10 Best GetYourGuide Tours In Phuket, Thailand - Updated 2024

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Phuket, the rainforested, mountainous island in the Andaman Sea, is widely known as one of the best beach destinations in the world. As the home to many high-end seaside resorts, spas and restaurants, you can enjoy endless activities here, both in the clear water or on land. Here, you can experience local cooking, cycling, water sports, or even flying high above the forest! Ready to pack your things and fly to Thailand? Wait until you check out our selection of GetYourGuide tours that will bring unforgettable moments on your holiday in Phuket.

1. Similan Islands early bird day trip from Phuket/Khaolak (from USD 106.49)

getyourguide phuket | similan islands early bird day trip from phuket/khaolak

The Similan Islands are part of nine islands in the Andaman Sea, known for their coral-white sandy beaches, crystal clear water, picturesque landscape and many sea turtles. This early bird tour lets you skip the crowds and get a hassle-free experience at Donald Duck Bay. You can hike up the short trail to Sail Rock and take amazing pictures from the viewpoint. During the trip, two long snorkelling breaks are given to explore the beautiful underwater world and get a chance to see sea turtles.

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From Phuket/Khaolak: Similan Islands Early Bird Day Trip

Duration: 8.0 to 9.0 hour

1197 reviews

2. Half-day ethical elephant sanctuary tour with lunch (from USD 96.97)

getyourguide phuket | half-day ethical elephant sanctuary tour with lunch

Learn more about these giant creatures and get the chance to dip in the water and swim with them in this half-day tour. Stay close to your guide and walk through the sanctuary to discover free-roaming elephants in a safe, sustainable and ethical environment, where you’ll get to hear their individual stories. You can touch, feed, take photos and get muddy with the elephants, as you apply a healthy cosmetic mud treatment to their skin!

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Phuket: Elephant Sanctuary Tour, Cooking Class & Lunch

Duration: 6.0 to 7.0 hour

802 reviews

3. Phi Phi sunrise small group tour and lunch buffet (from USD 108.06)

getyourguide phuket | phi phi sunrise small group tour and lunch buffet

There is no better experience than catching a sunrise moment during a vacation on a tropical island. Starting as early as 4:45 in the morning from Phuket, a speedboat will take you for a ride to Phi Phi island to marvel at the beautiful scenery around. Be the first to reach Kha Nai island and take amazing pictures, as you enjoy the shallow, turquoise water. You can also enjoy Maya Bay, the setting of the film ‘The Beach’, starring Leonardo Dicaprio and spend the rest of the day swimming or snorkelling before going back to Phuket in the afternoon.

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Phuket: Phi Phi Sunrise Boat Tour to Bamboo and Khai Island

Duration: 9.0 hour

310 reviews

4. Yao Island cycling and beach day trip (from USD 101.9)

getyourguide phuket | yao island cycling and beach day trip

In this full-of-energy day trip, you can experience the self-sustainable rice paddies and catch a longtail boat to a quiet beach for a picnic or swimming. A boat will take you on a scenic 30-60 minute cruise to the island of Yao Noi. In the morning, you can enjoy a 10-kilometre (6.2-mile) ride to the main market town of the island, through mangrove forests, rubber plantations and even a fishing village on stilts. After swimming and relaxing through to midday, the guide will take you for another 10-kilometre (6.2-mile) ride in the afternoon, where you can enjoy wide ocean views along the empty beaches of the east coast.

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Phuket: Yao Island Cycling and Beach Day-Trip

Duration: 10 hour

9 reviews

5. Water sports boat cruise with optional scuba diving (from USD 73.62)

water sports boat cruise with optional scuba diving

Water sports should definitely be put on your list whenever you visit an island destination like Phuket. This eight-hour cruise gives a full taste of all water activities available in the region, from swimming, snorkelling, stand-up paddleboarding and canoeing to scuba diving in the crystal clear water of Koh Racha Yai. It takes approximately 1.5-hours to reach the aquamarine bay, where you can enjoy the rest of the day in the water. If you want to scuba dive, upgrade to include experienced PADI instructors in the package.

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Phuket: Water Sports Boat Cruise with Optional Scuba Diving

Duration: 8 hour

44 reviews

6. Phuket Thai Cookery School: Daily cooking classes (from USD 97.31)

phuket thai cookery school: daily cooking classes

Feel tired from all the water sports and outdoor activities? Then, it’s time to relax and enjoy something more cultural, by joining a Thai cooking class in the beautiful paradise of Siray Beach! Here, you can learn to cook some of the most famous Thai dishes, while admiring the stunning vistas of the ocean and the serenity of the beach. Then, enjoy your hard work on the cushioned sundeck outside the kitchen.

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The Phuket Thai Cookery School: Daily Cooking Classes

Duration: 1 day

22 reviews

7. Surf House Patong - One-hour FlowRider experience (from USD 23.0)

surf house patong - one-hour flowrider experience

For those who want to learn surfing, the thin water of FlowRider’s waves is the right choice. It is easy to ride and completely safe for everyone who holds no experience. The instructors will help you to master the skill in no time. Wear your swimsuit, bring a rashguard to cover yourself from the sun and enjoy the full hour of FlowRider, where you can surf like a pro!

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Phuket: Surf House Patong 1-Hour FlowRider Experience

Duration: 1 hour

20 reviews

8. Flying Hanuman rainforest adventure (from USD 62.0)

In this 80,000 square-metre (861,112.8 square-foot) adventure playground that’s an extension of the adjacent forest, you can accomplish a childhood dream to be part of a Jungle Book experience. We all want to talk to the animals, traverse the forest canopy and swing from branch to branch at least once in our lives. Here, in Phuket, you can make that dream come true! Choose from the three packages and two routes available, and start your Tarzan experience now.

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Phuket: Flying Hanuman Rainforest Adventure

9 reviews

9. in-1 ATV, zipline, temple and river rafting tour (from USD 109.06)

in-1 atv, zipline, temple and river rafting tour

Pick this tour if you want to cover everything in Phuket in a single day. In this 8.5-hour activity, you can cover all of the top experiences by exploring an eerie temple, rafting down a wild river, flying over the rapids on a 150-meter (492.1-foot) zipline and driving off-road on a 30-minute ATV adventure. The trip starts at the Wat Tham Suwan Kuha temple, where you can see Buddha statues inside large caves. Then, you ride down the 5-kilometre (3.1-mile) stretch of wild river, glide over the treetops on a zipline and climb aboard a powerful ATV to drive through the jungle, before cooling down at a nearby waterfall.

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Phuket: 4-in-1 ATV, Zipline, Temple and River Rafting

Duration: 8.5 hour

69 reviews

10. James Bond Island tour by big boat and sea canoe (from USD 82.62)

james bond island tour by big boat and sea canoe

This seven-hour trip offers the chance to explore the magical Phang-Nga Bay and the limestone karst islands of Koh Tapu and Khao Phing Kan, where the James Bond movie “The Man with the Golden Gun” was shot. On this relaxing cruise, you can also do enjoy some canoeing before lunch and explore a room-like lagoon in Koh Hong. Keep your eyes open while returning to catch the large flock of sea hawks that live on the nearby mountain.

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Phuket: James Bond Island Tour by Big Boat & Sea Canoe

Duration: 7 hour

165 reviews

A once in a lifetime experience

Ready to go on an unforgettable journey? Here in Phuket, Thailand, every tour guarantees a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Where else in the world do you get to explore the exotic islands, dip yourself in crystalline water, fly over the jungle and bathe in the mud with a bunch of elephants? There is no need to give it too much thought, just close your eyes and pick. These tours won’t disappoint you!

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