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Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours

18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Group paddles to Khao Sok and Phang Nga Bay

Twelve of us from New Zealand enjoyed 10 days of superb paddling between the two sites, on a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JoVJo
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Wellington, New Zealand
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A fantastic day kayaking in Phang Nga Bay

This was without a doubt one of the best days of our holiday. There's no better way to experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
farleyfamily888
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Birkenau, Germany
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Paddle Asia is a small 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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18/58, Rasdanusorn Road | Rassada, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Twelve of us from New Zealand enjoyed 10 days of superb paddling between the two sites, on a private tour, escorted by the wonderful Mrs Moo, and the delightful Mr Bao. From start to finish, the tour was superbly organised, minibuses and long-tail boats being...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very, very much for coming with us. Moo, Bao, and Run all thoroughly enjoyed paddling with all of you. They raved about the group when they got back. Thanks also for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We really appreciate it....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was without a doubt one of the best days of our holiday. There's no better way to experience the sea, the Islands and the peaceful lagoons North of Koh Yao Noi. Ray and his backup were friendly, professional, flexible, knowledgeable ... in fact everything...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for coming with us, Simon and Aila! Thanks also for the very kind review. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this. Keep in touch. We hope to see you again. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're asking yourself whether any kayaking trip is worth this amount of money, rest assured it absolutely is! We opted for a three-day-long one and enjoyed every moment. Dave provided us with all the information we needed during our preparation and his team took...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for letting us know that you enjoyed paddling with us as we did with you! Thanks for the wonderful review. That means a lot to our small company. Keep in touch. Dave & team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the two day tour of phang nga bay. Could not believe how beautiful it was. Our guides managed to lead us to virtually private areas, glorious paddling through mangrove swaps, with dusky leaf monkeys over our heads. Food was great, kayaks were great...More

Thank Kwinsee
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very, very much for coming with us and for taking the time to let us know that you had a wonderful time. Mr. Run thoroughly enjoyed every minute with you. We look forward to see you in the future. Keep in touch. All...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a perfect day out with Mr Run. A lot cal guide that made appreciation of this beautiful place all the more special. Great logistics from pick up to drop off. Great food. Great wildly fe sighting—including wonders of the several lagoons...More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming with us and for the wonderful review. Yes, Mr. Run is truly awesome! We are so happy to hear that we were the highlight of your trip. Thanks for letting us know that. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took this trip with Paddle Asia and it was our favourite part of our trip to Phuket! Mr. Run was our guide and he was knowledgeable, friendly, interested, and fun. We saw beautiful scenery, lagoons, egrets, hawks, eagles, macaques, and bats....More

Thank Dr. Cam S
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming with us and for the very kind review. Yep, Mr. Run is really fun as well as professional. I knew you were in excellent hands. Take care and keep in touch. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time with Mr Run DMC kayaking around the Bay for two days. There were some 20 minute stretches of paddling which was good practice for paddling generally. The rest was paddling around lagoons and sea caves looking at incredible scenery and wildlife....More

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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming with us and for taking the time to do the review. We appreciate both. As it was the middle of the perfect weather season, we opted for one guide. The longtail escort boat is just a phone call away in case there...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

This is a trip I can recommend for everybody who can sit in a kayak. Its easy paddling in calm water and the distances can be tailored to your wish. We have been paddling with Dave's team several times over the last years in Phangnga...More

Thank Peter B
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, Peter. We all appreciate you taking the time to write this. We look very forward to see you and Beth again. We've still got a lot of places to show you. All the best, Dave & team

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We did two trips with Paddle Asia, Dave & Team: Phang Nga Bay and Khao Sok National Park. Both trips were perfectly organized and personalized to our interests as permitted by the small group size - 4 people on the first trip, and just us...More

Thank Cori S
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I loved this trip! All of the information on the website is exactly what you can expect. Dave was extremely helpful and accommodating to our group. His team is so friendly making the excursion even more enjoyable. The places visited on this day trip are...More

Thank Katy L
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dave w, Manager at Paddle Asia - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Thank you very much for coming with us and for the wonderful review. We hope you can join us again sometime. We've got a lot of very cool stuff to show you. Keep in touch! All the best, Dave & team

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845farazi
December 21, 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
February 26, 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
January 20, 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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