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“Beautiful atmosphere evening cruise on the river”

Captain Chim's River Cruise
Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

On the advice of a local at the guesthouse where we were staying we took the evening river cruise to see the fireflies. This is a great option as you get to see the sunset too as you head out. Captain Chim is a man of few words but incredibly friendly and a man of great action. At one point unbeknownst to us as we were watching the sunset he jumped into the river and disappeared to emerge a few seconds later from underneath the boat where he had gone to check on the water pump...legend! Luckily he informed us there were no crocodiles. Good to know! At $6 this is a steal plus you get a free beer or soft drink. The atmosphere as the sun goes down and the peacefulness of being out on the river at night is quite something. Reliable and certainly with doing.

Thank Jodin_82
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Have done some serious walking/exploring I ended up by the river in Kampot between the two bridges. Climbed aboard the little river boat we we just cruise up river for about 45 mins; lovely to see the houses on the river bank and to see the tourist and local families enjoying life on the river.
A few bottles of local beer were available as part of the trip cost. Sunset over the hills as we traveled back made it even more relaxing.

Thank FWWing
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

Chim is a very friendly guy, the weather was nice and it's another easy way of meeting new people. 5 bucks very well spent!

Thank ruud p
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

Captain Chim has a great restaurant, but the river cruise is fantastic. leaving around 4.30pm daily, you get a 2hour cruise on the river with a free drink, and if you ask him he'll stop so you can get out and have a swim which was an experience in itself! The sunset is beautiful.
We were staying at Bodhi Villa so as it's on the river we did not have to go to the restaurant, he just picked us up on his way which was very convenient.
At $5 each you'd be daft to pass it up, just be sure to take your camera and a dry set of clothes.

Thank PigsOnMyKnees
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Reviewed February 11, 2012

After eating most of our meals (they were delicious by the way) at Captain Chim's we took the $5 trip with him up river.

What fun. The boat is a bit rickety and the Captain cruised with us to a great swimming spot where we (not him though) got out and frolicked in the river. The other tour boats (we saw 3 or 4) did not seem as joyous and it was just us and a British family.

We returned to Kampot at dusk, watching the sun set from the boat over the mountains as formations of white doves flew overhead. Magic.

5  Thank DrRoy52
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