Planning a visit to Phuket this year? We have complete collection of hand picked 101 places to visit in Phuket. Cool, uber, trendy, and romantic, Phuket justifies all these adjectives perfectly. Clear blue water, dramatic rock formations, cool golden sand, and pristine greenery everywhere you look, a trip to Phuket is sure to be etched in your memory forever. The place entices you to visit the place yet again. The colorful shorelines with shacks, colorful chairs, and umbrellas invite you to shed your worries and just relax. Thrilling watersports, entertainment shows, and steaming nightlife are synonyms of Phuket. Here is a comprehensive list of places you must visit when in Phuket.

1. Patong Beach

Patong Beach

The highlight of any Phuket Tour Package is a trip to Patong Beach. One of the most happening beach in Phuket. An ideal place to party and indulge in varied activities. The place has a bustling nightlife. You will be spoiled with the plethora of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs to choose from. New visitors might feel a bit overwhelmed in the hot streets and bustling atmosphere of the town but it is a great place to let your hair down and make good memories. This is undoubtedly #1 place to visit in Phuket.

2. Soi Bangla Road

Soi Bangla Road

Thanon Bangla is located in Phuket close to the Patong Beach and is a lively place to visit after 7:00 PM. It is a very popular street in Patong. The street buzzes with all kinds of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs and there is also an exclusive and boisterous adults-only area.

Distance from Patong Beach

Thanon Bangla is located just beside Patong Beach. It takes around 2 minutes to reach Thanon Bangla from the Patong Beach.

How to Reach

You can just walk down from Patong Beach to Thanon Bangla. This is the best and most convenient means of reaching Thanon Bangla.

3. Karon Viewpoint

Karon Viewpoint is a very popular viewpoint in Phuket. It is located between Nai Harn and Kata Noi beaches and remains crowded almost throughout the year. It is a popular stop in several Phuket sightseeing tour itineraries. This place offers surreal views of Kata Noi, Kata Yai and Karon beaches. It looks out directly out to the Andaman Sea.

Distance from Patong Beach

Karon Viewpoint is located at a distance of approximately 14 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 22 minutes to reach Karon Viewpoint from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

You can reach Karon Viewpoint from Patong Beach by local tuk tuk by spending around 350 to 400 bhat. The Phuket local beach buses run at regular intervals along many different routes that connect Patong, Kata, Karon and Rawai. These bus travel routes are the cheapest methods of getting around to the various different beaches from Phuket Town. They might be not that comfortable or fast and cannot be availed in case you are carrying a lot of luggage.

4. Phi Phi Island

Phi Phi Island

The superstar of all the islands in Thailand. It has been featured in many movies and is sure to be in every traveler’s bucket list. With all the hype surrounding it, Phi Phi island doesn’t disappoint with its alluring natural beauty. The island can be approached via boat and will be love at first sight for every traveler. Adventure lovers, hopeless romantic, off-beat travelers, all are sure to be bewitched by its towering-cliffs, beach-fronted jungle, and sheer lack of hustle-and-bustle.

5. Old Phuket Town

Old Phuket Town

Lively Phuket Old Town showcases a demure old-world charm with brightly painted, century-old Sino-Portuguese townhouses. The architecture has been well-preserved with houses lined in a row along Soi Rommanee. The main street or the Thalang Road is full of stores that sell artisanal ice cream and batik fabrics. The town also hosts a Sunday market for souvenirs and street food.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Old Town is located at a distance of approximately 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. The road distance would be It takes around half an hour to reach Phuket Old Town from the Patong Beach via Route 4029 or Route 4020.

How to Reach

You can reach Phuket Old Town from Patong Beach by Blue Songtaews by spending 30 baht and is also the cheapest way to travel. Bus travel duration is a little less than an hour. Take a taxi that will cost you 400 – 510 baht to travel the same distance.

6. Big Buddha

Big Buddha

One of the most revered landmarks. The statue of the seated Maravija Buddha sits atop of Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata. The statue is 42-meters tall and can be viewed from Karon Beach. The site is a great viewpoint offering a 360-degree view of the whole island. The hilltop is a peaceful place to spend some time in complete silence occasionally broken by the sound of small bells and soft background dharma music.

7. Similan Island

Similan Island

An archipelago in the Andaman Sea about 84Km northwest of the bustling town of Phuket. The place is counted among the top 10 most interesting diving areas in the world. Adventure lovers would love to take a dip and explore the wonders hidden beneath the clear blue waters. The place is a favorite among the tourists for yacht and boat tours.

8. Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong is a Buddhist temple which is a popular and historical landmark and in Phuket’s Chalong Bay. It is favourite place of worship for the locals. The westerners come here to learn about Buddhism. This temple is also known as Wat Chaitararam and is located on Chao Fa West Road in the northern part of Tambol Chalong.

Distance from Patong Beach

Wat Chalong is located at a distance of approximately 19 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 30 minutes to reach Wat Chalong from the Patong Beach via Route 4030 or route 4028.

How to Reach

Wat Chalong, the most important temple of Phuket among the 29 Buddhist temples, can be reached by travelling a little more than 18 km southeast of the popular Phuket beach. From there are buses (Blue Songtaews) every half an hour to reach Patong and takes roughly 50 mins. Taxi takes merely 18 minutes to reach Wat Chalong from Patong and will cost you around 470 to 600 baht. Trekking enthusiast can even walk down from Patong to Wat Chalong and it will take around 2 hours to cover the approximate distance of 9.5 kilometres. Or taxi service can be hired for a half-day tour package covering several prominent tourist spots of Phuket to be clubbed along with Wat Chalong. Places such as Big Buddha Phuket, Kata Beach, Karon Viewpoint, Old Phuket Town, Methee Phuket, Big Bee Farm, Sino-Portuguese Building, Nai Harn Beach, Khao Rang Hill View Point, Banzaan Fresh Market, Wind Mill View Point, Cashew Nut Factory and Promthep Cape can be included. The tours can extend for 4 hours, 6 hours or 8 hours. The number of destinations you will cover will depend on the trip duration and day package chosen.

9. Simon Cabaret Show

Simon Cabaret Show

Phuket Simon Cabaret is a scintillating and glamourous entertainment show and can be identified as Phuket’s Best Cabaret Show, this is such a special night of entertainment. Phuket Simon Cabaret is a theatre offering an evening of live music, dance and comedic performances by a troupe of transgender entertainers. Founded in 1991, it’s a spectacular display of colour, originality and fun, with a single show combining a wide range of musicals from cultures around the world.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Simon Cabaret is located very close at an approximate distance of 2.4 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes hardly 5 minutes to reach Phuket Simon Cabaret from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

Phuket Simon Cabaret show regular tickets come with a shuttle package that include pick and drop from specific hotels. It is located quite close and you can simply walk down from the Patong Beach. Taxi, tuk tuk and bus are the other options.

10. Phuket Fantasea

Phuket Fantasea

Phuket Fantasea is a cultural theme park that showcases elaborate and fantastic performances in association with 400 people, 44 elephants, three tigers, 40 goats, 40 chickens and 400 pigeons. The Show demonstrates Thailand’s rich heritage, and presents the beauty of Thailand. It is packed with varied activities and entertainment such as games, handicrafts and shopping.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Fantasea is situated at a distance of approximately 9.9 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 16 minutes to reach Karon Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030 or route 4233.

How to Reach

The distance via road between Patong to Phuket Fantasea is 10 kilometres approximately and driving time from Patong to Phuket Fantasea. You can take a taxi or tuk tuk from the hotel you are staying in Patong. But generally transfers are included in the show ticket price in case you are booking through an agent. Agents do pick-up guests from various points in shares mini buses and drop you at the show and then again pick you up at a prior agreed upon time from a particular point. Hotels also do arrange for pick up and drop but they are usually expensive. The quickest way to get from Patong to Phuket Fantasea is to hire a taxi which will costs 300 – 385 baht approximately and will take around 10 minutes to reach.

There are regular buses plying between both the points. You can board the Phuket Smart Bus from Patong station which connects it to Phuket Fantasea station. It takes 25 minutes and departs hourly. The tickets will costs around 170 baht and is the cheapest mode of travel.

11. Kata Noi Beach

Kata Noi Beach

Kata Noi Beach is a beautiful about 700 metres long and quite popular beach of Phuket along its west coast. It is located just south of the main Kata Beach and has lovely soft sands. It has a number of Phuket’s most luxurious resorts, restaurants and sunset bars. The Kata Noi Beach is clean and alluring. 

Distance from Patong Beach

Kata Noi Beach is located at a distance of approximately 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 26 minutes to reach Kata Noi Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

Travel from Patong Beach to Kata Noi by Bus, Blue Songtaews, that takes around half an hour to reach. The cheapest way to get from Patong to Kata Noi Beach is to drive which costs 32 – 50 baht and takes around 13 minutes. Take a taxi to reach Kata Noi from Patong for 340 – 430 baht. The distance can also be comfortably covered by rented bikes or cars. In the high season, from the months of November to April the rates of hiring two wheelers are the highest to about 250 baht per day. In case you hire cars or bikes for a long time, you can save a bit of money by renting for a week, which then comes to around 1,200 – 2,000 baht and for even longer duration, say for example for a month, the rates would be 3,500 baht approximately. Renting bike budget should be estimated to about 150 – 450 baht per day, depending on your motorbike preference. Or else, you can book half-day or full-day tours around Phuket to cover Kata Noi Beach too.

12. Khao Rang Hill

Khao Rang Hill

Another favorite viewpoint in Phuket that is loved by the majority of the tourists. The summit offers beautiful views of the entire town. The hill has a landscape park for kids, restaurants and bars, a fitness park, and a panoramic terrace. The place is ideal to enjoy a breath of fresh air and just chill.

13. Nai Harn Beach

Nai Harn Beach

Another popular beach in Phuket. With only a handful of hotels, restaurants, and shops the bay can retain its peaceful charm. People who wish to escape the busy beaches of Phuket will love to pay this bay a visit. The bay is a popular anchorage of boats and a great place to take a dip into the water from November to April. The local restaurants are an ideal place to spend a peaceful or romantic evening watching the sunset on the horizon.

14. Surin Beach

Surin Beach

Surin Beach is surreal and pristine. It is called ‘Millionaire’s Row’ being a top-end celebrity haunt with luxury resorts. These resorts share prime spots on top of the hills beside the million dollar houses overlooking the Andaman Sea. It is busy resort town and an exotic coastal village with fine white sands and turquoise waters.

Distance from Patong Beach

Surin Beach is located at a distance of approximately 27 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 13 minutes to reach Surin Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

You can reach Surin Beach from Patong Beach by bus by spending 70 to 170 baht. Bus travel duration is about 35 minutes. Surin Beach to Patong bus services are operated by Phuket Smart Bus and buses depart from Patong station and connects Surin Beach station to travel back to Patong. The fastest way to get to Surin Beach from Patong is to take a taxi that will cost 360 – 470 baht and takes merely 15 minutes approximately. Buses ply regularly, depart on an hourly basis and operate every day.

15. Khai Island

Khai Island

Tucked away in Phang Nga Bay, the small Koh Khai Island is only 30 minutes from the eastern coast of Phuket. The place is ideal for a half-day tour in a cruising yacht, speedboat, or an antique wooden rice barge. The ride to the island is sure to be memorable along the Sapan Bay, having a view of the beautiful Rang Yai Island and its Pearl Farms. The most distinct characteristic of Khai Island is its twelve different types of exotic tropical fish that aren’t afraid of humans.

16. Phromthep Cape

Phromthep Cape

One of the most famous landmarks in Phuket. The picturesque capes with its high cliffs are a great lookout point offering stunning views of sea waves and sunsets. The cape is sure to be every photographer’s delight with dramatic and spectacular views of the ocean, secluded lighthouse with several historical artifacts on display. The place seems to have just jumped out a teenage Disney movie and is ideal for exploring and spending peaceful moments in your and your loved one’s company.

