Of course once you arrive in Phuket you will find an
unending supply of local tours to go to -- typically you can
book these through hotel tour desks but if you want to get
organized in advance then you can book online. A few
of the examples are given below, click through to find more.
Pricing if you buy online is not that much different to
buying locally -- the hotel tour desks take a cut as well of
course. The cheapest is to go into Patong town and
book from a local tour company, but this is time consuming
and unless you feel confident about your bargaining ability
you may not get a particularly good deal anyway.
|Link to details
||"This is a unique
experience that takes you into the famous Phang Nga
Bay. With your skilled canoe guide you will be
witness to some of the most dramatic and beautiful
scenery in Thailand. The newly discovered sea caves
and 'Hongs' are an exciting feature. A trip not to
be missed! "
|Fantastic views, but
do allow for the fact that it will take some time to
You get to see the various
incredible islands that famously featured in the
James Bond film Dr. No.
|For older kids yes,
but not suitable for toddlers or younger children.
Island By Express Boat
||"Soak up the beauty
and colors of this magical landscape! Follow
Thailandís long leg of land stretching down to
Malaysia and youíll find Phi Phi Island to the west
of the 'knee' in the Andaman Sea. Cruise by express
boat to visit one of Asiaís most beautiful islands.
Don't miss this delightful tour - book now!"
not the unspoiled place it once was -- it's a bit
disappointing to arrive on the beach and find
garbage and that the water is unclear compared to
some of the stops on the way
||Very much so, that is
perhaps the up side of this as it is more developed
there are more facilities and it is ok for children.
Fantasea (Show Only)
||"A fun night to be
had by all! Phuket Fantasea is a new theme park
complex that promises to be the ultimate night time
entertainment venue on the island. Be spellbound at
the Las Vegas style theatrical show, where state of
the art technology and special effects enhance the
grace and beauty of local myths, mysteries and magic
in a wondrous extravaganza. For an enjoyable evening
out - be sure to book this tour! "
||This places comes as a
bit of a shock, the entry area where you buy tickets
is tacky beyond belief. Once inside though it is
actually very good. The show itself is very
impressive and well worth the rather high (by Phuket
You can also book it with
Show and Dinner. The dinner is a simple buffet
in a huge air-conditioned restaurant. The food
is not special but because it is right by the
theater you can avoid missing the start of the