Phuket Water Sports and Activities

Seakayak, Surfing, Snorkelling, Wakeboard and Sailing

Phuket Island - surrounded by warm tropical waters - is a paradise for water sports lovers. The area is well known to scuba enthusiasts but lesser-recognised water activities such a sea kayaking and kite surfing are growing in popularity.

Of course, the gentle tides and calm waters from November to April are perfect for snorkeling while the wild and rough waves from May to October are great for surfers. It's your call: either gently ride the waves on a cruise or get to your destination ultra quick on a speedboat. Enjoy watersports and activities around Phuket.

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Most Popular Water Sports & Activities in Phuket

  • Snorkeling in Phuket

    Snorkelling in Phuket

    With an abundance of colourful marine life, warm waters and easy access, Phuket and its nearby islands are ideal for Read More»

  • Kayaking in Phuket

    Phuket Sea Kayaking

    Sea Kayaking around Phang Nga Bay and Krabi is an amazing experience you really shouldn't miss! Discover a unique and Read More»

  • Surfing in Phuket

    Surfing in Phuket

    In case you didn't know it, Phuket's West Coast is gaining a reputation as a surf destination. Okay, so this is no Read More»

  • Scuba Diving in Phuket

    Scuba Diving in Phuket

    Phuket rates among the top 10 scuba diving destinations in the world. Spectacular reefs, Unusual underwater rock Read More»

  • Phuket Wakeboarding Parks

    Phuket wakeboarding parks afford an opportunity to enjoy a fun and extreme water sport away from the bustle of the Read More»

  • Kite Surfing in Phuket

    Kite Surfing in Phuket

    Kitesurfing is one of the fastest growing sports in Phuket. Beginners appreciate the shallow waters and gentle breezes Read More»

Other Water Sports & Activities

Surf House Phuket

Surf House Phuket

Surf House Phuket is every surfer’s dream: a place where you can ride the waves every day no matter what the weather Read More...

Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Boarding in Phuket

Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Boarding

Stand-up paddle (SUP) boarding is the latest exciting watersport to reach Phuket’s coast. Discover the companies Read More...

Jet Skis in Phuket

Jet Skis in Phuket

Those who love to make their own waves can head to Phuket’s main beaches where the machines are for hire. Read More...

Beach Activities in Phuket

Beach Sports

Check out the watersports action off the beach, and find out how to reach the many tiny islands, calm bays and dazzling Read More...

Fishing in Phuket

Fishing in Phuket

Game fishing in Phuket is an exciting, year-round activity. The Andaman Sea has an abundance of deep-sea fighting fish Read More...

Sailing in Phuket

Sailing in Phuket

Phuket is one of the premier sailing destinations of Asia. Chartering anything from a small bare-boat through to luxury Read More...

  • Dragonjet Boat Ride

    The Dragonjet boat ride is an exciting thrill ride in Patong. During a 20 minute ride you'll experience 360° spins, Read More»

  • 5 Best Snorkelling Beaches in Phuket

    5 Best Snorkelling Beaches

    Take a deep breath and lazily dive down into this magical kingdom and you’ll come as close to aquatic paradise as you’ll Read More»

  • Phuket Wake Park

    Phuket Wake Park

    Phuket Wake Park near Kathu Waterfall is one of the most fun and challenging activities in Phuket. Whether you are a Read More»

All Water Sports & Activities in Phuket

Anthem Wake Park in Phuket

Anthem Wake Park is the latest addition to the water sports scene on Phuket. Located in a green leafy natural area between the Phuket Heroines monument and Cherng Talay village, Anthem offers no less than three cable options on a 50,000sqm lake. Surrounded by trees and vegetation, this freshwater lake offers an excellent quality of water Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 09:00 - 18:30
  • Location: Cherng Talay
  • Tel: 076 620 034
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Dragonjet Boat Ride

The Dragonjet boat ride is an exciting thrill ride in Patong. During a 20 minute ride you'll experience 360° spins, sharp turns and lightning acceleration on this rollercoaster on the water. Safe for the whole family, you can 'ride the dragon' as long as you are a minimum height of one metre tall.