17. Banana Beach

Banana Beach

Phuket is a storehouse of lovely beaches. If you wish to avoid the many crowded beaches then you can visit this hidden beach located on the beautiful coral islands. Coral islands are mere 3kms southeast of Phuket. The Banana beach, though beautiful, is relatively lesser-known and hence is not much crowded. The beach is ideal for spending a laid-back afternoon soaking some Vitamin D. The beach is easily accessible in a 15-minutes speed boat ride from Chalong.

18. Tiger Kingdom

Tiger Kingdom

Located at the foot of Patong Hill, the place allows tourists to get up close with the Indochinese Tigers. Raised since birth by a group of professional trainers, you can visit the tiger in the cage and get pictures clicked by professional photographers. The real treat the place offers is a chance to play with baby tigers.

19. Phuket Monkey School

Phuket Monkey School

If you love to see monkeys in action then you would love to visit this place. The monkeys here are trained to pick coconuts, perform tricks, ride a tricycle, do sit-ups, scuba diving, and even to your utter astonishment play basketball. If you are traveling with kids then this place must be in your itinerary. The school is located in the complex containing Cobra and Snake Farm.

20. Kathu Waterfall

Kathu Waterfall

A series of drop pools with water cascading down dramatic rocks. Though the climb till the top is not an easy one, the view is rewarding. June to November is the best time to visit the place when there is plenty of monsoon water. Besides taking a dip in the pool there are several attractions nearby that are worth exploring. This includes Palazzo and the flying hanuman.

21. Karon Beach

Karon Beach

Karon Beach is marked as the third-longest beach in the famous island of Phuket, Thailand. Karon Beach is located on the west coast, sandwiched between Patong that lies to the north and Kata which lies to the south. This beach is a popular holiday destination of Phuket and ideal for going for snorkelling.

Distance from Patong Beach

Karon Beach is situated at a distance of approximately 8 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 11 minutes to reach Karon Beach from the Patong Beach.

How to Reach

Karon beach is a much quitter destination compared to its busy neighbour Patong Beach. To reach Karon Beach from Patong , the Phuket Smart Bus is a comfortable way. It will cost you approximately 30 baht to go from beach to beach. Direct buses ply from Patong and connecting to Karon Circle. Buses depart hourly and operate every day with a journey time of approximately 15 min. Travelling by taxis is comfortable but expensive. Taking a tuk tuk or taxi from Patong to Karon might cost something around 400 baht. If you are not carrying much luggage, bus is the best option.

22. Kamala Beach

Kamala Beach

Kamala Beach lies in the northern side of Patong. It is much quieter and relaxing compared to Patong and gives a relaxed feel. Kamala Beach has a beautifully enclosed bay and a fishing village surrounded by forested hills. Kamala Beach has developed to be a favoured spot for visitors seeking refuge from glitz and fast pace.

Distance from Patong Beach

Kamala Beach is located at a distance of approximately 10.4 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 20 minutes to reach Kamala Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030 or 4233.

How to Reach

You can reach Kamala Beach from Patong Beach by bus by spending 55 to 85 baht. Bus travel duration is about 25 minutes. The other option is to travel by taxi that takes around 9 minutes to reach and costs 280 to 365 baht.

23. Kata Beach

Kata Beach

Kata Beach is a beautiful and picturesque bay which lies close south of Karon Beach,. This beach has white sands and clear waters which attracts visitors with its splendid charm. This beach is a popular family haunt and enjoys a lot of attention due to its spectacular palm-lined beach, lively restaurants, vibrant nightlife and plentiful accommodation options along the beach.

Distance from Patong Beach

Kata Beach is located at a distance of around 11.3 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 17 minutes to reach Kata Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

You can reach Kata Beach from Patong Beach by bus by spending 55 to 170 baht. Bus travel duration is about 25 minutes. The other option is to travel by taxi that takes around 9 minutes to reach and costs 320 to 400 baht. Or you can plan a half-day trip to Kata Beach to enjoy the nearby attractions and activities such as the Karon or Kata Viewpoint, the Kata Noi Viewpoint Bars, Dino Park Mini Golf, Surf House Phuket, Kata Noi, snorkelling and diving, Kata Night Market and some pleasant experiences such as the Boathouse Oceanfront Cooking Classes. Take a taxi to reach Kata Beach from Patong for something around 426 baht. You can visit Kata Beach from Patong beach in rented bikes or cars which will cost you about 250 baht per day. In case you hire cars or bikes for a long time, you can rent for a week for around 1,200 – 2,000 baht and for a month for approximately 3,500 baht. Renting bike will cost you about 150 – 450 baht per day, depending on the model of motorbike chosen.

24. Sirinat National Park

Sirinat National Park

Sirinat National Park is a beautiful, coastal park that occupies an area of 22 square kilometres of coastal land and 68 square kilometres of sea. It is at the northwest coast of Phuket Island, 30 kilometres north of Phuket Town, adjacent to the Phuket Airport. it has sparkling white sand beaches and offers exciting view of low-flying aircrafts.

Distance from Patong Beach

Sirinat National Park is located at a distance of approximately 37 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 1 hour to reach Sirinat National Park from the Patong Beach via Route 402.

How to Reach

You can reach Sirinat National Park from Patong Beach by bus by spending 145 to 225 baht. Bus travel duration is about 2.5 hours. Sirinat National Park to Patong bus services are operated by Phuket Smart Bus and buses depart from Patong station and connects Thalang Public Health Office station from the park to travel back to Patong. The fastest way to get to Sirinat National Park from Patong is to take a taxi that will cost 800 – 1000 baht and takes around 34 minutes.

25. Ko Racha Yai

Ko Racha Yai

The Racha Islands or Raya Islands or Koh Racha Yai are superb diving and snorkelling destinations of Thailand with splendid clear waters. These islands are located around 12 kilometres south of Phuket and is uninhabited. Most arrivals at Racha Yai happens at the strip of fine white sand tucked deep into the long, U-shaped main bay, Ao Tawan Tok or Ao Bungalow.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Racha Islands are located at a distance of approximately 33 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 1.5 hours to reach Rawai or Chalong Pier from the Patong Beach. And from Rawai, it takes another hour approximately to reach the islands by boat. Distance of The Racha Islands from Phuket main island is about 10 – 12 kilometres.

How to Reach

You can reach Rawai or Chalong Pier from Patong Beach by bus by spending 90 to 170 baht via Route 4028, 4030 or 4024. There are direct buses departing from Patong and arriving at Rawai running on an hourly basis, and operating every day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours. The fastest way to get to Rawai or Chalong Pier from Patong is to take a taxi that will cost 490 – 600 baht and takes around half an hour. Then the rest of the journey will be via waterway. Long-tail and speedboat transfers are arranged from Chalong Pier or Rawai. Depending on the speed and type of boat, a one-way trip duration varies from around 45 minutes to over 1 hour. All-inclusive day tours can be easily availed for snorkelling and diving are also available. A day trip can also be planned with a full itinerary that includes island hopping. This trip will include round trip transfer, activities and facilities such as lunch, life insurance, mask and snorkelling gear, life jacket, beach chair along with English Speaking Guide. The day trip costs 1280 to 1700 baht approximately.

26. Flying Hanuman

Flying Hanuman

Flying Hanuman is an immense ziplining adventure full of thrill and adrenaline rush. It comprises up to 15 ziplines, 2 sky bridges, 2 abseils, 3 spiral staircases and a sky rail. You can choose a 28 or 16 platform route to marvel at the spectacular views across the jungle treetops to Phuket town.

Distance from Patong Beach

Flying Hanuman is located at a distance of approximately 7 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 20 minutes to reach Surin Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

You can reach Flying Hanuman from Patong Beach by bus by spending 70 to 170 baht. Bus travel duration is about 35 minutes. To experience the exquisite beauty of this Phuket rainforests, generally tourists book package tours that includes the convenience of pick up and drop off direct from your hotel. Take a package that includes platforms, meals and transfer. Enjoy the thrill of zip wires, swing, sky rail and rappelling in the package.

27. Bang Tao Beach

Bang Tao Beach

Bangtao Beach, Pansea and Surin beaches are a part of Choeng Thale in a very beautiful part of Phuket’s west coast. It consists of a parade of 5-star hotels along the beachfronts where the villagers make their living by fishing, farming and rubber tapping. In the middle of Bang Tao Beach lies the Laguna Phuket, one of Asia’s largest resort complexes.

Distance from Patong Beach

Bang Tao is located at a distance of approximately 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. But the road distance is approximately 19 kilometres. It takes around 40 minutes to reach Bang Tao Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

You can travel between Patong and Bang Tao via Bang Tao Beach bus services, which is operated by Phuket Smart Bus. The bus fare will cost you around 85 to 170 baht and takes approximately an hour to travel the distance between Bang Tao and Patong. The buses connect Boat Avenue Cherng Talay station in Bang Tao to Patong Station in Patong. The road distance between Patong to Bang Tao Beach is 20 kilometres which takes approximately 20 minutes to drive from Patong to Bang Tao Beach. A hired taxi costs you about 470 and 600 baht.

28. Ko He

Ko He

Ko He or Coral Island is a very popular group of small islands just south of Phuket. It has shallow coral reefs and is an excellent snorkelling site and sees a lot day tourists. Coral Island is 2.5 kilometres long granite island and jungle covered. It has three beautiful and serene beaches.

Distance from Patong Beach

Ko Re or Coral Island is located at a distance of approximately 19 kilometres from Patong Beach. The island is 6.5 kilometres from Rawai Beach. The road distance would be It takes around half an hour to reach Phuket Old Town from the Patong Beach via Route 4029 or Route 4020.

How to Reach

It takes approximately 1.5 hours to reach Rawai or Chalong Pier from the Patong Beach. And from Rawai, it takes another 15 minutes approximately to reach the Coral Island by boat. There are plenty of day tours organised for visiting this island. You can reach Rawai Beach or Chalong Pier and rent a longtail or speedboat for the rest of the 9 kilometre ride to the Coral Island. In group bookings for boat transportation, you can get cheaper deals than booking a tour and it might prove to be a more rewarding experience to explore the island on your own. In case you want to travel by speedboat, you can book a snorkelling trip from Chalong to get to the island that transports you in 15 minutes. For snorkelling expeditions, you shall be provided with snorkelling mask and fins. Buffet lunch is generally included in the day package tour. Usually, from Rawai, you land at Long Beach. From there if you want to check out Banana Beach, a trail from the eastern end of the Long Beach leads through a jungle and after a hike of around 15 minutes through uneven surfaces, you shall reach the fascinating Banana Beach. This trail is not suitable for the elderly or those carrying small children.

You can also opt for a day tour that includes Coral island with Racha Yai Island. Book a Cruise in a deluxe catamaran in a luxury boat that offers live DJ entertainment and delicious finger food buffet and charges in a range of 3000 to 3800 baht. The same would cost a whopping over 43000 baht in case you are interested in booking private sunset chartered cruise with snorkelling experience.

29. Phuket Aquarium

Phuket Aquarium

The Phuket Aquarium is located in Cape Panwa and is a tunnel which is a few metres long. It is a great place to take the kids and enjoy the display aquariums with cute, funny, dangerous and beautiful creatures of the sea. One can seahorses, pretty clown fish, longhorn cowfish, box-fish and a lot more.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Aquarium is located at a distance of approximately 24 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 44 minutes to reach Phuket Aquarium from the Patong Beach via Route 4023.

How to Reach

The road distance from Phuket Aquarium to Patong Beach is around 25.2 kilometres. The best way to get from Patong to Phuket Aquarium without a car is to travel via bus, Blue Songtaews, which takes 2 hours 2 minutes and costs around 60 bahts. The quickest way to get from Patong to Phuket Aquarium is to take a taxi which will be more expensive costing around 600 – 750 baht and takes around 27 minutes of travel time. To self-drive by hiring two-wheelers or four-wheelers is another option while you can also club visiting Phuket Aquarium by other nearby sightseeing places.

30. Kata Road

Kata Road

Kata Road is a glitzy corner of Phuket with bars, clubs and restaurants located near Kata Beach. It is a condensed string of entertainment venues. It is safe haven for entertainment seekers in Phuket. A vibrant nightlife lies clustered along the Kata Road that runs parallel to the beach and has quite a few noisy and wild beer bars.

