Phuket Attractions

Welcome to Phuket, where sky-blue waters meet palm-fringed shores and memorable experiences await you around every corner. The ultimate holiday destination for couples and families, Phuket is known for its variety of attractions, bustling atmosphere and captivating coastline, charming everyone lucky enough to step foot on the island.

From the breathtaking vistas of the Kata Karon viewpoint to the vibrant energy of Bangla Road and the serenity of sacred landmarks, discover the treasure trove of attractions that make Phuket such an enchanting paradise.

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The Perfect Destination for Every Type of Holiday

Nestled in the azure waters of the Andaman Sea, Phuket beckons travellers from all around the globe with its irresistible blend of natural beauty, vibrant nightlife and rich cultural heritage. With all of this and more at your doorstep, regardless of whether you're headed to Phuket for a honeymoon, family holiday or solo trip, there's truly something for everyone.

Perhaps you seek an adrenaline-fuelled adventure, a memorable family vacation or an exploration of Phuket's tantalising culinary delights? Regardless, Phuket has it all and more. In fact, with so much on offer, deciding what to do in Phuket with the time you have available can be a challenge. Our list of the top things to do in Phuket is designed to ensure you won't miss a moment of Phuket's must-see attractions.

Top 10 Places To Visit in Phuket

When considering what to do in Phuket, there are some absolute gems that should be on your must-see list. We've compiled a list of the top ten places to see and things to do in Phuket to help you make the most of your time in this stunning holiday destination.

Muay Thai Boxing

Thai Boxing (Muay Thai)

No trip to Phuket is complete without watching professional Muay Thai fighters in action. Considered the national sport of Thailand, this military-born combat sport originated in the 18th century. Renowned as an exciting display of athletic prowess, these martial artists are a sight to see.

Old Phuket Town

Old Phuket Town

A perfect way to spend the day, step back in time and explore the provincial capital of Phuket. Admire the well-preserved Chinese colonial architecture, vibrant street art and eclectic mix of shops and cafes that give this historic district of Phuket its unique charm.

Phi Phi

The Phi Phi Islands

One of the most draw-droppingly beautiful places to visit in Phuket, the Phi Phi Islands have appeared in several movies. Discover their stunning landscapes, limestone cliffs and crystal-clear waters on a relaxing boat trip or slip below the surface for incredible snorkelling and swimming.

Ayutthaya Temples

Ayutthaya Temples

Discover the enchanting ruins of Ayutthaya Temples in Phuket, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and historical park. Offering a captivating glimpse into the grandeur of ancient Siam. Journey through time as you wander among serene Buddha statues and iconic architecture.

Big Buddha

Big Buddha

A prominent landmark towering over southern Phuket, the 45m high statue is covered with Burmese marble and sits atop the Nakkerd Hills. With sweeping views of the surroundings below, the Big Buddha is truly a sight to behold.

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Bangla Road

Everything you've heard about Phuket's famous nightlife can be found in this bustling stretch of shops, bars, cafes and nightclubs. With plenty of live music, street performers and more, Bangla Road promises an unforgettable experience.

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary offers an ethical and eco-friendly way for visitors to engage with rescued elephants in a natural jungle habitat. Participate in feeding the elephants, enjoy a mud spa alongside them then bathe them in a natural waterfall.

James Bond Island Phang-Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay

With its limestone cliffs, hidden sea caves, and emerald waters, Phang Nga Bay is a must-see for those who appreciate pure natural beauty. Best explored via speedboat, Phang Nga is also home to the famous James Bond and Koh Panyee Islands.

Blue Tree Phuket

Blue Tree Phuket Beach Club & Waterpark

Enjoy Phuket's endless summer at Blue Tree Phuket, a relaxing beach club and thrilling waterpark with an array of aquatic activities for all ages. Dive into the excitement of the super sized Super Fly waterslide or laze in the vast 62,400 sqm lagoon.

Nai Harn

Kata, Nai Harn & Panwa Viewpoints

Marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views of Phuket's stunning coastline from these iconic viewpoints. Boasting spectacular vistas of the shimmering shore below, particularly during sunset, these popular lookouts provide the perfect photo opportunity.

Top Tips When Booking

To make the most of your time in Phuket and ensure you don't miss out on any of the activities or attractions you're most looking forward to consider the following:

• Do your research: Before heading to any of Phuket's attractions, it's important to research the options available. This involves comparing tour providers, costs, opening hours, key features and reviews to ensure you make the most informed decision.
• Book day trips ahead of time: If you're headed to Phuket during peak season, we recommend booking a few day trips ahead of time to avoid missing out on the activities you're most looking forward to.
• Local insights: Consider the recommendations and guidance of locals or seasoned travellers for advice on hidden gems and other experiences beyond the typical tourist spots.
• Consider the weather: The weather in Phuket can vary significantly depending on the season. Before booking attractions, consider the prevailing weather conditions during your visit.

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