Things To Do In Phuket

Family Fun Activities for Kids & Adults in Phuket

With so many things to do in Phuket, you will need a couple of weeks to see and do everything.

There is no doubting that the islands best attraction and main draw card is it’s natural beauty…

As there is no shortage of beautiful beaches, amazing viewpoints and lots of fun activities, fantastic shopping and the best nightlife entertainment you could wish for.


One of the best things to do in Phuket is a visit to Big Buddha


Over the years and with the increase in tourism there are so many new activities and an increasing list of fun and interesting attractions to see and do for people of all ages and budgets.



To make it easier to plan what you would like to do on your holiday vacation we have compiled a list of some of the new attractions, tours and our pick of the best things to do in Phuket.


Attractions & Tours in Phuket

Shopping Tours


Phuket Shopping Tours should be at the top of everyone’s list of things to do when planning a trip to Phuket.

With the introduction of these unique tours, visitors can now relax and enjoy guided shopping tours to some of the best shopping outlets in Phuket. Read more




30 Minutes to Escape is  the only escape game operating in Phuket.

This fun and engaging escape game, located in Patong is ideal for families or groups. Read More





Upside Down House & Maze in Phuket also known as Baan Teelanka is an attraction unlike any other in Phuket. Read more





Escape Hunt Experience is perfect if you’re after some interactive activities or just for fun.

Now Closed In Phuket but still operating in Bangkok. Read More






Adventurous Activities

Below is our ever growing list of adventurous things to do in Phuket.

Xtreme Adventures is a tree top adventure park located near Big Buddha.

This is one of the best outdoor activities for challenging your mates, a fun and exciting day out with the kids or a great team building activity. Read More




White Water Rafting is another adventurous activity for the young at heart.

White Water rafting is not exactly in Phuket; you will have to join a tour and travel north to Phang Nga Province. The best time to go is during or just after the rainy season. Read more




Zorb Balling will certainly add some excitement and lots of laughs to your holiday vacation.

This is one of the best activities and things to do and is perfect on a rainy day. Zorb balling is suitable for kids and adults alike. Read more




Bungy Jumping is only for those looking for an adrenalin rush.

This is not one of our favorite activities to do, but for many others it is the ultimate in extreme sports. There are two bungy jumps located in Phuket. Read more




Helicopter Tours are a fun and scenic experience!

And is the best way for you to see the sights of Phuket and the amazing scenery of the offshore islands. Read More






Water Activities

This is our list of the best things to do in Phuket in and on the water.

Private Speed Boat Charters  are perfect for day trips and the best way to take in the natural beauty of the islands around Phuket.

A day trip on-board a private speed boat will ensure a relaxing day, where you can enjoy island hopping and snorkelling, without the mass crowds. Read more




Scuba Diving around the offshore islands is fantastic!

So if you are looking for some adventurous activities to do in the water, why not check out some of the great dive sites located close by.

And read about our experience with Phuket Scuba Club.




Sailing Tours and day trips are a fun and enjoyable way to explore the offshore islands around Phuket.

These tours are so good that they rate in the top 10 of things to do in Phuket. Read more





The Islands around Phuket are simply stunning!

The offshore Islands are one of the best attractions, and should be on the top of everyone's list of things to see and do when holidaying in Phuket. Read more




Phuket Yacht Charter Holidays are perfect for visitors planning a special getaway, or looking for something unique to do when holidaying in Thailand.

For more information about the yachts and tours you can read more about them here .




Phuket Beaches

Phuket Beaches combined with the fantastic whether are the main draw card that brings travelers to the island year after year.

The beaches are where you will find lots of fun activities to do, including windsurfing, para-sailing, snorkeling, relaxing beach massages and so much more


There are also jet skis in which you can hire, but only if your game.





Fun Things to do in Phuket with Kids

There is no shortage of fun things to do with kids in Phuket.


The Kids Club Phuket is an indoor adventure playground for kids, with everything to keep the kids amused for hours and hours.

The kids are well cared for and fully supervised at all times. Read more




Elephant Trekking

Elephant Trekking is fun and a memorable day out for the whole family and the kids will love feeding them.

There are many elephant camps located throughout the island.    Read more





Phuket Adventure Mini Golf

Phuket Adventure Mini Golf is a well laid out, challenging 18 hole miniature golf course at Bangtao Beach.

The course comes complete with water hazards and bunkers, an onsite restaurant and bar. Read more.




Go Kart Speedway

Go Kart Speedway near Patong is a fun spot to spend a couple of hours for the whole family.

A great place to entertain the kids and the big kids too.
Read more




Dino Park Mini Golf

Dino Park Mini Golf is perfect for kids of all ages.

Mum, Dad and the kids can enjoy a fun couple of hours playing a round of Putt Putt or a top spot for a family night, with a lovely restaurant that the kids will truly enjoy.
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Phuket aquarium

Phuket Aquarium is great for those travelling with small kids.

Or for those who are interested in seeing a variety of sea life including species of endangered sea turtles that are hatched and breed before being returned to the sea. Read more




Phuket Butterfly Garden


Butterfly Garden & Insect World provides loads of fun for the little kids, with a fantastic range of butterflies, as well as an interesting display of insects, birds and fish. Read more




Phuket Zoo

Phuket Zoo is probably not one of the best things to do in Phuket and it certainly isn’t one of our favorites.

The zoos main attraction is the monkey, elephant and crocodile shows. Read more





Cultural Attractions

Phuket City Tours

Phuket City Tours with Phuket Heritage Trails is both an educational and interesting experience, and one that should be included on your list of things to do in Phuket.

This historical tour will take you into Old Phuket Town where you can experience the cultural diversity, architecture and cuisine in Phuket City. Read more




Viewpoints in Phuket

Phuket Viewpoints offer amazing views and stunning scenery!

There is a nice selection of viewpoints to visit in Phuket.

Some of our favorites include Big Buddha, Promthep Cape, Karon Viewpoint, along with many more




Temples in Phuket

Temples In Phuket are a both interesting and spectacular, especially Wat Chalong the most visited temple on the island.        Read More





Phuket Fantasea

Phuket Fantasea is a cultural theme park that offers the ultimate in night time entertainment that is well suited for the whole family, and full of Thailand's rich and exotic heritage. Read more






Sporting & Recreational

If your feeling energetic you might want to check out some the sporting and recreational things to do in Phuket.

Freshwater Fishing Park is an ideal spot for fishing enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, and is a top spot for a day out for the whole family. Read more




Horse Riding is a relaxing and romantic thing to do in Phuket.

Especially along the beaches on sunset, so grab your partner and enjoy watching the sunset over the ocean as you canter along the beach. Read more




Phuket Golf Courses are abundant, not to mention first rate.

So if you’re a keen golfer there is no reason that you can’t enjoy a round or two of golf during your holiday vacation. Read more






Interesting Things To Do

Cashew Nut Factory is perfect for cashew lovers, here you can taste test a fantastic selection of yummy flavoured cashews and sample the interesting tasting cashewy juice. Read more






Simon Cabaret Show is a spectacular musical floor show featuring stunning costumes, performed by some of the most beautiful lady-boys from around the island.

It’s flamboyant and fun and if you have never been before, is well worth adding to your list of things to do in Phuket at night. Read more


We also have a small list of interesting and free things to do in Phuket.

You may have been thinking “what is there to do on the island apart from going to the beach”?




But, after reading all of the above you will soon realize that there is so many things to do in Phuket, you will need another week if not months to do it all.......


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