19 Best Things to Do in Phuket (Updated)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket? [toc] Wondering what to do in Phuket? The popularity of this amazing island comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fantastic beaches and natural wonders to glittering temples and human-made attractions. Phang Nga Bay is an absolute must-do, with jaw-dropping limestone cliffs and flooded caves. Phi Phi islands are everyone's second favourite even though it can be a little crowded. The

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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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Phi Phi Islands, Thailand ▷ What to Do in Phi Phi Island?

Phi Phi Island

Is Phi Phi Islands worth visiting? [toc] Phi Phi islands are an archipelago in south of Phuket, and in case you were wondering, Phi Phi is pronounced Pee-Pee, not Fi-Fi! Anyway, they don't need to be introduced  since Leonardo DiCaprio took care of this in 2000 with the movie 'The Beach'. Since then, the island keeps developing. As we all sadly remember, a tsunami wiped out the island in 2004

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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 – Hong by Starlight by John Gray Seacanoe

Phang Nga Bay

Hong by Starlight tour in 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

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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 [toc] 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

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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 snorkelling and diving site located just 12 kilometres south of Phuket. The island is so small it can only accommodate three 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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