Pattaya Park, a landmark on Jomtien Beach, is best known for its 240-metre tall observation tower, which doubles as a jumping tower. The tower hosts three revolving restaurants serving international buffet, all with 360-degree views of Pattaya. There’s also a separate water park and amusement park.
Blue Tree Phuket water park is a new and immense playground designed for adults and kids to spend a day of fun in the warm waters of a tropical island.
AC's Phuket Fishing Park allows you to learn the craft of lake fishing and catch some big freshwater fish.
The Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation is part of the wider JW Marriott Resort in Phuket and sits on Mai Khao Beach. The foundation was started to protect the nesting turtles in the area as well as to promote clean seas and beaches on the island.
The Full Moon Festival at Paradise Beach is Phuket’s biggest beach party. Modelled after the successful Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan, Phuket’s version of the all-night beach party is a more upscale affair and is well organised. Each month on the night of the full moon, famous DJs, local expats,...
Zorbing at Rollerball is a fun and unique outdoor activity for the whole family in Phuket. The centre is located on the hills overlooking Kalim Beach, where you can descend a 190-metre track (one of the longest downhill tracks in the world) inside a flexible plastic ball, which is around 3 metres...
Dino Park Mini Golf is a fun and funky mini-golf course and restaurant located right in between Karon and Kata beaches on the Beach Road. With a full 18-hole course in a dramatic pre-historic setting – as well as a Flintstones-themed restaurant – it's a great place to enjoy a day out with the fam...
Splash Jungle Water Park in Mai Khao Beach is unrivalled in southern Thailand when it comes to wet and wild thrills. A great day out, particularly for children, it's home to 12 exhilarating water slides, rides and attractions, with professional lifeguards on standby to make sure that you have fun...
Phuket Trickeye Museum is an interactive 3D painting exhibition offering amazing photo opportunities and great fun for families.
The Kids Club Phuket is a safe and fun children’s entertainment centre in Patong, close to Jungceylon Shopping Centre. It occupies the entire upper floor of a complex just opposite The Kee Resort and Spa Patong.
Tonsai Waterfall (Ton Sai Waterfall) is a leisurely spot in the northeastern part of Phuket.
Kathu Waterfall is a series of drop pools that are best seen during the rainy season in Phuket.
Ton Ao Yon Waterfall is a rather hidden swimming hole around 3.6 km east of the Kao Khad View Point.
Phuket Seashell Museum in Rawai presents a collection of valuable seashells from all over the world. Many are among the most sought-after by collectors and have been sourced from Phuket and Thai waters. It's a great attraction that can keep kids and adults entertained on a rainy day in Phuket.
Hanuman World Phuket is an exciting but safe treetop ziplining adventure just west of Phuket Town.
Jungle Bungy Jump offers one of the most thrilling and challenging activities in Phuket: a 50-metre plunge towards a lake shrouded by jungle.
Parasailing is a fun activity for those who like a dare while on holiday. In Phuket, you'll find a handful of operators on the most popular beaches providing the service but the major centre for parasailing here is Patong Beach.
Established in 2002, Tublamu Navy Golf Course is located in Phang Nga Province. It's just north of Thai Muang, 90 minutes' drive from Phuket.
Rajjaprabha Dam Golf Course is one of Thailand’s most scenic golf courses. Located in Khao Sok, just south of the Cheow Lan Lake formed by the Ratchaprapa Dam, it's surrounded by the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world.
Katathong Golf Resort & Spa is located some 30 km east of Khao Lak in Phang Nga province.
Phunaka Golf Course is a 9-hole floodlit golf course in central Phuket. Open day and night, the course is a Par 3 ranging from 100 to 190 yards.
Phuket Country Club, established in 1989, is one of the oldest and finest golf courses built in Phuket and lies on a reclaimed tin mine site.
Blue Canyon Country Club, set on 730 acres of land in a secluded valley overlooking Phuket's famous hills, hosts 2 courses: the 'Canyon Course' and the 'Lake Course'.
Loch Palm Golf Club is spread over a lush, rolling 400 rai (160-acre) hilly plateau.
Red Mountain Golf Club is located in Phuket’s Kathu district on what used to be a tin mine, right next to its sister golf course – Loch Palm Golf Club – and has become one of the favourite courses in Phuket.
Surf House Patong Beach is a vibrant surf centre on Patong’s Beach Road, just over the road from the Immigration office and the famous sandy Patong Beach beyond. It’s a fun flow ride facility where you can learn to surf in a safe and controlled environment.
Panwa Viewpoint, also known as Khao Khad Views Tower, offers full 360° views out over southern and eastern Phuket.
Monkey Hill is another name for Toh Sae Hill in Phuket Town – the reason why becomes fairly obvious after a few hundred metres when you come across a troupe of macaques munching away on fruit. One of the highest hills in Phuket Town, Monkey Hill is home to a few TV and radio stations and a popula...
Laem Singh Viewpoint is a popular stop on the coast road between Kamala Beach and Surin Beach.
Khao Rang Viewpoint – sometimes called Rang Hill Viewpoint – is among the most famous of the many viewpoints around Phuket.
Karon Viewpoint is one of the most frequented viewpoints in Phuket. Located between Nai Harn and Kata Noi beaches, it's busy most days of the year and a popular stop in many tour itineraries. From here, You can take in views of Kata Noi, Kata Yai and Karon beaches.
Black Rock Viewpoint is challenging to get to but certainly worth the effort.
Bangtao Beach spans 6 km in length, making it one of Phuket's longest beaches. For the most part, it's pretty deserted – hotels mostly occupy its southern end, while the northern end is generally very quiet and peaceful. Only a few small beach bars are dotted along its length.
Windmill Viewpoint is located between Ya Nui and Nai Harn beaches in south Phuket. Not far from Phromthep Cape, it has several tall, slim white windmills belonging to the Promthep Alternative Energy Station. This hilltop viewpoint features west-coast vistas similar to Phromthep but is usually qui...