Distance from Patong Beach

Kata Road is located at a distance of approximately 11 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 16 – 20 minutes to reach Kata Road from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

You can reach Kata Road from Patong Beach by bus by spending 55 – 170 baht which is also the cheapest way to travel. Bus travel duration is from 50 minutes to an hour. Take a taxi that will cost you 320 – 400 baht to travel the same distance with a journey time of approximately 11 minutes. Kata Beach to Patong bus services is operated by Phuket Smart Bus and connects Kata Night Plaza station to Patong Station.

31. Banzaan Fresh Market

Banzaan Fresh Market

Banzaan Market is a very popular fresh market located in the heart of Patong. The market is in a large, clean and modern building located on the Pungmung Sai Kor Road. The word ‘banzaan’ refres to fresh market in Chinese. Banzaan Market timings are from 6 in the morning to 5 in the evening on every weekday.

Distance from Patong Beach

Banzaan Market is located at a range of less than a kilometre from Patong Beach. It should not take more than a couple of minutes to reach Banzaan market from the Patong Beach.

How to Reach

This short distance from Patong Beach a few hundred metres or so can be reached by simply walking down the road.

32. Bang Pae Waterfall

Bang Pae Waterfall

Bang Pae Waterfall at Khao Phra Thaeo National Park in Thalang is 16 metres in height and the biggest of the three waterfalls of Phuket. It is a serene alternative to beaches located in the north of Phuket and is a popular picnic place. It acts as a fun swimming destination. There are restaurants nearby to enjoy hearty meals.

Distance from Patong Beach

Bang Pae Waterfall is located at a distance of 30 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately a bit more than 30 minutes to reach Bangpae Waterfall from the Patong Beach via Route 4027. Alternative route in 4030 which is around 36 kilometres and takes around 46 minutes to travel from point to point.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Bang Pae Waterfall can be covered by bus Blue Songtaews by paying a bus fare of 70 baht and takes around 2.5 hours to reach the destination. Patong to Ban Bang Pae bus services arrive at Phuket Bang Rong Pier station and connect Patong Station. There are no direst buses and buses go via break in the Phuket Town. On the contrary, taxi takes merely half an hour to reach but is expensive, charging around 680 – 850 baht to cover the same distance.

33. Siam Niramit Phuket

Siam Niramit Phuket

Siam Niramit Phuket is a cultural extravaganza that portrays the artistic and cultural heritage of Thailand through songs, dance routines and traditional martial arts. The 70-minute show is immensely popular adding variety and vitality to Phuket’s entertainment options. The theatre is perfectly located just off the bypass in the outskirts of Phuket Town on lakeside land.

Distance from Patong Beach

Siam Niramit Phuket is located at a distance of 12.4 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 20 minutes to reach Siam Niramit Phuket from the Patong Beach via Route 4027. Alternative route in 4030 which is around 36 kilometres and takes around 46 minutes to travel from point to point.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Siam Niramit Phuket can be covered by bus Blue Songtaews by paying a bus fare of 70 – 85 baht and takes around 2.5 hours to reach the destination with breaks. There are no direst buses and buses go via break in the Phuket Town. On the contrary, taxi takes just 15 minutes to reach but is expensive, charging around 385 – 512 baht to cover the same distance. Siam Niramit Phuket tour comes with optional dinner and transfer. Choosing show with transfer saves the hassle of looking for transportation separately.

34. Haad Laem Sing

Haad Laem Sing

Laem Sing Beach is one of Phuket’s most exquisitely beautiful beaches and lies hidden on the west coast between Kamala Beach and Surin Beach. It is flanked by a steep-sided bay, lined with swaying palm trees and punctuated by giant boulders. It has the feel of a secret beach and is ideal for bodyboarding, swimming and snorkelling.

Distance from Patong Beach

Laem Sing Beach is located at a distance of 12 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 23 minutes to reach Laem Sing Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030. The other option is rent a motorbike or a car and head for this beach. You will reach in 15 minutes.

How to Reach

Laem Singh Beach is located between Kamala beach and Surin beach and can be reached by parking your vehicle up on the road and walking down a steep path of stone stairs. After a walk for a couple of minutes, enjoying pleasant jungle views, you shall reach the Laem Sing Beach area. Car parking options are limited there is enough parking space for motorbikes or two-wheelers. If you happen to visit Kamala beach then Laem Sing Beach would be about a walk of 30 minutes from there for enthusiastic hikers or habitual trekkers.

There are also other ways to enjoy Laem Sing Beach. Book a full-day or long-two-day Scooter Tour where you can enjoy the breath-taking views of some of the most spectacular viewpoints and enjoy the wonders of Phang Nga Province along with leisure hours at your disposal to enjoy the seclusion and serenity of Laem Sing Beach. You can book two wheelers that will carry two persons at the same rate as you book for one person. In case you don’t know how to ride a two wheeler, the tour operation service providers can arrange experienced local riders to take you Pillion for the tour. Enjoy the breezy drive through Patong to Kamala to visit the Tsunami Memorial Park, Laem Sing Viewpoint, Layan beach, Banana beach, Naithon beach, Sirinat National Park (Nai Yang), Sarasin Bridge, Ao Po pier and viewpoint and have lots of fun exploring the most romantic spots of Phuket in a breezy style. Accommodation in cosy Guesthouses and meal plans can also be included along with snacks and refreshments during these day tours.

35. Splash Jungle Water Park

Splash Jungle Water Park

Splash Jungle Water Park in Mai Khao Beach is the best place in Phuket if you want to get wet and experience wild thrills. It is an excellent family fun venue with fast-paced thrills, great food and drinks. The Water Park has 12 exhilarating water slides, rides and attractions. Safety is maintained with professional lifeguards on standby.

Distance from Patong Beach

Splash Jungle Water Park is located at a distance of 12 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 23 minutes to reach Laem Sing Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4030. The other option is rent a motorbike or a car and head for this beach. You will reach in 15 minutes.

Splash Jungle Water Park is located at a distance of 40 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 1 hour to reach Splash Jungle Water Park from the Patong Beach via Route 402 or Route 4030.

How to Reach

Splash Jungle Water Park is located between Kamala beach and Surin beach and can be reached by parking your vehicle up on the road and walking down a steep path of stone stairs. After a walk for a couple of minutes, enjoying pleasant jungle views, you shall reach the Laem Sing Beach area. Car parking options are limited there is enough parking space for motorbikes or two-wheelers. If you happen to visit Kamala beach then Laem Sing Beach would be about a walk of 30 minutes from there for enthusiastic hikers or habitual trekkers.

36. Naiyang Beach

Naiyang Beach

Nai Yang Beach or Naiyang Beach is a bustling beach front which is just a five-minute drive towards south of the airport. It is a popular picnic spot for the locals. This beach offers all kinds of beach fun. The Naiyang Beach is fringed with casuarina trees and is ideal for relax in the shady spot and catching some souvenirs and food vendors.

Distance from Patong Beach

Naiyang Beach is located at a distance of 38 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 50 minutes to reach Naiyang Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Naiyang Beach can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 130 – 185 baht and takes around 1 hour 40 minutes to reach the destination with breaks. If you catch a bus via Thalang Temple then the bus fare would be between 145 – 225 baht and would take 2 hours 15 minutes. Buses run every hour and Phuket Smart Bus accepts cash, prompt pay or the Phuket rabbit card. On the contrary, taxi takes around 35 minutes to reach but is expensive and taxi fare would be in the range of around 890 – 1110 to cover the same distance. Renting a bike or car and roaming freely is always an option. Even covering the spot clubbed with other nearby sightseeing destinations is also possible.

37. Mai Khao Beach

Mai Khao Beach

Mai Khao Beach on the northwest coast of Phuket is pristine and unexplored. It is a blissful 11 kilometres long and straight beach and a part of the Sirinat National Park. The luxurious JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Phuket International Airport are located close by. The beach sand is coarse and the beach remains joyfully secluded.

Distance from Patong Beach

Mai Khao Beach is located at a distance of 41 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 50 minutes to reach Mai Khao Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Mai Khao Beach can be covered by bus in about 2 hours. Bus fare to cover the journey is around of 640 – 810 baht as it includes the taxi fare till Phuket Airport which is 470 – 600 baht. Buses run every hour from Phuket Airport and Phuket Smart Bus accepts cash, prompt pay or the Phuket rabbit card. The taxi will connect to Phuket airport and from there bus plies to Mai Khao Beach. Taxi however takes around 45 minutes to reach but charges will be more. Taxi fare would be in the range of around 940 – 1150 to cover the same distance. Renting a bike or car and roaming freely is always an option. Even covering the spot clubbed with other nearby sightseeing destinations is also possible.

38. Sunday Walking Street Market

Sunday Walking Street Market

Phuket Walking Street is basically a night market that stretches along the beautiful Thalang Road in Phuket Old Town and operates every evening from 5 pm to 11 pm. This market is also known as Lardyai after the southern Thai dialect version of talaad yai, meaning ‘big market’. Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market offers delightful typical southern Thai culinary specialities, local handicrafts and gift stalls.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market is located at a distance of approximately 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 25 minutes to reach Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market can be covered by bus which takes around 23-25 minutes to reach the destination. Phuket Smart Bus ply regularly. On the contrary, taxi takes lesser time to cover the same distance but at a higher price. Renting a bike or car and reaching Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market is also a comfortable option. You can also opt for day trips such as old town cultural heritage tour of Phuket that will lets you discover the historical and cultural heritage that Phuket. The tours shall cover Wat Siray, Sunday Street Market, Phuket City Viewpoint and Phuket Heritage Trail with authentic Thai Dinners and beautiful city views. These trip include pick-up and drops from your hotel.

39. Rang Hill view point

Rang Hill View Point

Rang Hill View Point, also known as Khao Rang Hill, is located to the northwest of the city centre. It offers charming views of the town, the neighbouring islands and the hills on which is located the Phuket Big Buddha. At the summit, there is a landscaped park with playground, restaurants and bars, a fitness park and a panoramic terrace.

Distance from Patong Beach

Rang Hill View Point is located at a distance of 14 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 25 minutes to reach Rang Hill View Point, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4020.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Rang Hill View Point can be covered by bus or by taxis. Renting a bike or car and going out for a pleasant city tour is always an option, including Rang Hill View Point is a good option. Rang Hill View Point can be covered along with other nearby sightseeing destinations in packages tours. Ther are also Old Phuket Town Walking tours, private city tours via booked cabs as per requirement and covering several other tourist attractions along with Rang Hill View Point.

40. Nai Thon Beach

Nai Thon Beach

Nai Thon Beach is quiet and serene, located in Phuket’s West Coast. It is a beautiful stretch of sand to get away from the maddening crowds and enjoy a lazy swim. The sea at Nai Thon Beach is flat, calm and crystal-clear. There are beach restaurants to enjoy blissful dinners with bare feet dipped in the soft sand.

Distance from Patong Beach

Nai Thon Beach is located at an approximate distance of 38 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 45 minutes to reach Nai Thon Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402. It takes almost the same time via Route 4030 with a distance of 29 kilometres approximately.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Nai Thon Beach can be covered partially by car/taxi and rest by bus. The journey from Patong Beach till Baan Khian will be by bus which takes around 1 hour 10 minutes and charges would be 94 – 170 baht. Rest of the journey from Baan Khian to Nai Thon by taxi will take around 9 minutes and taxi charges would be of 300 – 360 baht. On the other hand, taxi takes around 35 minutes to reach but is expensive and taxi fare would be in the range of around 640 – 810 baht to cover the entire distance. Renting a bike or car and reaching the famous attraction is always an option. Even covering Nai Thon Beach with other nearby options such as clubbed with other nearby sightseeing destinations is also possible.

