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Angkor Centre for Conservation and Biodiversity

Kbal Spean | Phnom Kulen National Park, PO Box 93054, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 99 604 017
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As featured in Siem Reap for young kids
Ranked #10 of 97 attractions in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) is the first nature conservation centre in Cambodia. The ACCB contributes to the... more » Owner description: The Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) is the first nature conservation centre in Cambodia. The ACCB contributes to the conservation of wildlife and biodiversity in Cambodia through wildlife rescue, rehabilitation, release, breeding, environmental education and conservation research. Join us for a guided tour of the rescue centre at 9:00 am or 1:00 pm. This is the only way to visit the ACCB as we are normally closed to the public. Tour lasts about 2 hours and requires a minimum donation of $3 USD. Please arrive on time for the tours. Late-comers cannot be accommodated. « less
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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We hiked up to the waterfall at Kbal Spean in the morning and rushed down to get to the ACCB at 1 pm. We barely made it but we did! Besides us there was only one other couple on our tour. We had a very lovely, very educated guide who really cared about his country and the wildlife therein. We... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Can a tuk tuk make it up the hill to ACCB ? A lot of tours say they cannot go up the hill ..........

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The ACCB is doing an exceptional job at rescuing, housing and rehabilitating a variety of species with the resources that they currently have at their disposal. Of course there is always room for improvement in the animals' living conditions (space etc.) but I admit to being quite critical on this front (I'm studying to be a zoologist). The tour was... More

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Sydney
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6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We never got to visit here but the 2 hour tuk-tuk trip to get there. It was a Sunday and we got there in time for the 1pm tour however sign on the gate saying 'closed today'. We were told that it was not very busy at the moment so it was decided not to open.... Long way out but... More

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Daniel-ACCB, Education Manager at Angkor Centre for Conservation and Biodiversity, responded to this review

We are very sorry you missed the opportunity to explore ACCB with one of our guides. Unfortunately we are always closed to the public on Sundays. We currently have 2 tour times available, 9AM and 1PM, and these are only available Monday-Saturday. We also encourage everyone to give us a call ahead of time to book your spot and assure... More

Queanbeyan, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place is good to see the rescued wildlife before being released back into the wild. Was a short and sweet tour with plenty of information to take in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Visited here after learning about the centre on tripadvisor. As all the reviews state, don't be late. The gates opened at 12:55 and shut again at 13:00. Some people came to the gate at 13:20 but they weren't let in. The tour was very informative and our guide (Jake) spoke very good English and was clearly very passionate about the... More

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Daniel-ACCB, Education Manager at Angkor Centre for Conservation and Biodiversity, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback, and yes you are right! It is very important to assure you arrive on time. Once our tour leaves the main gate we cannot leave visitors unaccompanied to allow late-comers in, and it disrupts the tour for those who are on time. You can always give us a call if you are running late... More

Melbourne
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Worth a visit if you're into animal conservation. The tour was probably a bit long given the amount of animals there, which may have been enhanced if we got one of the native English speaking guides (ours was Cambodian and while he was informative and passionate was a little hard to understand)

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Adelaide, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

ACCB do wonderful work rescuing animals from illegal trade and rehabilitating them carefully before releasing them back into the wild wherever possible. The tour is extremely informative and thorough. It's great to see the amount of effort that goes into looking after these animals to bring them back to the wild.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Guided tours are conducted twice a day at 9am and 1pm from Monday to Saturday. Outside those times the entry gates are locked and unattended. So if you want to participate on a tour then you should plan to be punctual. A good variety of animals and birds to see, and the guide is very informative. A small US$3 donation... More

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

ACCB is an amazing place. As an animal lover who doesn't like zoos, this was perfect for me. They have many exotic and endangered animals and the work they are doing is all for a good cause. Our guide Mike was really knowledgeable and accommodating, and told us everything we needed to know about the work they are doing with... More

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Daniel-ACCB, Education Manager! at Angkor Centre for Conservation and Biodiversity, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind comments! Tell your friends to stop by to meet all our special animals and learn about our conservation efforts. More

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