Sea, sand, and sun are the combination of the Andaman pearl island in Thailand – Phuket. But it doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy adrenaline driving activities when you are in the island. In fact, there are several adventure sports for the adventurous fearless folks to enjoy.

1. The Flying Hanuman

Located in Kathu district, Flying Hanuman offers eco-adventure experience in the jungle. The attraction is located around Kathu Waterfall, featuring 28 thrilling platforms including sky bridges, spiral stairways, sky rails and trekking on its wilderness walk.

If you love a rush and travelling by zip lines, make sure to sign up for this activity. It is guaranteed the fun by over 500 TripAdvisor users rated the place as “excellent”.

Flying Hanuman also provides other services like a guide, equipment, and restaurant. It currently offers 3 courses with the price starting at 2,300 THB. For further information, visit here.

2. Elephant Riding

When in Thailand, you should never miss the chance of getting acquaintance with the country symbol like an elephant. Elephant riding or trekking is a common activity known among tourists in Thailand. Elephant camps are scattered everywhere across the country, especially in a touristic city like Phuket.

Each of elephant camp offers different routes and services. Some of them, if the location allows, might offers trekking in the jungle, 1 or 2 hours which will let you take in more pure nature rather than circle around the camp.

There are several elephant camps in Phuket such as Siam Safari in Chalong, Safari Elephant Club in Patong, Kok Chang Elephant Camp in Kata Noi and Sea View Elephant Camp in Nai Harn, you can choose which one to go base on the location and price.

3. Zorbing at Rollerball

If you like the feeling of descending from the height then you might like Zorbing Rollerball in Phuket.

Located on the hill overlooking a beautiful Kalim Beach, Zorbing at Rollerball offers exciting yet family-friendly activity in a 3-metre diameter flexible plastic ball! You will be descending from the 190-metre height track which is claimed to be one of the longest tracks in the world in a rubber ball.

The attraction got over 200 votes as “excellent” on TripAdvisor. You can enjoy the exhilarating fun of the rolling ball while absorbing the breathtaking view of Patong Bay.

Price per package starts at 850 THB. There is a total of 3 programmes. For further information, visit its site.

4. Surf House Flow Rider

Conveniently located on Kata Beach, Surf House Flow Rider offers wave rides for all surfers. It comes with a huge high-pressure wave generating machine where you can ride waves as much as you like regardless of the weather. You can also enjoy drinks at the cool bar while looking at good looking surfers.

Rates for rides here starts at 800 THB, excludes the registration fee (only first-time visitors). If you want to know more, visit here.

5. Anthem Wake Park

Located between the Phuket Heroines monument and Cherng Talay Village, Anthem Wake Park features 50,000 sqm freshwater lake for your sensational holiday.

Offering environmentally friendly sport, Anthem uses zero carbon emission ‘Sesitec’ electric cables while its quality of fresh water in the lake is good as it comes from the surrounding hills which constantly renewed.

Anthem Wake Park is fully-equipped with cafe, bar, accommodation, equipment rental shop, pick-up/drop-off service or even wakeboard course/coach/training.

Rates here are pretty friendly, starting at 400 THB/hour for juniors and 800 THB/ hour for an adult. Check here, for more information.

Also see 5 family activities you can enjoy in Phuket.