Parasailing is an exciting activity for visitors to Phuket. Also, known as Parascending is a fantastic experience as you are strapped in a parachute and towed behind a speedboat. The sporting enthusiast gets to ride around one of Phuket’s beautiful beaches. The best aspect about this exciting sport is that it does not require too much skill. Almost anyone having the adventurous spirit will be able to enjoy the experience of parasailing.
The view of the water from high up is spectacular. The water is normally quite clear thus the Parascending rider gets an awesome view of the water and the beach below. There are operators found normally along Phuket’s highly popular beaches Patong and Kata. The activity is risky and the danger associated with the sport requires choosing a reputable operator that utilizes quality equipment.
The Patong beach is usually packed with operators offering Parascending facilities. Karon Beach is less busy than Patong but plenty of parasailing is offered here as well. Bangtao Beach has one of the longest sand stretches on the island with plenty of water sport activity available for enthusiasts. Rawai Beach and Kamala Beach is also a great option for those looking to go parasailing.