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John Gray's Hong by Starlight with Sea Cave Kayaking and Loy Krathong Floating

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    Stop At: John Gray's Sea Canoe, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000 Thailand

    This full-day kayak trip from Phuket starts at midday to avoid the crowds, with a convenient pickup service by luxury air-conditioned minivan from the entire Phuket Island. Don’t eat lunch, as you will be served a healthy and nutritious meal onboard the comfortable and modern twin-engine escort boat after leaving from Ao Po Pier. During the boat ride you will watch a raptor show and get a detailed briefing about the nature and geological site of Phang Nga Bay. Learn the basic do’s and don’ts of how to securely enter the caves and hongs.

    Start the first kayaking session with your well-educated and experienced guide through limestone caves and lagoons in the dramatic setting at Panak Island. The hand-made kayaks are specially designed for your trip, and you can feel absolutely safe because there was never a capsize, a puncture or any accident. Your professional guide paddles you and your partner through 'Tidal Nape' sea caves inside Phang Nga Bay’s marine limestone karstic islands into 'hongs' (Thai for room). The hidden cliff-lined lagoons are populated with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mud-skippers, egrets, sea eagles and brahminy kites. Return to the escort boat and move on to the second island with two more caves and hongs to explore.

    You will finish after dark by floating your own self-made flower “Krathong” in a spiritual and spectacular natural light show. Guests say that the evening Loi Kratong ceremony complete with fireflies and dinoflagellates (bio-luminescent plankton) is a 'spiritual experience'.

    Eat a delicious seafood/vegan buffet on the trip back, you return to the pier two hours after sunset. Only the highest-quality ingredients are used to prepare the lunch and dinner, fresh from the local market. Seafood is net caught and chickens are free range. Brown, red, and black rice is served with homemade Massaman curry.

    Itinerary:
    • 10:30 - 12:00: Hotel pickup service in Phuket
    • 12:00 - 13:00: Meet the crew at Ao Po Pier & get instructions
    • 13:00 - 13:10: Departure by escort boat to Phang Nga Bay
    • 13:10 - 14:10: Enjoy lunch on board the tour boat
    • 14:15 - 16:15: Kayak into the cave at Koh Phanak
    • 16:15 - 16:30: Continue to Hong Island
    • 16:30 - 17:30: Sightseeing & kayaking at Koh Hong
    • 17:30 - 18:15: Free time for relaxing at the beach or kayaking
    • 18:15 - 18:45: Make your own Krathong & have dinner on the boat
    • 18:45 - 19:15: Float the self-made Krathong in the cave of Phanak Island
    • 19:15 - 19:30: See phosphorescent plankton
    • 19:30 - 20:30: Head back to Phuket
    • 20:30 - 21:00: Transfer to your hotel

    Duration: 10 hours

    Stop At: Ao Po Pier, Pak Kret 4007 Pa Klok Rural Road, Pa Khlok, Phuket Thailand

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    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Phang Nga Bay., Ao Phang Nga National Park Thailand

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    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ko Pa Nak, Ao Phang Nga National Park 82160 Thailand

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    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ice Cream Cave, Ao Phang Nga National Park 82160 Thailand

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    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hongs of Phang Nga, Ao Phang Nga National Park Thailand

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    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Koh Panak Cave, Ao Phang Nga National Park Thailand

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    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Trip Store Krabi, 37, 88 เหมทานนท์, Paknam, Muang, Krabi 81000, Thailand

    This tour is provided by Trip Store Krabi.

    Pass By: John Grays Sea Canoe Co.,LTD., Ratsada, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ao Po Pier, ทางหลวงชนบท ภก.4007 Tambon Pa Klok, Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Get picked up from your hotel on the entire Phuket Island. The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email after you have made the booking.

    Pick-up and drop-off service from/at Phuket Airport is also available. In this case let us know the flight number of arrival/departure flight.
    Departure Time
    12:00 PM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel round-trip transfer on the entire Phuket island including airport pick-up and drop-off service
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Bottled water, herbal tea
    • Seasonal fruits
    • Twin-engine escort boat
    • Caveman's SOTAR sea kayaks
    • Kayak equipment including a dry bag
    • Basic accident insurance
    • Professional and experienced English and Chinese speaking guide
    • National Park entrance fee
    Exclusions
    • Excess baggage charges
    • Alcoholic beverages
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The crew, the food and the information they shared with us was unforgettable. I will tell everyone that I know that plans a trip to take a whole day just to do this!
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    This tour was the highlight of our trip. The staff was amazing!!! Everyone was so kind, knowledgeable and funny. We feel like they really went above and beyond to create a great experience. Alex is awesome! You don’t actually have to do any paddling. The tour guide you’re paired
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    This experience was amazing and was a wonderful addition to our trip. It was definitely a very “bucket list” experience for us between the sea caves and the glowing plankton. The crew is amazing and provided both lunch and dinner for us. Each couple gets their own canoe and
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    Had a amazing time during this tour. Our guide, Tiger was very entertaining and informative. The food was great and all the workers made the trip extremely fun. Would definitely recommend this tour.
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    We have just done this trip and really enjoyed our day, my guide Saman was great and very knowledgeable, the boat was large around 70 people including crew so not rocking around too much. The food on board is also very good and plentiful, with a large variety for different
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