We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Challenge Phangan

Open today: Closed

The Challenge Phangan
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (116)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“big red balls”(15 reviews)
“total wipeout”(8 reviews)
The Challenge Phangan is a heart-pumping, limit-testing, epic water obstacle course, Located on the tropical paradise island, Koh Phangan, Thailand. Test your skills and see how quickly you can complete the tricky and exhilarating course, or just...more
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
84/32 Moo 8, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
+66 89 730 0081
Reviews (231)
Filter reviews
182 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews big red balls total wipeout obstacle course great fun upper body strength life jackets great photos fruit shakes great workout great afternoon take pictures fun experience a lot of fun obstacles blob inflatables lockers
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 182 reviews
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

It's a very unique and fun experience Involve both phisical challenging activity and pure fun. The place is well designed with a lot of different options to climbe, jump and fall into the water. The restaurant is very nicely designed with a view over the...More

Thank Uri S
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you Uri for the great review. Seth will be especially pleased. We are so glad you had a great time with us, we love to see people that are competitive and push themselves that little bit more to achieve more. We look forward to...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Great fun, great laughs and great staff. This place is a must if your looking for something a little different and full of challenges. It is very physical and you get tired much quicker than you expect. Lots of places to relax and get your...More

1  Thank Shaunie W
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I had seen a video of The Challenge on Facebook before I visited Thailand so I knew it was something I wanted to do. I didn't actually stay overnight on Koh Phangan but I got a boat taxi over to Haad Rin pier and then...More

1  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Great cheap fun with all the laughs! After you go and have fun on the challenge just watch from the bar for great entertainment

Thank MitchDean
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Mitch Top man! Thanks for the review buddy. Absolutely we have so much fun everyday at work, life doesn't get better than this. Thanks for taking the time mate it's really appreciated.

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend attended this place today so I could back up all the claims I made watching Total Wipeout on TV. Simple, easy.... This is a really professional setup with several lifeguards present who make you feel at ease and safe. All the...More

Thank RonnieGillard
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Hey Ronnie, What a great review and explains us perfectly. Thank you my friend! I hope you both have an amazing holiday and please come back and conquer those red balls next time. Thanks a million from all the team here at the Challenge Phangan

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic day out!! The 4 children had a blast both morning and afternoon and yet relaxing too if you just want to chill and watch. We loved it so much we went back for a 2nd visit. Great environment. Lovely little cafe, yummy...More

Thank Susan F
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Hi Sue, Thank you so much for your kind words. The guys are super happy you gave them a shout out. Was a pleasure having you and the family here. We look forward to seeing you next year and seeing how those flips are coming...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited The Challenge with 3 children (2, 6, 11). The older two had a blast trying out the obstacle course, the youngest played in the sand. Food was delicious and staff were super friendly. They even adapted the Blob, so that they could have...More

Thank Daniel J
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Hi Daniel, We are so glad you and the family had a great day here with us and enjoyed everything on offer here, the delicious food and even the water bath and sand for the little one lol. We hope to see you again here...More

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Amazing day at The Challenge! Would recommend 100% if you are visiting Ko Pha Ngan. 1. The staff are amazing, very friendly and go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable and safe! The challenge itself is so fun but quite scary and strenuous!...More

Thank Megan T
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Hey Megan Thank you so much for the lovely review. All the team here work hard to make sure our customers have a fun day out. We are really grateful to you for spreading the word to others out there. Thanks a million The Challenge...More

Reviewed March 7, 2018

My partner and I had the best time here! When we arrived we were taken through the rules of what we should do/not do. I was a bit scared about doing the swing but the staff were really encouraging and let me have a little...More

Thank Lisa W
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Hey Lisa Thank you so much for taking time to tell other travellers about us. We are so grateful to you. We are also supper happy you overcame any fears and took up the challenge to push yourself just outside your comfort zone. We look...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We, the bitcoin family, really enjoyed the time there. We have three children of 12, 10 and 7 years old and they all had an amazing time. was hard to keep up with the kids. They keep on going and the youngest has so much...More

Thank diditaihuttu
Challenge P, Manager at The Challenge Phangan, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Hey Diditaihuttu (? lol ?) Thanks for the great review we are really happy you and all the family had a great day here with us. If you are staying on the island call in again and ask for our Members card for discounted entry...More

View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 92 nearby hotels
Phangan Cabana Resort
70 reviews
.33 miles away
Jungle Hut Bungalow and Hotel
78 reviews
.34 miles away
Sunset Cove Resort
637 reviews
.41 miles away
Beyond The Blue Horizon Villa Resort
262 reviews
.48 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 518 nearby restaurants
372 reviews
.25 miles away
210 reviews
.09 miles away
Belgian Beer Bar/restaurant
365 reviews
.28 miles away
Pure Vegan Heaven
61 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 226 nearby attractions
The Secret Beach
221 reviews
.76 miles away
Haad Chao Phao Beach
93 reviews
.40 miles away
C&M Learn Thai Culture
141 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
June 1, 2018|
Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
Deep, but unfortunately they are no longer opened.
Google Translation
June 1, 2018|
Response from RonnieGillard | Reviewed this property |
They give you life jackets so it doesn’t matter if you can’t swim. There’s plenty of lifeguards too. Definitely give it a go!
April 11, 2018|
Response from DamianPhangan |
Hello Haad Yao is a short distance away from the Challenge, there is a few hills but depending on your preference you could walk, get a taxi or rent a scooter while here on the island. I wouldn't recommend riding the scooter... More