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Activities & Sports on Phuket

wind surfing
Windsurfing on the seas around Thailand.

 
Phuket offers any number of options for the active person. Since it's an island, a lot of outdoor activities naturally involve water. Some of the main choices include:

Check out the links and guidebooks below for more information.

On the Ocean

Phuket Invitational
Home page for Phuket's annual yachting event.
Meroja
Yacht cruises with a European captain, Thai chef and crew out of Phuket to the Andaman islands, Myanmar and Langkawi.
Phuket Diving
Offers live-aboard diving tours out of Phuket.
Phuket Pro Dive
Scuba diving instruction & PADI courses in Phuket.
Phuket Pro Dive offer quality instruction PADI scuba diving courses and Day trips with our high speed Longtail boat around Phuket. Arrange liveabord, accommodation and any other attractions.
Phuket Deep Sea Fishing
Organizes deep sea fishing expeditions.
Phuket Submarine
Provides submarine rides in U.S. built tourist boats. Tours can be booked online at their web site.

See the sailing page for more information about yacht rentals. For more information on the dive sites and dive shops around Phuket, see our SEA Undersea Phuket Diving Guide.

Golf

Blue Canyon
One of Asia's premier courses, Blue Canyon has hosted a number of pro tournaments.
Phuket Golf
Contains information about golf and other activities in Phuket.

Golf Guides

South East Asia Golf Guide: The Top 250 Courses in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand
South East Asia Golf Guide: The Top 250 Courses in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand

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Muay Thai - Thai Boxing

Perhaps the sport most identified with Thailand, there are several Muay Thai boxing camps around Thailand that will take in foreigners for lessons. One of them is in Phuket.

 

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