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The Similan Islands

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Phuket, the biggest of the thousands of islands sprinkled around Thailand's coastline, is a magical blend of everything a holidaymaker or expatriate could dream of.
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Khao Sok National Park

Local Tip The Park provides a unique opportunity to see some of the most beautiful and interesting scenery, flora and wildlife in the world. As the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world, it holds wonders that are...

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Flying Hanuman

Local Tip Kids, teenagers and young adults will love this - safety is paramount and all equipment to EU standard. Just fly!

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Phuket Carnival at Patong 2014

Phuket Carnival at Patong 2014

1 Nov - 3 Nov

The annual three-day Phuket Carnival celebrates the opening of tourism at Patong Beach with music concerts and activities. Come and joining the party! The event is hosted by the Patong Municipality. more »

The Jungle Book Puppet Theater travels from London to Phuket

The Jungle Book Puppet Theater travels from London to Phuket

1 Nov - 9 Nov

The Jungle Book Puppet Theater will be showing at three schools - British International School, Phuket (BIS), Headstart International School and Kajonkiet International School in November. There will be three showings at BIS in the morning on the first of November at two at Headstart in the afternoon. The theatre will then be presented at... more »

A Chance of Rain: Champagne Saturdays @ Nikki Beach

A Chance of Rain: Champagne Saturdays @ Nikki Beach

1 Nov

Rain or shine, come party! Saturdays through the low season, Nikki Beach is hosting a special party that features free-flow mimosas, a special brunch of lunch and bottle service packages. The party is held in the indoor dining room and there are live DJs and champagne surprises to enjoy. The price is 1,025++ Baht. Members of parties of 4... more »

Phuket International Night Run 2014

Phuket International Night Run 2014

1 Nov

The 1st Phuket International Night Run sees a run through Old Phuket Town with the start and finish at the Sapam Hin Stadium. The event is supported by the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Sport Authority of Thailand (SAT). Registration is from 5 to 8pm and while be followed by some music until 10pm. Warm up is from 10 to... more »

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Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park contains more than 100 bird species - macaws, hornbills, eagles and owls - from Asia, Africa and South America. more »

Virtual Tours

Molly Malone's

Molly Malone's on Patong's Beach Road is an Irish pub that offers live entertainment every night. There are Irish bands and solo entertainers with energy and vitality that's infectious. more »

Phuket Photos

The Bay Regatta - Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi

The Bay Regatta - Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi

Thai fishing boat

Thai fishing boat

Phuket Butterfly Garden

Phuket Butterfly Garden

PIMEX: Phuket International Boat Show

PIMEX: Phuket International Boat Show

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Yachts at anchor in the Similan Islands

Yachts at anchor in the Similan Islands

River bathing at Khao Sok National Park

River bathing at Khao Sok National Park

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

An arch of rubber trees

An arch of rubber trees

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