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1 week ago
“See another side of Cambodia”
2 Aug 2018
“Tara the Explorer!”
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Daily tours on the Mekong Rivers and Tonle Sap Tours in Phnom Penh, Silk Island and sunset cruises everyday. Tours to floating villages and lake and rivers.
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Phnom Penh 12100, Cambodia
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+855 12 921 830
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the trip up to Siem Reap with Sam Met (that’s literal, so apologies if I have spelled it incorrectly). He took us on the boat part, roughly half the duration, and was a fabulous, knowledgeable guide, giving us a wealth of information about...More

Thank PaulS727
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We were invited by Capt Cob to join the maiden voyage of the Tara Explorer. It was an epic adventure from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, up the river and along the little-visited western edge of the Tonle Sap Lake. The good captain and crew...More

Thank tjeffrutherford
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We did this tour one afternoon and were picked up from our hotel. The guide spoke very good English and pointed things out long the way to the small boat that takes you though the floating village, crocodile farm (this was not worth the look...More

Thank AustraliaOwen
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

I have been planning a trip via water ways to Siem Reap from Ho Chi Minh City. I made the first reservation to Phnom Penh with now problems then when I went to confirm the trip with Tara River Boat Tours they stated I needed...More

Thank 999laurenceg
TaraEcoTours, Public Relations Manager at Tara River Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for pointing out an important issue which has since been corrected. The good news is that we are now accepting single bookings on all of our tours throughout the year. Tara Boats is under new management and every care...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

The boat is very run down and although they advertise an English speaking guide which we were looking forward to having, only to find that our guide could hardly understand the most basic of questions. My wife hurt her foot just prior to getting on...More

Thank oztrav2011
TaraEcoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tara River Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and comments. Are you sure that you were on a Tara boat tour? The reason I ask is because some of your comments do not make sense. 1. All of our guides are English speaking and were born and raised...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The advertisement brochure for this cruise is either many years old or some serious photoshopping had been undertaken!! The boat is the equivalent of an old rusty tug boat and is in much need of renovation. The advertised $26 per person bbq and drinks package...More

Thank lesleyhughesefc
TaraEcoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tara River Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and comments. The Mekong Tara Prince was custom built in 1985 by HRH Prince Norodom as a river pleasure cruiser. The boat has been lovingly restored and has a full dry dock refurb every five years as well as weekly...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

After reading some bad reviews of tonle sap tours and their scams we were wary of the possible scams and shirty tours and decided to go with the tara boat tour. We took a half day tour. 29 dollar per person for everything, from pickup...More

Thank AS_Amsterdam
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Had paid for this in advance - promised unlimited drinks and finger foods. Quite excited as passed through a beautiful boat with waiter service and lovely looking buffet, to end up on a scruffy boat with plastic chairs and wonky tables. Unlimited drinks were anything...More

Thank kathryndob
TaraEcoTours, Public Relations Manager at Tara River Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are keen to continually improve our tours and so welcome your comments. Since you have been on the Mekong Tara Prince in 2017 it has undergone a complete refurbishment at the beginning of 2018. Tables and chairs have all...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across Tara boat because of a review on another tour we were looking to do. Myself and my girlfriend decided to do the sunset cruise as we were taking a slow day in Phnom Penh! The guide and family that has us on...More

Thank vedur2017
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We went on the evening cruise and an experience not to forget! A very personal and friendly cruise at sunset. There were only 4 others in the boat, a lovely family from Seoul and an Aussie guy - Cob - who turned out to be...More

Thank OneAmongMany
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