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Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity

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Address: Kbal Spean | Phnom Kulen National Park, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 99 604 017
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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It was really fun. We could see almost all animals listed on their website. The guide (monkey) was really great. She spoke English very well and was able to give an informative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was really fun. We could see almost all animals listed on their website. The guide (monkey) was really great. She spoke English very well and was able to give an informative and entertaining tour. It's great that animals which wouldn't survive in the wild anymore can live a nice life here. Also they are breading endangered species and educate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Visit the center and you will be inspired. It is worth the drive from Siem Reap! We received a 1.5 hour private tour from a guide who spoke perfect English and knew the animals thoroughly. The center offers group tours at 9AM and 11AM. The animals are heartwarming! They live in brand new enclosures that incorporate the surrounding jungle and... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I was lucky to have a guild to myself who had good english speaking skills, there are not lots of animal here but the guild was very informative about the endangered animals in ther care and she was giving the history of each animal, well worth the journey from siem reap, 100 km round trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went on their 1.5 hour guided tour through their area. Our guide was knowledgeable and very fun. She seemed to know all the animals personally. Her passion about bringing the animals back to the wild and at the same time seeing reality clearly was inspiring. The work they are doing must be very frustrating. The question really becomes, even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

My husband and I really enjoyed our time at ACCB (we almost didn't come here due to the distance from town but we were really glad we made the effort to get there- its definitely worth the drive if you are into animals and conservation). We saw many amazing species we had never seen and heard some heartbreaking stories about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

There are very few places in Cambodia that seem to take wildlife conservation seriously, and this is one of them, as well as one of the few places where you will actually see any animals other than long-tailed macaques. The centre runs as a wildlife rehabilitation and long term facility - injured, orphaned, and seized animals are brought here for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We joined the 13.00 tour. The guide was very friendly and very knowledgeable. They are doing a great job saving Cambodia's biodiversity. It is sad what happened to some of their animals before they were brought to the center. The animals look happy there and they have plenty of space. It is not a zoo, but instead you learn much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Even the one hour drive from Siem Reap is worth the trip. This small park provides a great service to the animals and people of Cambodia and deserves your support. It takes in unwanted and confiscated animals and rehabilitates and returns to the wild if at all possible. There are several birds and reptiles held, but there are no guarantees... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Variety of animals not amazing, and there are no maps given at the entrance. In hindsight, we should have paid a young guide to take us around. The highlight of the place: the aviary.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I and my wife love wildlife and decided to visit ACCB based on TripAdvisor reviews. It is not far from Banteay Srei and the Butterfly Center, so it makes sense to pay the center a visit if you are interested in wildlife and happen to be in the area. The admission is free and this facility operates on limited funding... More 

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