Seeing a Show in Phuket

By Viator, December 2013

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Decades ago, Phuket earned a prominent spot on the tourist map in Thailand thanks to its nighttime entertainment. Today, seeing a show in Phuket remains a must on any itinerary, and there’s something for everyone, from adults-only cabarets to family friendly stage productions. 

Siam Niramit -- one of the best shows in Phuket, if not all of Thailand -- recounts the history, culture and religion of Thailand through state of the art light and sound, intricate costumes and a cast of more than 100 performers. Performed in three acts totaling 80 minutes, this kid-friendly show includes an optional traditional Thai buffet dinner, where you can sample dishes like spicy papaya salad and Thai green curry.

Another family friendly option, Phuket FantaSea, is actually part of a larger heritage theme park, complete with carnival games and a shopping village. The real star here is the show, performed in the Palace of the Elephants. After a buffet dinner in a massive restaurant, the Vegas-style show entitled “Fantasy of a Kingdom” displays Thailand’s cultural heritage through ballet, acrobatics, magical illusions, pyrotechnics and a cast of human and elephant performers.

If you want to experience a true Phuket original, leave the kids at home and spend an evening at the Phuket Simon Cabaret. Thailand’s iconic transvestite extravaganza has been taking the stage since 1991, and it remains one of Phuket’s most popular nightlife attractions. Throughout the performance, drag queens in eye-popping costumes sing and dance to pop hits, and since the show changes regularly, it’s a great option for repeat visitors. While provocative, the show is in no way lewd, and it may be appropriate for older children.

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Phuket Fantasea Show and Dinner

4.5 star rating: Recommended 125 Reviews

Spend an evening at Phuket Fantasea, a theme park and entertainment complex the whole family can enjoy. Buffet dinner is included as you sit back and ...  Read more

Location: Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $67.00

Simon Cabaret Show in Phuket

4.5 star rating: Recommended 57 Reviews

Experience the ultimate extravaganza at the Phuket Simon Cabaret Show. An entertaining night not to be missed! Read more

Location: Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $22.84

Siam Niramit Show in Phuket with Hotel Transfer and Optional Dinner

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Reviews

While you’re in Phuket, spend an evening at one of the best shows in Thailand – Siam Niramit! This magnificent stage production features incredible stage sets, ...  Read more

Location: Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 3-4 hours

From USD $56.02

Phuket Fantasea (Show Only)

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

Phuket Fantasea is a new theme park complex that promises to be the ultimate night time entertainment venue on the island. Inspired by Thailand's rich and ...  Read more

Location: Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $61.40

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