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What do you do when it rains??

Hi, I'll be in Phuket in the school holidays (last week of Sept,first week of Oct) with my 2 kids aged 12 and 14 staying at the Millennium Resort. I realise that this is the wettest time to be in Phuket so I'm wondering what people do when it rains? Obviously sitting in a bar all day is out of the question,and there's only so much shopping we can do....

Any suggestions of day trips, or ways to fill in the wet days?

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1. Re: What do you do when it rains??

The kids will probably enjoy a trip to the cashew factory.

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2. Re: What do you do when it rains??

Massage, the Zoo for the kids, Elephant trip mind you not if raining too heavy, go to Fantasea show, there is quite a lot to do in Phuket Im sure you will be fine. And hopefully the sun will be out the whole time.

Edited: 30 July 2012, 13:47
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3. Re: What do you do when it rains??

My kids enjoyed the phuket thai cookery school, also simon cabaret, siam niramit. We also did the elephant experience through siam safari.

Have a great holiday

Antwerp, Belgium
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4. Re: What do you do when it rains??

Hello

Do you have some more information about this factory? It seems interesting!

Thanks!

Phuket, Thailand
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5. Re: What do you do when it rains??

Rent a car (less expensive than taking a group to Simon Cabaret or other places) and drive the back country of Phuket and see what is here aside from the tourist traps. There are beautiful rural villages, almost empty beaches, lovely coconut and rubber groves and much much more.

Try some of these Phuket Drives: phuketdelight.com/Best_Island_Drives.htm

Queensland...
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6. Re: What do you do when it rains??

A visit to the aquarium. First time we visited with our children we did an elephant trek with Island Safari half way thru the trek a monsoon came upon us, which was different.

Agree with KingFisher9999 go explore Phuket. Couldn't think of anything worse than sitting in a bar all day, but them thats just me. CJ

Queensland...
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7. Re: What do you do when it rains??

Apologies KingFisher just realised i typed 9's instead of 8's lol. CJ

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8. Re: What do you do when it rains??

Well my suggestion is, go for a swim, it's still very warm and pleasant,even walking in the rain. Besides it won't rain all the time, (will it) :)

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9. Re: What do you do when it rains??

Carry an umbrella.

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10. Re: What do you do when it rains??

PLEASE, don't go to the Zoo :( even the monkey show is better than the zoo.

I agree with the others about hiring a car and taking your time to explore the island.