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Great view!!

The hike is a bit exhausting with some climbing (but there were some people on top wearing... read more

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matthiasadvisor
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Worth the hike

This view point is well worth the hike! Wear decent shoes and mosquito repellent! Some of the way... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Euan C
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Chalok Bay | Past Chalok to Freedom Beach resort for trailhead, Koh Tao, Thailand
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Reviewed today via mobile

The hike is a bit exhausting with some climbing (but there were some people on top wearing flipflops so don‘t worry) but the view is just astonishing! Totally worth it!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This view point is well worth the hike! Wear decent shoes and mosquito repellent! Some of the way up is quite rough and requires you to scramble and hold onto a rope. Having said that, it’s well worth the climb. The view is stunning.

Thank Euan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view was worth the hike and the 100 B entrance fee. Too bad you have to pay, but the trail was clean and perhaps some of the money goes towards regular maintenance and cleaning of the trail and Freedom Beach. The rail is steep...More

1  Thank Coral O
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here with a group of friends, took us about 20 minutes to get up but should have only taken 10 but one of the girls didn’t have appropriate foot wear, I highly recommend wearing appropriate footwear. When you get to the top the view...More

Thank Shane K
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We managed to climb to the top in about 10-15 minutes. Not an easy climb in flip flops, definitely recommend wearing runners. There are lots of large rocks you have to climb on to. The view from the top is amazing. We did have to...More

Thank kangaroojacq
Reviewed 20 April 2018 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

2  Thank MoonByrne
Reviewed 16 April 2018 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

1  Thank Jenna B
Reviewed 15 April 2018

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
Reviewed 11 April 2018 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
Reviewed 9 April 2018 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

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