Top 10 Tours in Phuket
Phuket Most Popular Tours
The best tours in and around Phuket will certainly spice up your vacation with a great range of adventure. Phuket has so much to see, visit, and experience that it takes a good tactician to take it all in and plan ahead. Here you'll have a preview of the most popular tours available with a description of what they're all about.
To give you an idea of what to expect, the Phuket.com team has been working hard to inspect and review these fantastic tours: from island-hopping around Phi Phi to cruising in Phang Nga to riding ATVs on the east coast of the island and more, you certainly will find something for your taste in our list of the 10 best tours in Phuket.
1Phi Phi Islands Tour by Speedboat Phi Phi Islands0
The Phi Phi Islands Tour by Speedboat gives you a day of exploring the most stunning sights around these very popular and very beautiful islands in Southern Thailand. This includes such famous places as Maya Bay, made famous by the movie The Beach, as well as other popular destinations like Viking Cave, Monkey Beach and Bamboo Island.
The advantage of travelling by speedboat is the fact that it can get from one point of interest to the next much quicker than the alternatives. This gives you more time to swim in crystal-clear waters, see vibrant corals while snorkelling, relax on pristine sandy beaches or just enjoy the breathtaking views, wasting less time in transit.
This tour includes an international buffet lunch on Phi Phi Don Island as well as professional English-speaking guides who can take you to the best spots at the best times to avoid the crowds. Read More...2Sea Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay Phang Nga Bay0
Sea Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay gives you a unique, personal perspective of this amazing part of the world. The striking limestone islands and caves are a wonder to behold and the small sea kayak is the only way to get right up close, though the smallest channels and into to beautiful secret lagoons which are inaccessible by any larger boat, providing fantastic views of nature at its finest.
You will be taken out to the best spots – such as Hong Island, Panak Island and the famous James Bond Island – on a large cruiser, transferring into kayaks to explore each. This not only provides a certain amount of comfort, but also gives you the maximum amount of time to look around the really special sights without wasting too much time and energy in transit. The tour includes a buffet lunch aboard the big boat. Read More...3Phuket FantaSea Show Kamala Beach Tour Duration: 5 hours0
Phuket FantaSea is the island’s biggest and most extravagant show and an absolute must-see. The 11-act extravaganza is part of a 24.3-hectare cultural theme park showcasing Thailand’s beautiful, fascinating heritage. It is also home to a 4,000-seat luxurious buffet restaurant and a selection of shops selling gems, gold chains, silks, leather and other souvenirs.
The show itself includes acrobatics, illusions, pyrotechnics, stunts, aerial performances and more, portraying scenes from Thai mythology and history including ancient battles and the antics of gods and legends. It involves a cast and crew of over 400 people, 44 elephants, three tigers, 40 goats, 40 chickens and 400 pigeons. Lasting 70 action-packed minutes, the show is mostly performance-based, so can be understood and enjoyed by speakers of any language. All of this is hosted within a grand theatre resembling a Thai palace. Read More...4Phi Phi by Express Ferry Boat Phi Phi Islands0
Getting to Koh Phi Phi by express ferry boat is the optimum combination of speed and cost for reaching the beautiful island paradise between Phuket and Krabi. Fast and comfortable, the short journey can be enjoyed taking in the scenic views of the Andaman Sea with complimentary snacks and refreshments before arriving at the ferry terminal for the start of your Phi Phi adventure.
Surrounded by crystal-clear waters filled with colourful corals and sea life, the Phi Phi Islands are fantastic for snorkelling and scuba diving, as well as just enjoying the pristine white-sand beaches and stunning scenery. A particularly popular destination is Maya Bay – the set for the Hollywood blockbuster The Beach. This sight and many breathtaking ones are included in this tour, as is a tasty Thai buffet lunch. Read More...5Coral Island and Racha Island by Speedboat Island Hopping0
If you travel to Coral Island and Racha Island by speedboat, you get plenty of time to enjoy these outstanding tropical island paradises. Ringed by perfect white sand beaches and the glittering Andaman Sea, they are both idyllic places, with great opportunities for snorkelling among the beautiful corals, parasailing, banana boat riding and just enjoying the sun on a lovely beach, under the nodding palm trees.
