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Phuket for the Entire Family

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Black and blue butterfly at the Phuket Butterfly Garden

Phuket Island has many attractions for everyone in your family including an aquarium, the Phuket Zoo and the Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World. All of these places are great for families to go and spend a few hours together leaning about indigenous Thai species.

Phuket Aquarium

The main aquarium on Phuket Island has been recently renovated in the last few years and now has an underwater glass tunnel for guests to experience marine life up close. The aquarium is a great place for your family to learn about the marine life around Phuket Island and everything is labeled in both Thai and English. You can see many fish and other marine species including endangered sea turtles that the aquarium breeds for release into the wild. The Phuket Aquarium is located on the southern end of the island about one hour south of Patong and is open everyday from 08.30 to 16.00. The entry fee is 100 Baht for adults and 50 Baht for children.

Phuket Zoo

The Phuket Zoo is another great place to families to visit while staying on Phuket Island. The Zoo is relatively small but is still home to many interesting animals including over 600 species of birds, 100 species of amphibians and reptiles, and 40 species of mammals such as elephants, monkeys and tigers. The Phuket Zoo features daily animal shows with elephants, crocodiles, and monkeys. The Phuket Zoo also has a small Aquarium with many salt and fresh water fish from around the world, snakes, frogs, lizards, and crabs. The Phuket Zoo is located between Phuket City and Chalong and is open everyday from 08.30 to 18.00

Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World

The Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World is another place to go for family entertainment. Over 40 species of butterflies fly freely under the dome that covers a tropical garden. You can see the butterfly life cycle and learn about breeding techniques. The insectarium has a wide variety of bugs from small and cute to big and creepy. The garden is a beautiful rainforest recreation with any things for a family to explore. The Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World is located in Phuket City and is open from 9.00 to 17.00 everyday. The cost to enter is 300Baht for adults and 150 Baht for children.

Phuket has become great place to vacation with your family and has many different attractions to keep everyone entertained.

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

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Phuket Butterfly Garden in Phuket Town
Orange butterfly at the Phuket Butterfly Garden
Common species of Thai butterfly at the Phuket Butterfly Garden
Phuket Butterfly Garden with large variety of butterflies