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Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity

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Address: Kbal Spean | Phnom Kulen National Park, PO Box 93054, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 99 604 017
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) is the first...
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.
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There are other animal conservation centres around Cambodia but this one was the best. The guides were knowledgable and spoke high level English. The centre is set up with many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Anna Bay, Australia
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Anna Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

There are other animal conservation centres around Cambodia but this one was the best. The guides were knowledgable and spoke high level English. The centre is set up with many enclosures that housed a variety of both native and endangered wildlife. I was happy to pay the $3 donation. For me Cambodia is not about the orphanages and I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity is definitely worth a visit while in the Angkor area even though it's quite a trip from Siem Reap. We got a guided tour through the conservation centre just for me and my girlfriend and our German guide was such a knowledgeable and kind man that the tour felt more like a friendly conversation... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

ACCB is worth visiting, a very nice project to rescue wild animals for poachers. Be on time, it is worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It will cost around $30 for a return Tuk-tuk ride to the conservation but since it's 50km outside of the city this is fairly reasonable. Be waiting at the gates at either 9am or 1pm as they open the gates just before the stated times and promptly lock that gates after entry. Mike, our guide, was knowledgeable and informative answering... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Siem Reap is not all about Angkor Wat and the Temples, as amazing as they are. I was espe ially keen to see some other sides to Cambodia. Between this and the landmine museum (nearby) I really feel like I have experienced Cambodia. The animals are mostly rescues from the pet trade and traditional medicine trade. Unfortunately, mostly because of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This conservation group is not only taking in injured and sick animals, they do everything to try and release them back to the wild. For those animals that are unable to be released they try and sustainably breed them. The indigenous animal population has been severely impacted by pollution, industrialisation and illegal poaching. What special creatures they have, they had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Combine with Banteay Srei - seeing the conservation efforts and how they are trying to educate the kids so poaching and making 'pets' out of endangered animals don't happen is a great thing. It's so responsible and they care about training and releasing the animals if recovered or allowing them to stay if they can't survive. Conservation breeding of critically... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This centre focusses on rehabilitating native species rescued from the wildlife trade or those illegally kept as pets and tries wherever possible to reintroduce them to the wild. It also educates local children on animal welfare issues with the hope of changing the future for Cambodia's remaining wildlife. The 90 minute tour is informative and well worth the 3 dollar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

relaxes with family with natural zone and heritage . Many people so services too expensive . May need to make plan ahead to avoid inconvenience caused

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Kratie, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Fantastic centre that is doing its part for conservation of Cambodian wildlife. Gibbons, leopard cats, macaques, eagles and many more beautiful animals to see at this conservation centre. It relies on donations to exist so if you are impressed (if you have any love wildlife you will be) do not hesitate to offer more that the minimum $3 that they... More 

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