Phuket Botanic Garden should be on your list of attractions to visit while in Phuket! The garden is in the Chalong area not far from Chalong Temple and features an amazing horticultural display split into 30 zones, each containing different species.
There’s a butterfly garden in addition to various other gardens: Herb Garden, Orchards, Sufficient Garden, Orchid Garden, Fern Garden, Cactus Garden, Rainforest, Japanese Garden, English Garden, Bali Garden, Water Lily Garden and a Palm Garden.
The Phuket Botanic Garden also serves as a research centre for many rare plant species. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy these immaculately kept tropical gardens. Open from 9am-4.30pm. Closed on Wednesday. The entry fee for non-locals is 500 baht for adults and 300 baht for kids.