Dragonjet is Thailand's Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Fri - Wed 09:00 - 17:00 (Closed Thu)
  • Location: Chokaree Pier, near Avantika Boutique Hotel, Patong
  • Tel: +66 (0)95 427 6820
  • Price Range: 1,900 baht per person
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Fishing in Phuket

Everyone knows that Phuket offers some of the world's best beaches, diving and nightlife. What you might not know is that Phuket also offers world-class sportfishing and angling. Blue and black marlin, sailfish, dog-tooth tuna, giant trevally, jacks and even swordfish have been caught in Phuket and its surrounding waters, and the fishing community's firm catch-and-release Read More...

  • Opening Hours: From 08:00 and closed on Mondays
  • Location: On Thepkhasattri Road, Koh Kheaw, Phuket
  • Tel: +66 (0) 85 573-8881
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Jet Skis

Jet-skiing is for many the best way to have water sports’ fun while on holiday. Those who love to make their own waves can head to Phuket’s main beaches where the machines are for hire. Read More...

Kite School Phuket

If you’ve ever strolled along Nai Yang Beach between the months of May and October, chances are that you’ve seen people some distance out at sea flying through the air performing all sorts of acrobatic and hair-raising stunts on kitesurfing boards. The same applies for Chalong Bay from November to April. These are the folks from Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 09:00 – 18:00 (flexible hours for classes)
  • Location: May 1 – October Nai Yang beachfront, November 1 – April Wichit Road (near Supercheap supermarket) Rawai (see map below)
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Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing is presently one of the fastest growing extreme sports in Phuket and the island has all it takes to be a popular location for many kitesurf enthusiasts.

Beginners appreciate the shallow waters and gentle breezes of the southeast coast while over at Nai Yang and Layan beaches in northwest Phuket, more practiced kitesurfers really let Read More...

  • Location: Rawai Beach
  • Tel: +66 (0)87-8888244

Phuket Wake Park

Phuket Wake Park (formerly Phuket Cable Ski & Wakeboarding) near Kathu Waterfall is one of the most fun and challenging activities in Phuket. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you can enjoy many exciting wakeboarding rides on a large freshwater lake equipped with two Sesitec Cable systems: a short one for beginners and one that Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 07:30 – 23:00
  • Location: Near the Kathu Waterfall, not far from the lively entertainment Phuket Palazzo Theatre and Restaurant
  • Tel: +66 (0) 76 202 525 or +66 (0) 81 273 7530
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Scuba Diving

Want to learn to dive, or simply to upgrade your skills? Phuket is a great place to achieve your PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certificate. It is rated amongst the top 10 diving destinations in the world and many of the centres in the area boast years of experience.

Diving day trips from Phuket to Read More...

Phuket Snorkeling

The tropical waters of the Andaman Sea are ideal for snorkeling - clear, calm, balmy and bursting with brilliant marine life. Snorkeling can be done year-round in Phuket, but the best time of year is November-April, when the sea's at its most placid.

Take care through the May-October low season, when the undertow can become dangerously Read More...

Stand-Up Paddle (SUP)

Stand-up paddle (SUP) boarding is the latest exciting watersport to reach Phuket’s coast. It may be new to the island, but stand-up paddle surfing (its other name) has a very long history. Practiced for thousands of years on most rivers and coastal areas in the southern hemisphere of our planet, it was officially recognised and attributed Read More...

Surfing

Think surfing. Think waves as big as houses, curling breakers with surfers shootin’ the tube, spectacular wipeouts.

Think Phuket. Surfing? Hmm. Nah. But if you think that, you’re wrong. Phuket has a small but lively community of surfers. Some live here. Others have been coming back time and again for as long as 20 years.

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Surf House Flow Rider

Surf House Phuket is every surfer’s dream: a place where you can ride the waves every day no matter what the weather conditions. With an adjacent bar and restaurant, Surf House Phuket is a world to itself and as a result it is tremendously popular.

Located by the Kata/Karon administrative offices at Kata Beach, Surf House Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
  • Location: Southern Kata Beach
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