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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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Awesome crew and tour stops

Not one thing is a disappointment. Everything from morning till evening is perfection. They also serve halal food so its a plus for muslims. Love it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
zr sofia m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not one thing is a disappointment. Everything from morning till evening is perfection. They also serve halal food so its a plus for muslims. Love it.

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Lawson, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great trip to some fabulous caves with lunch and dinner provided on the way. The visit was made special by the care and attention given by the crew. The caves themselves are spectacular and the lagoons inside the islands are unusual to say the least. You enter the caves via sea kayaks which are easy to access from the boat... More 

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chester, uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a 45 year old mother who doesn't like the dark, caves or open water......though the reviews on trip advisor persuaded us to book Hong by Starlight and I'm so pleased we did!! Two adults, an 11 year old son and twin 8 year old daughters, all of us had an amazing time. The plans for the afternoon are flexible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We heard about this tour through a travel agent and when we read the reviews we decided to book it! The whole experience was flawless from being picked up from our hotel to being dropped off at the end! The weather wasn't great on the morning but this didn't stop anything! There were about 20-30 people on the tour but... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is insufficient words to describe this great trip. Lunch and supper were supplied all of v good. Bottles of water and cold chai tea also supplied all free. We did the Hong tour great scenery suitable for all ages. If you do not go on this tour "more fool you!" It is the best tour in Phuket.

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Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I loved their Hongs by Starlight tour! The food is delicious and plentiful, the sites are amazing, and the guides are friendly and outgoing. We were uncertain at first since it is a bit more expensive and the boat is a good size, but each pair of people is assigned their own guide once you arrive at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hong by starlight. It was very enjoyable. Food was good. The venues where we kayak was very serene. The whole experience was well planned.

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Terrigal, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the John Gray Starlight Cruise from reviews on TA. So very pleased we did. This organisation is so well done. You are picked up from your hotel and driven to the marina. Here you meet a guide who hands you over to the staff on the boat for your unforgettable day. You are introduced to a guide who... More 

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

Wow - Carolynv9 !!! Thanks so much for the inspiring review. The spirit and quality is thanks to our "Enlightened Human Resources" policy. When staff are treated with dignity, and respect - and allowed to be themselves - great things happen. That especially true in friendly Thailand and a friendly atmosphere. My first hire from June 1990 is still with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The canoeing was brilliant much thanks to the lovely Toy for the paddling. Food was great. But the highlight was the offerings to the sea gods at night. Well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was without a doubt the best trip we did on our holiday. The staff were knowledgeable and took great care with every detail of the trip. The views were incredible, it feels like you have stepped into another world. The food was delicious and the whole experience was so worth the money.

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