Sea Cave Kayaking At Phang Nga Bay Including Loy Krathong Festival - Phuket

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Enjoy an afternoon of sea cave exploring in Phang Nga Bay, including the limestone caves and hidden cliff-lined lagoons discovered by John Gray in 1989. Expect a great nature and wildlife adventure with an experienced guide and enjoy the best Thai seafood buffet during your holiday aboard the convenient escort boat. Finish your trip after dark by floating your own self-made flower Kratong in a spiritual and spectacular natural light show.


  • 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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Your kayaking excursion in Phang Nga Bay beginswith hotel pickupon Phuket Island at midday to avoid the crowds. Travel by luxury, air-conditioned minivan to Ao Po Pierand transfer to a modern, twin-engine escort boat. You're serveda healthy and nutritious lunchon 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 enteringthe sea caves, or hongs, then startthe first kayaking session with your guide. Paddle past karsts intolimestone caves, set amid thedramatic setting ofPanak Island, and glide through cliff-linedlagoons populated with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mud-skippers, egrets, sea eagles, and brahminy kites.

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

About 2hours after sunset, eat aseafood (or vegan) buffet dinner including riceserved with homemade Massaman curry, duringthe boat rideback 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.

Inclusions for Sea Cave Kayaking At Phang Nga Bay Including Loy Krathong Festival

  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Seafood dinner
  • Bottled water, herbal tea
  • Twin-engine escort boat
  • Use of sea kayak and equipment, including a dry bag
  • National park entrance fees
  • Round-trip hotel or airport transfer

Exclusions for Sea Cave Kayaking At Phang Nga Bay Including Loy Krathong Festival

  • Excess baggage charges
  • Alcoholic beverages


  • 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

Additional 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

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • The cave is too dark, I believe with a minimum lighting equipment, the caves will be more attractive. However, the photo on the ad seemed have lights, it is misleading.

  • This tour was fantastic. Very professionally run and the guides on the boat were very funny nice guys. They managed 130 people over 3 boats expertly and safely and kept everyone entertained and informed. The food was good and the whole thing was a great mix of culture, fun and adventure. Our guide Sary was so good- such a laugh but also full of information. I would highly recommend doing this trip and if I find myself back in Phuket I will do it again I enjoyed it so much. Worth every cent spent.

  • Had an amazing time on the tour. The crew were all so friendly and were having a good time with you. They took us to some of the most amazing caves and lagoon. I would definitely go back and HIGHLY recommend going!

  • The trip through the caves was amazing. I especially liked that we went through some caves that many of the other tours did not. The food on the ship was great.

  • We had a wondderful time together as a family of 12 on this activity. This was our second time to go. We liked it so much we wanted our children to experience it. The food was great and the guides were excellent.

  • Start to finish an absolutely amazing experience. The guides were knowledgeable and funny. I loved that they were respectful to the environment. The caves were absolutely incredible. Truly one of the coolest things I've ever seen. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.

  • It was a fantastic experience with the beauty of mother nature. It's a place that must go when you visit Phuket. The tour guides are informative, helpful and friendly. Jack, was assigned as our guide on kayaking throughout. He educated us about how the lime caves created and its lagoons, and encouraged us to feel the slimy grey mud while we were on one of the shallow lagoons. Besides, we had a great experience in doing the Krathong with him. To sum up, he is an alert and attentive guide that you can count on.

  • Once in a lifetime experience, do not miss this trip.

  • A very long day... A very long bus ride to get to the boat then an hour ride to get to the Kayaks. All up about 5-6 hours travel. Scenery was beautiful and kayaking was a really nice experience. Our Kayak had a leak so we spent the day sitting in waist high water... not ideal.

  • This tour is exceptional!!!.. The crew is Amazing so is the tour, so is the lunch and dinner... any one reading this review please make sure you book this tour when you visit Phuket it will give you personalised experience while kayaking and believe me its AMAZING.. dont just take the speed boat tours of island hoping etc .. just blindly go for this amazing tour .. crew will kayak you throgh caves and lagoons with in feels like you are in some fantasy land ..pick and drop off from the hotel was top notch ,,over all had amazing time , there are different layers to this tour and it is very well organised Iam a regular traveller and book all my trips throgh viator/tripadvisor since 2013 and this tour stands number one so far!!

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