Top 10 Water Sports And Activities In Phuket, Thailand - Updated 2024

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Phuket, Thailand is a very popular travel destination, known for its beautiful, scenic beaches. It is the country’s largest island. Being an island, this provides opportunities for you and your travel companions to enjoy water sports and activities. One such activity includes a day ride on a speedboat. While on the boat, you can also take the opportunity to enjoy lunch or soak up some sun. There are also opportunities for you to go scuba diving as well. In addition, you can also go to James Bond Island or Phi Phi Island, where they have filmed “The Man With the Golden Gun” and “The Beach,” respectively. While visiting Phuket, check out these potential options for water sports and activities.

1. White water rafting monkey cave, ziplining and more (from USD 48.0)

This package provides a full-day, action-packed adventure that includes rafting and ziplining. It also includes round trip transportation to and from your hotel. You can also take a cultural visit to the Monkey Cave at Suwan Kuha Temple. The temple has a huge Buddha statue and a plethora of monkeys. You can also go inside the cave as well. Despite the name, monkeys rarely go inside the caves. After visiting the temple, you will be rafting downriver, and zipline amongst the trees. After having lunch, you will swim around the Ton Pariwat Waterfall before heading back to your lodging accommodations.

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Phuket Adventure Tour: Rafting, Cave, Ziplining, Falls, Temple

Duration: 10 hours

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2. Take a ride in a catamaran (from USD 112.0)

A great way to experience Phuket is by taking a ride in a catamaran. You can soak up rays from on-deck. In addition, you can also enjoy a lunch buffet with a cocktail while on-board, which is included in the tour. If you’d like, you can also upgrade to include a hotel pick-up and drop-off.

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Phuket Full-Day Luxury Boat Club Cruise

Duration: 7 hours

160 reviews

3. Cruise on a speedboat around James Bond Island (from USD 75.0)

Situated on Phang Nga Vay, the Bond film was shot here. As a result, the island of Ko Tapu has been popularly called James Bond Island. This whole-day speedboat cruise includes canoeing at Hong Island, trekking out to the Ice Cream and Diamond caves. You will be able to paddle around Hong Island’s caves and lagoons in a canoe. You will also have the opportunity to see where “The Man With the Golden Gun” was filmed. The package also includes a lunch buffet at Ko Panyi village. You can also enjoy swimming, sunbathing, or jet skiing, which is at an extra cost, at Naka Noi beach. Round-trip hotel pick-up will also be provided as well.

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Day Trip to James Bond Island by Premium Speedboat includes National Park Fees

Duration: 11 hours

184 reviews

4. Early riser trip to Phi Phi Island (from USD 104.0)

From Phuket, you can travel to the beautiful beaches and limestone cliffs of Phi Phi Island. You can depart early in the morning or at sunrise in order to avoid afternoon crowds. Phi Phi Island is also well known for being the filming location of “The Beach”. You can also swim and snorkel in Maya Bay and Bamboo Island. Interact with the primates you will encounter at Monkey Beach. A lunch buffet will be included in the package as well.

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Phuket to Koh Phi Phi and Maya Bay Early Morning Snorkel Tour

Duration: 10 hours

85 reviews

5. Explore Phang Nga Bay in a day, kayaking and snorkeling (from USD 103.0)

This all-day boat and kayaking adventure takes you around Phang Nga Bay. Paddle around the limestone cliffs and inside the Hong Island and Panak Island caves. Swim and soak up sun around Lawa Island as well. You can also have the opportunity to see James Bond Island, where many scenes in “The Man With the Golden Gun” were filmed. Lunch buffet, refreshments, and round-trip hotel transport are included in this package.

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Phuket to Phang Nga Bay Boat and Kayaking Day Tour with Lunch

Duration: 8 hours

78 reviews

6. Half-day trip around Koh Larn (from USD 22.0)

Take a half-day trip around beautiful Koh Larn, also known as Coral Island. You can spend your day relaxing on the island’s warm, white shores. There are six main beaches around the island as well as several bays. You can also eat at local restaurants throughout the area as well. This package includes round trip travel to and from your hotel. Come here to escape the city life.

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Coral Island Half-day Tour from Pattaya with Lunch

Duration: 5 to 6 hours

7. Scuba diving tours around Koh Phi Phi (from USD 105.0)

scuba diving tours around koh phi phi

This tour will provide you the opportunity to explore the area around Koh Phi Phi. First will you go to a school certified by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). You will be briefed on scuba diving as well as pool time. After, you will be going onboard a traditional Thai longtail boat for two dive sessions at the Marine Park around the island. They will last for one hour each and take place at different locations. During your trip, you will also be provided lunch onboard the boat.

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PADI Discover Scuba Diving from Phi Phi Island

8. Speed boat trip around Koh Rok and Koh Ha (from USD 193.0)

speed boat trip around koh rok and koh ha

This speed boat trip allows you to leave Phuket to visit Koh Rok and Koh Ha. Included in this package is a hotel pick-up and drop-off. Lunch onboard is also included as well. The small group tour ensures a personal and private experience. The speed boat allows you to visit the best locations as many places are only reachable by boat.

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One Day Koh Rok and Koh Ha Trip by Speed Boat in Phuket

9. Splash Jungle Water Park (from USD 44.0)

splash jungle water park

If you’re feeling the heat, take a trip to Splash Jungle Water Park. There are many fun waterslides that will allow you to cool down. These rides include the Lazy River, the Boomerango, and the Super Bowl. The water park also includes a spa where you can get pampered or a gazebo where you can catch some rays. Splash Jungle Water Park has something for everyone.

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Splash Jungle Water Park Admission with Optional Transfer

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10. Take a private speed boat ride around Phuket (from USD 398.0)

take a private speed boat ride around phuket

If you’re looking to have a nice view of beaches, bays, and island around Phuket, take this private speed boat ride. You can have a completely customizable itinerary. The private speedboat can accommodate up to 10 passengers. There are both half or full-day cruise itineraries as well. The boat allows you to cruise out to places such as James Bond Island, Hong Island, or the Phi Phi Islands.

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Private speed boat in Phuket

Water sports and activities are the best way to experience Phuket

These water sports and activities are the best way to experience Phuket. Its scenic beaches make day speedboat trips very exciting. You can also snorkel and scuba dive here as well. When in Phuket, please consider these activities.

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