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An informative, compelling demonstration of the clearance of mines by super cute rats and their... read more

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jonpaul1971
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Forest Row, United Kingdom
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The visitor center is located between Angkor Wat and Siem Reap. Their tour is only 45 minuten long... read more

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Ldhooge
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Weelde, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An informative, compelling demonstration of the clearance of mines by super cute rats and their handlers. This give an understanding of the challenges of years of conflict and how the people of Cambodia are working to help themselves. You don’t need to be a history...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

we stopped here today on our way to the floating villages .costs 5us dollars.Great exhibit explaining how the land mines are still a problem in Cambodia .You get to see how a rat finds a mine .stop for thirty minutes .interesting placeMore

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank queencharlie
APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Queencharlie, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you have enjoy the tour and learn a lot from us. We also appreciate your support to our program. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more information. All...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The visitor center is located between Angkor Wat and Siem Reap. Their tour is only 45 minuten long but is highly informative. You also get to see how one of the rats looks for explosives. Definitely worth a stop to support this great organisation with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ldhooge
APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Ldhooge, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you have enjoy the tour and learn a lot from us. We also appreciate your support to our program. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more information. All...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was great spot to spend an hour or so and to understand what is being done about the left over landmines. Hard to believe the impact these rats are having on helping the people for with landmines. Very informative and highly recommended when visiting Siem...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GerrySauve
APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear GerrySauve, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you have enjoy the tour and learn a lot from us. We also appreciate your support to our program. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more information. All...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing experience. We found out about the great work that Apopo do to clear landmines, and we were lucky enough to see one of the rats in action. I would've liked the tour to be longer!More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Abbey J
APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Abbey J, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you have enjoy the tour and learn a lot from us. We also appreciate your support to our program. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more information....More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I have a great time visiting Apopo. Nothing to describe how they can train a rat to be a hero that could help thousand of people. MUST VISIT !!!!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Xian J
APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Xian J, Thank you so much for your nice and kind review for us. We also glad to hear you have enjoy the great experience with our tour. We are appreciate your support to our project. For more information don't hesitate to contact us....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This NGO is working on reducing the number of victims of land mines, and give the cleared land back to the farmers so they can make a living and send their kids to school. The impact this work had on countries like Cambodia is really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Beate, Thank you very much for your nice and kind review for us. That is nice to hear you have had a great experience of visit us. Cambodia need a lot of help, and our HeroRATs are having the capacity to speed up the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice break on the return trip to SiemReap from Angor Wat National Park. The tour was approximately 30 minutes, including the demonstration. The rats are part of an integrated, humanitarian demining initiative to clear minefields and unexploded ordnance. The staff are knowledgeable and quite...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EmilyFree99
APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Emily, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you have enjoy the tour and learn a lot from us. We also appreciate your support to our program. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more information. All...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a group of 3 adults, 1 teenage, and 3 kids. Before we travelled to Cambodia, we already communicated with APOPO Visitor Center via Facebook and WhatsApp to reserve a guided tour in English. Although the tour was only one-hour long, it's still very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KevinH1282
APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Kevin H, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you have enjoy the tour and learn a lot from us. We also appreciate your support to our program. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more information....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the tour and demonstration really interesting and informative. The APOPO programme is truly amazing, they have found a really effective and efficient way of identifying landmines in the ground. We loved meeting the rat and watching him work. The guide Sambath (apologies if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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APOPOV2, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Walkca, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are appreciate your support to our project. Yes that is his name, Mr. Sambath one of our team leader. We are glad that you had a great time visiting us. If you need any...More

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SandyGerry56
5 February 2019|
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Response from kbransden | Reviewed this property |
We just organised the tour when we were over there. It was very easy and just did it through our hotel.
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Chloe1996ct
26 November 2018|
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Response from Michelle_and_Dougie | Reviewed this property |
45 mins for the tour & video & maybe 30 mins max reading the notice boards
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Francy S
30 July 2018|
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Response from ccmaree | Reviewed this property |
It’s USD 5 each. We had a tuk tuk take us to Angkor Thom that morning at 5am so we booked at APOPO for 8.30am. It was on the way back to town from Angkor
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