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Chalok Bay | Past Chalok to Freedom Beach resort for trailhead, Koh Tao, Thailand
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All reviews freedom beach worth the climb entrance fee wear good shoes pay baht nice viewpoint easy climb small hike short hike bring water wearing flip flops appropriate footwear sairee beach area lots of water chalok bay shark bay rock climbing
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take your beast of a scooter to the Freedom Beach Carpark. Park up and the it's About a 10 minute hike from the carpark but so worth it!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RBRaustralia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the viewpoint in december 2018 lovely place. It is a bit of a hike, but it's ok also with flip flops. The only really annoying thing is that You have to pass the rude lady who sits on the way to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank JusA111
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Not very well sign posted but worth it if you find your way up! Not great to do in flip flops so I took mine off. 2 children were asking for 50 bhat but we just walked past and didn’t pay as it didn’t seem...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vonny0289
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Visited this view point during our stay on Koh Tao. The actual climb from bottom to top takes 10 minutes and is relatively easy for most people. Although it does require climbing over rocks etc so you do need to be careful about your footing....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JSRees
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We done this hike at about 4pm after the hottest part of the day had passed and in time to watch the sun start setting. We walked from the main pier in Koh Tao which took about half hour, the entrance to the viewpoint is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LoisJemmett
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Nice easy climb which has been erroded due to the heavy rain. Some parts would have been easier to do in closed in shoes but stunning view from the top

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

After reading most of those comments I was scared if I will get to this viewpoint but it was soooo easy! It took us something about 15 min with 2 stops to help people with small kids to get there. The way is nice, ropes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jagoda G
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Recently took the short hike up to John Susan View point and was not disappointed with view - one of the best viewpoints on the island. My boyfriend did it in flipflops but probably would recommend wearing proper shoes as it is steep in parts....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice viewpoint. Did the climb in flip-flops, which was ok, but would recommend proper shoes. Entrance 50thb per person, which seems fair.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ruben d
Reviewed 16 September 2018

My boyfriend and I did the "hike" up in flip-flops and sneakers and it took maybe 10-15 minutes. After reading the reviews on here before we thought it would be much harder but it's the easiest walk/hike we have done on the island. So don't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Maria A
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