Phuket Botanic Garden situated in Muang District is popularly known as the Nature Lover's heaven. This botanic garden features some of the rare kinds of plants, herbs, and trees accumulated from around the world.
You shall be enlightened about the benefits of these herbs and their extracts that are used to make medicines that are the cure for serious illnesses. Plants are merely not for giving us fruits and oxygen or taking in the carbon dioxide we exhale into our environment. They are a great resource for us in a versatile way.
We not only consume their fruits but also use them in our daily lives. And to realize the significance of plants, it is important to visit botanic gardens and parks. Phuket botanic garden especially welcomes students, researchers, tourists, and locals to take a trip to the garden and spend some quality time with families. There are restaurants if you're hungry, souvenir shops to take home memories and elegant villas for staying.
The large landscape also features an artificial waterfall to add to the beauty of this garden. Phuket Botanic Garden displays fragrant plants, fruit orchards, tropical palms, herb garden, orchid pavilion, cactus garden, Japanese garden, water lily garden and the list doesn't seem to end.
Open: 09.00-17.00 hrs. Closed on Wednesday
The herb garden exhibits ways of life and cultures related to the use of herbal plants in the Thai community. The garden also gives information about herbs and their medicinal benefits.
Thailand is famous for its great variety of tasty tropical fruits. Set in the ambiance of typical Thai fruit orchards, our garden is full of the well-known fruits. Visitors can also buy the juicy fruits as souvenirs.
This is a large kingdom of orchids full of new or rare and valuable species. It is a perfect place to study the tropical orchids.
Desert plants such as cacti and succulent plants are kept in glasshouses. Visitors can learn about the evolution of fertile species that gradually diversified to survive the drought. The leaves once were green grew smaller and finally transformed themselves into spines, and the tall trunks turned short and chubby for the purpose of storing water. All of these are displayed in the greenhouse attaching great importance to art and beauty.
Remark: Booking 3 days in advance.