John Suwan Viewpoint

Currently Open
  • Address: Ko Tao, KohPha-Ngan, SuratThani, Thailand
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Beach, View Point, Family And Kids, Nature

John Suwan Viewpoint - Review

John-Suwan viewpoint offers a panoramic vista of the whole of Ko Tao Island and the nearby islands. The island was named after two friends Mr. John and Mr. Suwan who discovered this viewpoint commanding a view of two beaches merging with each other. One can see Chalok Ban Kaok and ThianOg Bay, one of the most beautiful places on the island. The trekking pathway is short and easy enough for the trek lovers and the serene, green valley is a must see for all the nature lovers and travellers. 

John Suwan Viewpoint Information

  • Wear tough shoes and comfortable clothes.
  • Carry water bottle and light eatables.
  • You can also pack a picnic basket and have a small picnic over the hill top.
  • Click memorable photographs!

How To reach John Suwan Viewpoint by Public Transport

  • You can hire a taxi available near all the tourist destinations and can reach up to the base of John suwan viewpoint. A short hike of 15 minutes is needed to reach the top.

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TripHobo Highlights for John Suwan Viewpoint

  • John Suwan Viewpoint Address: Ko Tao, KohPha-Ngan, SuratThani, Thailand
  • John Suwan Viewpoint Timing: 24-hrs
  • John Suwan Viewpoint Price: Free
  • Best time to visit John Suwan Viewpoint(preferred time): 06:00 am - 08:00 am
  • Time required to visit John Suwan Viewpoint: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting John Suwan Viewpoint

  • 92.41% of people who visit Ko Tao include John Suwan Viewpoint in their plan

  • 30.77% of people start their John Suwan Viewpoint visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see John Suwan Viewpoint

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting John Suwan Viewpoint

People normally club together Spa Aurori and Chalok Ban Kao while planning their visit to John Suwan Viewpoint.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

John Suwan Viewpoint Trips

John Suwan Viewpoint, Ko Tao Reviews

  • It's pretty and worth the climb, but a local lady wouldn't let us pass until we each gave her 50$ When we refused she got very defensive and loud before we paid. Kind of put a damper on the outing. If you start at the beach and not the parking lot area you can miss the toll I found out later.

  • Amazing view from the top, the little hike of 5-10 min is definitely worth it. Flip flops aren't recommended but you can still make up to the top. On the bottom there's a guy/woman that will charge you 50 baht per person for the hike. Apparently someone of that family found the place and now charges for the hike. It's still beautiful on the top though.

  • Great view from the top and not that hard to get to. Apparently there is a charge, but the three times I went there was noone to collect it, so even better. Can be a bit busy at the top but if you go off the beaten track and climb a few rocks you can easily find your own little place to enjoy the sunset.

  • Best viewpoint in Koh Tao. Absolutely jaw dropping. Would recommend wearing shoes as the trail gets pretty raw at stages so flip flops aren’t ideal. Also, there is a lady that asks for 50baht for access to the top, so be prepared for that

  • Very very awesome viewpoint! Has a small hike to get to it too! You gotta climb up some huge rocks as well but it was really enjoyable and the view was so incredible. Kind of a lot of people there though.

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