4 Great Waterfalls in Phuket

Phuket Waterfalls Guide

Waterfalls in Phuket are very popular among locals who want to enjoy a nice swim and picnic, especially when the beaches are packed with travellers. Bang Pae, Ton Sai and Kathu are the island's most popular waterfalls, but you can also find lesser-known ones in the east of Phuket. 

The Khao Phra Thaeo National Park is where you can find Bang Pae and Ton Sai, but the park itself is the last vestige of virgin tropical forest on the island. It's home to many exotic animals, including the barking deer and various species of monkeys, as well as tropical birds.

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Ton Ao Yon Waterfall

Ton Aoi Won Waterfall is a rather hidden swimming hole around 3.6 km east of the Kao Khad View Point. Getting to the top of this waterfall is quite difficult because of sharp rocks and rather confusing pathways, so you need good shoes to protect yourself. 

Ton Aoi Won Waterfall has several drop pools that are big enough to bathe in. Since many people skip this spot in favour of Phuket's more popular waterfalls, you'll probably have the entire area to yourself. 

  • Location: Wichit, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Bang Pae Waterfall

Bang Pae Waterfall is located in Khao Phra Thaeo National Park in Thalang, around 23 km north of Phuket Town. Locals often visit this site as a picnic spot and for swimming destination during Phuket's wet season. 

This 10-metre high waterfall is quite a sight in the rainy season. Be sure to wear good shoes as Read More...

  • Location: Pa Klok, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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Kathu Waterfall

Kathu Waterfall is s a series of drop pools that are best seen during the rainy season in Phuket. Expect a challenging climb if you want to get to the very top of the waterfall. Most of the way up involves a set of stone stairways. It's shaded and has several rest stops if you need

  • Location: Kathu, Phuket 83120, Thailand
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Ton Sai Waterfall

Tonsai Waterfall is on the western side of Khao Phra Thaeo National Park, a green area of 22.28 sq km. You can walk through the park from Tonsai to Bang Pae Waterfall with a local guide to help you point out the interesting fauna and flora.

Although it’s rather far from the beaches, you'll get to enjoy Read More...

  • Location: Thep Krasatti, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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