The Year That Was 2023

The Year That Was 2023

The Year That Was 2023

Last updated on January 3, 2024 By

5 Star Marine Phuket awesome 2023

2023 at 5 Star Marine Phuket has been one of the biggest and in the words of Bill and Ted, Most awesomeness ever.

Before we look at the highlights from 5 Star Marine Phuket’s year let’s take a quick look back at what happened in Phuket over the past 12 months:

Phuket, Thailand, A Year in Review: Unforgettable Moments in Phuket 2023

From cultural celebrations to environmental initiatives, the island has experienced a lot of events and happenings that have left an indelible mark on both locals and visitors alike.

Phuket Sustainability Festival: Paving the Way for a Greener Future

Phuket took a giant leap towards environmental conservation with the inaugural Phuket Sustainability Festival. Held in collaboration with local businesses, NGOs, and government bodies, the event showcased innovative eco-friendly solutions, from sustainable tourism practices to waste reduction initiatives.

Phuket Old Town Revitalization Project: Preserving Heritage Architecture

The Old Town of Phuket underwent a transformative facelift as part of the town’s revitalization project. Historic buildings were restored, streets were pedestrianized, and vibrant murals depicting the island’s history adorned the walls. This initiative not only breathed new life into the area but also provided a renewed sense of pride for the locals in their cultural heritage.

Phuket International Music Festival: A Symphony of Sounds

Music aficionados reveled in the melodious notes of the Phuket International Music Festival. The event showcased a diverse lineup of local and international artists, spanning genres from traditional Thai music to contemporary pop and rock. It not only served as a platform for entertainment but also fostered cultural exchange and appreciation.

Phuket’s Marine Conservation Initiatives: Protecting the Oceanic Wonderland

Recognizing the importance of marine conservation, Phuket took proactive steps to protect its underwater ecosystems. Local dive operators, conservation groups, and governmental bodies collaborated on initiatives to combat coral bleaching, reduce plastic pollution, and promote responsible diving practices.

The community united in efforts to safeguard the island’s underwater wonders for future generations.

Of course was so much more that happened but we just can’t cover everything.

The year that was at 5 Star Marine Phuket

2023 was also the biggest and best year for 5 Star Marine Phuket. It’s again hard to go into detail to cover all the amazing things that happened in 2023 (we recommend that you watch the video), but let’s look at some of the highlights:

Brand new tours Added

This year we have add 2 brand new tours to our list of experiences.
The amazing bioluminescence tour that has become our most popular tour.
Check it out here –

We also added the Samet Nangshe Viewpoint tour which you can see here –

Shaun and Lisa awarded for being amazing people

Not only was Lisa presented an award for all her hard work for charity on International Woman’s Day, but then both Shaun and Lisa were invited to meet the King of Thailand, King Vajiralongkorn.

Famous people on board

Not only did we have Suga from BTS out for a private boat tour, we also had ex NBA champion Dwight Howard, who not only did one tour, but 3 tours.

NEW boats

We added a brand-new VIP boat to our fleet. In March Lisa 2 arrived –

5 Star Marine Best of the Best Tripadvisor

This year we not only had one tour in the top 10 things to do in the whole of Thailand, we had 2. That’s right two tours in the top 10 things to do in the whole of Thailand.

Now of course there was so much more that happened during 2023, but the biggest thing was that we ran more tours than we even had. It was the busyest year in the history of 5 Star Marine Phuket, and for that we thank each and every one of you.

Thank you all.

We wish you all a fabulous 2024 and if you have never been on a 5 Star Marine Phuket Tour then 2024 is your year.