Phang Nga Bay Private Bioluminescence and Sea Canoeing Tour

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If you’re looking for a truly unique and memorable experience, then a private bioluminescence and sea canoeing tour should be at the very top of your list. This tour offers a spectacular afternoon and early evening out on the water, combining the opportunity to experience this stunning natural phenomenon as well as exhilarating sea canoeing activities.

This is part of our new collection of luxury and inspired afternoon sea tours tailored to your personal expectations and sea condition on the day. This tour will take you on a magical journey through the waters around Phang Nga bay, where you can witness the incredible natural wonder of bioluminescence.

What exactly is bioluminescence you might ask! Well, this is the capacity of some creatures to emit light and can be found in numerous forms in the Phang Nga Bay area. One of the most noteworthy instances is the bioluminescent plankton present in the bay’s waters. These tiny organisms emit a bright blue-green light when disturbed, producing a captivating appearance in the water. The phenomenon is caused by chemical reactions within the plankton, which produce light as a by-product.

Your private tour will start with lunch at a traditional floating restaurant, and once you are ready you can continue by boarding a sea canoe and paddling out to discover some hidden caves, coves and lagoons in the Phang Nga Bay area. Exploring these areas are best done paddling through so that you can see the rock formations and hidden lagoons close up.

A sense of calmness will wash over you as you witness a majestic sunset from the comfort of our luxury private speedboats. From here you can take a moment and indulge in the dramatic performance as the sun kisses the horizon.

Next comes the optimum time to see the bioluminescence, as the sun sets and evening approaches, the water is calm and light from the plankton is more visually impressive. Here you should be lucky enough to see a mesmerising display of glowing lights that will create lasting memories.

Overall, the experience of being surrounded by bioluminescent water is truly enchanting, and this combined with sea canoeing and cave exploring makes for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the natural beauty of Phang Nga Bay’s waters.

Why 5 Star Marine?

For the ultimate natural phenomenon experience, you can trust 5 Star Marine’s Private Bioluminescence and Sea Canoeing Tour to bring you itineraries which are only available to small and private booking groups, and not offered with any other boat tour company. So, sit back and relax whilst you enjoy the bespoke and unforgettable experience in Phang Nga Bay.

About The Location

All our tours are based on the tides (especially in the caves), weather conditions and your expectations. Therefore, no two itineraries are the same, however here is a sample itinerary to give you an idea:

  • Pick up from your villa / hotel and transfer to our Pier
  • Lunch at a traditional floating restaurant
  • Sea canoe through hidden caves and lagoons around Phanak Island
  • Head to Hong Island to experience the surrounding lagoons
  • Enjoy a spectacular sunset from the boat
  • Starlight bioluminescence viewing
  • Return to pier, then transfer to hotel / villa

Phang Nga Bay is inside a Bay area and thus is protected from the wind in most cases. The Bay is generally calm and just a 20 minute boat ride from the 5 Star Marine Pier. Please check with 5 Star Marine for a recommendation on sea conditions prior to departure.

Included in your hire is snorkelling equipment. If you wish to dive, sea canoe or complete other water sports please confirm to 5 Star Marine prior to your departure date.

Hotel transfer
Life Jackets
Fresh Fruits
Soft Drinks
Snorkelling Equipment
Beach Mats
On Tour Photos
Hand Sanitiser

As a company we are sensitive to the health and safety of our guests, crew and team.  As such we have adopted a number of Covid Safe practices as follows:

  1. Social Distancing – We have limited the number of people on our boats to 50% of the boat capacity to ensure a safe distance between guests.
  2. Masks – We provide medical masks on board for all of our guests, crew and team.
  3. Hand Sanitizer – We provide hospital grade hand sanitizer on board for the use of our guests, crew and team.
  4. Temperature Screening – All our staff, team, crew and guests are screened for temperature prior to boarding, at each stop and at the end of tour.
  5. Cleaning – We have employed full time team members to clean our boats before and after tours with hospital grade cleaning equipment.

In addition to these our staff are airborne pathogen certified as well as covid safe certified.  If you have any questions about our health and safety standards please contact us.

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