Many people think that you only go to Phuket to chill on the beaches. On the contrary, Phuket is one of the famous destinations for thrill-seekers, as it is full of heart-pumping adventure sports. Get reading because your heart will start thumping so fast just by reading what we have just for you thrill seekers! Without further ado, here is our list of heart-pumping outdoor activities in Phuket!
Live your dreams of becoming Tarzan for a day and fly from one treetop to another at super-fast speeds. It is such a refreshing experience to feel the breeze as you fly through the forest and marvel at the magnificent view of the jungle.
It’s not just the ziplines that are fun. There are plenty of other attractions to try out here such as rappelling, sky bridges, spiral staircases, and tandem ziplines! don’t worry if you never had any experience with these activities. Safety is guaranteed with professionally trained staff members, who know how to work with well-managed equipment. Your job here is just to have as much fun and make memorable memories! a good start to our list of outdoor activities in Phuket right?
2. Bike Tour
This is a great way for you to experience the different aspects of Phuket. Cycling through the forests in Phuket, passing various plants such as rubber trees, palm oil, and pineapple plantations, waterfalls, or even The Gibbon Rehabilitation Center. For all of the nature lovers, this is worth trying if you want to get up close and personal to nature and local life in Phuket.
Whitewater rafting is another must-try activity. This is an epic adventure where you fight against the rapids and admire the amazing wildlife of Phuket. Rafting through the rapid waters of Thailand definitely is an adrenaline-rushing activity. Get ready to get soaking wet and power your way through the rough rapid waters as you pass beautiful scenery!
There’s also a chance to go Whitewater Rafting and ride an ATV! Rev up your engines and roam around local villages and forests. Or go on a Waterfall Trekking trip where you can go swimming in the majestic waterfalls. Take a pick! Whichever you want to do, Either will be an exciting experience guaranteed!
4. Helicopter Tour
For anyone who isn’t afraid of heights, this certainly is a unique way to explore the beauty of Phuket. You will see the must-visit places in and around Phuket such as Patong Beach, Sririnat National Park, Big Buddha Phuket and many more in a bird’s eye view! Whilst the pilot tells you commentates interesting facts about the places.
How could we not include surfing as an outdoor activity when going to the sea? Phuket is known to be one of the top places to surf. Without a doubt, riding the waves and going under the lip of the waves are extremely fun. However, for anyone who has never tried surfing, we’ve got you covered! We have an option for the beginners, providing a private/group lesson for those of you who want to learn how to paddle, stand up, and catch a wave on your own. Become a surfing pro in no time!
Phuket lies in the Andaman Sea, making it the perfect spot for game fishing. Follow an expert angler and learn the fishing techniques and best fishing areas, cast your lines and catch some of the most prized fish in the fishing world! You may be lucky enough to catch a massive fish like the one in the photo!
If you’ve been dying to go under the sea and watch over beautiful sea creatures, you’re at the right place! Although Phuket might not be the best place for snorkeling, there are guides who pick you right up from your hotel in Phuket to all the snorkeling hotspots, like the nearby Phi Phi Islands and Khai Islands. All of you daring, adventure-loving visitors shouldn’t miss out on snorkeling!
8. Scuba Diving
If snorkeling around shallow waters isn’t thrilling enough for you, how about scuba diving? Unlike most tours, this one doesn’t require a diving licence, and you can learn right away with a professional right by your side. Just bring along your swimwear, since this all-inclusive tour even provides breakfast and lunch buffet. Get ready to dive into the beautiful underwater world and witness the exquisite marine ecosystem!
Well, that’s a wrap! Our list should have gotten your heart thumping and excited to try all these outdoor activities in Phuket. What are you waiting for? add them to your Phuket travel itinerary right now!
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