Phang Nga Bay Kayaking Day Tour
Although we are not really in the day trip business, we do run day trips on request.
Explore world-famous Phang Nga Bay's many stunning islands, caves, and mangrove channels in a way that is completely different from other tour operators. Our goal is to see the bay without seeing other visitors and to do it in proper sit-inside kayaks instead of sluggish sit-on-tops or inflatables. Unlike the others, YOU get to paddle your kayak. You don't have a guide paddle for you.
Luckily, everyone else goes to the northwest corner of the bay or the southern regions, we go to the northeast corner... just as beautiful, just as much to offer and many paddling options.
Our day trip is designed for first-timers and beginners. If you're an active person, you can do this.
Phang Nga Bay Itinerary
We usually go to visit the hong in Koh Roi (a hong is a hidden inner island lagoon), Koh Kudu Noi and Koh Kudu Yai when we do day trips. Sometimes we also visit Koh Batang. See a map of Phang Nga Bay at the bottom of this page.
There are nice cliffs on the Kudu islands as well as some small secluded beaches. Potential wildlife sightings include Brahminy Kites (raptors), White-bellied Sea Eagles, Long-tail Macaques (monkeys), Brown-winged Kingfishers, Collared Kingfishers and Water Monitor Lizards. Ko Batang offers more exciting cliffs and there is one lovely beach on the west side of the island.
There is also rare sightings of Dugong in Phang Nga Bay, and infrequent sightings of Dolphins as well.
In the interest of being more environmentally friendly, we utilize the public ferry from Phuket to get to Koh Yao Noi. Once on the island, our private longtail support boat escorts you to the various islands.
Phang Nga Bay Image Gallery
View our Image Gallery of photos taken on some of our Phang Nga Bay day tours.
Our unique (non-mass tourism) one-day trip costs 4,300 Baht per person and includes transfers from anywhere in Phuket, all equipment, lunch, snacks, and insurance. Family discounts and group discounts are available. Check out our general info page.
What to Bring
Lunch is always a treat
We serve a variety of Thai dishes. The degree of spice is up to you.
If you want to try the 'real deal', then that's what you'll get. Vegetarian and pure vegan food is also available. If you are a vegetarian, please let us know which type. In other words, do you eat eggs, fish sauce, oyster sauce, etc?
We use reusable plastic boxes so as to not generate trash. A locally-owned restaurant on Koh Yao Noi prepares our lunches. Everything that they make is delicious, especially when served on a secluded beach in Phang Nga Bay.
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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