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Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had been there one day trips took Siem Reap by boat .So many bird and nutural places .hightly recommend to place .

Thank Sok K
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We went to the Sanctuary in January, which is dry season. Getting to the sanctuary involves a long drive from Siem Reap to a somewhat challenging "port" on a canal, a boat trip across Lake Tonle Sap, and up a river to a floating village,...More

3  Thank viajeracuandopueda
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We hired the tour and began the tortuous ride to the nearby floating village with super-guide Mr. Sam Mony. A larger flat-bottomed boat carried us through the canal/grasslands/swamp to a smaller floating village. We changed to a small long-tailed boat... and cruised the grasslands to...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We spent a day birding at the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary and Reserve in December, which is the start of the dry season, after making arrangements by email with the Sam Veasna Center for Wildlife Conservation. I've included the Center's web address. Our guide, who...More

4  Thank Marjorie P
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We travelled in October, when the Mekong is in full flow, and the Tonle Sap lake is in full flood. This means that the birds have far more territory to spread out over, and the diversity is not as compelling if you are a serious...More

1  Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 26 November 2017

As part of my 4 night trip on the Aqua Mekong River Boat from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh we went to the Prek Toal bird sanctuary on skiffs from the river boat. The birds were in full array, everything from Storks to small birds....More

1  Thank Junebughiker
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This tour with Mr. Hoksan was a great addition to our Cambodian vacation. He was a very welcoming, friendly and informative guide. The day was long and a lot of travel was involved, but you see birds and floating villages along the way. I will...More

1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The best way to see some of the beautiful birds of SE Asia. We saw 8 of the rare birds and plenty others. the Spotted billed pelican was a favourite. Climbing to the lookout was a little heart stopping, lashed together tree branches to the...More

3  Thank Carolyn22665
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Prek Toal is located in Battambang province in the Northwest of Cambodia. Boat trip to Prek Toal takes about two hours from Chong Kneas boat dock

Thank Tasomguesthouse
Reviewed 9 April 2017

While on The Tonle Sap Lake Cruise, i heard of the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary also located there which required a longer time for a person interested in the winged ones ! With my interest aroused, i immediately arranged for a visit the very next...More

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Alice S
29 January 2018|
Response from Andrea W | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you can. The trip is basically a bus ride to the canal leading to the lake; hire a boat; park entrance cost only if you actually go into the sanctuary itself. If the water is low on the lake this is a good idea... More