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Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary and Great Lake Tour in Cambodia

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Activity provider: Tara Riverboat

Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary and Great Lake Tour in Cambodia

Activity provider: Tara Riverboat

From US$ 178 per person

Experience Cambodia's great Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary on the mighty Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. Learn about local culture, ecosystems and life from your expert guide as you see a natural beauty unrivaled anywhere in the world!

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Duration 9 hours
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Pickup included
The local partner will pick you up from your hotel or guesthouse. Please wait in the foyer or lobby area for your guide.


  • Enjoy an extraordinary day on Cambodia's Great Lake
  • Visit the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary with an expert guide
  • Dine on a splendid full buffet meal while relaxing and taking in the beauty around you aboard the famous Queen Tara, the biggest boat on the lake
Full description
Cambodia is a land of stunning beauty and fascinating people. It is also home to one of the world's great bird sanctuaries; experience a birding expedition like never before! At Prek Toal, enjoy the chance to see native birds in a site that has been nominated as a UNESCO Biosphere reserve! Beginning at 6:00, enjoy a pick-up from your hotel or guesthouse in an air-conditioned vehicle and let your local guide will drive you to the port near Phnom Krom. Leave behind the pains of land for the joys of the water, hopping into a smaller mini Tara boat equipped with life jackets and expert local drivers. On the way up to Prek Toal, stop by a Crocodile and Fish Farm at the floating village. Snap a few photos of the crocs or catfish before getting back on a boat for a ride through the floating village. Witness everyday life on the lake. There truly is a floating city out here, with fishermen, boat-makers, markets, schools and waving children. Once through the floating village, begin the great journey across the lake to the Biosphere Reserve at Prek Toal. Learn about the most exciting things along your way from you guide, who will ensure you have a truly extraordinary experience. Depart Prek Toal in early afternoon and head back on the boat, where you can enjoy a lovely full buffet meal and drinks on the famous Queen Tara, the biggest boat on the lake, in the heart of the floating village. Then, relax and soak in the beauty of the nature around you. However you choose to relax, it'll definitely be worth it before making the journey back to your hotel or guesthouse!
  • Pick-up and drop off in air-conditioned taxi
  • English-speaking guides
  • Free meal aboard the famous Queen Tara
  • 2 free drinks - soft drink, beer, or Champagne
  • Tour of floating village
  • Tour of Crocodile and Fish Farm
  • Tour of the Great Lake
  • Entrance fee to the Biosphere Reserve - 25 USD if undertaken independently
  • Tour of the Bird Sanctuary at the Prek Toal Biospher Reserve
  • All check point fees
  • Any extras not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Tips

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Children 10 or under pay half-price
  • Children 5 or under come for free
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note that this tour is dependent on water levels in the lake, please inquire on booking
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Fantastic! I loved boating through the canals and spotting birds

January 3, 2018

January 8, 2019

Product ID: 14499