• Hong By Startlight

  • Hong By Startlight

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Hong By Startlight

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The perfect opportunity to canoe in Phang Nga, starting after lunch, explore the limestone caves, which can only be entered by canoe when the tide is just right. Then at sunset enjoy the view, accompanied by a Thai-style seafood dinner. Once darkness falls, the very special Hong by Starlight tour begins.

the very special award-winning Hong by Starlight tour begins. No torches please - three natural light sources and one special feeling create a lifetime memorable moment. Expect to return late - everybody always wants to do another 'Hong'. This special tour has been created by one of the pioneers of cave exploration in this part of the world and is a memorable and educational experience.


Tour Operator: John Gray's Sea Canoe
Departure Dates: Daily
Duration of Tour: Full Day


Time Description
11:30 am Pick up from your hotel. (The pick up time could be changed depending on the water tides)
1:30 pm Board escort boat and cruise to Phang Nga Bay and enjoy a Thai style light lunch. Trip and nature briefing.
2:30 pm Arrive to Panak Island. Explore the caves by sea kayak
3:30 pm Move to Hong Island and explore more caves
6:00 pm Leisure time for self paddling / swimming/ enjoy the sunset scenery and make a 'Kratong' on board.
7:00 pm Return to a previously visited Hong after dark for the natural and cultural light show - no electricity
7:30 pm Depart for Ao Po Pier. Thai style buffet dinner served on board.
8:30 pm Arrive at the pier and transfer back to your hotel.

Tour Includes

  • Round trip transfer
  • Light lunch, buffet dinner
  • English speaking guide
  • Canoe with paddle guide
  • Soft drink
  • Refreshment
  • National park fee
  • Life jacket
  • Insurance


Note: The insurance covers only accidents related to the trip, not cover person of aged under 3 yrs, over 70 yrs and pregnanncy.

What to bring with

  • Swim wear
  • Sun block
  • Sunglasses
  • Clothes for change
  • Beach towel
  • Camera
  • Light deck shoes
  • Spending money