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About Freebird Paddle Co.
Freebird Paddle Co. has it all! Hourly SUP rentals, beginner SUP lessons, and the EXTRAORDINARY Bioluminescent Night Tour. Explore our shores on a Stand Up Paddleboard, or a 100% Clear Kayak. Join our team for your best day, or night on Railay!
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Clear Kayak - Bioluminescent Night Tour
Bioluminescence is one of nature’s most wonderful phenomena, as seawater gleams and sparkles with light from a myriad of tiny lifeforms. On this tour, limited to just 12 travelers, catch a majestic sunset from the water, then experience the underwater world on a crystal-clear sea kayak so you don’t miss a thing. Calm waters make this adventure suitable for ages as young as four (under-eights must ride with a parent).
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2 hours
from $67.96
Stand Up Paddleboard - Bioluminescent Night Tour
Experience the magic of bioluminescence on our Sunset Starlight Night Tour. Hi-tech LED lights and naturally occurring plankton illuminate the water below while the sunset and stars work their magic above. Our expertly guided tours are a truly unique, once in a lifetime, adventure.
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2 hours
from $61.16
Crystal Clear Tour - Clear Kayak Day Tours
Explore the underwater world off Railay Beach without getting too wet, on a fun clear kayaking tour. Unlike normal kayaks, these kayaks are transparent, so you can see the water and the sea life beneath where you sit. Your local guide will take you out onto the water and show you beautiful things that you might fail to notice if traveling independently. Active and adventurous travelers will love this unusual kayaking tour.
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1 hour 15 minutes
from $27.18
Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson - Day Tour
If you like your beach vacations to include a bit more activity than just lying on the sand, this stand-up paddleboard (SUP) lesson at Railay Beach is perfect for you. Whether you’ve tried paddleboarding before or are a complete beginner, you’ll learn new techniques from your teacher. There’s also designated free time at the end to explore and try out your new skills.
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1 hour 15 minutes
from $27.18
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Thank you for a very nice nighttour with kajak . Our guide Lam and his two friends were awsome!!/Jeanette and Tonny from Sweden

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank 724jeanettem
Reviewed 3 days ago

I cannot express how great this tour is ! Very very professional. The lead guide John is full of energy and positivity, he was very attentive and made sure everyone was safe and they had plenty of staff for everyone in the water. Great for...More

Date of experience: December 2019
1  Thank sprint1313
Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour was excellent! Best guide we had in all of Thailand! John ensures all guests are at their happiest while on the tour. The plankton in the caves underwater were really visible if you jump off the board and swim! Thanks John for the...More

Date of experience: December 2019
1  Thank TheWhaleFromCanada
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is beautiful and the tour is organised very well. The guy giving directions speaks a decent English and does his very best to make the whole experience as pleasant and fun as possibile. Paddling with the lights on after sunset is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Micael27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool, very friendly group. Fun activity to do with your group of family and friends. Might be better areas of world to see plankton, but my first view. A little hard to see.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 913christenaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with our tour guid Lam. Experiencing the bioluminescent was magical! It’s like swimming in stars! The only downside is that if you opt to paddle board you can only stand up maybe a 1/4 of the time. The water is super...More

Thank 503KB503
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend the private long-tail tour! My husband and I loved Freebird Paddle Co! We left early in the morning and were able to beat the crowds. They have snorkeling gear on board if you don't have your own as well as clean drinking water....More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Analise G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bioluminescent Night Trip completed my trip in Thailand! There are two options of doing this tour which is paddle board and clear kayaking. I choose paddle board as I think is more adventurous and is cheaper but clear kayaking looks fun as well! I...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank AlexisNomad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I partook in the SUP Bioluminescent Night Tour, and we had such a great time. The guides are local Thai experts, who really know their way around the island. They gave us so much confidence on the board. They were able to...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Corrie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Freebird Paddle Co. on a walk through Railay Beach, and decided to try the bioluminescent night tour in clear kayaks. The experience itself was a little underwhelming, as the water was choppy and it was hard to see any plankton without stirring...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Maree B
July 26, 2019|
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Response from GoFreebirdBaby | Property representative |
Hi Maree, In terms of seeing the bioluminescence, technically we should say New Moon is best. BUT - there are lots of other variables :). Sometimes it's Full Moon but with early rising/setting times that don't impact how... More
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veeraqueno
July 15, 2019|
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Response from GoFreebirdBaby | Property representative |
Hi Vee, We do have a couple 2 person kayaks, as long as they are not reserved you can request them. Hope to see you soon! The Freebird Crew
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Vaibhavi J
November 29, 2018|
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Response from olivierg588 | Reviewed this property |
I think they're both fun. I personally liked better the see through kayak because we see clearly the bottom of the sea, in a very stable kayak. It's relatively easy to go where you want even if you have no experience... More
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