Ecotourism Travel by Foot, Bike, Canoe & Kayak
is the current 'buzz' word for many travelers.
For PaddleAsia, it means touring with the utmost appreciation
for the environment with the highest concern for its
means not using words like 'pristine' to
describe destinations that are nice, but by no means
aspect of PaddleAsia's tours strives to minimize our
impact on the fragile ecosystems that we visit. The preservation of the environment
takes priority over business profits for PaddleAsia.
Our specialty is getting away from other tour groups.
Even in popular destinations like Phang Nga Bay, it
is still easy to experience solitude if you know where
offer programs that allow you to intimately experience
wild edible plants, the jungle and mountains of Southern Thailand
from the comfort and convenience of a traditional
canoe, the seat of a quality mountain
bike, up the face of a rock
or on foot as you hike through stunning Phang Nga Province. We also offer specialized tropical jungle
survival courses, coastal
survival courses and bushcraft
peace and tranquility of a canoe is the absolute best
way to experience the waters of Thailand's national
parks. We have the only fleet of real sit-inside
kayaks in the region. Comfort,
speed, stability and efficiency are the hallmarks
of traditional sit-inside kayaks. Guests get to paddle
their own kayak; guides don't do the paddling for
are dedicated birders.
Check out our recent
bird sightings page.We
don't bother applying meaningless ecotourism awards,
instead, we live our lives and run our tours with
the preservation of the environment as the highest
priority. Safety is, of course, also at the top of
our priority list. We spend a lot of time, energy
and money learning the best practices in accident
avoidance as well as how do deal with medical care.
Our safety record is perfect. Furthermore, we are
a highly certified tour operator.
the magic of southern Thailand's wildlife
and natural wonders by gliding through the jungles
and coastlines on one of our canoe eco tours. You
can also tailer your wildlife-spotting
offer unique rock climbing tours that concentrate
on learning proper climbing technique and on getting
in direct touch with the incredible limestone karst
formations on Khao Sok, Phang Nga Bay and Phang Nga
Check out our rock
climbing information. We also
you are limited for time and just want to get away
from Phuket or Krabi, we offer a one-day or a two-day rock
climbing trip to Phang Nga Town and nearby crags. Here are some photos of rock
climbing in Phang Nga Bay. See
some more rock
climbing images from Koh Yao Noi here.
specialize in tours to all of the best destinations
in Southern Thailand, including the less-visited parts
Nga Bay and Khao
Sok National Park The abundance and
variety of wildlife there is truly amazing.
In addition to paddling tours in Khao Sok, you can
climbing, birding and hiking.
There are trails of every degree of difficulty.
small world in Khao Sok is also very appealing. A
wide array of small to minute plants and animals thrive
in the thick verdant jungle of the park. If you like
lizards, you’ll love this place. Flower and
fungi of all sizes reside throughout the region. Basically,
it’s a dream for macro photographers
or fans of the smaller world of wonders.
fishing can be added to your Khao Sok adventure for
no extra charge.
eco tours are designed for first-timers and beginners.
No experience is necessary. We have
a variety of canoes to suit all body sizes.
Our goal is to maximize your comfort. We also
have two-person canoes for those who are not sure
if they can paddle on their own. Here
is some information on the downside of less responsible
you enjoy trekking, you owe it to yourself
to give canoeing a try. You could take any trail in
any woodland or mountain in Southeast Asia and have a fair
chance of seeing wildlife. Then again, you could also
paddle a canoe and see things up close without having
to be concerned about leeches, snakes, spiders, and
the other aspects of land-based nature appreciation.
Paddle Asia offers trekking trips in Khao Sok National
Park and Phang
Nga Province. We
appreciate the small world and the best way to experience
it is on foot. The insect world in Thailand is extremely
interesting. Combination canoeing and trekking offers
you the best chance of seeing both the big stuff and
the little stuff. It's all available in Southern Thailand.
Check out our Thailand hiking information.
cycling trips in Phang Nga Province.
These trips are designed for both experience mountain
bikers as well as first-timers. This area gets almost
no tourism, so it's a journey into authentic rural
Thai village life. If
you're looking for an exceptional experience on a
mountain bike, check out our Coast
to Coast Cycling Trip.
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us on an unforgettable rock
climbing trip in Southern
Thailand. No experience is necessary. You can combine
rock climbing with kayaking, mountain
or anything else we offer. If you've always wanted
to give rock climbing a try, here's your chance.
We have route of all different difficulty levels.
First-timers are certainly welcomed.
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