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  • Buffalo Hub

    Buffalo Hub

    Buffalo is an animal unique in countries that grow rice. Even though Phuket is not since the land is too expensive, the locals feel the need to create a home for buffalos. Here is an area where several households bring their buffalos together. You will see buffalos moving freely in that area. You might also…

  • Mai Khao Temple

    Mai Khao Temple

    The main temple in the area. It may not look spectacular or unique compared to other temples but the gem is far deep inside. There’s a little meditation sanctuary in the middle of a lake surround by mangrove forest that is home to many species of birds. If a temple is supposed to offer peacefulness,…

  • Mai Khao Beach – Airport viewpoint

    Mai Khao Beach – Airport viewpoint

    It’s just another beach. But because it’s right next to runway of the Phuket International Airport, it’s a stragetic place to watch departing and arriving airplanes at very close range. It’s great fun to try to capture the right moments of the planes, or watching others to do so. Plus, the sunset there is stunning.

  • Sarasin Bridge

    Sarasin Bridge

    This bridge has been over 50 years and still the only way that links Phuket as an island to the main land at Phang Nga province by land. Apart from its immportance for logistic, it’s beautiful with the sino-portuguese design, similar to those houses in the old town. It’s a great spot to watch both…

  • Feeding Injured Turtles

    Feeding Injured Turtles

    Turtle is kind of logo of Phuket because every year turtles lay eggs on the beach of Mai Khao. Unfortunately some turtles are injured during their journey. So there’s Marine Turtle Foundation located at JW Marriot hotel that takes care of these turtles, heal them until they are safe to survive on their own. Every…

  • Picking Mulberries

    Picking Mulberries

    At Baan Ar-Jor, there’s an area to plant mulberry trees and they use it to make organic mulberry tea. You may want to pick mulberries by yourself and even taste it on the spot. Baan Ar-Jor sells it by kg.

  • Horse Riding

    Horse Riding

    Fancy horses? There’s Phuket Horse Riding Club in the north of Mai Khao that you could rent horse for a nice ride. You may start with a warm up then ride along the pine tree tunnel along the beach. What a view to see from the back of a horse!

  • Sunset cruise with Morgan Villagers

    Sunset cruise with Morgan Villagers

    A group of Morgan people or “sea gypsies” that survived the Tsunami in 2004 moved to Mai Khao near Sarasin bridge. They work as fishermen, and also arrange a boat trip to nearby beaches not accessible by cars and it’s specially beautiful during sunset time. Contact us for tour programs.

  • Mole Crab Catching

    Mole Crab Catching

    Mole crab is the little sea animal that mostly found in Mai Khao area. Some restaurants in Mai Khao serve this menu so it’s not to be missed. If you have tasted then why not see how the fishermen catch it. So you could go to Mai Khao beach and watch them work in the…

  • Airplanes Watching

    Airplanes Watching

    Everybody can see airplanes flying from a distance. How about really up close like you almost could touch it with your hands? Come to Mai Khao beach at airplanes view point. It’s such good fun to see and take pictures. Contact us for tour programs.

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