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John Gray’s SeaCanoe Wins SKAL CLUB INTERNATIONAL Ecotourism Award


John Gray’s SeaCanoe received the SKAL Club International Ecotourism Award for Transportation at the 2008 SKAL World Congress in Taipei, Taiwan. In 1983, John selected human-powered sea kayaks with which to explore tidal sea caves and remote tropical coastlines, promoting alternative non-polluting marine locomotion. more.. Photo GalleryPhoto Gallery >>

Seacanoe Vietnam Annual Training Trip - October 24-27 2011

John Gray's Sea Canoe constantly adds new trips, Readings, Slide Shows, Guest Comments, Products and Wallpapers.

Slide shows include natural history, unusual culture (including Royal Barges) and dramatic nature. Readings include Caveman's academic and published articles, keynotes & clippings. Links page includes environmental issues and Insider recommendations for quality and ethical Phuket contacts.

We founded "Natural History By Sea Kayak Since 1983" in Hawai'i to deliver top-quality Ecotourism expanding your awareness. Thailand's Timeline credits Caveman with founding Thailand's sea kayaking industry in 1989. Thailand includes world-famous Hong By Starlight and Day In The Islands, an Eco-alternative to highly polluting 2-cycle speedboats.

Lifelong Environmental activist John "Caveman" Gray became an Ecotourism pioneer by blending "Keep The Country COUNTRY!", "We Put You In Your Own Documentary", "Clean Air, Clean Water", and "See You On The Water" to create "Tropical Kayaking".

In 1985, Gray conceived, field produced and starred in Emmy Award "Moloka'i's Forgotten Frontier", and "Teddy" (Best Environmental Education Production) for producers Gary Sprinkle and Mike May. Caveman's 1989 Travel Channel "Inside Hawai'i" series was triple encore. In Asia, Gray appeared in over 250 videos on most nature channels. Caveman's Tsunami Media Kit provided accurate Tsunami coverage for numerous high profile media.

Phuket travel forums applaud our creativity, professionalism, guides, service, food and international standards as "best ever". SeaCanoe Vietnam is National Geographic World Top 25 and Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward Hagedorn has non-stop environmental awards - and Environmental festivals perfect for NGO and international school groups.
 

Why we're What We are WHY WE’RE WHAT WE ARE …and do what we do

We’re uncomfortable about blowing our own horn so, instead of telling you what great trips we run, let me explain why our trips are so good.

Since we started ‘Natural History by Sea Kayak Since 1983’, we’ve stuck o some basic concepts that keep us going through thick and thin. They may seem conservative, but our guests constantly say, “Best experience of our entire vacation” Read more.

Free RideWant To Know Why Caveman is a crazy "Go For It" lunatic?

Labor Day in Southern California means sunny skies, crowded beaches and a gentle 2-3 foot swell the kids can play in, so we visited family friends at their Huntington Beach house. In 1963, I was 18 and still hadn't seen the already legendary Hawai'i, but I literally crawled into the Laguna Beach surf when I was six months old. I kept right on going, spending my time outside school bodysurfing and SCUBA diving. Read Free Ride

Picture by Debra Huse www.debrahusegallery.com and www.debrahuse.com



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Vietnam training Trip 2008New!!
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Wild Life
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New Zealand
- Auckland Architecture - Albert Park - Whale Watching
PanEco Ecotourism Planning - Kuala Baru Culture - Singkil Culture - Workshops



JGSC launches new section "Environmental Crime - Watch at your own risk"

Ecotourism Cartoon Illustration
Ecotourism Cartoon Illustration
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Responsible Environment Puerto Princesa
Responsible Environment
Puerto Princesa
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Welcome to Our World
Welcome to Our World
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Ecotourism Cartoon Illustration
Phang Nga Bay CleanUp 2009
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Environmental Issues in South Thailand National Parks
Environmental Issues in South Thailand National Parks
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Taking Back Your Own Environment
Taking Back Your Own Environment
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THAILAND Hong By Starlight Phang Nga Day Trip 3,950
Hong By Starlight - Day Trip World Famous kayaking inside marine limestone karst islands with macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, egrets, Sea Eagles. Evening Loi Kratong ceremony with fireflies and din flagellate bioluminescent plankton. "Spiritual Experience", "Best Trip of our lives-anywhere", and "Best Thai Food We've ever Had".
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  Day In The Islands Phang Nga - Krabi Day Trip 29,500
1-4 Guest

Day in the Islands - Day Trip

Avoid crowded tourist traps, high-pollution overcrowded speedboats and enjoy remote sea kayaking supported by a traditional design Fast Longtail boat that circles the Bay including the Krabi side. Self-paddle sit-on-top or decked kayaks.
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  Expedition Express Phang Nga - Krabi 2D/1N 17,970
Expedition Express - Escort Boat - 2D/1N A brief overview of Phang Nga Bay for those short on time or on a budget. Excellent caving, camping and paddling in marine limestone karst.

