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Private Phuket Islands Tour: Hidden Treasures of Maphrao Bay
"The object of our daytrips is to move quietly through an area that enjoys a lifestyle unchanged in decades and longer while enjoying our very special pampering aboard the boat the “Pitta”. Thaphao IslandYour first stop after leaving Ao Chalong is Thaphao Island which is a nature lover’s paradise with beautiful forest walks where very old trees can be seen. For the fit some of the paths can be quite steep but if you prefer a more leisurely stroll you can always take a walk along the flats. Perhaps you will see Hornbill birds and many other species that can be heard
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Private Monkey Jungle Cruise: Phuket Day Eco Tour
"Floating Fish FarmsOur boat “Pitta” leaves from Chalong Bay at 9am as we head out to see authentic floating fish farms where you will have the opportunity to meet our local Sea Gypsies. These are genuine working fish farms which have been owned and operated for generations by traditional Thai Sea Gypsies. Here you will observe where the locals live and how they work.Thai VillagesDuring this trip we will also travel through Thai Villages were you can interact wi you will also get to see the damage and rebuilding from the result of the Tsunami in 2004. You will be able to observe the Kings Project which is based on rebuilding the Mangroves in Thailand. In the past over 40% of the mangroves were slashed for burning to manufacture charcoal but now this practice is no longer allowed and has since been banned.Mangrove Forest and The MonkeysWe then head off to the Mangrove Forest to see the monkeys. Offering a rare opportunity to see wild monkey’s in their natural habitat where they are free to swing from tree to tree and are always pleased when Captain Gordon arrives with his boat. From here you can paddle your own kayak or you can have one of the crew to paddle for you
From $602.00
 
Private Islands and Eco Tour: Hidden Treasures of Chalong Bay
"Travelling up the River in Mangrove ForestWe then move on and follow the special bamboo sticks which were placed here by the local fishermen to form the channel which takes us into the river. Once we’ve entered the river you will have a chance to observe the local villages and longtail boats with many Thai people waving enthusiastically as we pass gently by. The villagers are always surprised to see us as rarely any tourists find their way here. With only a maximum of 10 guests on board we can stop anywhere you like. It’s up to you there is no strict itinerary. Feeding Friendly Monkeys and KayakingOur next stop takes us to see the Monkeys
From $602.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Phuket

Off The Beaten Path

Villages and Beaches

As a local I should really be keeping this a secret but I don't think many people will visit my page, so I am considering this as a prize for those who do stop by and end up using this...
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Hat Nai Yang Beach

This is a beautiful beach and everyone is so friendly. No fancy restaurants (except maybe at the few bigger hotels?) but lots of small restaurants right on the beach - eat with your bare feet in the...
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Phang Nga Bay

Khao Phing Kan (Thai: เขาพิงกัน) or Ko Khao Phing Kan...
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Exotic animals

probably not really off the beaten path, but well worth a look in. lots of exotic birds and other things to check out. one noticable difference to western zoos, is the abscence of any barrier cages....
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Food, transport and SIM cards in Phuket!

Ive visited 15 times in 8 years and have found lots of 'insider' things to do. I am not a beach fan, so can't recommend anything sea-related, but I am a food writer and there are some real gems to be...
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Wat Manee Si Mahathat

We have been driving past Wat Manee Si Mahathat for many years now and every year we noticed something new being built there. I have wanted to look inside here for about 8 years and every time we go...
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Wat Thamtapan Phang Nga Town

Wat Thamtapan is in Phang Nga town which is about 1.5 hours drive from Phuket and this would have to be the strangest Temple I have ever been in! There are shocking displays of what Hell would be...
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Phang Nga Wat Suwannakhuna

We have been to Wat Suwannakhuna which is a Buddhist temple about 10 minutes before Phang Nga town many times and it is definitely worth a visit.  Most of the time there are monkeys everywhere and you...
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Soapy Massage

Thai massage is soothing, wholesome and relaxing and is a nice experience. but many single men go to Phuket not only to experience thai massage but also the different sensual kind, the Soapy Massage,...
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Use the Swimming Pools During the Night

Different Resorts have different policies on the time the swimming pools are closed for the guests and here in our resort, you can only swim from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm everyday ans they don't have bright...
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Use the Swimming Pools During the Day

This are pictures of us swimming at the swimming pool of our hotel at the Duangjitt Resort Hotel during the day.If you are staying in a resort type of hotel in Phuket, do try to use the swimming pool...
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Somdet Phra Srinagarindra Park Phang Nga Town

Somdet Phra Srinagarindra Public Park is a beautiful public park surround by Limestone Mountains that you can actually drive around and through a cave. It is extremely popular with locals having...
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Kids Play While you Shop

There is a great kid's ball room with tunnels and slides and balloons etc. located by the food fair on the 2nd floor of the Tesco Lotus. For just two 10 baht coins, the kids can play as long as they...
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Khao Lak accommodations

Welshwanderer,Khao Lak is located about an hour north of Phuket, or about an hour north of the airport by bus. The resort that I mentioned was Phukhaolak resort, you can contact Jim at...
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Top Hotels in Phuket

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2 Meun-Ngern Rd, Patong Beach, Patong, Phuket, 83150, Thailand
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80/19-20 Moo 2 | Soi Cokmakham 3, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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14/2 Patak Road, Soi 24, Karon Beach, 83110
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230 Moo 3 Mai Khao, , Phuket, 83110, Thailand
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683 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Muang, Phuket, 83100
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60/1 Moo 6, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay, Naithon Bay, , Phuket, 83110, Thailand
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Top Things to Do in Phuket

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Phi Phi Islands

We booked with Phuket Tours Direct to go on the HongTae Tours trip to Phi Phi island. After travelling an hour to the port and sitting through the 45mins safety session we were informed that my 5...
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Kata and Karon Beach

We much preferred Karon beach over Kata, being about the same distance from our hotel. This beach is quieter than Kata, the speedboats and longtails being kept at one end, so plenty of space for...
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James Bond Island

If you plan to visit James Bond Island, think again. Firstly, price for tour package is very tricky. We joined with the group tour for same trip but some of them paid THB3,000 per person, other paid...
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Patong Beach

I think that Patong beach and Ban Patong must be the same thing. Or not? Anyway, I'll post my Patong beach comments in Ban Patong page. And Patong was precious for us. With the monsoon, Kata beach...
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Fantasea

We spent a wonderful summer vacation this year in the month of May at Phuket. We heard a lot about the picturesque splendour of the small town of Kamla & the serene tranquility of Kamala beach in...
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Elephants

Kok Chang Safari would have to be one of the best elephant trek's we have been on during all of our travels to Phuket. All the animals seem well cared for, the staff are very helpful and friendly...
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