John-Suwan Viewpoint, Koh Tao

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Gain an extensive, sweeping vista at John-Suwan Viewpoint, one of the island's most photographed scenes. Named after two friends—John and Suwan—who discovered this viewpoint, the spot offers sights of Chalok Baan Kao Bay and Thian Og Bay, their two beaches curling into one another. It's a short hike (about 15 minutes) from Chalok Baan Kao Beach to the viewpoint on the mountain ridge. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to John-Suwan Viewpoint and many more Koh Tao attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Koh Tao trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • Amazing trek to the top with stunning views Wear good shoes 😊 my flip flops were not the best idea You need to take your time and watch your step but so worth it! 
    Amazing trek to the top with stunning views Wear good shoes 😊 my flip flops were not the best idea You need to take your time and watch your step but so worth it!  more »
  • What a stunning view from here, amazing place to take the pictures you will always treasure. And don’t be shy if you travel alone, someone will always be happy to take your pictures with you in them.....  more
    What a stunning view from here, amazing place to take the pictures you will always treasure. And don’t be shy if you travel alone, someone will always be happy to take your pictures with you in them.....  more »
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  • Good place if you like climbing stairs then rocks to find a view. Try not to go at the same time as everyone else from your boat as it gets very crowded. Last set of rocks is quite challenging and there is no path so don't bring small children or luggage. Also make sure you have sprayed insect repellent on yourself. Personally I think my time would've been better spent staying on the beach and snorkelling for longer! But that's just personal choice. If you like this review, please give it a thumbs up
  • Great adventurous!! 50 baht each to go in. Wear good shoes because we need to use robe sometime. It took 15-20 mins to go up there! Amazing view! When you come down check out freedom beach! Beautiful fish and creatures at the beach! You can snorkeling by renting 50 baht from the bar and rent kayak 100 baht.

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