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Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours

18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
+66 81 893 6558
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Phang Nga Bay Day Tour

A fantastic experience - nothing like we had ever done before. The main thing I had checked with... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Sharangdev M
Best days of our trip !

From the moment they guided our taxi driver to the pier to the hand off to the driver to our hotel... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
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Paddle Asia is a family-owned business specializing in small group self paddle kayaking, jungle survival, mountain biking, and outdoor adventure travel tours to remote and unspoiled destinations in Southern Thailand focusing on getting away from other visitors. It is our mission to offer you something completely different from what other tour operators in the region offer. Your eco adventure tour is designed for first-time paddlers and novice travelers, and children are more than welcome! Experienced kayakers and adventurers are, of course, also welcome. All staff are certified to international first aid and safety standards.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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+66 81 893 6558

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

A fantastic experience - nothing like we had ever done before. The main thing I had checked with Dave before making the trip was that the two of us going would not be stuck in the middle of an overcrowded tourist location and would have...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks again for coming with us and thanks very much for taking the time to write a review. We truly appreciate it. We hope to see you again one of these days. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

From the moment they guided our taxi driver to the pier to the hand off to the driver to our hotel the service and experience was amazing ! There were 4 of us and our guide Run provided a memorable experience . Dave was great...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks so much for the kind works, Rod! We hope to see you and your friends again. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I was with this tour company for a five-day trip and I was very impressed with everything. The guide was fantastic and had a great sense of humour and good attitude towards everything and the other people with him were also very sociable and made...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you so much for coming with us, Kirsty! It was absolutely a pleasure being with you. You rock! All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

What an outstanding experience. The logistics of getting from a Phuket hotel to kayaking on a remote island involved numerous vehicles and boats. This ran like Swiss clockwork. Our guide was exceptional and a credit to Paddle Asia team. He was incredibly attentive to our...More

Thank Jose V
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you so much for coming with us, Jose... and much thanks for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate it. I'll pass your praise on to our team. Take care and keep in touch. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I was in two minds whether or not to write a review as I am concerned that by waxing lyrical about how brilliant the day was, more and more people will book making it more difficult for me next time I want to visit! I...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Much thanks for the review, Dan542! I reckon your guide felt like you were fit enough to do the island crossing. The guides all have the freedom to make this choice. Of course, the longtail escort boat is there in case you weren't grooving on...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great day out paddling and seeing some of the many islands up close. Loved being away from all the noise and people for a few hours.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Amazing experience! We enjoyed every aspect of our 2-day excursion from the physical activity to the stunning scenery to the secluded feel of the trip. When we flew into Phuket we were a little worried because our plane was full of giant, loud tour...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

This was an extremely well organised trip that took us to some spectacular places. Our guide Run and boatman Ron were excellent and we had a great time.

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

After coming across Dave's courses on a forum, I decided to sign up for a Jungle Survival Course. You can check the online itinerary to get an idea of what you can expect. That aside, Dave is very accommodating and willing to tailor the course...More

1  Thank Esmonde
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Dave W, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you so much for coming with us and for taking the time to write this review. We truly appreciate both. Take care, keep in touch, and we hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I've done the 1 day kayaking trip with Paddle Asia twice now. It is extremely well organised by Dave who is very responsive to emails. Mr Bird was our guide - he was very capable and concerned that we had a good time. We saw...More

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845farazi
21 December 2017|
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Response from dave w | Property representative |
So sorry for the delayed response. I didn't notice the notification for a question. Most folks email us. We're always busy during the holiday period, so I'm sure we'll have something for you to join. You can email. Go... More
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conniengu
25 February 2017|
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Response from dave w | Property representative |
Yes, transfers from anywhere in Phuket are included in the trip price. Yes, your children are old enough to join. We have a large fleet of both single and two-person kayaks. The paddling is easy, so if they're 'sporty... More
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solicisha
20 January 2017|
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Response from dave w | Property representative |
Which trip interests you? Khao Sok is very, very easy paddling. Phang Nga Bay can be a bit more challenging. We don't really have an age requirement as children's abilities vary so greatly. I hope this helped.
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