41. Phuket Trickeye Museum

Phuket Trickeye Museum

Phuket Trickeye Museum is the first Trickeye 3D Museum of Southern Thailand. Trickeye museum is an interactive museum that will stimulates one’s creativity and imagination by TROMPEL’OEIL technique through your vision. Visit this unique museum where you can enter the picture that you are watching to become a part of the picture yourself.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Trickeye Museum is located at a distance of 38 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 50 minutes to reach Naiyang Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Phuket Trickeye Museum can be covered by bus Blue Songtaews by paying a bus fare of 71 and takes around 1 hour to reach the destination. After de-boarding from bus, you just need to walk around 780 metres for about 9-10 minutes to reach the Museum. A hired taxi takes just 15 minutes to reach but is expensive, charging around 400 – 512 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Museum by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of public transport. Rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

42. Dino Park Mini Golf & Restaurant

Dino Park Mini Golf & Restaurant

Dino Park Mini Golf is a fun destination to have a day out with family. It has a fashionable mini-golf course and restaurant. It is located between the Karon and Kata beaches on the Beach Road. The golf course is a full 18-hole course that has a dramatic pre-historic setting. The restaurant is Flintstones themed.

Distance from Patong Beach

Dino Park Mini Golf and Restaurant is located at a distance of approximately 10 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 20 minutes to reach Dino Park Mini Golf and Restaurant, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Dino Park Mini Golf and Restaurant can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 55-170 baht and takes around 42 minutes to reach the destination. After boarding from bus from Patong station you just need to walk around 1.1 kilometres for about 10-12 minutes to reach the Dino Park Mini Golf and Restaurant. A hired taxi takes just 10 minutes to reach but is expensive, charging around 300 – 372 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Dino Park Mini Golf and Restaurant by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of public transport. Driving down will also take the same 10 minutes. Rates for renting of bikes and cars depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

43. Thalang Road

Thalang Road

Thalang Road is the historic heart of Old Phuket Town and is replete in an irresistible old-world charm. Here, you can still see the old Sino-Portuguese houses. Some of the shop-houses and mansions have got refurbished, repainted or entirely rebuilt over the years but still manage to withhold the ancient architectural charm.

Distance from Patong Beach

Thalang Road is located at a distance of approximately 14 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Thalang Road, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Thalang Road can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 100-170 baht and takes around 1 hour 20 minutes to reach the destination. A hired taxi takes just about 25 minutes to reach but is expensive, charging around 550 – 725 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Thalang Road by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save a lot of time. Driving down will also take the same time as hired taxis. Rates for renting of bikes and cars depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented. Thalong Road can be enjoyed via a Guided Walking Tours to Old Phuket or in Phuket Day Tours.

44. The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)

The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)

The Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (or GRP) is located in the old tropical forest around Bang Pae waterfall, Phuket. It came into vogue in 1992. It exercises the wildlife conservation efforts and try and rehabilitate and look after the welfare of gibbons that are hunted or illtreated. GRP takes special care of gibbons and release them back into the wild.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project is located at a distance of approximately 29 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 41 minutes to reach The Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4027.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to The Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 550-700 baht and takes around 1 hour 40 minutes to reach the destination. Another way is to cover the distance by Blue Songtaews which takes 2 hours 10 minutes time and bus fare is 250 – 280 baht. A hired taxi takes just about half an hour to reach but is expensive, charging around 680 – 850 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project via rented vehicles such as a two-wheeler or a car is another option that can save a lot of time. Driving down will also take the same time as hired taxis. Rates for renting of bikes and cars depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

45. Elephant Sanctuary

Elephant Sanctuary

Phuket Elephant Sanctuary is located bordering the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. It offers a new and better home for overworked elephants suffering from working extensive hours in the logging and tourism industry. It is the first ethical elephant tourism shelter in Phuket. Here, sick, injured and old elephants are rescued and given back their indigenous habitat.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Elephant Sanctuary is located at a distance of approximately 26 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 35 minutes to reach The Phuket Elephant Sanctuary Project, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4027.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Phuket Elephant Sanctuary can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 430-580 baht and takes around 1 hour 30 minutes to reach the destination. From Patong reach Thalang Public Health Office in 1 hour 20 minutes by paying bus fare of 100 – 170 baht. Rest of the journey is by taxi which takes less than 15 minutes and charges 320 – 400 baht. A hired taxi takes just about half an hour to reach but is expensive, charging around 640 – 810 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary via rented vehicles such as a two-wheeler or a car is another option that can save a lot of time. Self-driving will take the same time as hired taxis. Rates for renting of bikes and cars depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

46. Tonsai Waterfall

Tonsai Waterfall

Ton Sai Waterfall is located in the North East of Phuket and it resembles the Bangpae Waterfall located nearby. Tonsai Waterfall is located on the western side of Khao Phra Thaeo National Park that spreads across an area 22.28 square kilometres. You can do a 2-kilometres trek around the back of the waterfall and enjoy cold drinks and snacks at a restaurant nearby.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Ton Sai Waterfall is located at a distance of approximately 29 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 32 minutes to reach The Phuket Elephant Sanctuary Project, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402 and it is at a distance of 26 kilometres via Route 4030 and takes around 42 minutes to reach.
How to Reach

If you still want to see the Tonsai Waterfall, drive towards the Phuket International Airport from the Phuket Town. As you drive pass the Heroine Monument, continue all the way to Thalang town. A little ahead at the traffic light, you need to take a right turn and drive until you reach the Tonsai National Park. Driving down to the Tonsai Waterfall by rented two-wheeler or a car is one option that can save a lot of time. Self-driving will take the same time as hired taxis. Rates for renting of bikes and cars depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented. For better bus connectivity, you can take a bus from Patong to Phuket town and from there you will get buses to reach Tonsai Wateralls. Bang Pae Waterfall is the largest waterfall in Phuket and in Thailand as well. You need to enter the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park on the north coast of Phuket to visit the Bang Pae Waterfall. To get from Bang Pae to Ton Sai takes around 20 minutes by car and the same tcket bought for entering to visit Bang pae Waterfall will be valid if you are visiting Tonsai Waterfall the same day.

47. Ao Sane Beach

Ao Sane Beach

Ao Sane Beach is one of Phuket’s hidden and secluded beaches away from the prying eyes of mortals. It is one beach where time has sat still for the past twenty years changing nothing. This tiny sandy cove can be reached with a little effort. Beach bumming and snorkelling are the favourite leisure activities in this beach.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Ao Sane Beach is located at a distance of approximately 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 35 minutes to reach Ao Sane Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030. It takes 37 minutes to cover the distance through Route 4028 and cover 28 kilometres via Route 4024, which takes 41 minutes.

How to Reach

To get to the Ao Sane Beach and you will have to follow the directions for the more famous Nai Harn Beach and continue towards The Nai Harn, the 5-star hotel at the northern end of the beach. You need to drive through the hotel grounds, head up over the hill and thereby reach a small parking lot with a road leading down to the Ao Sane Beach. Driving down to the Ao Sane Beach from Patong by a rented vehicles such as a two-wheeler or a car is another option that can save a lot of time and is much more affordable than to rely on Phuket taxis that charge quite extravagantly. Rates for renting of bikes and cars depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

48. Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

Chalong Bay Rum Distillery is located near Wat Chalong. The distillery was established by two French citizens for creating hand-crafted rum distilled from fermented local Thai sugarcane. The production process is an astute blend of Thai traditions and French techniques. Touring around the factory will reveal some of the secrets of rum production and you can also enjoy tasting some.

Distance from Patong Beach

Chalong Bay Rum Distillery, Phuket, is located at a distance of 38 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 50 minutes to reach Naiyang Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Chalong Bay Rum Distillery, Phuket, can be covered by bus Blue Songtaews by paying a bus fare of 60 baht and takes around 2.5 hours to reach the destination. You need to change bus once at the Phuket town. After de-boarding from bus, you just need to walk around 2 kilometres for about 22 minutes to reach the Museum. A hired taxi takes just 20 minutes to reach but is expensive, charging around 470 – 600 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Museum by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of looking for public transport. Rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

49. Baan Teelanka – The Upside Down House of Phuket

Baan Teelanka - The Upside Down House of Phuket

Baan Teelanka – The Upside Down House of Phuket in Phuket is an attractive family getaway which is located approximately 10 kilometres north of Phuket Town. The complex offers activities such as finding clues and solving puzzles to open the doors for the entertainment of the whole family. Baan Teelanka is a three-storey upside down house with a maze, in Phuket. There is a maze-shaped garden in its backyard.

Distance from Patong Beach

Baan Teelanka – The Upside Down House of Phuket is located at a distance of 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 22 minutes to reach Baan Teelanka, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Baan Teelanka – The Upside Down House of Phuket will take around 20 minutes to cover. A hired taxi from Patong will transport you easily from Pa Tong to Baan Teelanka – The Upside Down House of Phuket. Taxi fare would be 360 – 460 baht. Blue Songtaews Bus will take 2.5 hours to reach Baan Teelanka. That too it will be a journey with a couple of breaks at Phuket Town and Phuket Merlin and also a bit of walk will be involved. After getting down at the Baan Teelanka stop, there will be a walk for a kilometre to reach Baan Teelanka – The Upside Down House of Phuket. Bus fare would be 70 – 80 baht. Or else you can book taxis for half day tour that covers Phuket Trickeye Museum along with Baan Teelanka – The Upside Down House of Phuket. Day tour of – The Upside Down House of Phuket comes with transfers or pick and drop from hotel. Driving down to the Museum by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of public transport. Rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

50. Phuket Zoo

Phuket Zoo

Phuket Zoo has the attraction of getting real close to some of the world’s most powerful and majestic creatures. It is Thai version of zoo which is different from the Western concept and here the animals are trained to perform for large audience. This is more of a circus than a zoo. There are tropical and exotic animals such as crocodiles, tigers, monkeys, elephants, birds, butterflies and snakes.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Zoo is located at a distance of 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 34 minutes to reach Phuket Zoo from the Patong Beach via Route 402. It is 18 kilometres via Route 4029 and takes 40 minutes. Through Route 4024 it takes 45 minutes.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Phuket Zoo can be covered by bus with breaks and it can be easily covered via taxi service. A hired taxi will take less time to reach but is expensive, charging than bus. Driving down to the Phuket Zoo by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of public transport. Rates of renting vehicles will depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

51. OTOP Patong

OTOP Patong

OTOP Market in Patong, Phuket, is a shopping paradise. It was initially designed as a local market to promote the local handicrafts and authentic products of each province of Thailand. The name ‘OTOP’ is the acronym for ‘One Tambon One Product’, which literally means ‘One District One Product‘. The market is conveniently located on the second road of Patong Beach, about 750 metres from the famous Jungceylon shopping mall.

Distance from Patong Beach

OTOP Market in Patong is located at a distance of 1.7 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 8 minutes to reach OTOP Market, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4055.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to OTOP Market in Patong can be covered by walk. It is located at a walking distance from Patong Beach. You can combime the visit to the OTOP Market in Patong with the more famous Jungceylon shopping mall, which is the biggest shopping mall till date in Phuket and offers an absolutely scintillating shopping experience.

52. Phuket Seashell Museum

Phuket Seashell Museum

The Phuket Sea Shell Museum exhibits a spectacular range of collection of shells from all around the world. The brilliant collection of sought-after shells found in Thai waters attracts the most attention. Another bright highlight of the collection is the world’s largest gold-coloured pearl that measures 140 karats apart from the astonishing fossils of ancient shells that are millions of years old.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Sea Shell Museum is located at a distance of 21.5 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 38 minutes to reach the Phuket Sea Shell Museum from the Patong Beach via Route 4028 or Route 4024. The distance is 20 kilometres via Route 4030 but will take around 42 minutes and via Route 4024 it will take maybe a couple of minutes more.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to The Phuket Sea Shell Museum can be covered by bus and takes around 1 hour 45 hours to reach the destination and the bus fare is around 170 baht. A hired taxi will take around 40 minutes to reach but charges will be higher, charging around 400 – 500 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Phuket Sea Shell Museum by rented two-wheeler or car is another cheap option that can save the hassle of public transport. Rates of hiring vehicles depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

53. Dolphins Bay Phuket

Dolphins Bay Phuket

Dolphins Bay Phuket offers the extravaganza of amazing dolphin and seal show at Phuket’s sole dolphinarium. Here, you can enjoy watching clever dolphin tricks like acrobatics, juggling and painting. It would be a thrill to get close to seals who even approach the audience to sit with them. It is a complete family entertainment with interactive fun.

