Panorama sunrise at Mu Ko Ang Thong

Ang Thong attractions

Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint ( Pha Jun Jaras )

If you’re looking for a stunning panoramic view of the sea and the surrounding islands in Thailand, then the Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint (Pha Jun Jaras View Point) is a must-visit destination. This viewpoint is located on the island of Koh Wua Ta Lap, which is part of the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park in Surat Thani province, Thailand.

To reach the Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint, visitors need to hike up a steep and rocky trail that’s approximately 500 meters long. The trail is challenging and requires a moderate level of fitness, but the reward at the end is worth the effort. Along the way, there are six different viewpoints where visitors can stop, catch their breath, and take in the stunning scenery.

Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint

The Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint is situated on the island of Koh Wua Ta Lap, which is part of the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park in Surat Thani province, Thailand. To get to the viewpoint, visitors need to take a boat or speedboat from Koh Samui or Koh Phangan to the national park. Most day trips include a stop at Koh Wua Talap Island for a few hours, allowing visitors enough time to climb the 650+ steps to the top of the viewpoint. 

To hike up to the Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint, visitors should wear comfortable shoes and bring plenty of water. The trail is steep and rocky, so good footwear is essential. It’s also a good idea to bring a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent.

The trail to the Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint is approximately 500 meters long and is a challenging hike. It’s steep and rocky, and visitors need to have a moderate level of fitness to complete it. Along the way, there are six different viewpoints where visitors can stop and admire the stunning scenery.

Landscape image of Mu Koh Angthong, Samui Island, Surat Thani, Thailand

The Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint offers a stunning panoramic view of the sea and the surrounding islands. Visitors can see the turquoise waters, the lush greenery of the national park, and the limestone cliffs that rise from the sea. It’s a breathtaking view that’s worth the effort of the hike.

Q: Is the hike to the Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint difficult?

A: Yes, the hike is challenging and requires a moderate level of fitness.

Q: How long does it take to hike up to the viewpoint?

A: It takes approximately 30-45 minutes to hike up to the viewpoint.

Q: Can children hike up to the viewpoint?

A: Children can hike up to the viewpoint, but they should be accompanied by an adult and have a moderate level of fitness.

Q: Is there an entrance fee to the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park?

A:There is an entrance fee to visit Angthong National Marine Park, which helps support the conservation and management of the park.

Adult 300฿ / Child 150฿  / Local 50฿

Q: Are there any facilities at the Koh Wua Ta Lap Viewpoint?

A: There are no facilities at the viewpoint, so visitors should bring their own water and snacks.

woman back view ang thong national marine park

DAY TRIP

Day trip from Koh Samui to Angthong Marine Park