Tours & Activities in Phuket
While Phuket is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches and laid-back atmosphere, it also has its fair share of activities that can be done on the island, and various tours that will bring you to the surrounding islands and the neighboring provinces, such as Phang Nga and Krabi. Whether you are looking at something exciting like parasailing or bungee jumping, to something more relaxed such as visiting the birds’ park, you surely will find the perfect activity to do, whether it is sunny or rainy.
Below is a list of tours & activities we strongly recommend you doing when staying in Phuket. You can also search them by locations by using the menu at the top of this page.
Disclaimer – Phuketify does not endorse animal shows in general and believes those animals should be left off in their natural environment. Having said that, we do mention some of them on our website as we want to inform you on all the activities there are to do in Phuket. Ultimately, the choice is yours and we respect that.
Central Phuket Central Phuket is the largest shopping center of the island and goes into the top 3 largest shopping mall in Thailand. It is comprised of two separate buildings: the long-standing Central Festival, which opened in the 90s, and the recently added extension Central Floresta, which opening its door in September 2018. Both buildings offer a combined area of 185,000 square meters and host more than 700 different shops, from luxury watches and clothes to everyday items. Central Phuket is much more than a shopping mall; it is a complete travel destination, a place that you will want to visit anyway, even though you are not interested in [...]
Chalong Bay Distillery Enjoy, create and discover at Chalong Bay Distillery & Bar. A unique experience away from the traditional tourist attractions of Phuket, Chalong Bay offers its guests a whole bevy of activities to enjoy. From cocktail workshops and competitions to distillery visits, private parties, weekly Latin Fire Thursdays and more, this beautifully hidden gem is so much more than meets the eye. Spend an afternoon in the rustic garden as you sample and create some of Chalong Bay’s most popular cocktails at their cocktail workshop and using their very own internationally acclaimed rum, distilled and bottled on site. Guests also have the opportunity to participate in distillery [...]
Chillva Market If you are looking for an eclectic choice of food, fashion, and fun, then Chillva Market may be your best bet in town. Located in the area of Samkong, in Phuket Town, this market is only a few years old and was built by piling a series of shipping containers altogether. This newly-thought design for the island was immediately a hit with the locals, who found in Chillva Market a great place for shopping and entertainment. The fact that it is much smaller than the week-end market makes it easier to explain the different zones; the bottom-left area is where clothes are sold. You will [...]
Fit Gun Gym Fit Gun Gym is an independent fitness center located on the way to Kathu Waterfall, in Kathu. You should drive approximately 1.5 kilometers into the Soi Naam Tok and you will find it on your right-hand side. They offer a wide variety of machines for both cardio and body building, separated in different buildings to make it easy to find out what you need. The small reception can provide you with towels and a selection of beverages, from the well-needed fresh water after a series of exercise to whey protein shakes. Fit Gun Gym is not your traditional fitness center; when you look at the architecture [...]
Khao Rang Rang Hill, known as Khao Rang in the Thai language, is one of Phuket Town's major viewpoint, and is accessible through a small road right next to Vachira Hospital or from the opposite side of the hill, behind the Baan & Beyond, which is part of Central Phuket. A favorite with locals, who enjoy the area for a short run or to use the outside fitness facilities, Khao Rang is home to a couple of restaurants, which offer unobstructed views over the city. A small parking lot is available at the top, though you will often see people climbing the hill on foot or with a bicycle. [...]
Mongkol Nimit Temple Mongkol Nimit Temple, also known as Putta Mongkol Temple, is one of Phuket Town’s most famous places of worship. The locals will often refer to it as Wat Klang, which can be translated as “the middle temple”, because of its location in the middle of Phuket Town, right in front of the gas station on Dibuk Road. The main building is located on the right-hand side of the main entrance and can be easily recognized with its traditional roof, completed with golden ornaments. On the left, the main hall is used for daily prayers and food offerings to the monks in the mornings. The best way to [...]
Naka Market Naka Market, also known as Chaofa Variety Phuket Market or simply Week-end Market, is the largest of its kind on the island of Phuket. Located in Phuket Town, at the intersection of Wirat Hong Yok Road and Chao Fa West Road, the market spans over 28,000 meters square and offers pretty much everything you can think of. Whether you are looking for some new clothes or a pair of sunglasses to accompany you to the beach, you will find countless rows of small and medium-sized stalls where you'll have the opportunity to bargain. It seems as though they first tried to organize the market [...]
Pakpon Relax Pakpon Relax is a quiet little spa located on Soi Houypru, in Rawai. The venue can be divided into two parts: the first building, which they use for massages, and the main building, with Thai architecture and design, which houses the main bar and some tables and chairs for people to relax in-between two visits in the steam room. The price of the venue is really affordable, with the entry fee priced at THB 120.- per person. An extra THB 30.- will grant you a towel and a sarong, a traditional piece of clothing which can be used to access the sauna if you didn't think of bringing your bathing [...]