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Things To Do in Phuket

Phuket, Thailand is a backpacker’s dream come true, with its gorgeous beaches, striking nature, and cheap prices. Backpackers from near and far flock to Phuket to experience one of the most popular hotspots in Asia. While in Phuket, make sure to complete this backpacking to do list in Phuket so you don’t miss out on the best destinations in town!

Nature, culture and nightlife await on the backpacker things to do in Phuket list!
  • Beaches Everywhere

You can’t be backpacking in Phuket without visiting the beaches. Phuket has over 30 beaches that grab nearly every backpackers’ attention. You can check out Kata Beach for surfing and snorkelling or lounge on the fine white sand of Freedom Beach. It doesn’t matter which one you choose; the sunshine and scenery will have you smiling all day long!

Beaches and natural pools, prominent features on anyone’s itinerary of things to do in Phuket!.
  • Old Town Phuket

Experience the unique Sino-Portuguese culture of Old Town Phuket for the afternoon. Take a break along your Phuket backpacking adventure to tour Thai Hua Museum, window shop along Soi Romanee, or try a cooking class at the Blue Elephant Mansion. If you happen to stay until the evening on a Sunday, then you can visit the Phuket Night Market to buy all your souvenirs and travel goodies!

This should be high on your backpacker things to do in Phuket list – island hopping!
  • Island Hopping

It’s not a complete list of backpacker things to do in Phuket without mentioning the dozen plus exquisite islands, that make for the perfect backpackers’ day trip. You can start by visiting the popular island cluster and tourist center, Koh Phi Phi. Another popular island is James Bond Island, famous for its scene in an actual Bond film. Want to go off the beaten path? Try the Surin Islands; they are just a little further away but worth the untouched beauty. There is an island out there for everyone!

  • Khao Phra Thaeo National Park

Want to add a little bit of nature to your checklist of backpacker things to do in Phuket? Khao Phra Thaeo National Park is a pristine rainforest that boasts sparkling waterfalls, colorful flora, and animals seen nowhere else on earth. Make use of your own two feet and hike deep into this gorgeous national park. Khao Phra Thaeo is perfect for bird watchers who want to catch a glimpse of the Asian Fairy-Bluebird or for nature lovers who simply want to stretch their legs. Take a deep breath of the fresh air and make sure to take your camera!

  • Bangla Road, Patong

Bangla Road is the epicenter for all backpackers to spend a crazy night on the town. Bangla has the good, the bad, and the crazy so be prepared for a wild night! Bright and colorful lights will guide the way through Kathoeys offering tickets to crazy shows, go-go bars handing out drink promotions, and live music around every corner. Go with some other backpackers from the best backpacker hostel Phuket, and party the night away! If you need a break, you can duck into the Bangla Night Market for street food, fruit smoothies, and cheap beer. Bangla is a must to do for your backpacking to do list in Phuket!

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