Captain Chim's River Cruise

Activity Old market street Kampot Campuchia Published on: 13-11-2015

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
First-time visit
2 hour
Agency Office
Highlight of the city
Half day Tour
5.00 USD

Captain Chim's River Cruise is good for

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Captain Chim’s, located on Old Market Street,offers river cruises around sunset each day for $5 per person, which includes a cold beer. This is a relaxing way to experience Kampot.

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Why Captain Chim's River Cruise is special ?

Captain Chim’s, located on Old Market Street, offers river cruises around sunset each day for $5 per person, which includes a cold beer. This is a relaxing way to experience Kampot. It also offers half-day kayaking trips for US$9. The tour was is very good and very interesting. It was nice to see both Kampot and Kep in one day.

What to explore at Captain Chim's River Cruise?

You also visit:

- salt lakes: amazing to see how it was all done;

- elephant cave

- pepper farm: very educational;

- kep beach: nice break and lunch was included;

- kep crab market:

- fishing village

- sunset cruise where you can get shown fireflies.

You can ask the guide, he'll stop so you can get out and have a swim which was an experience in itself.

At the end you end with a night tour up river remember if you like a beer, tell Mr chim and he will provide an esky with ice and as many beers as you require, for the industrious bring several extras and sell them to the suckers who didn't have as good a guide, the Roof of the boat is the way to go kick off the shoes and relax with your Esky and company.


Free some drinks

Entrance fee

English guide



Tips and gratuities

Individual expenses: telephone, shopping and so on.

Selling points

  • Fantastic, cheap one day tour with lovely guide
  • Nice sunset cruise
  • Beautiful atmosphere evening cruise on the river
  • Great cruise for family day out
  • Good service, friendly guide
2 days in Kampot for family with kids

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2.0 days
129.10 USD
Total travel distance
Number of places
11 places




Old market street Kampot Campuchia

Meeting point

Agency Office

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Tips for you

  • Snaffle some of the pepper off the bushes to go with your lunch later. There's a shop on site and you can buy some vacuum packed pepper and some salt.
  • You should bring suntan, hat to save you from sunshine.
    What to bring
  • You should bring your camera to caught the spectacular sightseeing from the boat.
  • If you want a good overview of the area for a really good price.
  • You should wear the comfortable shoes and cooling clothes.
    What to wear
  • You should check weather forecast to have a nice trip.
  • On the boat, you should keep eyes on your children.


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We did the one day tour for 15 dollars per person. This included seeing salt making, caves, secret lake, lots of countryside, pepper farm, kep beach and crab market. Entrance fee to these places was included, we were provided with water throughout the day and one soft drink plus chicken fried rice for lunch on the beach. The pepper farm was my favourite bit as the process was explained well by an English guide and we sampled kampot pepper. My boyfriend liked crawling through the caves best! As we were going our guide (captain chims brother) kept stopping to point out interesting plants/fruit/veg to us, he was very nice and friendly and explained things to us as we went and he told us a bit about his life which was interesting, we got to spend roughly two hours on kep beach then tried fresh crab from the crab market. This was followed by the sunset and firefly cruise. Despite difficulties getting the boat to start and setting off half and hour later we got an amazing view of the fireflies and our driver made sure we saw them up close. Overall a fantastic value day with a lovely company, would definitely recommend!

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