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Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours

18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
+66 81 893 6558
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Awesome Private Paddle Tour

We were treated to a perfect day out with Mr Run. A lot cal guide that made appreciation of this... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Tiberite
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Phang Nga Bay self-paddle kayak trip

My wife and I took this trip with Paddle Asia and it was our favourite part of our trip to Phuket... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Dr. Cam S
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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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18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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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

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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

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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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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Had a fantastic time with Mr Run DMC kayaking around the Bay for two days. There were some 20 minute stretches of paddling which was good practice for paddling generally. The rest was paddling around lagoons and sea caves looking at incredible scenery and wildlife....More

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

Thanks for coming with us and for taking the time to do the review. We appreciate both. As it was the middle of the perfect weather season, we opted for one guide. The longtail escort boat is just a phone call away in case there...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

This is a trip I can recommend for everybody who can sit in a kayak. Its easy paddling in calm water and the distances can be tailored to your wish. We have been paddling with Dave's team several times over the last years in Phangnga...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, Peter. We all appreciate you taking the time to write this. We look very forward to see you and Beth again. We've still got a lot of places to show you. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We did two trips with Paddle Asia, Dave & Team: Phang Nga Bay and Khao Sok National Park. Both trips were perfectly organized and personalized to our interests as permitted by the small group size - 4 people on the first trip, and just us...More

Thank Cori S
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I loved this trip! All of the information on the website is exactly what you can expect. Dave was extremely helpful and accommodating to our group. His team is so friendly making the excursion even more enjoyable. The places visited on this day trip are...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Thank you very much for coming with us and for the wonderful review. We hope you can join us again sometime. We've got a lot of very cool stuff to show you. Keep in touch! All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I booked the Phang Nga Bay one day trip. The initial booking process was easy as Dave was always helpful and friendly and quick to respond to emails. The tour included free shuttle transportation to and from our hotel. We only had...More

Thank Rowena C
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Wow, thank you very much for the wonderful review! We really appreciate you coming with us and for taking the time to write this review. We hope you can come back and go on a longer trip next time. We've got a lot of beautiful...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

We booked a one day Paddle Trip with the company and had a wonderful time. There were three of us, Mom, Dad and our 10 yhear old Daughter. Evrything from Booking to meeting at the Pier and the trip was perfect. We loved our Guide...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you very much for coming with us Urs and family. Thanks for the very kind review. We all truly appreciate you taking the time to let us (and the world) know that you enjoyed our small company. Take care and keep in touch. We...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

First let me say that I was very close to give a five star rating. So let's start with the positives: very professional contact from the first minute, transportation was flawless and punctual on time, speedboat and longtail-boat was fun. The local guide (Mr Run)...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thanks for coming with us, Klaus. Sorry to hear that you were disappointed in the bikes. We rent bikes on the island as it makes no sense for us to have a big fleet of many sizes since we don't do cycling trips very often....More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Me and my 2 friends went for a kayak day trip at Phang Nga Bay, it was super nice! The land scape is impressive, there aren't tourists all around which makes it possibe to enjoy nature for real. The guide was kind, funny and full...More

Thank Ines S
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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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