Distance from Patong Beach

Dolphins Bay Phuket is located at a distance of 17.5 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 32 minutes to reach Dolphins Bay Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Dolphins Bay Phuket can be covered by bus Blue Songtaews by paying a bus fare of 60 baht and takes around 2 hours 15 minutes to reach the destination. Board a bus from Patong to reach Phuket town in 50 minutes with a bus fare of 30 baht. From there, another bus will take you to Chalong in 40 minutes by paying another 30 baht. From there you need to walk around 2.5 kilometres for about 30 minutes to reach the Dolphins Bay Phuket. A hired taxi takes just 20 minutes to reach but is expensive, charging around 470 – 600 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Dolphins Bay Phuket by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of public transport. Rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented. Taking a taxi from Patong to reach Dolphins Bay Phuket is easy as there are hundreds of taxis at Patong Beach. You can easily arrange a return. Prices can be bargained as they vary from one and another.

54. Wat Phra Thong

Wat Phra Thong

Wat Phra Thong or Wat Prathong is a gorgeous, state-of-the-art temple in Phuket that’s famous for a half-buried golden Buddha statue called Luang Poh Phra Thong, also known famously as the Golden Buddha in its grounds. It is also referred to as Wat Phra Phud sometimes which means the ‘Temple of the protruding Buddha’. This temple is believed to be one of the island’s oldest temples.

Distance from Patong Beach

Wat Phra Thong is located at a distance of 28 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach Wat Phra Thong, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402. It takes around 36 minutes to reach Wat Phra Thong, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via the alternate Route 4030, travelling 23 kilometres.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Wat Phra Thong can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 170 baht and takes around 1 hour 22 minutes – 1 hour 47 minutes to reach the destination. A hired taxi takes just 15 minutes to reach but is expensive, charging around 400 – 512 baht to cover the same distance. You can also self-drive down to Wat Phra Thong by rented two-wheeler or car. Rates of rented vehicles depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

55. Phuket Town Sunday Night Market

Phuket Town Sunday Night Market

Phuket Weekend Market is a fascinating display of second-hand or used goods, curios, live animals, souvenirs along with a huge variety of delicious local dishes to sample. This market is held along Chao Fa West Road just outside Phuket Town not far from Central Festival. It is locally known as Naka Market or Talad Tai Rot and is sometimes even called the Chaofa Variety Weekend Market.

Distance from Patong Beach

Phuket Weekend Market is located at a distance of 14.2 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 21 minutes to reach Phuket Weekend Market, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Phuket Weekend Market can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 270 and takes around 3.5 hours – 4 hours to reach the destination. A hired taxi takes just 20 minutes to reach. Driving down to the Phuket Weekend Market by rented two-wheeler or car is another option. The Chao Fa West Road where the night market is held in located just beside Phuket town and a Old Town Cultural Heritage tour can be combined with the Night Market experience.

56. Bangla Boxing Stadium

Bangla Boxing Stadium

Bangla Boxing Stadium is where you can watch real fight Thai boxing on every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Muay Thai is a martial art from authentic to Thailand and involves outstanding necking duel, both physical and mental. For fighting, the competitors use the body as a weapon and displays great physical attacks on both elbows, knees and feet. if prepared for physical well. Causing weapons of mass boxing has become prevalent internationally in the early twentieth century. When the Thai boxer could win a fight with a reputation in other fields , which competed in professional boxing.

Distance from Patong Beach

Bangla Boxing Stadium is located a short distance away from Patong Beach, hardly 550 metres away. It takes just about 2 minutes to reach Bangla Boxing Stadium, Phuket, from the Patong Beach.
How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Bangla Boxing Stadium can be covered comfortably by walking the short distance of around 550 metres.

57. Thai Hua Museum

Thai Hua Museum

Phuket’s Thai Hua Museum is located in central Phuket, in the middle of Chinatown. It is housed in a pretty 100-year old building built in European style of architecture. The Museum displays a brilliant array of items dedicated to the Chinese history of Phuket. Be a witness to the living saga of the Chinese diaspora and it will appeal to all interested in history.

Distance from Patong Beach

Thai Hua Museum is located at a distance of around 14 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately half an hour to reach Thai Hua Museum, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Thai Hua Museum can be covered by bus as well as hired taxi. Driving down to the Museum by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of public transport. Renting rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented.

58. Yanui Beach

Yanui Beach

Yanui Beach or Ya Nui Beach
Ya Nui Beach close to Phuket’s two very popular viewpoints, Phromthep Cape and Windmill Viewpoint. Ya Nui beach forms a charming little cove that is a blissful snorkelling, kayaking and fishing destination. The soft sands is strewn with plenty of shells for kids to collect. The beautiful Ko Kaeo Yai island lies 700 metres away from Ya Nui Beach.

Distance from Patong Beach

Yanui Beach is located at a distance of around 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Yanui Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Yanui Beach is around 20 kilometres which takes 1.5 hours to cover. Bus fare would be 80 – 170 baht. The bus from Patong Bus Station takes you to ban Sai Yuan in about 55 minutes with a bus fare 80 – 170 baht. After de-boarding, you need to cover the rest of the journey, of about 2.7 kilometres, by walking or tuk-tuk. Walking takes around half an hour. The journey from Patong Beach to Ya Nui Beach can be covered by bus as well as hired taxi. Driving down to the beach by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of public transport. Renting rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented. No regular public transport runs to Ya Nui beach from Phuket Town or other beaches. You might get Songthaew to either Rawai or Nai Harn beach and then get a tuk-tuk from there. There are three ways to approach Ya Nui Beach of Phuket. From Nai Harn, you can drive south over a hill and crossing the Windmill Viewpoint reach down to the beach. From inland, take the road leading from Rawai and keep going straight and follow the main Rawai-Phrom Thep road that curves left and go on till you reach Ya Nui Beach. Also, you can drive down the northern side of Phrom Thep to reach the Ya Nui beach.

59. Ko Lon

Ko Lon

Ko Lon is a tranquil island get-a-way a little distance away from the shores of Phuket. The island has lovely inland hills and flat beaches that are lined with coconut palms. Ko Lon is about 1.5 kilometres from both the Chalong Pier or Panwa Bali. The size of the island is no more than 3 kilometres long and about 800 metres wide.

Distance from Patong Beach

Yanui Beach is located at a distance of around 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Yanui Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

The main way in is by longtail boats and if you have a booking at one of the resorts, they will typically arrange for you to be picked up A return trip on a longtail ferry should cost 500 baht and takes about 10 minutes.

60. Chillva Market

Chillva Market

Chillva Night Market, Phuket, is a cool, trendy market that is replete in bohemian vibes. It presents an impressive selection of food and fashion stalls. Chillva Market is hard to miss while passing through the Yaowarat Road because of its distinctive look and feel that issues out of the use of colourful shipping containers used as shopfronts. It is known for its airy modern aesthetics.

Distance from Patong Beach

Chillva Market is located at a distance of around 10 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 14 minutes to reach Chillva Market, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Phuket Chillva Market can be covered by tuk tuk or songthaews in around 30 minutes. A hired taxi will take a few minutes lesser maybe to reach. Driving down to the Phuket Chillva Market by rented two-wheeler or car is another option. An Old Phuket Town Cultural Heritage tour can be combined with the Night Market experience to get a complete experience.

61. Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket

Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket

In the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, Phuket, spend some quality time with the gentle giants in their natural habitat and you can create some lifelong precious memories with the elephants. In the sanctuary, you gain an insight into their history and behaviour of the elephants and enjoy mud spa and swim with elephants. During the tour traditional Thai food comprising freshly cooked Pad Thai and seasonal fruits is served.

Distance from Patong Beach

The distance from the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, Phuket, is less that a kilometre from Patong Beach. It takes hardly 10 minutes to reach Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary can be covered simply by a short walk in less than 10 minutes. The half-day tours that are arranged for the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, Phuket, come with free pick and drop from Patong.

62. Windmill Viewpoint

Windmill Viewpoint

Windmill Viewpoint is located in south Phuket between the beaches Ya Nui and Nai Harn. It is situated close to the Phromthep Cape and highlights tall, slim white windmills belonging to the Promthep Alternative Energy Station. This hilltop viewpoint offers views of Ya Nui Beach, Phromthep Cape, Nai Harn Beach and Koh Man. There is a covered sala with a sitting arrangement with occasional vendors.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Windmill Viewpoint is located at a distance of around 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Windmill Viewpoint Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

From Patong, Kata Beach is just about 11 kilometres and can be reached via bus or car or two-wheeler very comfortably and takes about 10 minutes. Then while coming from Kata Beach one needs to drive south past the famous Karon Viewpoint and keep going towards Nai Harn Beach. You need to proceed further in the direction of Prompthep Cape and soon after Nai Harn, you need to drive up a small hill past the lake to a sharp left curve. From there a narrow dirt road leads you to the Windmill Viewpoint, Phuket. You can go around the view points and the major tourist attractions nearby by rented vehicles or even book Customized Half Day City Tours that cover this serene and secluded Windmill Viewpoint. The Phuket Smart Bus facility is a very comfortable option and an affordable way to hop from beach to beach for a very reasonable fare. This mode of transport is very popular among the islanders and visitors too love to use this option.

63. Monkey Hill Viewpoint

Monkey Hill Viewpoint

The Monkey Hill Viewpoint can be clearly spotted by the wireless masts at its top. About 400 macaques live wild and free on this famous Monkey Hill. It is the place to come face-to-face with monkeys and experience their cuteness. The path leading uphill remains filled with monkeys and offers views of Phuket’s eastern beaches. A bag of peanuts to feed the monkeys can be carried.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Monkey Hill Viewpoint is located at a distance of around 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Yanui Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030.

How to Reach

To reach Kata Beach from Patong, it takes just about 10 minutes to cover approximately 11 kilometres and can be reached via bus or car or two-wheeler very comfortably. You can board a bus from Kata Beach, Patong or Karan Beach that takes you to the Town of Phuket. The bus will drop you off you near the Fountain Circle, which is 3 kilometres away from the Phuket Monkey Hill Viewpoint. In fact, you can reach Phuket Town via public bus from any part of the island of Phuket, including Kata Beach, Karon Beach and Patong. From this point, you can take the tuk-tuk or Taxi Service or simply walk up to Monkey Hill Viewpoint. Tuk-tuks or private cars can take you to Phuket Monkey Hill to reach straight to the top of the hill safely and without hassle. There are plenty of tuk-tuks available at the bus stop. Or in case you are eager enough to walk the 2.5 odd kilometres, then the walk promises to be pleasant which will take you past the colourful buildings and cute shops of Thalang Road.

But if you choose to visit the Phuket hill at sunset hours, between 16:00 and 19:00 hours, you will have to de-board and stop your vehicle at the Monkey Hill entrance gate because during this time, tuk-tuk and vehicles are not allowed beyond the gate and people can enjoy the walk via the narrow path and enjoy the sunset from the top of the hill.

64. Kao Khad Views Tower

Kao Khad Views Tower

Khao Khad Views Tower is also known as Panwa Viewpoint. It offers full 360 degree views of southern and eastern Phuket. It is spectacular and is located out at somewhat secluded Cape Panwa and is not as crowded as Cape Promthep or Big Buddha. The stairs are steep but the views are immensely rewarding.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Kao Khad Views Tower is located at a distance of around 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Kao Khad Views Tower, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

From Patong beach, you can avail taxi service to Kao Khad Views Tower which takes about 40 minutes to reach and taxi rates, including waiting charges, varies from 1000 to 1200 baht. If you are driving down to Kao Khad Views Tower take the direction of the Phuket Aquarium in Cape Panwa until you see a sign on your right before reaching the aquarium, or follow the signs to the Novotel Panwa and you will see the board to the viewpoint near the hotel pointing to a steep road.

65. Hanuman World

Hanuman World

Hanuman World Phuket is an exciting eco-adventure park, located south of Prince of Songkla University. This adventure park offers treetop ziplining and skywalk. Ziplining has 16 thrilling lines up to 400 metres in length, through huge and ancient trees in dense hillside jungle. Skywalk allows you to explore the forest canopy at a more sedate pace.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Hanuman World Phuket is located at a distance of around 13.7 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately half an hour to reach Hanuman World, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4029, 4020, 4024 and 4010.

