Phuket Travel Guide & Information

Phuket’s Parks & Waterfalls

Phuket’s natural beauty is not just about the beaches. Often overlooked by tourists are a number of forest reserves and parks, with exotic wildlife and a few modest but pretty waterfalls. Be warned though, if you go during the dry season, these waterfalls may be little more than a trickle.

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    Bang Pae Waterfall

    Bang Pae Waterfall is located on the northeast of the island in Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. Though quite a small cascade Bang... read more

    Bang Pae Waterfall

    Bang Pae Waterfall is located on the northeast of the island in Khao Phra Thaeo National Park. Though quite a small cascade Bang Pae is Phuket’s largest waterfall. The 10 minute walk from the car park through the shady forest is very pleasant and the... read more

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    Kathu Waterfall

    The waterfall at Kathu is really quite small but can be pleasant for a swim. Its worth it to make the climb up the steps to the... read more

    Kathu Waterfall

    The waterfall at Kathu is really quite small but can be pleasant for a swim. Its worth it to make the climb up the steps to the higher pools which are more beautiful. Don’t bother visiting during the hottest months (March & April), as the waterfall... read more

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    Khao Phra Thaeo National Park

    Located in the north of Phuket this park contains the only remaining virgin rainforest on the island. The park conserves a number... read more

    Khao Phra Thaeo National Park

    Located in the north of Phuket this park contains the only remaining virgin rainforest on the island. The park conserves a number of species of wild animal: langurs, barking deer, mouse deer, bears, wild boar, monkeys and gibbons. About one hundred species of... read more

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    Sirinat Marine National Park

    This relatively new protected area includes the beaches of Nai Thon, Nai Yang and Mai Kao and combines the former Nai Yang... read more

    Sirinat Marine National Park

    This relatively new protected area includes the beaches of Nai Thon, Nai Yang and Mai Kao and combines the former Nai Yang National Park with a wildlife reserve at Mai Kao. The beaches within the park are a nesting site for four endangered species of... read more