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

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Professional guide

Lunch

Seafood dinner

Soft drinks

Twin-engine escort boat

Use of sea kayak and equipment, including a dry bag

National park entrance fees

Round-trip hotel or airport transfer

See native wildlife in their natural environment

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Buffet lunch included

Buffet dinner included

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

See the underwater world without getting wet

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Itinerary:


  • 10:30 - 12:00: Hotel pick up 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 - 14:15: 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 Koh Phanak

  • 19:15 - 19:30: See phosphorescent plankton

  • 19:30 - 20:30: Head back to Phuket

  • 20:30 - 21:00: Transfer to your hotel

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Addtional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please bring a towel, swimwear, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, flip flops and a camera

Let us know your hotel name for the pickup service and the room number after you have checked in at the hotel

Tour program can change due to tidal and weather conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women or people with back or neck problems

Minimum age is 2 years

10:30am 10 hours