How to Reach

Take a taxi to reach The Hanuman World Phuket and it should take you a bit more than 20 minutes. Or you can self-drive in a two-wheeler or a four-wheeler from Patong to The Hanuman World Phuket. Alternatively, you can book a half-day exciting tour to go ziplining through the rain forest of Phuket that provides round-trip transportation and course options according to your interests. The half-day trip may be customized to include a meal and a range of 1-3 hours of treetop experience to enhance your high-flying experience.

66. Malin Plaza, Phuket

Malin Plaza, Phuket

Malin Plaza, Phuket, displays an impressive range of souvenirs at fair prices. This plaza is busy and bustling. The environment is cool and food is cheap. The main part of Malin Plaza Patong has a high metal roof and offers an array of food stands selling Thai street food, fried chicken, chips, crepes, ice-cream, sushi, cocktails and fresh fruit.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Malin Plaza, Phuket, is located at a distance of around 2.2 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 6 minutes to reach Malin Plaza, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4055.
How to Reach

Since the distance is very short, Malin Plaza, Phuket can be reached by a short walk from Patong. There are direct buses too from Patong to Malin Plaza and takes about 25 minutes to reach. Alternative option is to take a tuk tuk or if you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, you can just drive down.

67. Aphrodite Cabaret Show

Aphrodite Cabaret Show

Aphrodite Cabaret Show is a glamorous cabaret show and is much similar to Simon Cabaret of Patong. The stage is filled with hundreds of performers and puts up a highly impressive show to watch and makes for an entertaining night out. The show is housed in a 900-seat theatre shaped like a large ship just outside Phuket Town. It has a suki shop and a Chinese restaurant.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Aphrodite Cabaret Show is located at a distance of around 11 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 21 minutes to reach Aphrodite Cabaret Show, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4020, 4029 or 4024.

How to Reach

The Aphrodite Cabaret Show tickets can be booked previously that comes with pick and drop facility. You can take a taxi to reach the Aphrodite Cabaret Show from Patong in around 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a tuk tuk or drive down in your own vehicle if you have one at your disposal. There are not direct buses. You can change buses and walk partially to reach Aphrodite Cabaret Show from Patong but that will take about 3 hours to complete the journey between the two places and hence is not a good option.

68. Karon Temple Market

Karon Temple Market

Karon Temple Market is sprawled across Wat Karon or Wat Suwan Khiri Khet’s 12,000 square metre premises in Phuket. This market is held on Tuesdays and Fridays every week. The local food provides an insight into the local culture. Assorted items sold include T-shirts, Muay Thai shorts, sarongs and swimsuits and skin care products; watches, handbags, jewellery and handcrafted items.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Karon Temple Market is located at a distance of around 8 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 15 minutes to reach Karon Temple Market, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4030 or 4055.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Karon Temple Market, Phuket, can be covered by bus by paying a bus fare of 170 baht and takes around an hour to cover the distance. There are buses from Patong to Karon Temple Market via Karon Circle. A hired taxi takes 15 minutes to reach and charges around 400 baht to cover the same distance. Driving down to the Karon Temple Market by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of looking for public transport. Rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented. Alternatively, book a day trip attempting sightseeing of Phuket City Tour with Karon View Point, Big Buddha and Wat Chalong, including Karon Temple Market.

69. Ao Yon Beach

Ao Yon Beach

Ao Yon Beach has two parts separated by a rocky headland. It is located near Cape Panwa in Phuket. The smaller one is attractive and deserted and the home to a shrimp farm. It offers great views of Chalong Bay and Koh Lon. Over the hill, lies the larger part of Ao Yon Beach with fine white sands, coconut palms, glistening waves and a bright blue sea.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Ao Yon Beach is located at a distance of around 21.5 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Karon Temple Market, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4020 and a few minutes more via Route 4029 and still more via Route 4030.

How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Ao Yon Beach, Phuket, can be covered by hired taxi takes 40 minutes to reach. Driving down to the Ao Yon Beach by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of looking for public transport. Rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented. Alternatively, book a day trip attempting sightseeing of Phuket City Tour with that includes Ao Yon Beach.

70. Nui Beach Club

Nui Beach Club

Nui Beach is exotically charming and alluring. It is a beautiful ‘secret beach’ in Phuket. The beach extends for 120 metres and is a strip of sand that passes through three kilometres of jungle after the Kata-Karon Viewpoint. The beach is well-maintained and is a coveted tropical dream destination offering bar/restaurant, spa and exciting beach activities such as snorkelling, beach volleyball and kayaking.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Nui Beach is located at a distance of around 21.5 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach Nui Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4020 and a few minutes more via Route 4029 and still more via Route 4030.
How to Reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Ao Yon Beach, Phuket, can be covered by hired taxi takes 40 minutes to reach. Driving down to the Ao Yon Beach by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of looking for public transport. Rates depend on the type of bike or car rented and the duration for which it is being rented. Alternatively, book a day trip attempting sightseeing of Phuket City Tour with that includes Ao Yon Beach.

71. Tiger Muay Thai

Tiger Muay Thai

Tiger Muay Thai offers quality and authentic Muay Thai Training in Thailand to people of all fitness levels. It is an ideal camp for enthusiasts and professional athletes all over the world. This camp sees holiday-makers, vacationers, adventure junkies, fitness enthusiasts and military personnel to professional fighters and athletes who come to learn technique and to prepare for international tournaments.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Tiger Muay Thai is located at a distance of around 16 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately half an hour to reach the Tiger Muay Thai, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4024. It takes almost the same time via Route 4029 and Route 4020.

How to reach

The distance from Patong Beach to Tiger Muay Thai, Phuket, can be covered by hired taxi and takes half an hour to reach. Driving down to the Tiger Muay Thai by rented two-wheeler or car is another option that can save the hassle of looking for public transport. Rates of rented vehicles depend on the type of bike or car rented and also on the duration for which it is being rented. You can also comfortably book a half-day Phuket tour to visit the tourist attractions nearby such as the exotic and beautiful beaches of Phuket: Nai Harn Beach (6 km) Kata Noi Beach (6 km) Kata Beach (6 km) Karon Beach (7 km) and Nai Thon Beach (20 km).

72. Tri Trang Beach

Tri Trang Beach

Tri Trang Beach is a beautiful and heavenly piece of beach, quiet and secluded. It is a favourite haunt for the locals who come on weekends for barbecue. There are some tropical palm trees to give it a warm feel. The colours of dawn at this beach is charming. It was sometimes referred to as Emerald Beach or Crystal Beach.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Tri Trang Beach is located very close to Patong Beach, at a distance of around 4 kilometres. It takes approximately 10 minutes to reach the Tri Trang Beach, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4055.

How to Reach

Tri Trang Beach can be easily reached by taxi in about 10 minutes by paying 180-230 baht. There are no direct routes from Patong Beach to the Tri Trang Beach. Tri Trang Beach is just a few kilometres from Patong. Tri Trang Beach, Merlin Beach, Paradise Beach and Freedom Beach are the four picturesque and serene beaches and perfect places for catching some sun rays near Patong. Book a day trip to cover all these beaches of Phuket. It can be covered by tuk tuk too. Or you can enjoy the beach by rented vehicle too, be it two-wheeler or four-wheeler.

73. Khao Rang

Khao Rang

Khao Rang Hill is a very famous viewpoint of Phuket located in the northwest of the city centre and offers brilliant views of the town from the summit. You can see the landscape towards the south of the island, of the neighbouring islands and hills and also of Phuket Big Buddha. There is a landscaped park, children’s playground, restaurants, bars, fitness park and a panoramic terrace at the top.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Khao Rang Hill Viewpoint, Phuket, is located very close at a distance of around 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately half an hour to reach the Khao Rang Hill, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4029 and 4020.

How to Reach

Khao Rang can be easily reached by taxi in about half an hour. There are no direct routes from Patong Beach to the Khao Rang Hill. If you happen to walk up to the Rang Hill, it has two main roads leading up one from Yaowarat Road by Vachira Hospital and the other from the east-west connecting Mae Luan Road. If you climb up from the Soi Vachira, you can also enjoy the gorgeous Phuket’s first sitting Buddha, a large golden image located in Wat Khao Rang. The roads leading up are shady and cool similar to the crest of the hill. Reaching Khao Rang Hill via rented vehicles is also easy and comfortable and will take approximately 30 minutes to reach from Patong Beach.

74. Blue Canyon Country Club

Blue Canyon Country Club

Blue Canyon Country Club is famous for being rated as one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Asia. It has two stunning and award-winning championship courses sprawling across more than 700 acres of verdant valley. The course seamlessly winds its way through picturesque rubber plantations and tin mines. It has hosted the Johnnie Walker Classics Tournament twice.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Blue Canyon Country Club is located at a distance of around 36 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately an hour to reach the Blue Canyon Country Club, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 402 and 4030. It takes another 10 minutes more via Route 4018.

How to Reach

Blue Canyon Country Club can be reached by taxi in about an hour. There are no direct routes from Patong Beach to the Blue Canyon Country Club, Phuket. It can be reached comfortably by private or rented vehicles vehicles. The charges of rented vehicles depend on the number of days they have been rented and also on the model of two-wheeler or car chosen. Blue Canyon Country Club packages can be booked that include round-trip transfers within the package rates are based on the distance of your accommodation to the golf course. If you stay outside Patong, Kata, Karon or Kamala area, you might have to pay extra charges on the transfers.

75. Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park is Thailand’s largest bird park. Here you can watch rare and exotic breeds of birds that live in their natural habitat. Enjoy an interactive tour of the park to check out the 100 species of birds from all across the globe and unique bird shows put on by parrots, hornbills, ostriches, macaws, and owls. Get close and for an intriguing bird-feeding activity.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Bird Park is located at a distance of around 21 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach the Blue Canyon Country Club, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4028, 4029 and 4024.

How to Reach

Phuket Bird Park can be reached by taxi in 40 minutes for a charge of around 430 – 640 baht approximately. There are no direct routes from Patong Beach to Phuket Bird Park Club. You can reach from Patong Beach to Karon Circle by bus in 15 minutes by paying 50 – 170 baht. From there, you have to take a taxi again for around 15 minutes and it charges 380 – 470 baht. Phuket Bird Park can also be reached comfortably and directly by private or rented vehicles. The charges of rented vehicles depend on the number of days they have been rented and also on the model of two-wheeler or car chosen.

76. Coral Island

Coral Island

Coral Island, also known as Koh Hae, is an exotic getaway about 3 kilometres southeast of Phuket. The two beaches, Long Beach and Banana Beach are peaceful and quiet with deck chairs and sun loungers that come free for those on day tours. Banana Beach offers thrilling snorkelling experience. The island has restaurants to grab a meal.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Coral Island is located at a distance of around 19 kilometres from Patong Beach. But first, you need to reach Rawai Beach or Chalong Pier from Patong Beach which is 22 kilometres away approximately and takes around 35 minutes to reach by taxi via Route 4030 or Route 4024. It takes a bit more than 1 hour to reach Rawai Beach or Chalong Pier from the Patong Beach by bus. Bus fare would be 110 – 400 baht. Taxi fare is around 470 – 650 baht. From Rawai Beach it is again 15 minutes by boat to the Coral Island which is about 6.5 kilometres away from the main land.

How to Reach

From Patong Beach, you need to reach Rawai Beach or Chalong Pier. This journey can be covered by bus or taxi. From Rawai Beach, catch the longtail boats. And from Rawai Beach, it takes another 15 minutes to reach the island by boat. You can also drive down to Rawai Beach from Patong by rented vehicle which can be rented at various rates depending on the type of vehicle and the days for which it is booked. If you book full-day tour to Coral Island, round trip transfers are included in that along with lunch, beach chairs, life jacket, mask and snorkelling gear and English speaking guide. There is no extra charge for pick-up and drop from designated areas such as Phuket Town, Kalim beach, Tri Trang Beach, Patong beach, Karon beach, Kata beach, Rawai, Naiharn and Ban Krating.

