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ACTIVITIES & SPORTS in PHUKET



Golfing: Phuket is a popular golf-holiday destination. World class courses by top designers include: Phuket Country Club and Phuket Century; Kathu district: Banyan Tree at Bangtao Beach and Blue Canyon in Thalang district near the Phuket International Airport. Most have nearby accommodation, but transport can be arranged from anywhere around the island.



Diving:Phuket’s location and character is clean clear sea water, no muddied by the action of currents, rivers or streams. It has a vast and thriving scuba diving trade. Scuba diving can be learned in a matter of 1 or 2 days, and lessons and license are issued by fully accredited teachers.


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Yacht-ing: A full range of services is available to yachtsmen visiting Phuket, including safe, secure moorings at Ao Chalong, Phuket Boat Lagoon and Leam Prao, dry dock, boat repair, equipment and crew. Yachts of every size and shape can be chartered, either as bare boats or with full crew. Be sure to check with immigration Office for details about bringing or leaving a yacht.

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Fishing: Phuket is fast emerging as a top game-fishing destination in Southeast Asia. Indeed, the list of fighting fish species available in the Andaman Sea around Phuket includes Racha Island, Dokmai Island, Maithon Island, Phi Phi Islands, etc. is as long as one to be found in a game fisherman’s hand book. They include Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Giant Trevally, Rainbow Runner and so much more. Tours are available on a daily basis.


Sea Canoeing: It is an adventure for exploring the mysteries of grottos and limestone islands which rise stunningly from the waterways of mangrove forest around Phang-Nga Bay and Krabi. The expedition can be reserved through travel agents.


Horse Riding: Satisfy the needs of tourists who enjoy horse-back riding, three riding clubs include on Patak road on the way to Kata Beach, Ban Sai Yuan on the way to Nai Harn Beach, and Laguna Phuket, Bang Tao Beach have been set up in Phuket. Instructions are available for beginners. And those accomplished riders can walk their horse to admire the natural beauty, or seek adventure by riding at a canter through the forests, along the beaches or over the hills.

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Sailing: It is available largely at Patong and Kata Beaches. Toppers and dingies are available at Patong. Catamaran hobie Cats and top Cats are available at Kata.



Wind surfing: It is available at all major beaches. Boards may be rented by an hour, half-day, full day or week. Tuition from expert Thai teachers is free.

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Sailing: It is available largely at Patong and Kata Beaches. Toppers and dingies are available at Patong. Catamaran hobie Cats and top Cats are available at Kata.



Cable Water Skiing: It is a sport suitable for water sports lovers of all genders and ages, both amateur and professional or even unskilled person can learn to play this sport in just a few minute instruction, is available at Phuket Water-ski and Cableways, Soi Kathu Waterfall, Wichit Songkhram Road.

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