Top things to do

Wildlife Reserve in Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve

Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

Financed by donations (2100B sponsors a gibbon for a year), this tiny sanctuary adopts gibbons previously kept in captivity in the hope of reintroducing them to the wild. You can meet the gibbons on low-key visits; …
Wildlife Reserve in Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve

Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve

On the north half of the island, this lush reserve protects 23 sq km of virgin island rainforest (evergreen monsoon forest). Because of its royal status, it's better protected than the average national park in Thail…
Waterfall in Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve

Nam Tok Bang Pae

You'll hear haunting gibbons' songs all the way along the jungly earth-and-concrete path to this waterfall, a 300m walk up from the Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project. During the dry season, the waterfall isn't ex…
Waterfall in Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve

Nam Tok Ton Sai

Best reached from the west side of Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve, this small waterfall is at its best between June and November; a few signed walking trails lead through the surrounding protect…