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Activities To Do In Karon Beach

1. Pray at Wat Suwan Khiri Khet
2. Surfing
3. Explore Karon Night Market
4. Play Beach Volleyball with Locals
5. Go On a Banana Boat Ride
6. Hike Your Way to Big Buddha
7. Play Miniature Golf at Dino Park
8. Panoramic Views from Karon View Point
9. Take a Spa Session
10. Parasailing

There is never a dull moment in Thailand, especially, on Karon Beach as the list of things to do in Karon Beach Phuket is simply endless. Karon Beach offers a variety of sports as well as relaxation to the tourists and locals alike, hence making it one of the best places in Phuket for your Thailand trip. The enticement of the white waves caressing the golden sand of the beach and the colorful hues of the sunsets create a magical atmosphere that will fill your heart and soul with that much needed peace.

Whether you are traveling alone, on your honeymoon, or with your entire family, the various activities to do in Karon Beach Phuket will keep you entertained. The temples, the water sports, the trekking opportunities and the breathtaking scenery will all contribute to you falling in love with Phuket.

Here are some of the best things to do in Karon Beach Phuket: 

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Hike Your Way to Big Buddha

The Big Buddha is a prominent part of Thai culture and a hike up from the Karon Beach is one of the most preferred ways of visiting this monument. Along the way, you will also come across a tiny ranch called the Elephant Station, which offers elephant safaris, picture opportunities with elephants as well as a jungle ATV ride.

After you hike your way to Big Buddha, you will also be treated with amazing viewpoints of the city, which results in this being one of the top things to do in Karon Beach Phuket.

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Take a Spa Session

Enjoying the joy of traditional Thai style luxury services at Karon Beach’s Spas is one of a must-do activities to do in Karon Beach Phuket. You will be greeted pleasantly and given the option of choosing from a variety of relaxing beauty treatments.

A session of such wellness therapies and revitalizing hair treatments is indeed the ideal way to cap off a lengthy stroll on Karon Beach. On your journey to Phuket, the 5 star spas and treatment facilities that border the beaches of Karon Beach are sure to provide you with some much needed quiet and tranquility.

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Pray at Wat Suwan Khiri Khet

Get enthralled by the stunning and colorful shrines of Wat Suwan Khiri Khet as you pray and receive the blessings of divine spirits. Also known as the Karon Temple, one can discover a number of beautiful interior paintings here that talk about the life of Buddha.

Get intrigued by the two gigantic snakes guarding the entry and other sculptures tucked away in various places in the temple premises. Get a glimpse of the 17 Buddha sculptures in the big preaching hall and three images in the Ordinance hall. This is a great place to contemplate life and ponder upon your existence along with the Monks.

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With multiple surf institutions in the country, surfing is one of the top things to do in Karon Beach Phuket. Even though it is a very well-known beach, it is unlikely to just be completely packed, rendering it a perfect site for novices to start their surfing career.

 This beach boasts the most pristine tides with noteworthy altitudes and low and coastal breezes.

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Explore Karon Night Market

Traveling to the Karon Night Market, which is held on Tuesdays and Fridays, is among the top things to do in Karon Beach Phuket. This bustling market provides a diverse selection of goods and regional cuisine, providing a unique window into the culture of Thailand.

A number of kiosks offering various regular-use items such as watches, purses and jewels may also be found here. Authentic Thai art is also sold by sellers at the Karon Night Market. The market’s food area is situated near the temple’s doorway, from which you can buy Thai delicacies.

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Play Beach Volleyball with Locals

Nearly every single day, sand volleyball courts are put in place which is open for the public at Karon Beach, the only spot in Phuket, Thailand welcoming volleyball players from across the world. The regional volleyball club conducts refresher courses and training sessions for the novice, advanced and expert volleyball players every day from 4 pm till sundown.

After quite a match, unwind and relax in the turquoise seas that kiss the sands of the beach, where parasailing, snorkeling and kayaking are among the various other things to do in Karon Beach Phuket.

