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.
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 [...]
Peranakan Phuket Museum The Peranakan Phuket Museum is located on Thepkrasattri Road, the main road leading to the airport, only 17 km. from Phuket Town and 15 km. to Phuket International Airport. It is operated by the fourth generation of local jewelers in Phuket, the Taweesuwan Group, and retraces the history of the island and its inhabitants. The word Peranakan means “born here” in Malay and can be used to describe mixed Chinese descendants. Phuket has a long history and heritage from different cultures, such as Chinese, Malay, and European. Throughout the museum, you will learn about art, culture, history, traditional lifestyle, traditional costumes, local faiths, beliefs, and [...]
Promthep Cape Promthep Cape, sometimes called Laem Promthep, is one of Phuket’s most famous viewpoints. It is located on the most southwestern point of the island, in the village of Rawai, which makes it the ideal location to watch the sunset. You can access the viewpoint either directly from the village or by using the road from Nai Harn Beach. Every day, hundreds of people from all around the world, gather in this area to take a breath of fresh air and capture those wonderful moments with their cameras. While the area itself is quite large, it can often be complicated to get the perfect shot, given the [...]
Soi Dog Foundation Soi Dog Foundation is a non-profit organization located in the Mai Khao sub-district, in the north of the island. Established in 2003, it has for mission to care for all stray animals in the Kingdom of Thailand, ensuring they are treated with the respect they deserved. Their work is based on a concept called CNVR, which stands for Capture, Neuter, Vaccinate and Release, allowing to effectively control the stray population and reduce the transmission of diseases. Every year, Soi Dog spays/neuters and vaccinates tens of thousands of street dogs and cats in Phuket, Bangkok, and other provinces of Thailand, and has to date sterilized more than [...]
Splash Jungle Water Park Splash Jungle Water Park is Phuket’s first water park, located in the sub-district of Mai Khao, a few kilometers north of Phuket International Airport. Covering over 6 acres of land, the water park features exciting slides, a wave pool, a 335 meters long lazy river, dedicated kids zones and more. The park offers a variety of slides, such as the Whizzard, a collection of 6 rides of equal length right next to each other, perfect for a quick race with your friends, the SuperBowl, which let you plunge down a dark tube rush into a giant circular feature, the thrill-seeking Boomerango, which accelerates you over [...]
The Spa Karon Beach Welcome to The Spa, located at the 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket, which balances the traditions of Eastern and Western treatments to create indulging mind, body and soul-soothing experiences. From the elegant Sala lounge areas to the serene villa treatment rooms - all are infused with an ambiance enhanced by touches of Thai aesthetic charm. Scenic outdoor bathing pools and couples-friendly suites accentuate The Spa philosophy of providing an intimate, rejuvenating haven for sharing those special moments.Renewing treatments available range from traditional massages to body scrubs, facials and wraps that incorporate local, tropical ingredients for the ultimate pampering experience. For guests [...]