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Thailand is well-known for its beaches, tropical forests, culture and adventure tourism. Every destination has something that makes it stand out on the map. One such location is Phuket. It is famous for its white sand beaches, archipelago, water sports, luxury resorts and scenic views. For these reasons, the island draws hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. If you are amongst those who seek a peaceful vacation, you must plan a trip to Phuket in June. You can escape the hot sun and enjoy the picturesque rain.

Weather Of Phuket In June

Phuket in June offers nice weather ranging from sunny to cloudy and rainy.

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Phuket is a tropical province as It does not experience winter. The weather can be warm and pleasant. However, it can get extremely hot during April and May. From August to November are the wettest months. The cooler months in Phuket are between December to February. The monsoon begins to make its appearance in Phuket in June. The weather is generally pleasant. Mixed with a bit of rain, you can expect some humidity.

The sun isn’t intense and the winds are stronger around the beaches. Be sure to check with an instructor or a lifeguard for any water-related activity. It is the best month to visit in June if you have a budget to adhere to. You will likely find quieter beaches.

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Things To Do In Phuket In June

Phuket has an extremely active nightlife, colourful markets, and festivals in June

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There are tons of things to do in Phuket in June. Let’ find out some of the best things to do here:

Boat Tour: Given Phuket weather in June, do speak to a lifeguard before booking a boat tour. The sea is rough during this time due to the upcoming monsoon. However, if it is a sunny day, you can row past the limestone rocks and stunning islands. The fresh air with the azure coastline will be the highlight of your day. The Phang Nga Bay is the most popular choice for boat touring.

Beach Hopping: Phuket’s temperature in June is good enough for beach hopping. Do exercise caution when it comes to water sports. Otherwise, you can sunbathe, play some games, and build a sand castle. If you are looking for more, you can go trekking, cruising, and partying on the beaches. On the other hand, if you are a sunset lover, you can sit by the beach and enjoy a beach dinner under the golden rays and the salty breeze.

Safari: A wildlife safari in Phuket is very interesting. You can go to the Phuket Aquarium or the Botanical Gardens of the Orchid Garden. You might spot big cats, and see some venomous snakes, gazelles and even elephants.

Night Market: Phuket’s temperature in June makes it perfect for visitors to explore the night markets. Some of the popular choices are the Naka market and the Bangla market. You will find seafood, drinks, local cuisines, souvenirs, crafts, gadgets, and entertainment.

Tip: Alcohol cannot be bought on a royal holiday or any religious day.

Tips To Know

Carry your driver’s licence in Phuket if you plan to rent a vehicle.

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Here are some of tips to know before visiting Phuket in June:

  • Do not disrespect the Royal Family of Thailand.
  • Do not argue with the tuk-tuk drivers. Try to agree on a price before sitting in the vehicle.
  • Do not ride elephants. It is considered disrespectful in Thailand.
  • Do not take selfies with the wildlife.
  • Do not gesture with your feet at anyone.
  • Do not touch monks in the temples.
  • Do not drink the water from the tap in Phuket because it is not filtered.
  • Do not feed the fish in the ocean. They will begin to rely on humans, which can harm the ecosystem.

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Top Places To Visit In Phuket In June

While you are here, make sure to visit these top places for a memorable experience:

1. Phi Phi Islands

The serenity of the Phi Phi island in Phuket in June.

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If you are planning to visit Phuket, Phi Phi Island should be on your list. The best time to visit is June when the island will be much less crowded. This beauty has also appeared in movies. The turquoise waters, paired with stacked rocks, coves, and white sandy beaches, make it a paradise. You can plan a day tour and enjoy lunch at the beachside.

Best Time To Visit: September to March

Ideal For: Solo, family, friends

2. Big Buddha Statue

The Big Buddha Statue is one of the best places to visit in Phuket in June.

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This is a religious site in Phuket that depicts the culture of Thailand. The Statue is 147 feet tall. It si͏ts atop the Nakkerd Hills. It is suggested that we visit the temple in the m͏ornin͏g. ͏Away from the bustling nightlife, you can meditate under the rising sun and the soft music.

Tip: Visit the Big Buddha Statue in the morning for a serene experience away from the bustling city͏.

Best Time To Visit: October to February

Ideal For: Solo, family, friends

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3. Trickeye Museum

A scenic view of Trickeye Museum

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At this museum, you can interact with 3D paintings and optical illusions that play tricks on your mind. What appears to be is not what it is. This interactive museum is the first Trickeye museum in south Thailand and is well worth the visit.

Tip: Bring a camera or smartphone to capture the incredible optical illusions at the Trickeye Museum.

Best Time To Visit: June to February

Ideal For: family, friends

4. Wat Chalong Temple

The beautiful and divine Wat Chalong Temple

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Built-in the 19th century, this beautif͏ul temple is also known as Wat Chaiyathararam͏. It is the largest tem͏ple in all of Phuket. The temple is open to all and͏ free to enter. You can visit Wat Chaiyathararam͏ from 7:00 AM till 5:00 PM.

Best Time To Visit: June to February

Ideal For: family, friends

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Phuket is a beautiful city with active nightlife, several attractions, and tropical beaches. You can retreat to a tropical island while enjoying the cool winds. Now you know all about your journey to Thailand, plan your trip to Phuket today. This place offers a well-rounded experience of Thai culture. Even with budget constraints, you will find activities that will capture your heart.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Phuket In June

Should I visit Phuket in June?

During June, Phuket's monsoon kicks in. You can expect a good measure of both rain and sun.

What if I visit Phuket in June and want to extend my visa?

You can sign up for an online visa extension, E-Extension. People falling under 12 categories can submit documents and schedule online appointments to extend visas. Ensure that you check the expiry date on your visa. But if it does expire, you will have to pay 500 Baht/ day for the next 40 days. It further increases to 1,000 Baht per day.

What should I wear in Phuket in June?

Bring light and comfortable clothing. Remember to pack a light raincoat. Also, wear modest clothing when visiting temples. It is considered disrespectful to show shoulders and knees in religious places.

How do I get to Phuket from Bangkok?

You can fly from Bangkok to Phuket, or you can get there by bus.

Why is Phuket so popular around the world

Phuket is the largest island in Thailand. It has the world's best beaches and a pleasant temperature all year round.

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