Phuket waterfalls are not impressive at all, but there are the occasion of a nice walk in the rainforest to discover Phuket’s inland aspect. If you stay in Phuket with your family, this visit is a must-see however because children always love to chill in the cool waters of waterfalls.
Ton Sai Waterfall
The waterfall is located inside Khao Phra Thaeo National Park and therefore an entry fee of 200 Bahts per person must be paid to access the waterfall. During rainy season, a great volume of water pours down it. In addition, views from the waterfall are quite spectacular and worth the trip.
Bang Pae Waterfall
It is the biggest and most popular waterfall of the island. Although the road through the rainforest is not for persons with a handicap or old persons, the lush vegetation is beautiful. Besides, it is close to the Gibbon Preservation Project. The rehabilitation center is very well set up and interesting as well. It is worth the trip and admission is free. The persons working in the center are very friendly and will answer your questions and explain in what the project consists. It is possible to have a drink and eat in a small restaurant. The waterfall is located in the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park and an admittance fee of 200 Bahts is requested.
Unlike the first two waterfalls, Namtok Kathu does not have an entry-fee. It is smaller and the volume of water can be very low during high season, but the surroundings are beautiful mountains with lush and century old trees everywhere around you.
These 3 waterfalls are well-known on the island and you will have no trouble finding a taxi or tuk-tuk driver who knows how to go there.