Floating Market Phuket

Currently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
  • Address: Kathu, Kathu District, Phuket 83120, Thailand
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +66-76304288
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Market, Family And Kids

Floating Market Phuket - Review

Deep in the heart of island of Phuket in Kathu District, is what should have been a fairly successful idea - a floating market. Opened in May 2016 in an an old tin mine filled up with water, the market was designed to provide a wide variety of shopping and dining options. Business has been slow to pick up though, and it’s hard to think of it as a full-fledged tourist attraction. But there is a lot of potential here, for both shopping and entertainment. The layout is clean and well organised and doesn’t quite have the bustling energy of the real floating markets of Thailand. The walkways are lovely. Occasionally there are performances on the stage.

How To reach Floating Market Phuket by Public Transport

  • Drive to here.
  • Take a bus, tuk-tuk or taxi to Kathu.

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TripHobo Highlights for Floating Market Phuket

  • Floating Market Phuket Address: Kathu, Kathu District, Phuket 83120, Thailand
  • Floating Market Phuket Contact Number: +66-76304288
  • Floating Market Phuket Timing: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Floating Market Phuket Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Floating Market Phuket(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Floating Market Phuket: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Floating Market Phuket

  • 0.4% of people who visit Phuket include Floating Market Phuket in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Floating Market Phuket visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Floating Market Phuket

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Floating Market Phuket

People normally club together Tiger Kingdom and Phuket Fantasea while planning their visit to Floating Market Phuket.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Floating Market Phuket, Phuket Reviews

  • Completely closed now. Don't waste your time trying to find.

  • It’s official close this place due to lack of busines I have paid a taxi to go there it was a waists of money

  • Is not a real floating market like in Bangkok or SE Asia but a shopping center designed for tour buses. Well done but can find better stores at Central Festival. Day I was there almost empty of tourist or shoppers. Huge parking lot for busses but was empty.

  • Never popular, open seldom and half empty. I believe now closed down

  • Its a trap! Dont do it. Maybe half a dozen shops open at 11am. We were very greatfull to our tuktuk driver who was trying to warn us and then stuck around and waited for us to come back out (a quick stroll maybe 10 minutes ) There are no tuktuks or taxies there

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