With Escort Boat - Hong By Starlight experience, beach camping and a fast longtail boat to the Krabi side for guided self-paddling in limestone islands. Return to Phuiket. Krabi pick-up and drop-offs with surcharge.
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  Expedition Express Phang Nga - Krabi 2D/1N 12,000
Expedition Express - Self Paddle - 2D/1N Self-Paddle - No support boat. Hong By Starlight experience, beach camping and guided self-paddling in the heart of Phang Nga Bay. Return to Phuket with Starlight trip.
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  Mini-Expedition - Phang Nga Phang Nga - Krabi 3D/2N 62,050
1-4 Guest
Phang Nga Mini Expedition - 2D/1N Comprehensive fully-dedicated trips with guide and cook. Turnkey concept included all kayaking, camping, cooking gear with guide and fresh-cooked meals. Price based on trip size.

Phang Nga Bay
Our most popular Mini-Expedition, great for honeymoons and anniversaries, serious sea kayakers. One day sea caving, two days kayaking and two night camping.
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  Mini-Expedition   3D/2N 79,500
1-4 Guest
Khao Sok Mini-Expedition - 3D/2N
Tarutao Mini-Expedition - 3D/2N

Surin Islands Mini-Expedition - 3D/2N

Angthong Island Mini-Expedition - 3D/2N

Khao Sok
Inland limestone fresh-water lake packed with wildlife. Bungalow stay only, unfortunately no camping.   Route Map | Book Now

Tarutao

Thailand's most pristine Marine National Park. Superb mangroves, rock gardens and sea caves. Excllent wildlife and beach camps.  More.. | Slide Shows

Surin Islands
Pier is three hours drive north of Phuket, overnight in Kura Buri the night before. Last traditional Moken sea gypsy colony, excellent snorkeling and occasional whale sharks.

Angthong Islands
Our first ever Thailand exploration. No deep caves, good snorkeling, rock gardens, one hong, camping beach rivals Tarutao. (Bungalows avaiilable.) Excellent archipelago paddles.
 

  Tarutao Circumnavigation Tarutao Island 6D/5N 65,000
1-4 Guest
Tarutao Circumnavigation We first explored Tarutao in 1989 and started operations in 1991. Tarutao's best locations are all tidal, so each trip is custom planned according to the tides and the seasons.
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  Wings of the White Belly Sea Eagle

Tarutao Island

7D/6N 134,500
1-4 Guest
Wings of the White Belly Sea Eagle

Thailand's Best Sea Kayaking Adventure combines the Phang Nga 3-day Mini-Expedition, Tarutao 3-day Mini-Expedition and a day on the Malay Peninsula including a high-mountain stream cave, 10K on the jungle stream, and a limestone waterfall. Satun's spectacular Secret Cave and Eco-System is Thailand's biggest tidal sea cave and the most beautiful we know in SE Asia.
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GOLDEN SERIES - Primary Expeditions 15D/14N 180,960

Love Affair With Nature - Coron, Princesa, Philippines



 

Return To Paradise - Hawai'i


Outer Limits - Halong Bay, Vietnam


Festival of the forest
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Coron, Princesa, Philippines
Paddle a river to Honda Bay and stay in on-water bungalows before visiting Mayor Hagedorn's island in rich Ulugan Bay - paddle mangroves and coral reefs in a proposed world heritage site. Nearby, St. Paul's World Heritage site hosts the World's longest underground river and indigenous Tagbanua. We camp overnight before returning to Princesa for the Mayor's annual "Festival of Trees", an all-night mountain concert.
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Return To Paradise - Hawai'i                                                                   198,250
You can join Caveman paddling down the Koolau (Windward) coastlines of Moloka'i and O'ahu, which remain the same as when Caveman lived in Hawai'i two decades ago - natural.
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Outer Limits - Halong Bay, Vietnam                                        7D/6N     107,500
Operating on a new permit that allows us to escape the masses and their crowded overnight anchorage, last October's staff training trip explored the outer reaches of Halong Bay. We surveyed a remote region with few Vietnamese, no tourists, no foreigners, but plenty of stunning marine limestone.
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