Phuket is well-known for its spectacular entertainment. Here are the best 5 must-watch Phuket shows of all time!
Phuket has many shows and performances from ladyboy cabarets to cultural performances that will entertain your evening. To help you find the show that suits your taste, here’s a comprehensive guide to the most popular shows in Phuket.
Best Phuket Shows ① Phuket FantaSea
Phuket FantaSea is not only a show but a family-friendly theme park packed with a variety of activities and entertainment. This is the first Thai cultural theme park in the world.
The highlight of this theme park is its famous performance, “Fantasy of a Kingdom”, which is the longest-running show in Asia. It is a mixture of traditional Thai culture and modern technology and includes traditional Thai dancing, illusion effects, stunt battle scenes, and more. This show has a cast of over 400 people, elephants, tigers, goats, chickens and pigeons. This show will surely be one of the greatest experiences you’ll have in Phuket.
Besides its great performance, Phuket FantaSea also has Carnival Village (shopping center), Similan Entertainment Center (game arcade), Tiger Jungle Adventure (theatrical safari), and more. In the park, you will also have some opportunities to interact with animals up close.
Also, Phuket FantaSea has one of the best buffet restaurants in Phuket. In fact, it is the biggest restaurant in Asia with more than 4,000 seats. They offer an excellent buffet of Thai and international food. With extra expenses, you can also have a seafood buffet dinner option.
✔Where to book Phuket FantaSea?
You need to buy a ticket for the show to enter Phuket FantaSea. You can pre-book your ticket at the cheapest price here. This is a great way to save time and energy by avoiding tough negotiations with local tour agencies.
It’s also highly recommended to buy a ticket with a transfer option as Phuket’s transportation is not very convenient to navigate. If you need more information on how to get around Phuket, check this post: Phuket Airport Transfer & Phuket Transfer Guide
- Venue: Phuket FantaSea near Kamala beach
- Showtime: Everyday except Thursday at 9PM
- Duration: Approximately 75 minutes
Best Phuket Shows ② Phuket Simon Cabaret
Phuket Simon Cabaret is the most famous ladyboy cabaret show in Phuket. Its venue is located in Patong Beach, which is a very popular tourist area in Phuket.
The scale of this show is not as big as FantaSea, but it is still a very well performed and entertaining show. The performers dress in spectacular costumes and its extravagant stage setting is another interesting point to watch.
Also, you can meet and take a photo with the performers after the show.
✔Where to book Phuket Simon Cabaret?
You can book your ticket at a discounted rate here. It’s highly recommended to buy a ticket with a transfer option, as the local taxis charge a lot to go to this tourist spot.
This show offers multiple seating options. If you want to enjoy the performance up close, get a VIP seat.
- Venue: Phuket Simon Cabaret near Patong beach
- Showtime: Everyday at 6PM/ 7:30PM/ 9PM
- Duration: 60 minutes
Best Phuket Shows ③ Siam Niramit Phuket
Siam Niramit is a world-class Thai cultural performance. As a critically acclaimed show in Bangkok for many years, they opened a Phuket venue in 2011.
Siam Niramit features Thai history and culture with over 100 performers, stunning costumes and set design. They also use impressive special effects and advanced technology to produce a very realistic and inspiring experience.
✔Siam Niramit or FantaSea?
Siam Niramit and FantaSea share some similarities which means that many of you will have to decide between the two unless you want to attend both shows. If you have children, FantaSea will be a better match for you, since it has more activities to do. If you are interested in a more serious show with a heavy historical background, Siam Niramit will be a better choice for you. Also, consider which location is more convenient for you, since the two venues are far from each other. Both shows are well-produced, so you are going to have a great time no matter which one you choose.
✔Where to book Siam Niramit Phuket?
You can pre-book your ticket at a huge discount here. Before you book the ticket, always make sure that it has a transfer option. Since its location is not easy to reach, it’s highly recommended to buy a ticket with transfer options.
This show offers multiple seating tiers such as Silver, Gold and Platinum. Also, consider booking a package option with a buffet dinner and transfer to and from your hotel. Booking a package option will make your experience even more enjoyable, knowing that everything is taken care while saving money.
- Venue: Siam Niramit Phuket near Mueang District (Phuket Town)
- Showtime: Everyday except Tuesday at 8:30PM
- Duration: 80 minutes (without intermission)
Best Phuket Shows ④ Aphrodite Cabaret Show
Since its opening in 2010, the Aphrodite Cabaret Show in Phuket has quickly secured its position as one of the best cabaret shows in town.
Around a 100 talented ladyboy performers dressed in decorative and extravagant costumes will present you the stories of various cultures through their astounding musical and dance performances, so get ready to embark on an incredible journey throughout the world!
✔Where to book an Aphrodite Cabaret Show ticket?
You can get discounted tickets for the Aphrodite Cabaret Show here. Grab your seats now for this spectacular show!
- Venue: Aphrodite Cabaret Theatre
- Showtime: Every day at 5PM/6:30PM/8PM
- Duration: 60 minutes
Best Phuket Shows ⑤ Simon Star Cabaret Show
The Simon Star Cabaret Show puts a fresh twist on the original world-renowned Simon Show to bring you the best of the best cabaret shows in Phuket.
With state-of-the-art lighting systems, spectacular props and stages, as well as a new generation of highly-talented ladyboys, get ready for a night of glitz and glamor as they captivate you with their amazing choreography and song routines!
✔Where to book a Simon Star Cabaret Show ticket?
You can get discounted tickets for the Simon Star Cabaret Show here. Grab your seats now for this spectacular show!
- Venue: Simon Star Show at Samkong
- Showtime: Every day at 5PM/6:30PM/8PM
- Duration: 60 minutes (Without intermission)
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Phuket FantaSea Official Website
Phuket Simon Cabaret Official Website
Siam Niramit Official Website
Aphrodite Cabaret Show Official Facebook
Simon Star Cabaret Show Official Facebook