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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
USD 124.34
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 (140)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Amazing Outing

This trip was truly incredible. The scenery was gorgeous, the guides were so friendly, and the food was absolutely delicious. They had no problem preparing a vegetarian meal just for me, as I turned out to be the only vegetarian on the boat. If you...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Perfect day trip!

First time visiting Thailand Phuket. Didn't much about the island and what you could do. Decided to book this trip online before arriving. And even tho there are so many tours you could book once you arrive, I don't feel like I made the wrong...More

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
6/5! Amazing trip! Worth every dollar!

Was recommended by my friend and thought the price is high. But after the trip it proves me wrong. It is worth every penny! Smooth cruising on a big boat, the ride is extremely comfortable. Food was delicious and even provide fruits for every meal....More

2  Thank KailiL8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stunning scenery. Hospitable crew

Awesome experience. Beautiful scenery. Kind, warm, helpful crew members who really went out of their way for us.

2  Thank Naseeha M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Really Good :)

The trip was awesome, staff are attentive and amazing. Thanks to my lovely captain Cam! Well worth the money!

1  Thank hospitality_01
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rockhy
14 October 2018|
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Response from tonprince | Property representative |
Dear Rockhy Thanks for your message. We offer a pickup from the hotel lobby in Patong. We are looking forward to your booking. Kind regards, Stef
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lissaWanderlust
7 October 2018|
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Response from tonprince | Property representative |
Dear Lissa Thanks for your message. Currently there are not too many customers, up to 30 people on the big boat with enough space. Kind regards, Stef
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Departure714846
2 October 2018|
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Response from tonprince | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for the message. The pickup is possible from all well known hotels/hostels on the entire Phuket Island. If you stay at a villa or airbnb, please let us know the exact address when booking or come to a nearby... More
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