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Address: Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 76 254 5056
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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We had an amazing day with Tom and the John Gray's team. The staff were all welcoming and all funny characters who offered great service. Our guide Tom was brilliant, very... read more

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had an amazing day with Tom and the John Gray's team. The staff were all welcoming and all funny characters who offered great service. Our guide Tom was brilliant, very informative and a lovely person. We were given flowers as we were celebrating our 17th wedding anniversary which was a lovely touch. The caves and the whole experience is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Do yourself a favour spend your money and do this if nothing else in Phuket , from the moment you board you feel confident in the knowledge that this will be a fun and a wonderful experience , Farook the main guide was knowledgable and funny , the other crew members were always willing to help and generally their English... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At first we were not sure about this considering the price, but we are glad that we went for the tour, we enjoyed it very much. I think the dinner itself would have cost us one-third of the tour fees if we were to have it at a local restaurant. The guides speaks good English, have a good sense of... More 

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Si Chiang Mai, Thailand
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well once again we did John grays sea canoe,Hong by starlight tour.and once again it was awesome.it is by far the best value for money tour you can do if you are staying on phuket island.they pick you up,you get free drinks all day,they give you a vegetarian lunch which is delicious,and a fantastic seafood buffet dinner.we got to go... More 

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Thank Craig C
JohnGray-LingYai, Owner at John Gray's Sea Canoe, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Craig C - You got just about everything into your review. Obviously, you enjoyed the trip with Tom. Our seafood veggie meal plan comes out of my epidemiology work with the National Cancer Institute. Healthy food can be yummie when done right, Including the food, we try to do everything "the best" on the trip.... More 

Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Prompt collection from thehotel. Friendly staff with a great sense of humour. The guides went out of their way to inform as well as look after the kids on board. Environment focused and were able to share local experience. Seeing the dinoflaggents in the last cave was truly magical. An awesome ex pence as we squeezedthough the caves to come... More 

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JohnGray-LingYai, Owner at John Gray's Sea Canoe, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We are all about Enlightened Human resources. Our local guides select other locals to be in the team - I do not force a "hire". And we have a good time - the guides gave me the name "Ling Yai" (Thai for Big Monkey") and they get to paddle SOTAR kayaks of my design -... More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and i went on the startlight tour and loved it! The staff was very knowledgable and friendly- especially Keyo, our kayak guide. We first arrived at the dock and took a large boat to the first cave. The ride took about one hour but was slow and steady. They served a light lunch during our trip there- thai... More 

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JohnGray-LingYai, Owner at John Gray's Sea Canoe, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. You obviously enjoyed Hong By Starlight-but that's just the intro trip. Next time you might consider an overnight trip. Pure magic and our equipment and meals are as good as Hong By starlight - maybe better! John Gray More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with the family what a great experience it was a full day leaving our motel early in the morning and returned late

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Truly one of the best Sea Kayaking experiences I have done, the guides are truly act like one big happy family. Our guide Toy was amazing, she took us through all the caves and lagoons telling us all about the nature and history of the islands. There is even an hours span where you can do as you wish either... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was my 3rd time doing this trip. And what an experience....a rainy one!! The rain did not damper our spirits nor the guide or the whole John Gray's canoe crew. They were fantastic in lifting our spirits and making it light with their humour in their briefing. Everything worked like clock work...from the time we depart from the pier,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute must do if you haven't already! Staff were happy and friendly, the main guide was always smiling and funny. They enforced my appreciation toward the thai culture. The food was delicious and plenty of it. The scenery was breathtaking, the caves were tight with my aussie beer belly but stunning each time, and even though it was raining... More 

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