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Development Destroy Environment

Because of the development of hydroelectric, The government turn off the water from flowing freely... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Monica_Rith
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
nice place to relax and swim

Nice place to swim and relax in hammock near river bank . Water was slow and chilled which was fun... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
AmyD3685
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Just a river with rocks in it. Splish. Splash. Splush. Nothing spectacular unless you enjoy watching locals trying to swim, etc. Lots of dogs around and it will cost $2 to enter the area. I can make more interesting rapids in the shower. Only $1 if anyone wants to see.

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank Disardo
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The place claims to be a "natural" attraction but there remains very little natural about it. The Chinese operators, enemies of nature, of the hydro power infrastructure have stripped the high banks of the mountains up from the water and planted some sort of trees ... the natural forest looks much nicer. Also, at the two check points selling tickets into the place, the operators are very likely to offer a discounted entry price. Foreigners are 2 dollars, and you will get a ticket. If they offer you a 5,000 riel discounted entry fee, and no ticket, the money goes into their pockets and not into the system which one would assume is paying for cleaning and upgrades etc etc. I have nothing against people making a living, but do have a problem with being charged extra for being a foreigner and seeing that money simply go into someone's picket.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Visitors seeking to view or visit ancient relics, historical sites or something remotely cultural should stay away, as you will find nothing of that sort here.

However, what this place offers is a nice lazy afternoon chilling in a hammock in open wooden huts built on stilts along the riverbanks.

Of all the water / lake / river places i have been to (plenty of those in Cambodia) this is probably one of the better ones that i have been to. Nice surroundings,

While the rapids aren't really fast flowing, it is still clean and clear enough to take a swim. And the water temperature was super cool and inviting, which made even the "i-didnt-bring-any-shorts" person jump in with their jeans.

20 minutes of mucking about later, a loud siren filled the air - and everyone had to leave the water. Turns out that the dam further upstream was about to open their gates to release water. and within 20 minutes, the water level rose to twice its height with the water flowing significantly faster.

We dried ourselves, ate lunch and left 1 hour later with smiles on our faces.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank izwarz
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

it was really fun watching the children sitting in the pools a meal and drinks on our picnic platform truly local color !!!!!!!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Ghislain F
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

You have to pay for the privilege to drive down a public road. Don't bother. It's dirty, crowded and noisey. At weekends it's very popular with locals.
About half a mile before where you pay the toll. Pull off the road climb down through the trees. Where you can clamber onto so rocks. It's got a number of small falls and some great leaping off points into the plunge pools below.

Date of experience: January 2017
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