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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
+66 76 254 5056
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 September 2007

After reading several reviews that called John Gray's Sea Canoe a can't-miss excursion, or the best travel value anywhere in the world, we were pleased when the Hong by Starlight tour exceeded our expectations. While it was Monsoon season, we departed in sunlight with 14...More

16  Thank Bailey_Von_Schnauzer
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We had heard a lot about John Gray and hence booked it without checking. The places they take are really beautiful but the service is TERRIBLE. To start with there were more than 30 people on the boat and the main tour guide was without...More

23  Thank VinayZ
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing tour, memory and experience never to be forgotten. Great service, value for money, best tour ever. Amazing scenery you won’t see elsewhere. Fantastic guides, safe, breathtaking views and experiences. Food was amazing and plentiful. Very friendly crew and service. Was even fortunate to...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Perfect day, our guide Saman, ex-pirate turned scientist, was incredibly smart and knowledgeable of the caves and wildlife. The food was delicious and plentiful, and I enjoyed the talks with the guides in between stops. Everyone was funny and personable and I would reccomend this...More

Thank Jasmine F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having been to Phuket a couple times now and booking many tours along the way, we decided to try John Grays Hong by Starlight, which turned out to be the BEST tour out of all of them. I’m saying this with some comparative background. The...More

Thank Mike0772
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Professional and well organized. Really tasty food. Highly recommend these guys, great with kids too.

Thank Mobile776544
Reviewed 3 days ago

went with the wife, the pickup was on time and quick. than we had to wait about 30 min to the boarding that was fast. the 3 canoe trips were great, the lunch nice and the dinner great. great service to all need. a bit...More

Thank Shaikidon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything went smooth from the start of the day, meals served, things to see and do and learn about along the way. You don’t paddle- your guide paddles for you which allows you to see everything and take stunning photos and truly enjoy your surroundings....More

1  Thank alyssab569
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to Thailand several times and have done the island tours before in Phuket but this was our first time doing this one and it is my favorite. It was a very big boat with at least 30 people so I was wondering...More

Thank Stormie S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the highlight of my trip. It was well organised, lots of snacks and drinks was given out. My guide ‘Woo’ was very informative told me loads of facts and interesting info about the caves and the island. All the staff are helpful and...More

Thank Mr_Ibby1
Reviewed 5 days ago

John Gray's Sea Canoe Adventure touring the hidden lagoons, limestone caves and islands of Phang Nga Bay was The Best water tour I have ever experienced. Riding to the islands on John's boat was a beautiful enough but the real fun starts when you arrive...More

Thank SeaCityTraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the best guided tour of my life, loved it. Everything was taken care of, transfer from and to hotel, own guide in the canoe, delicious food, free water, stunning view and experience. Highly recommendable! And finally a company which respects nature.

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Reetu J
29 October 2018|
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Response from Leanne O |
Hong by starlight! it was amazing we loved it so much. We left around lunch time or just before and we got back to the hotel maybe like 9pm It was beautiful i can't even tell you how much we enjoyed it, the food the staff... More
7 October 2018|
Response from johnpS9750TT | Reviewed this property |
The yours by this company are very popular...if you know the dates you want already then I would book now. My understanding is that they will pick up from any property. When I used the company my pick up was over an hour... More