The modern speedboat will provide a fast and comfortable transit from Chalong Pier to Racha Island and then to Coral Island, where you can enjoy a delicious Thai buffet lunch. Each island is as beautiful as the other and you won’t want to board the boat for the journey home at the end of a day exploring them both. Read More...6Phuket Island & City Tour Phuket0
This introduction to the southern part of Phuket Island features many of the top attractions, giving you the best views, buildings and beaches in a comfortable half-day tour. Through seeing the main sights and with the help of the English-speaking guide, you will also gain a bit more of an understanding of the culture and history of Phuket.
The trip includes a tour of the striking Wat Chalong – easily the most popular temple in Phuket. It is easily as breathtaking as Promthep Cape, right at the southern point of the island, which you will also visit. You will also get the unique sight of three beaches along the west coast from Kata Viewpoint, with the Andaman Sea glittering invitingly off each. Fortunately, being only a half-day trip, you’ll still have plenty of time left in the day to pick one to enjoy. Read More...74x4 & White Water Rafting in Phang Nga Phang Nga Area0
If you want a bit of excitement in your excursions, there’s no better way to explore the natural beauty of the region than with four-wheel drive and white water rafting in Phang Nga. The unspoilt rainforest of Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary provides fantastic scenic views, but also an exciting landscape for some extreme exploration as you bounce along rough tracks and raging rapids.
Aside from learning the limits of your own endurance, the trip also includes a visit to a local rubber plantation, so you can see how the materials which make the off-road tyres and the rubber boat you will be riding were gathered. The tour also includes a mouth-watering Thai lunch and ends on a peaceful note, with a dip in a picturesque waterfall. Read More...8Phang Nga Bay Full Day Cruise Phang Nga Bay0
The Phang Nga Bay Full Day Cruise could just as easily be called the James Bond Experience as it features the film sets of The Man with the Golden Gun and Tomorrow Never Dies. The towering limestone islands, dense jungles and unspoilt beaches of Phang Nga Bay are absolutely breath-taking, with many little points of interest along the way to make a full day cruise one packed with memorable sights and experiences.
The trip includes stops at Suwankuha Temple (Monkey Cave), where an enormous golden Buddha statue sits among many friendly monkeys. You will also visit the fascinating floating village of Koh Panyee, where you will enjoy a tasty Thai lunch. Naturally, you will also see the iconic Koh Tapu – known as James Bond Island – as well as a choice of beautiful beaches and mysterious caves. Read More...9Morning Sino Heritage Walk Phuket Town0
Phuket’s Old Town is famous for its colour architecture and even more colourful history, all of which can be explored comfortably on foot with the Morning Sino Heritage Walk. Having not been overwhelmed by the tourist industry, Phuket Town offers a unique glimpse into Thai traditions and the local way of city life, including vintage buildings, old markets and majestic mansions still in regular use.
This half-day tour includes visits to a bustling wet market, the Old Town’s charming Sino-Portuguese streets, the historical Chin Pracha House, the Thai Hua Museum and Phuket’s first hotel, built in 1929. As well as learning about the island’s fascinating past, you can enjoy freshly-brewed local tea and favourite regional dishes created through the region’s unique Thai-Chinese heritage. Read More...10Koh Yao Noi Full-Day Bike Tour Koh Yao Island0
The beautiful Koh Yao Noi is known for its fantastic shoreline, but its interior is relatively unexplored. With this cycling tour, you can ride through traditional fishing villages, lush rice paddies, unique mosques and tropical jungles, getting an unrivalled look at the natural beauty of the region and the local ways of life.
The 30 km trip along safe even paths includes a tasty local Thai lunch and the chance to see some of the resident wildlife – an opportunity denied to those who only explore the coast in a noisy boat. The bike and helmet are provided, as is the boat ride from Phuket to Koh Yao Noi and back again. You will also have an English-speaking guide so that you are able to learn more about the fascinating landscape you are pedalling through. Read More...