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“tonle sap”(31 reviews)
“lotus farm”(16 reviews)
The Tara Riverboat has been in business since 2004 and conducting daily boat tours of the numerous lakes and rivers in both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap,we have 8 different types of boats all for very different purposes,our staff are all from the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Siem Reap 0800, Cambodia
+855 92 957 765
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All reviews kompong phluk tonle sap lotus farm bigger boat floating houses large boat long boat half day tour tourist boats dry season mini van interesting trip stilted village village tour booked this tour spoke good english small group
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the half day tour and were joined by only one other person! The trip to the lake was very informative (with a stop to see how the lotus is used). The day on the lake was relaxing and enjoyable; with information, beautiful weather,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rich A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly don’t believe the negative reviews this trip was great. Picked up from our hotel in a lovely air con minibus and stopped off at a lotus flower factory which was unexpected. Showing how they extract all items of the lotus flower from drink to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thefoodsoldier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were picked up promptly by minibus on the morning of our tour. I'd only booked it at the very last minute the previous evening, for the two of us, so that was pretty good. There were only 4 in total on this particular 4+...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was collected from my hotel by an English speaking guide. The river trip and the flooded forest journey were both relaxing and enjoyable. It was as I expected - professionally conducted with friendly and helpful staff. Thanks

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must begin by saying I didn’t take this tour, but read all that is including and if you are afraid of doing this on your own this is a very good option with all included! I am sharing some of my pictures of the...More

Thank Upekkhapr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t quite sure what to expect on this trip, and it turned out to be excellent. Our guide was great (although repeatedly calling the one solo traveller “Mr Lonely” made everyone awkward. Especially Mr Lonely). You catch a small boat and visit the crocodile...More

2  Thank AngelaMaryClaire
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Really interesting throughout. Saw alligator and fish ‘farm’ really just big tank connected a floating shop. Lotus farm was interesting. Lunch on a floating restaurant with food and two free drinks. The lake was very interesting as was the commentary on the lives of the...More

Thank 162andrewa
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Not the best day and were a little confused with the whole set up. Our guide tried to get additional money out of us for the boat, and we had to remind him that this was included in the price so we be aware. Large...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank helensG6447MS
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Overall a nice relaxing tour for where we were. Enjoyed the boat ride and the explanation around the floating village. The best part about the tour was the lunch on board the large ship (Queen Tara) and relaxing in the hammocks after lunch. It can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JasonG3363
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Me nd my wife booked it long back..But we met 3more people in the cruise from Austria,Italy nd Iraq..The cruise teook place in very private boat where u can chill with ur limited friends..Food,Drinks nd lots of tlk .it was fun nd amazing..The guide was...More

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3 June 2015|
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Response from tarariverboat | Property representative |
HI Macs 24,Thank you for your inquiry,its funny but people either love it or they hate it:) for me i think its awesome the first time i seen a floating village was at chong khneas,its an interesting trip,i think most people... More