18 Best Things to Do in Phuket (Updated)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

[toc] The popularity of Phuket comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fantastic beaches and natural wonders to glittering temples and man-made attractions. With so much to choose from it may be challenging to fit everything on holiday. So to make your travel planning a lot easier, we listed here a list must-do in Phuket sorted by popularity. Some of them are on the island itself,

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Similan Islands – What to Do in the Similans?

Similan Islands

What to Do in the Similans? [toc] The Similan Islands form a fabulous archipelago in the Andaman Sea, just 100 km north from Phuket island. These small islands are so strikingly beautiful; you don't even need to be an excellent photographer to come back with amazing photos. Most people go there on a day trip tour, but the best way to enjoy the Similan islands is to stay for two

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James Bond Island – What’s Good and What’s Not

James Bond Island

James Bond Island in Phang Nga Bay [toc] James Bond Island (Khao Ping Kan) is one of the many must-see places in Phang Nga Bay people want to tick-off their list when in Phuket. There are many positive and negative opinions about this iconic island, and most are justified. Before that old 1974 Bond movie ‘The Man With The Golden Gun’ with Roger Moore and Christopher Lee (remember 'Count Dracula'

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Phang Nga Bay Kayaking – John Gray Seacanoe

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay by Kayak [toc] Phang Nga Bay is, without a doubt, Phuket and Thailand most fascinating landscape. The cliffs and caves are ‘out-of-this-world’, sceneries you must see with your own eyes if you travelled half the globe to come to here. The best way to explore it is in a silent kayak slowly gliding among giant cliffs. We have been in Phang Nga a dozen times, and still,

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10 Best Tours and Day Trips in Phuket

Best Tours in Phuket

[toc] What are the Best Tours in Phuket? There is a lot to explore in and around Phuket, and many places are easy to reach on your own. Some other great places need a boat or a minibus ride and a bit of planning. We list here 10 of the most popular day trips tours you should consider. Of course, we know there are a lot more, and we will

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Koh Panyi (Koh Panyee) Village in Phang Nga

Koh Panyi Village (Koh Panyee)

What is Koh Panyi Village? [toc] Koh Panyi (Koh Panyee) is a surprising village almost entirely built on stilts in Phang Nga Bay near the famous James Bond Island. Koh Panyi is a very unusual and exciting site to discover, but it can be hectic, especially at lunchtime because of the many seafood restaurants welcoming all the visitors. The trick is to get there early and be the only visitor

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Koh Khai Islands

Koh Khai Islands

Koh Khai Nai, Khai Nai Island and Koh Khai Nok [toc] Koh Khai are famous tiny islands just 15 minutes speedboat ride from Phuket east coast. There are 3 islands: Koh Khai Nai, Khai Nai Island and Koh Khai Nok, but their names get a little confusing, especially once you know that 'Koh' means 'Island' in Thai. Two of them (Koh Khai Nai, Khai Nai Island) have become popular for

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Phuket Elephant Trekking

Phuket Elephant Trekking

Elephant Trekking in Phuket Phuket Elephant Trekking is not cool anymore! Now comes the new trend 'Elephant Sanctuaries' where you get to play, bathe, scrub and feed the elephants. Elephant Sanctuaries' are a lot more fun if you don't mind getting into a mud bath. It also encourages other old fashioned trekking camps to switch to this more ethical activity. People love elephants so much - It would be silly

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Diving in Phi Phi Island

Phi Phi Scuba Diving

Diving in Phi Phi Island Diving in Phi Phi Island is a unique experience you shouldn't miss as not many places in the world can offer such a unique clear dive sites. If you never experienced diving before, just remember that there is a very cool option called 'Discover Scuba Diving' that doesn't really require any training, just a briefing usually given on the deck of the boat on the

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Racha Island and The Racha Resort

Racha Island

What to Do on Racha Island? [toc] Racha Island (also called Raya island) is a great snorkeling and diving site located just 10 kilometres south of Phuket. The island is so small it can only accommodate 3 resorts: The Racha Phuket Resort is a real luxury hideaway, Baan Raya Resort and the modest Bungalow Raya Resort. Believe it or not, even people living in Phuket need to get away from

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