Hire a car or a motorcycle and find yourself a beach and enjoy the beauty
and peace .
Try Kamala, Kata Noi or Nai Yang
The scent and sound of the beach has soothing effects.
Browse Beaches of Phuket
Wat Chalong and Wat Phra Thong (Golden Buddha Monastery) at Thalang
are the two best known temples in Phuket. The latter has a large solid
gold Buddha image protruding from the temple floor
One of the largest tropical aquariums and landscaped gardens in Phuket
where one can enjoy live coral gardens and the many species of butterflies.
Follow signs from the intersection of Patong Road and the airport bypass
road. Opens daily 09.00-17.30 hrs.
Chinese shrines and Chinese shophouses abound in downtown Phuket as
a result of large scale Chinese immigrations in search of tin wealth.
Walking is the best way to experience Chinatown. Phang Nga Road, Krabi
Road and Thalang Road.
World and Sea Aquarium
In additions to crocodiles there are elephants, birds, reptiles and
monkeys. Chana Charoen Road . Open daily 09.00 - 18.00 hrs.
Open in the early hours of the morning until the evening. This is Phuket's
main morning food, fruit and flower market. Located down town near the
central traffic circle.
The Go- Kart racing track is situated at the bottom of the hill leading
to Patong Beach.
Biological Research Centre
Thailand's major marine research centre. The aquarium is open- daily
10.00-16.00 hrs. 10 baht entrance fee. Research station visits by appointment
only. Sakdidey Road, Makharn Bay, Cape Panwa Road.
Daily pearl culturing demonstration on the pearl farm island. Overnight
stays possible at bungalow resort. Open daily 09.00 -15.30. Pearl extracting
show at 11.00.
Pra Taew National Park
Near Thalang is Pa Pra Taew National Park and waterfall, one of the
few surviving areas of rainforest left on Phuket.
Indoor and outdoor shooting ranges as well as snooker club and restaurant.
Open daily 09.00-18.00.
82/2 Patak Road ( West of Chalong 5-way intersection )
Cove Mini Golf
A choice of two 18-hole courses is available - Jungle and Pirate Behind
the Holiday Inn in Patong Beach.
Jungle Bungy Jump
Near the major intersection on the townside of the bottom of the big
hill in Patong.
Fights every Friday night at 20.00 hrs. Saphan Hin, South Phuket Road.
Fine exhibits depicting Phuket's history. Hwy #402,turn right at the
Heroine's statue. Open Wed- Sun 10.00-16.00 hrs.
Orchid Garden and Thai Village
Located just 2.5 kilometres from the city centre, on the road to the
airport, Phuket Orchid Garden and Thai Village is one of the major attractions
in Phuket. The village offers four superb restaurants and daily performances
of dances and culture of the Southern area. Open daily.