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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 March 3, 2019 via mobile

Spent a great few hours on this sunset cruise. Was lovely to sit back and relax, enjoyed some good bbq chicken and fruits. Beer was unlimited. Our guide sunth was very welcoming and spoke excellent English. I would recommend this trip. Thank you for a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed our tour. Well spoken guide who’s English was very good. Van was fine. On time pickup. Check if there is enough water in the canal and lake before booking. In the dry season the floating homes are moved well out into the lake. Stopped...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

I wasn't sire what to expect after reading a few poor reviews but the sunsent cruise was a great evening. Plenty of finger bbq food as well as plenty of drinks. You escape the heat and bustle of the city and I thought it represented...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed November 30, 2018 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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PaulS727
Reviewed August 2, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tjeffrutherford
Reviewed July 29, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 999laurenceg
TaraEcoTours, Public Relations Manager at Tara River Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

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 December 4, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank oztrav2011
TaraEcoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tara River Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

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 November 13, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lesleyhughesefc
TaraEcoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tara River Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

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 August 18, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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