Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and attracts the most visitors because of its beauty, accessibility and because there are just so many things to do in Phuket. This island is full of entertainment from nightly shows to history, culture, food and more. Not to mention the beautiful beaches and jaw-dropping islands nearby will make you instantly want to add Phuket to your Thailand trip itinerary.
When visiting you will have plenty of options available when it comes to tours in Phuket. Most are Phuket day tours that will either take you around the island or to islands close-by that you need to see as they are amongst some of the most famous and stunning in the country.
Whether you’re looking for Phuket day trips, Phuket snorkeling tours, the best Phi Phi island tour or a Phang Nga tour from Phuket you will find the top selection of tours from Phuket here so you can spend your money on only the best of what this incredible island has to offer.
Phi Phi Island Tour
Length: 9 hours
Spend the day exploring on this Phi Phi island tour from Phuket to a collection of islands known for their stunning beauty. This full-day tour will take you snorkeling to see colourful fish, to Monkey Beach so you can hang out with some of the furry island residents, beach time on Bamboo island, a buffet lunch and time at Maya Bay made famous for where the movie The Beach starring Leonardo DiCaprio was filmed.
Phang Nga Bay: Kayaking and Visting James Bond Island
Length: 9 hours
One of the most notable days tours from Phuket is Phang Nga Bay, known for is vivid waters, sea kayaking and the famous James Bond Island. On this full-day boat tour you’ll be guided on sea kayaks through caves to lagoons, alongside rocky formations and to pristine beaches. Lunch and accommodation transfers are also included.
Phuket City Tour
Length: 8 hours
Get to know the best of Phuket from a local guide who will show you the stunning Wat Chalong (Buddist temple), the colourful Sino-Portuguese architecture of Phuket Town and take you to one of the best spots to watch the sunset on the island. You’ll finish the day off at a 100% organic rum distillery where you can end your day with a rum cocktail in hand.
Coral & Raya Islands Speedboat Tour
From Phuket you’ll quickly make your way to spend the day relaxing on Coral and Raya islands by speedboat. Take in the stunning blues of the Andaman Sea and soak up the sun on the white sand beaches. To cool off slip into the sea where you can snorkel around coral reefs. Lunch at a beachside restaurant is also included. This is one of the Phuket boat tours that you won’t want to miss.
Phuket FantaSea Show
Length: 4 hours
Enjoy a night full of entertainment at one of the top 2 shows on Phuket. Roam the show grounds of the Thai cultural theme park where you’ll see performances and can shop. The show is a mix of traditional Thai dancing, music and costumes. Circus acts that include elephants, other animals and magic tricks are also apart of the show.
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Need to Know: Elephant riding is an option before the show. I highly encourage you to research how poorly these animals are treated and to not ride them. Animals are also used in the show, so please be aware before you book a ticket.
Phuket Adventure: ATV, Zipline, Temple and River Rafting
Length: 9.5 hours
Explore Phuket in the most adventurous way possible by trying 4 outdoor activities across the island. See an eerie temple, raft down a river through the rapids, experience the thrill of a 150 metre zipline and go off-roading on a 30-minute ATV ride.
Koh Yao Noi Bike Tour
Length: 10 hours
Spend the day riding around the nearby island of Koh Yao Noi with a local as a tour guide. The quiet island is a serene paradise and exploring by bike is the perfect way to experience the nature and landscapes of the island. See small market towns, rice paddies and mosques as Koh Yao Noi has mostly Muslims living on the island unlike the rest of Thailand. See the diverse animals, nature and culture of the island in an environmentally friendly way.
Similan Islands Snorkel and Swim Trip
Length: 8.5 hours
Phuket island tours are widely popular and with good reason. Experience the crystal clear waters of the Andaman Sea first-hand with this full-day tour by speedboat from Phuket. Home to some of the best snorkeling and diving in Thailand, the Similan islands are only accessible part of the year, October-May, but are a treat to see with your own eyes. Lunch is also included.
Length: 75 minutes
For nightly entertainment the Simon Cabaret is one of the top contenders on the island and surely doesn’t disappoint. Spend your night watching the dazzling show with glittering costumes and men dressed as women. The show has been going since 1991 and is a Vegas-style show with a twist.
Thai Cooking Class with Waterfall Visit
Length: 8 hours
What’s better than cooking Thai food? Cooking Thai food and then visiting a beautiful waterfall. This full-day tour will take you to a market where you’ll learn about fruit carving, a visit to a waterfall and how to make 10 Thai dishes. Your favourites from pad thai to papaya salad, spring rolls and green curry are included. Hotel pick-up is included.
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Enjoy the best Phuket tours, your time on the island and your Phuket holidays!
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