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John Gray's Sea Canoe

Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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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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Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our favourite. Even in the rain it was still great . The food was fantastic. The guides were very knowledgeable and very good at canoeing through the tight caves. It is a must to do this tour while in Phuket

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend and I were looking to book a last minute trip for the weekend and we were able to book with John Greys Sea Canoes and we are so glad we did! We had an absolutely amazing and unforgettable day - it has been...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a party of 16 looking for a day adventure! Really fun day, great team working on the boats and well informed guides on the kayaks. Yummy, fresh food provided on the trip too. Definitely recommended if you're on your own or with a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The arvo started off bad when the driver couldn’t find us, so we had to walk down to the main road when it was 29 and sun blaring When we finally got to the boat they only had water on it, no soft drinks or...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have travelled to 10+ countries, and this is by far the most memorable day and/or tour that I have ever done overseas. I've done it twice now, and from Start to finish, everything is special. The boat ride is beautiful, the guides are all...More

Thank annamarie4192018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had not planned on doing any sea-island tours while on holiday in Phuket as we live on the coast and have dived, fished, surfed, swam and island hopped all our life. At breakfast one morning we were chatting to some fellow travellers who had...More

Thank MikeW-Kiwi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything about the trip was amazing. We were able to see the culture through a ritual after dinner. The meal was great. We felt safe the whole time as there was a tour guide per kayak. We also were able to kayak on our own...More

Thank mmbilllingsley
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told about this trip by family members who did it in 2015, and it totally lived up to the expectation that was created. The tour was very well organized, from start to finish. Easy online booking, timely hotel pick-up and drop-off in nice...More

Thank Bianca E
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JohnGray-LingYai, Owner at John Gray's Sea Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great review! You covered all the highlights - and more! Next time you come to Phuket you might plan ahead and consider an overnighter. We have both camping and lodging options from bungalows to luxury hotels - and trips from two days to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little dubious about this tour, whether it would be worth the not insignificant cost. 2 words: DO IT. It’s an all day tour. The guides spoke English well and went through all the safety procedures. Life jackets were provided and in good...More

Thank Sarah W
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JohnGray-LingYai, Owner at John Gray's Sea Canoe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank You! You hit all the highlights we work so hard to include on "Hong By Starlight". Our staff are selected by - - - our staff. They are paid well - far above Phuket norms. Training is by Your's Truly We have the best...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views and service was awesome and the crew were really nice and friendly. The canoeing was supporb and the beautiful sun set was mind blowing.

Thank Marcus P
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Yermalis L
May 26, 2018|
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Response from AlfixMA | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that. Maybe too early for booking. Rain season is September so you should be ok. Suggest to book locally - or take a tour of the Marriott Vacation Club and get the tour for free. Hope that helps
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pritam p
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Judy Z | Reviewed this property |
It is so amazing!!!! It is the Sea kayaking tour! You make katongs and they take you to see the plankton!! Ask for Alex as a guide!!! He is AWESOME!!!!!!
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