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Go on a Banana Boat Ride

The most thrilling thing to do in Karon Beach Phuket is indeed a banana boat cruise, which is a trip on a banana-shaped boat attached to a motorboat to acquire velocity in the clear seas of the Andaman. Everyone here seems to agree that the Banana boat ride offered on Karon Beach is by far the most cost-effective and accessible ride in Thailand.

Every sailboat has a maximum capacity of six persons, with one trainer on board. From September to April, the sky is usually bright as well as the waters are calm and steady, making this activity almost ten times more enjoyable.

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Play Miniature Golf at Dino Park

Visitors to the Dino Park may enjoy a game of miniature gold in this beautiful and one of a kind golf course. The 18 hole mini golf course includes miniatures of dinosaur and ancient creatures,  providing a unique and interesting glimpse of the dinosaur era, making it one of the most sought after activities to do in Karon Beach Phuket.

In a single match of around 40 minutes, the miniature golf can accommodate 60 players. Visitors who do not like to play golf may still experience the thrills of Dino Park whilst snapping social media worthy images to remember their vacation.

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Panoramic Views from Karon View Point

Karon View Point, also known as Kho Sam Hut or Hill of Three Beaches by locals, is indeed a lovely spot near Karon Beach. The view of the 3 beach fronts of Kata NoI, Kata Yai and Karon, as well as the isolated islet of Pu, may all be enjoyed in the list of famous activities to do in Karon Beach Phuket.

However, come prepared to wait for a long time if you want to see the stunning scenery from this vantage point as this place attracts crowds of tourists and residents alike.

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One of the most interesting activities to do in Karon Beach Phuket is parasailing. Parasailing is best done early morning only when heat is really not that intense to cause major sunburns. You can proceed to visit the Karon Temple as well as other places of interest in Phuket sometimes after a thrilling parasailing adventure.

The parasailing costs between INR 1600 to INR 1800 on the beach, which are very affordable as compared to other places. As a result, while there is no need for a trainer for this enjoyable pastime, the necessary safety precautions are taken.

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People Also Ask About Phuket

  1. Which are the best places to visit in Phuket?

    1. Patong Beach: Patong Beach is undeniably one of the island’s top tourist attractions. The incredibly gorgeous sandy beach is lined with cafes, bungalows and bars. It offers a wide range of interesting water sports for all the visitors to enjoy.

    2. Phi Phi Island: One of Phuket’s most popular and loved tourist destinations is Phi Phi Island. The surroundings are lovely and mesmerizing, the turquoise clear water and the white sand filled beaches are simply amazing. It has a variety of water based activities for tourists to enjoy.

    3. Rang Hill: Rang Hill is a renowned vantage point offering panoramic views of the entire island as well as the neighboring islands. Visitors and residents go to this viewpoint for a stunning view of the city, especially after the sun sets in the horizon to get those splendid sunset shots.

    4. Fantasea: Fantasy of a Kingdom is a show put out by Fantasea, an authentic Thai establishment that centers around Thai culture. They include a variety of exhilarating attractions and themed villages, antique shops and a spectacular restaurant with seating for about 4000 individuals. 

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  2. What is the best time to visit Phuket?

    The best time to visit Phuket would be from the month of November to the month of February. The temperature remains moderate and you can enjoy outdoor activities without any issue. If you ish to indulge in some of the best things to do in Karon Beach Phuket then this is the best time. 

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  3. What is Phuket famous for?

    Thailand has several tourist attractions, but Phuket is the most beloved. Beautiful beaches with stunning sunsets, a pleasant environment all year, a happening nightlife culture and lovely locals render it an attractive destination. It is also famous for  offering a variety of thrilling activities to do in Karon Beach Phuket.

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  4. How much does it cost to visit Phuket?

    One week in Phuket will cost you about $1400- $1500 if you are going on a solo trip. If you bring along a partner, it will cost you around $2500-$3000. But if you tag along with your entire family, it will cost you approximately $4500-$5000.

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