Thailand Adventure Tours - Sea Canoeing, Kayak & Wildlife Tours

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Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay Paddle Asia specializes in intimate small group sea kayaking, jungle kayaking, jungle trekking, jungle survival, bushcraft (camping skills), mountain biking, and outdoor adventure travel tours to remote and unspoiled destinations in Southern Thailand.

It is our mission to offer you something completely different from what other tour operators in the region offer. We only run small group tours! Most tours are two to four guests. Our max is eight.

Our kayaking tours are designed for first-time paddlers and novice travelers. Children are more than welcome!

Experienced kayakers and sports persons are, of course, very welcome.

You paddle your own proper sit-inside kayak.

We have a large fleet of both single and two-person (double) sit-inside kayaks.

Immerse yourself in natural beauty via kayaking or one of our other outdoor programs. We are dedicated wildlife, bird, and nature lovers. Frequently, our tours include sightings of rare or endangered species such as Sun Bears, Malayan Tapirs, Serows, and wild Elephants; always a delight to our guests and our guides.

Although our main business is running multi-day adventures, we do off a unique Phang Nga Bay kayaking day trip that is different from all tour operators.

Phang Nga Bay Day Trip

With over 38 years of paddling experience, Paddle Asia is the most experienced kayaking tour operator in Southern Thailand.

Being highly certified through many international safety organizations, Paddle Asia is one of the most safety-conscious tour companies in Thailand.

"Dave Williams is a sort of paddling encyclopaedia for Southern Thailand."
Action Asia magazine May/June 2009

seo kayaking Khao Sok National Park Paddle Asia uses traditional sit-inside kayaks instead of sit-on-tops or inflatables canoes. Traditional kayaks are perfectly suitable for first-timers and beginners. Yes, you can paddle a real kayak, it is easy!

Should you prefer, we also offer land-based trekking, jungle survival, bushcraft, mountain biking, and tropical mountain climbing.

You can participate in our jungle survival training courses in Khao Sok and Phang Nga Province.

Phang Nga Province is a wonderful destination that is only an hour north of Phuket. The hiking trails are bountiful! Going completely off-trail is also an option.

Dave was the jungle survival consultant for two episodes of the Discovery Channel's "Dual Survival" program as well as the BBC "The Travel Show".

Our Koh Yao Noi mountain biking day trip is a wonderful way to experience this culturally intact island in a healthy, low-impact manner.

Educational Programs for International Schools

Paddle Asia's main business is educational school programs. We have being operating school group trips, both the Duke of Edinburgh trips and other award schemes since 2003.

Kayak Adventure Tours

The highlight of what we provide, our Khao Sok National Park jungle kayaking and hiking tour is very easy.You will spend a lot of time just sitting in your kayak watching monkeys, gibbons, various mammals, hornbills, and other birds.

The Phang Nga Bay sea kayaking tour is another easy trip.

Blue-eared Kingfisher in Khao Sok National Park.Both of these tours offer stunning limestone karst topography and scenery that screams of a time from long ago.


You will stay in bungalows or guesthouses on most trips. We always choose our accommodations with at least one eye open to the quality of the restaurant. 

Comfort, convenience, and great food are a top priority to us. To read more about the bungalows and accommodations, see our bungalows page.


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Certification in Paddlesports and First Aid

Dave is a British Canoe Union Level 2 Coach (trained to Level 3) and is the most experienced paddler in all of Southern Thailand.

Dave is an Emergency First Response Instructor and a certified rescue technician through the Rescue 3 International organization. Dave is also a certified Life Guard through the British Canoe Union. View certifications. Paddle Asia guides are EFR certified in CPR, First Aid, and basic life guard training.

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18/58 Thanon Rasdanusorn, T, Rasada, Ban Kuku, Phuket 83000
Tel/fax: +66 76 241519
Dave's mobile: 081 8936558
Moo's mobile: 081 7974855

Tourism Authority of Thailand License Number 31/0204
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