77. Chinpracha House

Chinpracha House

Baan Chinpracha or Chinpracha House is located at 98 Krabi Road in Phuket. It is a brilliant example of Sino-colonial mansion. It is situated close to the famous Blue Elephant Restaurant. In your visit to the mansion, you shall have a fair idea of the lavish lifestyle of the wealthy Phuket families many decades ago. Phra Pitak Chinpracha had built it in 1903.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Chinpracha House, Phuket, is located at a distance of around 12 kilometres from Patong Beach via Route 4029 and takes around 20 minutes to reach.

How to Reach

From Patong Beach, the Chinpracha House, Phuket, can be reached by hired taxi and it takes around 20 minutes to reach. There are bus routes too. But there are no direct buses. You have to change and by spending around 270 baht and travelling for about 3 hours 22 minutes you will reach Chinpracha House from Patong Beach. Tuk tuk is another option to travel and if you have rented two-wheeler or four-wheeler at your disposal then travelling becomes still easier and hassle-free.

78. Patong Go-Kart Speedway

Patong Go-Kart Speedway

Patong Go-Kart Speedway is located at the base of Patong Hill in Phuket. It is a fun recreational 750 metres long racetrack which has a series of sharp curves, smooth bends and a long and straight start or finish lane that allows for acceleration. There is a central building provided with a front desk, bar-cum-restaurant and a garage to watch the racing.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Patong Go-Kart Speedway is located at a distance of around 5 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 8 minutes to reach the Patong Go-Kart Speedway, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

Patong Go-Kart Speedway can be reached by taxi in approximately 8 minutes. It can be reached comfortably by private or rented vehicles. The charges of rented vehicles depend on the number of days they have been rented and also on the model of two-wheeler or car chosen. Patong Go-Kart Speedway can be reached by bus. There is a direct bus route that takes about an hour to reach the destination.

79. Phuket Wake Park

Phuket Wake Park

Phuket Wake Park is located near Kathu Waterfall and brings for fans one of the most fun and challenging activities in Phuket. Here you can enjoy exciting wakeboarding rides at its outdoor park. There is a large freshwater lake equipped with two Sesitec Cable systems for wakeboarding. Enjoy the exotic views of the surrounding trees and hills.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Wake Park is located at a distance of around 7 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 14 minutes to reach the Phuket Wake Park, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

Phuket Wake Park can be reached by taxi in approximately 14 minutes. It can be reached comfortably by private or rented vehicles. The charges of rented vehicles depend on the number of days they have been rented and also on the model of two-wheeler or car chosen. Phuket Wake Park can be reached by tuk tuk.

80. Phuket Indy night market

Phuket Indy night market

Phuket Indy Night Market is called ‘laadploykong’ in the local Thai language. It means ‘a market to let go of your goods’. Here, you can find unique jeans, flip-flops, shoes and ladies’ bags manufactured from water hyacinth. The market attracts buyers with bustling stalls, the alluring smell of delectable street food and an amazing array of cheap commodities.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Indy Night Market is located at a distance of around 14 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately half an hour to reach the Phuket Indy Night Market, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029.

How to Reach

Phuket Wake Park can be reached by taxi in approximately 14 minutes. It can be reached comfortably by private or rented vehicles. The charges of rented vehicles depend on the number of days they have been rented and also on the model of two-wheeler or car chosen. Phuket Wake Park can be reached by tuk tuk.

81. Green Elephant Sanctuary Park

Green Elephant Sanctuary Park

Thailand has always regarded Elephants as holy since ages. In the Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, you can experience these gentle giant elephants living free in their natural environment. This is an effort to conserve the diminishing number of elephants in Thailand and their natural habitat. You can watch them feeding or bathing and it will be an unforgettable experience.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, Phuket, is located at a distance of around 26.5 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes approximately 36 minutes to reach the Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, from the Patong Beach via Route 4025.

How to Reach

Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, Phuket, can be reached by taxi in approximately 36-40 minutes. It can also be reached by bus. Bus fare is lesser about 170 baht but takes around 1.5 hours to reach the destination. It can be reached comfortably by private or rented vehicles. The charges of rented vehicles depend on the number of days they have been rented and also on the model of two-wheeler or car chosen. Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, Phuket, can be reached by tuk tuk or open-air bus called Songthaews. This option is cheaper but takes more time. You can also ask your hotel or resort to arrange conveyance for you. An alternative way is to become a part of an existing group tour that usually consists of 10 to 20 persons. Such package tours arrange pick-up and drop from your hotel or resort for an additional cost of around 300 to 400 baht per person. If you are staying somewhere close enough to the elephant sanctuary, there would be no additional pick and drop char charges. This happens to be the most convenient and hassle-free way to reach the elephant sanctuary.

82. Rawai Beach

Rawai Beach

Rawai Beach lies at the southernmost tip of the island of Phuket. This is a pleasant west-facing beach lined with plenty of shady trees. Just west of Rawai is Promthep Cape or Laem Promthep, which is a small peninsula offering mesmerizing views of the Andaman Sea. Rawai Beach is a great choice for family outings. The sea is quite shallow and when the tide goes out mudflats and rocks are exposed.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Rawai Beach, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 22 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 34 minutes to reach Rawai Beach from the Patong Beach via Route 4028 or 4030. It takes a bit longer via Route 4024.

How to Reach

You can reach Rawai or Chalong Pier from Patong Beach by bus by spending 90 to 170 baht via Route 4028, 4030 or 4024. There are direct buses departing from Patong and arriving at Rawai running on an hourly basis, and operating every day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours. The fastest way to get to Rawai or Chalong Pier from Patong is to take a taxi that will cost 490 – 600 baht and takes around half an hour. You can also take a half-day tour for visiting Rawai Beach and the adjoining areas such as Promthep Cape, Nai Harn Beach, Yanui Beach, Seafood Market, Laem Ka Beach, Phuket Cobra Show and Snake Farm and a lot more. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to Rawai.

83. Ko Nakha Noi

Ko Nakha Noi

Ko Nakha Noi is located 6 kilometres off the coast of Po Bay, which is approximately 25 kilometres north of Phuket City. The island is secluded and pristine offering unspoilt natural beauty. Ko Nakha Noi is the home to the Naga Pearl Farm, which is the only South Sea Pearl Farm that remains open to the public all year round.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Ko Nakha Noi, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 37 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes more than an hour to reach Ko Nakha Noi, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4027 or 4030. There is also transfer time involved as you have to reach Phuket Bang Rong Pier and then to the island of Ko Nakha Noi from there.

How to Reach

You can reach Phuket Bang Rong Pier from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songtaews. The distance is approximately 32 kilometres and it takes 730-900 baht by taxi. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at Ko Nakha Noi via Phuket Town, running on an hourly basis, and operating every day. You can travel to Phuket town that takes 50 minutes by bus and charges 30 baht. From there you can take another bus to Bang Rong Pier that takes 1 hour and charges 40 baht. The journey takes approximately more than 3 hours by bus and then by ferry. The fastest way to get to Phuket Bang Rong Pier from Patong is to take a taxi that takes around half an hour. The rest of the journey from Bang Rong Pier to Ko Nakha Noi is by speedboat and takes 30 minutes by ferry that runs every hour and charges 300 baht. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to Bang Rong Pier.

84. Phuket Mining Museum

Phuket Mining Museum

You can enjoy the beauty of one of Phuket’s most interesting museums, Phuket Mining Museum. It is located in Kathu on the road between Loch Palm Golf Club and British International School and displays an interesting range of tin mine models and even recreated scene in an opium den. A visit with a guide is recommended since most of the signs and descriptions displayed are in Thai.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Mining Museum is located at a distance of approximately 11 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 23 minutes to reach Ko Nakha Noi, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4028 or 4030. It takes longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Phuket Mining Museum from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 11 kilometres and it takes 320-400 baht by taxi and you can reach in 15 minutes. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at Phuket Mining Museum, running on a regular basis, and operating every day. If you travel by bus, the total journey takes more than 2 hours by bus and charges 55 baht. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the Mining Museum.

85. Jui Tui Shrine

Jui Tui Shrine

Jui Tui Shrine is a traditional Chinese Temple and is one of the most revered and oldest spiritual centres of Phuket. This shrine plays a very important role in the annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival. The temple grounds are majestic. It is an attractive structure having three huge altars with statues of Chinese gods. The principal deity is Tean Hu Huan Soy.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Jui Tui Shrine, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 33 minutes to reach Jui Tui Shrine, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029 or 4030. It takes longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Jui Tui Shrine from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 13 kilometres and it takes 400-520 baht by taxi and you can reach in 15 minutes. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at Jui Tui Shrine, running on a regular basis, and operating every day. If you travel by bus, the total journey takes an hour minutes by bus and charges 30 baht. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the Jui Tui Shrine. You can also book a delightful half-day Phuket sightseeing tour including the attractions situated close to Jui Tui Shrine, such as Phuket Trickeye Museum, Old Phuket tour and more.

86. Soi Dog Foundation

Soi Dog Foundation

The Soi Dog Foundation is a non-profit organization that works for welfare of stray dogs and cats. Its most important goal is to care for the homeless and abused dogs in Thailand. Its headquarters of this organization is located in Phuket. The org is legally registered in Thailand as well as in the United States, Canada, Australia, France, United Kingdom, Switzerland and The Netherlands.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Soi Dog Foundation, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 40 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around an hour to reach Soi Dog Foundation, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 402. It takes much longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Soi Dog Foundation from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 40 kilometres and it takes 800-1050 baht by taxi and you can reach in 36 minutes. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at Phuket Airport. From there you need to avail a taxi to reach Soi Dog Foundation. You take 1 hour 40 minutes to reach Phuket Airport by paying a bus fare of 130-180 baht. Buses connect Phuket Airport running on a regular basis, and operating every day. The next 8 kilometres or so by taxi takes less than 10 minutes to reach and fare would be 360-470 baht. If you travel by bus and taxi, the total journey takes 1 hour 50 minutes by bus and charges 500 – 655 baht. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the Soi Dog Foundation.

87. Kata Night Market

Kata Night Market

Kata Night Market is a covered shopping area and has a very large food court and busy stalls. It is located along Kata New Road with a giant gorilla and Hulk statues at the entrance. Meals and souvenirs are of wide variety and reasonably priced. It has three large domed pavilions; one a food court with a bar, other two holding market stalls.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Kata Night Market, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 11 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 17 minutes to reach Kata Night Market, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030. It takes much longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Kata Night Market from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 11 kilometres and it takes 300-370 baht by taxi and you can reach in 10 minutes. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at Phuket Airport. From there you need to avail a taxi to reach Kata Night Market. You take half an hour to reach Kata Night Market by paying a bus fare of 55-170 baht. Buses connect Kata Night Market running on a regular basis, and operate every day. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the Kata Night Market.

88. Ko Racha Noi

Ko Racha Noi

Ko Racha Noi is a twin island of Ko Racha Yai. It is also known as Ko Raya Noi and is located off the south-eastern coast of Phuket. The waters at Ko Raya Noi are emerald green and it is famous for fishing. Swimming is not recommended here. Ko Raya Noi is a result of coral reef building up with more rocks compared to beaches.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Ko Racha Noi, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 34 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 1 – 1.5 hours to reach Rawai Beach or Chalong Pier from the Patong Beach via Route 4028 or 4030. It takes a bit longer via Route 4024. Travelling by bus takes longer time to reach Rawai than taxi.

How to Reach

You can reach Rawai or Chalong Pier from Patong Beach by bus by spending 90 to 170 baht via Route 4028, 4030 or 4024. There are direct buses departing from Patong and arriving at Rawai running on an hourly basis, and operating every day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours. The fastest way to get to Rawai or Chalong Pier from Patong is to take a taxi that will cost 490 – 600 baht and takes around half an hour. You can also take a half-day tour for visiting Ko Racha Noi and the twin island Ko Racha Yai. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to Rawai. The rest of the way to Ko Racha Noi, which is 12 kilometres from the mainland will need another 45 minutes or lesser to cover by Phuket ferry, longtail boats or speedboats.

