Attractions in Phuket

Phuket City and old buildings

Phuket City and old buildings

Phuket City is a fascinating city that can be explored on foot or by traditional means of transportation, tuk-tuk. The Sino-Portuguese architecture that is evident in the city’s shop houses provides the town with a charming atmosphere and a late 19th century ambience.

The Viewpoint

The Viewpoint

The most famous observation point of the 3 beaches, Kata Not, Kata and Karon, is located on the road half-way between Nai Harn Beach and Kata Noi Beach. From this spot, an intriguing view of the 3 beaches and Ko Pu has constantly impresses visitors.

The Two Heroines Monument

Two Heroines Monument

Located in Phuket Town, a monument of two heroine sisters who helped save Phuket from Burmese invaders during a battle in 1785.

Butterfy farm

Phuket Butterfly Farm

Located approximately 3 km from Phuket Town. Call 076 210 861 or visit their website for more information.

Phromthep Cape

Phromthep Cape

Literally translated as Brahmas Cape, Laem Phromthep is perhaps one of Phukets most important landmarks. There is a saying that you haven’t been to Phuket unless you visit Laem Phromthep. It is here that visitors soak up the sun and savor the breathtaking panoramic view of the Andaman Sea. The Cape is a popular observation point at sunset. Laem Phromthep is located approximately 2 km from Rawai Beach.

Chalong Temple

Chalong Temple

Wat Chalong was constructed over a century ago. Its doors open from 7 am – 5 pm and it is located approximately 8 km south of Phuket City.

Chalong Temple

Phuket Cultural Center

Located in Rajabhat University. Open from 8.30 am – 4.30 pm. Call 076 240 474 ext 148 for more information.

Thai Village & Orchid Farm

Thai Village & Orchid Farm

Located on Thepkasattri Road, approximately 3 km from Phuket City. Call 076 237 400 for more information.

The Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary

The Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary

A rainforest situated in Thalang district covering approximately 22 km2 of area. The rainforest serves as a home to several types of wild animal and is one of Phuket’s most important freshwater sources. Within, there are two waterfalls, Ton Sai and Bang Pae, popular for trekking and relaxing. Call 076 311 998 for more information.

Wat Phra Thong

Wat Phra Thong

A temple located 20 km north of Phuket Town. Opening hours from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Aquarium

Phuket Aquarium

The aquarium opens daily from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm. Call 076 391126 or visit their website for more information.

Sirinat National Park

Sirinat National Park

The park is located in the north of Phuket covering 90 km2 of land and sea. Call 076 328 226 or visit www.dnp.go.th for more information.

Thalang National Museum

Thalang National Museum

Open on Tues. – Sun. from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm. Call 076 379 895 for more information.

Phuket Dino Park

Phuket Dino Park

Open daily from 10 am till midnight. Call 076 330 625 or visit www.dinopark.com for more information.

Phuket Fantasia

Phuket Fantasia

The island’s biggest show, found on Kamala beach, inspired by Thailand’s rich and exotic heritage. Opening hours are from 5.00 pm – 11.00 pm every day except Thursday, with the show starting at 8.30 pm. Visit www.phuket-fantasea.com for more information.

Mangrove Forest

Mangrove Forest

Situated in Sirinat National Park, near Ta Chatchai on Phuket's northern tip covering an area of approximately 320 acres.

Phuket Zoo

Phuket Zoo

The zoo covers an area of 10 hectares and is a fun place to see a large collection of animal and reptiles. The zoo is famous for its daily animal shows which feature performances by elephants, crocodiles, birds and monkeys. Open daily from 8.30 am – 6:00 pm. Call 076 374 424 or visit www.phuketzoo.com for more information.

Bang Pae Waterfall

Bang Pae Waterfall

A quaint waterfall located amidst dense woodland, it is also home to the Gibbon Rehabilitation Center.

Phuket Sea Shell Museum

Phuket Sea Shell Museum

The museum opens daily from 8.00 am – 6.00 pm. Call 076 613 666 or visit their website for more information.

Chalong Temple

Phuket Submarine

Call 076 383 988 or visit their website for more information.

Kathu Cultural Conservation Center

Kathu Cultural Conservation Center

Learn about the history of Kathu district, open daily from 8.00 am – 4.00 pm. Call 07 632 1035 for more information.

Ton Sai Waterfall

Ton Sai Waterfall

A waterfall located about 20 km from Phuket Town located on the west side of Khao Phra Thaew National Park.