Photo: John Suwan Viewpoint.

Viewpoints on Ko Tao

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For an island that keeps so many people focussed on what is underwater, Ko Tao isn't any too shabby when it comes to viewpoints over and above, with some terrific spots to take in the views in the south, centre and north of the island.

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All of the following can be reached either on foot or by scooter then on foot. As is often the case unfortunately on Ko Tao, you can expect to be charged (in one case, twice!) for access or required to purchase a drink (or both) before you can get to the viewpoint. Aside from money to pay these local price gouges, you'll need a hat, some sunscreen and water. If you're planning on motorbiking to the northern ones, or Love @ Ko Tao, bear in mind the road is very steep in places and watch out for loose gravel and sand ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 900 words.)

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