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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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A wonderful day in paradise

We got to know this day tour from our hotel concierge. We did earlier in the week the similan island tour very crowded and tiring..so we were a bit skeptikal especially when we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Philippe L
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We got to know this day tour from our hotel concierge. We did earlier in the week the similan island tour very crowded and tiring..so we were a bit skeptikal especially when we saw the crowd at the pier.. but we were wrong. This day tour is different the atmosphere is special and very friendly , the day was very... More 

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Thank Philippe L
Surrey, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First things first: what you see is stunning and is well worth the visit. However 2 things were irritating: 1- we were picked right on time to go the Ao Po Pier. But once there, we had to wait one hour in a tourist shop in stifling heat. A couple of people felt unwell due to the heat. This wait... More 

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Thank Pierre J
Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I joined the hong by starlight tour and had an amazing day. The two of us shared a kayak with our guide, Toy, who is very knowledgable and experienced. She took very good care of us and I even have a pillow to lean on. I have no idea kayaking could be that comfy!! The sceneries was... More 

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Thank charizard2407
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hong by Starlight was our favourite tour. The staff were fantastic, the food delicious, the activities were fun and it was just a remarkable and memorable day. The scenery was fantastic! We highly recommend this tour to anyone.

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Thank jessicag00dwin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked the Hong by starlight tour on 2/20. The tour itself was as we expected based on the reviews we had read. Our guide, Woody worked hard for us and certainly earned his tip. I strongly recommend that if you do book this tour, do not do it through their company web site. We normally book tours using a... More 

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2 Thank Jeffrey F
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was super fun. The food they serve on the boat was soo good. We were on the canoe with K and he was great in making our trip remarkable.

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Thank DorotaaS
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the sunset tour with John Gray tours as we wanted to do something different to other tours. From the moment we arrived at the wharf everything was thought of, mobile phone pouches and sunglass strap were available for sale (240thb for both) both a must for this trip.Once on the boat a beautiful light lunch was available then... More 

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Thank Goddsy
Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not a moment of wasted time, hihghly informative, educational and not crowded. One of the best tours I took on my Thailand holiday. Scenery is breathtaking, a chance to see animals, explore, look and learn. Didn't feel touristy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wish I could go again! We went on the Hong by Moonlight day trip, and it was the highlight of our vacation. It might seem like there are a lot of people on your boat out to the islands, but when you're in your canoe it really doesn't. The food was fantastic, and our canoe-er, Bus, was the best!... More 

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usa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice van picked me up at 11:30. We had a less than an hour drive to a pier. We got on the boat and on our way. The lunch was great and the company eco minded. The first island had a few other boats and kayaks but the second 2 didnt! Another solo woman and I had the main... More 

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

Thanks for the great review. Iagree, Otto isgreat - anda good friend! More 

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