Welcome to South Coast

The Koh Kong Conservation Corridor's emerald-green vistas offer trekking potential that is only now being tapped into, providing a host of nature-filled adventures. Down south, travellers can dig into history, admiring Kampot's preserved architecture, then dig into plates piled with crab in Kep, before exploring the surrounding countryside, patchworked with rice fields and studded with caves.

Just here to answer the call of the beach? While brash Sihanoukville isn't everyone's cup of tea, the islands offshore have something for everyone, from die-hard partiers to those seeking sun-kissed solitude. Pick your beach, sprawl on the sand, make friends with your hammock. There's a reason many visitors never leave.

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$79 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: A Glimpse of Sihanoukville

We will start at the port if you arrive by cruise or your hotel in Sihanouk Ville and head off to Tumnuk Rolok Fishing Port.  Watch fishermen do their day to day activities. They head towards the open sea at night and return to the port early in the morning with their catch. See local boats lined up at the port while the fishermen unload their catch and spend the day repairing and preparing their casting nets for the next catch. You will get the chance to admire the Kbal Chhay Waterfall cascading through natural rock formations. Best viewed during the rainy season between July to October, the site is also a popular picnic area for local visitors, especially during weekends. The waterfalls originates from different mountain ranges and is a source of clean water to Sihanoukville. We will also visit the Phsar Leu Central Market, where you’ll get a glimpse of local daily lifestyle and culture.  Explore market sections such as fruits, seafoods, clothing, jewelry, Khmer food and various other local goods. In this tour, you’ll also see two of the most worth-seeing pagodas in Sihanoukville.  Wat Leu (Upper Wat) is located on the hilltop and offers a spectacular sweeping view of the entire town, its surrounding beaches and nearby islands.  Marvel at the golden shrine’s stone architecture, especially the three headed white elephants with Buddha statues on top out of a stone wall.  The temple houses Buddhist sculptures and contains colorful murals inside. It is an active place of worship, where food and fruits are offered during special days.      Wat Krom (Lower Wat) on the other hand, lies on a small hill in Sihanoukhille. Admire its unique Khmer architecture and enjoy panoramic vistas of the ocean.  Appreciate Cambodian culture and religion through its vibrant interior murals, old tombs, the procession of monks, the gold reclining Buddha and the gold Buddha statue at the main temple.      Get into the heart of rural life in Sihanoukville’s little village in the countryside.  Immerse yourself in an authentic countryside life by taking in views of traditional houses, and observing people working at the fields and farms. Learn from your expert local guide about the daily lives of people in this little village.  You will also get to see the Independence Monument, which lies in a small park at the intersection separating Sihanoukville’s city center from Victory Hill.  The neighboring shrine is also used as an venue for important religious festivals. Lastly, a tour to Sihanoukville will not be complete without walking through its sandy beaches. We will take you to Otres Beach or Sokha Beach to feel its tropical island breeze.  Have coffee break or lunch on your request on own account. The tour ends with a drop off to your hotel or at the port.   

$25 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Snorkeling around Koh Rong Samloem Island

Explore the reefs amid the breathtaking Koh Ron Sanloem Island on this land-based snorkeling expedition. Sihanoukville is a snorkeler's paradise, and this expedition takes you on an in-depth exploration of Koh Rong Sanloem both above and below the water's surface. The marine life found at Koh Rong Sanloem coral reefs includes more than 600 species of fish.You may see cuttlefish, moray eels, octopi, rays, angelfish, butterfly fish, clown fish, parrot fish, puffer fish, scorpion fish, seahorses and much more in and around the reefs. A traditional longboat service with staff on board at all times, departing from Saracen Bay in Koh Rong Samloem covering two 25 min snorkeling areas with casual breakfast at the seaside for morning tours and three 25 min snorkeling areas with a pit stop for lunch in unique M'pay Bay Village.

$40 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Full Day Three Island Cruise from Sihanoukville

Discover beautiful lagoons, beaches, and snorkeling spots where you can swim and admire the coral reefs, the colorful fauna, and the hundreds of unique fish species. The itinerary changes seasonally, but you'll get a memorable experience no matter what time of year you visit. This tour is designed to help you explore hidden, tropical Cambodian islands and experience the serene water while swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing on the beach. Be sure to check out the extreme jumps from the 8m Elephant Cliff.At noon, we will stop on an island for lunch. Here, the crew will prepare a delicious lunch for you. Snorkel in the warm waters afterwards and meet the friendly locals while enjoying this tropical paradise before heading back to shore.

$150 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private boat trip

Sihanoukville is one of the few places in the world that hasn’t gotten caught up in the over development wave that has swallowed many other small towns. You will still find that nature charm littered throughout the Island and these boat tours and charters will help you step away from the hustle and bustle of the city and tourist crowds and become an Islander for your visit.We’ll take you to see some of the most breathtaking spots on the island. Your private charter consultant is standing by to help you design the perfect experience!At your request, we can include snorkeling, special drinks, meals and entertainment.

$25 Transfers & Ground Transport

Sihanoukville Private Arrival Transfer : Sihanoukville Airport to Hotel

Airport Shuttle provides airport shuttle service to any preferred hotels in every location in Sihanoukville. The most economical, convenient and safe way to get to and from the airport, traveling in comfort and style.This service will provide you with the comfort when you arrive at SihanoukVille Airport. Your will be in place at the arrivals section displaying a board with your name. Please show your voucher to your driver, who will then take you and your luggage to your destination, without any hassle. Available 24 hours a day to ensure you will have a wonderful time traveling in Sihanouk Ville.

$108 Tours & Sightseeing

Ream National Park Day Trip from Sihanoukville

Warmly welcome at Sihanouk Ville Port Main Gate (You need to walk from ship to main gate around 3km). After meeting our guide and we depart for Ream National Park where you will board on a local wooden boat and cruise along the emerald Ream River to enjoy a breathtakingly natural view of mangrove forest. Ream park is one of 7 National Parks in Cambodia, established in 1993 by the former King, His Majesty Norodom Sihanouk. The park covers 15,000 hectares of land and 6,000 hectares of marine habitat. There are 155 species of birds in the park including a few threatened species. This is a peaceful opportunity to surrender yourself in the real countryside of Cambodia during you boat trip. You will also trek to visit local houses, school, and a mountain pagoda in the village before relaxing on a beach followed by your return to Sihanoukville Port.  

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