89. Saphan Hin

Saphan Hin

Saphan Hin is a popular seaside park in Phuket and has been enjoying prominence since the days of tin mining boom. It used to act as a major trading port and the only beach located in Phuket Town. It holds most of Phuket’s annual events, such as the Red Cross Fair, Loy Kratong and procession from Chinese shrines during Vegetarian Festival.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Saphan Hin, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 18 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 40 minutes to reach Saphan Hin, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4029. It takes much longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Saphan Hin from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 18 kilometres and it takes around 40 minutes to reach by taxi or hired vehicle. In case you plan to get a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to Saphan Hin.

90. Thalang National Museum

Thalang National Museum

Thalang National Museum has a brilliant array of displayed ancient artefacts from Phuket. It tells a lot about the famous Battle of Thalang where prominent personalities Chan and Mook defended the island against the Burmese in the eighteenth century. It contains information and exhibits about daily life in Phuket, the history of tin mining and indigenous Sea Gypsy culture and the island’s Chinese heritage.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Thalang National Museum, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 22 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around half an hour to reach Thalang National Museum, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030. It takes much longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Thalang National Museum, Phuket, from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 22 kilometres and it takes 300-500 baht by taxi and you can reach in 32-35 minutes. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at Phuket Airport. From there you need to avail a taxi to reach Thalang National Museum, Phuket. Bus fare would be around 270 baht and it takes a bit more than 3 hours to reach the destination. Buses connect Thalang National Museum, Phuket, to Patong running on a regular basis and operate every day. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong directly to the Thalang National Museum, Phuket.

91. Laguna Golf Phuket

Laguna Golf Phuket

Laguna Golf Phuket is a premier golf course in Phuket that offers the thrill of a challenging golf course. It appeals to all golf enthusiasts and is easily accessible by free shuttle transfers from Laguna Phuket hotels. This golf course was upgraded by architect Paul Jansen in 2014 and provides superb quality playing surfaces all the year round.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Laguna Golf Phuket is located at a distance of approximately 20 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 40 minutes to reach Laguna Golf Phuket from the Patong Beach via Route 4030. It takes a bit longer when travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Laguna Golf Phuket from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 21 kilometres and it takes 515-640 baht by taxi and you can reach in 40 minutes. By bus, you shall take 1.5 hour to reach Laguna Golf Phuket by paying a bus fare of 80-180 baht. Buses connect Laguna Golf Phuket to Patong on a regular basis, and operate every day. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers the cheapest way to get from Laguna Golf Phuket, Bang Tao, to Patong Beach costing 55 – 85 baht and takes around 30-40 minutes.

92. Rollerball

Rollerball

A short trip from Patong Beach will take you to Rollerball, where you can experience the world’s longest zorbing adventure. At the Zorbing Rollerball in Phuket, one can enjoy the fun activity with family. It is located at Kalim Beach, where the adventurers come down from a height of 190 meters hill track inside a flexible plastic ball of diameter three meters.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Rollerball, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 3.2 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes less than 10 minutes to reach Rollerball, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4055, 4029, 4030 and 4233.

How to Reach

You can reach Rollerball, Phuket, from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause and even by walk. The distance is approximately 3.2 kilometres and it takes less than 10 minutes by taxi and 40 minutes by bus. If you self-drive in a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free, fast, cheapest and convenient transport from Patong to the Rollerball, Phuket. It can be reached by walk too.

93. Phuket Botanic Garden

Phuket Botanic Garden

Phuket Botanic Garden, located in Chalong, is a special attraction for gardening and botany enthusiasts. This orchid pavilion display, rainforest garden, herb garden, winter garden, fern garden, cactus garden, Japanese and English Garden, Bali Garden with many rare plant species offers an elusive green escapade into a floral world for a wholesome family entertainment. Watch the nature’s artistry of colourful petals and foliage.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Botanic Garden is located at a distance of approximately 19 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 30-40 minutes to reach Phuket Botanic Garden from the Patong Beach via Routes 4030, 4029 and 4034. It takes a bit longer to reach the destination if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews compared to car, taxi or two-wheeler.

How to Reach

You can reach Phuket Botanic Garden from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 16 – 20 kilometres and it takes reach in 30 to 45 minutes by taxi depending on the route chosen. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews connecting Phuket Botanic Garden to Patong. You can also reach the Garden via rented vehicle and it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance that is also cheap. Phuket Botanic Garden tour can be clubbed with the nearby attractions such as Chalong Bay, Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Training Camp, Big Buddha, Phuket Fantasea, Chalong Temple and a lot more is a half-day tour.

94. Red Mountain Golf Club

Red Mountain Golf Club

The Red Mountain Golf Club is a stunning Golf course in Phuket and is famed to be every Golfer’s delight. It has a strikingly undulating landscape punctuated by red rocks and dense jungle. The course is challenging but delightfully playable. Red Mountain Golf Course was started in 2007 and is currently Phuket’s most spectacular golf course.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Red Mountain Golf Club, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 7 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 15 minutes to reach Red Mountain Golf Club, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Routes 4029 and around 20 minutes via Route 4055. It takes a bit longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach Red Mountain Golf Club, Phuket, from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 7 kilometres and it takes 300-370 baht by taxi and you can reach in 15 minutes. There are no direct buses or Blue Songtaews connecting Patong and Red Mountain Golf. You can also reach by tuk tuk. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the Red Mountain Golf Club.

95. Phuket Weekend Night Market

Phuket Weekend Night Market

Phuket Weekend Market is the island’s largest and most fascinating night market. It allures shopaholics with a brilliant array of second-hand goods, curios, live animals, souvenirs and tempting local food. The market happens along Chao Fa West Road just outside Phuket Town. It is locally called Naka Market or Talad Tai Rot or Chaofa Variety Weekend Market.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Phuket Weekend Market, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 13 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 36 minutes to reach Phuket Weekend Night Market, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4020. It takes a couples of minutes more if travelled by Route 4024.

How to Reach

You can reach Phuket Weekend Night Market from Patong Beach by taxi. The distance is approximately 13 kilometres and it takes around 500 baht or lesser by taxi and you can reach in 40 minutes. There are no direct buses connecting the two places. Phuket Weekend Night Market is located at Chao Fa West Road which is just outside Phuket and you will need to walk some distance to reach the market if you decide to travel by bus. You can also travel by a rented vehicle if you have one at your disposal. That offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the Phuket Weekend Night Market.

96. King Power Phuket

King Power Phuket

King Power Phuket is a glitzy duty-free shopping mall near Phuket International Airport. It holds the monopoly for their services in Thailand and has an impressive range of commodities. You get high-end fashion labels like Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein and Pierre Cardin, premium accessories such as Omega, Rolex and Longines and cosmetics from Clinique, Estée Lauder and MAC.

Distance from Patong Beach

The King Power Phuket is located at a distance of approximately 14 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 30 minutes to reach King Power Phuket from the Patong Beach via Route 4030. It takes much longer if travelled by bus or Blue Songtaews.

How to Reach

You can reach King Power Phuket from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. The distance is approximately 14 kilometres and it takes 300-370 baht by taxi and you can reach in 30 minutes. It is located 4.3 kilometres southwest of Phuket Town. There are no connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at King Power Phuket. Buses from Patong connect Phuket Town run on a regular basis, and operate every day. From there you can take a taxi to reach King Power Phuket. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the King Power Phuket. You can go for a half-day tour to the Old Phuket Town and include a visit to the King Power Phuket. That would include round trip transfers too.

97. Coconut Island

Coconut Island

Coconut Island is a picturesque, idyllic island off the coast of mainland just 500 metres away. Also called Koh Maphrao, it is a small isle about 2.5 kilometres in length and 1.5 kilometres in breadth. It retains its own nascent charm and does not even have electricity connection apart from private generators. There are three easily reachable beaches in the island.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Coconut Island, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 15 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 1 hour to reach Coconut Island, Phuket, from the Patong Beach.

How to Reach

It takes roughly 5 minutes by long-tail boat to reach Koh Maphrao’s main pier from Phuket mainland. The island is located on the northern part of its west coast overlooking Phuket. On the way to the island from the main land, one gets to pass several famous floating restaurants that are located between Laem Hin and Koh Maphrao’s jetty. The island of Koh Maphrao is roughly rectangular in shape, and about a fourth of it is covered by mangrove forests which is the home to lovely long-tailed macaques. There are three beaches in the island and to reach them a road criss-crosses through the island from west to east, starting from the pier and ending at a viewpoint in the east-coast jungle. The cheapest way to travel from Patong to The Coconut Island, Phuket, is to take a Blue Songtaews and reach the Coconut Island via Longtail Boat which costs 300 – 370 baht and takes 2 hours and 2 minutes for the whole journey.

98. Koh Khai Nok

Koh Khai Nok

Koh Khai Nok is a small beautiful island tucked away in Phang Nga Bay. This island is 30 minutes away from the east coast of Phuket. The emerald green waters are filled with friendly and colourful tropical fishes meant for swimming and clicking photos. It is a small island no bigger than a large football pitch consisting of rocky headland and powdery white sandy beach.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Koh Khai Nok, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 23.5 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 20 minutes to half an hour to reach Koh Khai Nok from Phuket.

How to Reach

You can reach the pier from Patong Beach by bus, taxi or Songteause. There are connecting buses or Blue Songtaews departing from Patong and arriving at the pier. From there you need to avail a water taxi or longtail boats to reach the Koh Khai Nok. You take half an hour to reach the island from the mainland. Taxis connect the pier running on a regular basis, and operating every day. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the pier. Book a day trip (full-day or half-day) from Patong to Khai islands and cover all the islands – Khai Nok, Khai Nai and Khai Nui. There are no additional pick-up and drop charges from Patong to Khai islands.

99. Ao Chalong pier

Ao Chalong pier

Ao Chalong Pier is one of the main pier and anchorage of Phuket. It is a busy area with shops, restaurants and a picturesque beach. The pier is the place to embark upon boat trips to all the nearby islands, including Racha Island and Koh Hae. Ao Chalong Pier is in the Chalong Bay where you can find dive sites for underwater enthusiasts and also enjoy activities such as sailing and cruising.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Ao Chalong pier, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 17 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 24 minutes to reach Ao Chalong pier, Phuket, from the Patong Beach via Route 4030 and Route 4028. It takes a bit longer about 30 minutes via Routes 4020 and 4024.

How to Reach

The fastest way to get from Patong to Chalong pier is by taxi that costs approximately 470 -600 baht and takes around 20 minutes. If you take a bus/Blue Songtaews from Patong to Phuket Town and thereby take a bus/Blue Songtaews from Phuket Town to Chalong, the time taken would be approximately 2 hours 7 minutes but would be the cheapest mode of transport costing merely 60 baht. If you have a rented vehicle at your disposal, it offers hassle-free and convenient conveyance from Patong to the Ao Chalong pier from Patong.

100. The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort

The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort

The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort is located on a private beach overlooking the stunning Phang Nga Bay in the Koh Maphrao Island. It is a perfect retreat to spend a relaxing holiday. Here, enjoy cool dips into the pools, experience the thrill of water slides and beach activities at the private seafront. Relax with a soothing massage and never fall short of recreational options.

Distance from Patong Beach

The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort, Phuket, is located at a distance of approximately 15 kilometres from Patong Beach. It takes around 1 hour to reach Village Coconut Island, Beach Resort, Phuket, from the Patong Beach.

How to Reach

It takes roughly 5 minutes by long-tail boat to reach The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort, Phuket, from the main Phuket Laem Hin Pier of the mainland. The Village Coconut Island Beach Resort is located in the Koh Maphrao island. On the way to the island from the main land, one gets to pass several famous floating restaurants that are located between Laem Hin and Koh Maphrao’s jetty. The cheapest way to travel from Patong to The Coconut Island, Phuket, is to take a Blue Songtaews and reach the pier and then cover the rest of the journey to Village Coconut Island Beach Resort, Phuket via Longtail Boat which costs 300 – 370 baht and takes 2 hours and 2 minutes for the whole journey.