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Hong by Starlight Including Sea Cave Kayaking and Loy Krathong Floating from Phuket

Highlights
  • Phang Nga Bay kayaking tour with Loi Krathong festival at night
  • Ride a twin-engine boat from Phuket
  • Kayak to emerald lagoons and through secret caves
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Hong by Starlight Including Sea Cave Kayaking and Loy Krathong Floating from Phuket
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Hong by Starlight Including Sea Cave Kayaking and Loy Krathong Floating from Phuket
From US$122.88
Overview

Travel from midday to midnight to the hidden wonders of Phang Nga Bay, including a kayaking tour of limestone sea caves and cliff-lined lagoons. Ride a power boat to the emerald waters and keep an eye out for sea eagles, egrets and other wildlife while you paddle your kayak with an expert guide. After dark, float your own self-made flower ‘krathong’ at a Loi Krathong festival, followed by a seafood buffet dinner. Lunch and round-trip transport from Phuket hotels or airport included.

What to Expect
Your kayaking excursion in Phang Nga Bay begins with hotel pickup on Phuket Island at midday to avoid the crowds. Travel by luxury, air-conditioned minivan to Ao Po Pier and transfer to a modern, twin-engine escort boat. You're served a healthy and nutritious lunch on board.

During the boat ride, watch a raptor show and get a detailed briefing about the geological site of Phang Nga Bay. Learn the basics about entering the sea caves, or hongs, then start the first kayaking session with your guide. Paddle past karsts into limestone caves, set amid the dramatic setting of Panak Island, and glide through cliff-lined lagoons populated with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mud-skippers, egrets, sea eagles, and brahminy kites.

Returning to the main boat, you'll move on to a second island with two more sea caves to explore. Then, after dark, float your own candlelit flower boat during a Loi Krathong ceremony complete with fireflies and bio-luminescent plankton.

About 2 hours after sunset, eat a seafood (or vegan) buffet dinner including rice served with homemade Massaman curry, during the boat ride back to the pier. Your meal is prepared with fresh, high-quality ingredients from the local market; seafood is net-caught and chickens are free-range. On arrival, you're transferred back to your Phuket hotel or airport.
Reviews (148)
1 - 5 of 74 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantasic staff

A briliant trip with teenagers. After a lovely boat trip we stopped at the first island and got into the kayaks which our guides, Golf and Nam, peddled us throught the Bat Cave. The WOW feeling when we emerged from the cave into the lagoon...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Experience

We had a great time, awesome experience. Everything was well organised and the crew made the whole day fun and interesting. Highly recommend.

Thank Rebeccaaspe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome experience

It was an an awesome day out. Despite the rain we were still able to enjoy the beautiful islands. The food was also delicious and the guides were very knowledgeable and went out of their way to make sure you had the best trip. I...More

1  Thank Connector818358
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
The perfect way to experience a piece of paradise

We had the most wonderful day out yesterday despite the weather being ovwrcast. The day started with A very warm welcome from Tom who continued to keep us entertained throughout the trip. We had very experienced guides that were very willing to share their knowledge....More

1  Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic

Cracking day out with the captain and his “captains” cannot recommend this enough. A must trip. Thoroughly enjoyable day out

Thank seanwQ5427CY
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Brenda T
13 November 2018|
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Response from tonprince | Property representative |
Dear Brenda Thanks for the message. This tour is only operated from Phuket. If you stay in Krabi we recommend to book the Bor Thor Kayaking Tour or Ao Thalane Kayaking tour which is similar to this one, but without Loy... More
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lissaWanderlust
3 November 2018|
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Response from tonprince | Property representative |
Dear Lissa Thanks for the message. That is a good point. The channels and tunnels are sometimes very narrow and there is not much space on top of the kayak and sometimes you have to lie down flat in the kayak to be able to... More
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Lucie T
30 October 2018|
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Response from tonprince | Property representative |
Dear Lucie Thanks for your message. A pickup from the hotel in Chalong is possible. The exact pickup time will be indicated after you have made the booking, as it depends on the day of travel, the sea and tides conditions... More
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