as professional. I knew you were in excellent hands. Take care and keep in touch. All the best, Dave & team

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845farazi
December 21, 2017|
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Response from dave w | Property representative |
So sorry for the delayed response. I didn't notice the notification for a question. Most folks email us. We're always busy during the holiday period, so I'm sure we'll have something for you to join. You can email. Go... More
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conniengu
February 25, 2017|
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Response from dave w | Property representative |
Yes, transfers from anywhere in Phuket are included in the trip price. Yes, your children are old enough to join. We have a large fleet of both single and two-person kayaks. The paddling is easy, so if they're 'sporty... More
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solicisha
January 20, 2017|
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Response from dave w | Property representative |
Which trip interests you? Khao Sok is very, very easy paddling. Phang Nga Bay can be a bit more challenging. We don't really have an age requirement as children's abilities vary so greatly. I hope this helped.
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