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John Suwan View Point

Chalok Bay | Past Chalok to Freedom Beach resort for trailhead, Koh Tao, Thailand
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Spectacular view of the island!

If you are on Koh Tao you should definitely go to this view point. It’s absolutely stunning, you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MoonByrne
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Moderate hike with wonderful view

This is a short moderate hike (the sign said 500m). There are ropes to assist all along the trail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenna B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chalok Bay | Past Chalok to Freedom Beach resort for trailhead, Koh Tao, Thailand
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"freedom beach"
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"worth the climb"
in 7 reviews
"wear good shoes"
in 6 reviews
"pay baht"
in 8 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 8 reviews
"small hike"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful viewpoint"
in 4 reviews
"bring water"
in 3 reviews
"short hike"
in 3 reviews
"easy climb"
in 2 reviews
"catch your breath"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
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"shark bay"
in 2 reviews
"rock climbing"
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"sairee beach"
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"my friend"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are on Koh Tao you should definitely go to this view point. It’s absolutely stunning, you can see the entire island! The climb is kinda tricky but that’s mostly cause of the heat! There are ropes to help you. Wear proper shoes not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a short moderate hike (the sign said 500m). There are ropes to assist all along the trail. My mother is around 50 and not very active but was able to take her time and make it to the top. The view is spectacular....More

Thank Jenna B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good climb as said previously, we didn't have to pay anyone as there was nobody around. The views are amazing as is the climb up, thank goodness for the strategically placed ropes!

Thank Diane N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view from the top is completely worth the climb up! We got slightly confused as to where the view point was at the top but it didn't take long to work out (continue straight from the path and keep the boulder at the top...More

Thank LucyMUK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The john swan trail is pretty cool. It is short but has a little bit of easy climbing through some rocks, and coming down you can enjoy freedom beach which is really pretty and doesn't get very crowded. I came here for sunrise, and don't...More

Thank mcastrov
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view but quite difficult to climb!!! You can take nice pictures . A lot of mosquitos when the sunset!!!

Thank spiroskta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easily found and well sign posted if you head towards freedom beach. This would not be good for those who have mobility difficulties as its quite a hike up dirt tracks with rocks and ropes to navigate up. After the walk up you will be...More

Thank jasonwymer
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Nice short hike from Freedom beach, could place to go if you want to see both the south and north of the island.

Thank André F
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The view at the top is well worth the climb and 50 baht entrance fee, it is absolutely stunning and is my favourite viewpoint in Koh Tao. I really enjoyed climbing up to the top, I would recommend doing it in walking sandles or trainers,...More

Thank Yolanda K
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Nice location Nice view. Cloce to freetdom beach which is a quiet little beach. Can see the paradice island from above

Thank cey324on
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