sights & activities

The wide river, mountains, lush nature and friendly people make Kampot an ideal place for true relaxation. Peek into rural Cambodian life set amidst acres and acres of rice fields and pepper and fruit plantations.

Kampot & Kep by Joel Parsons ~ Thank you!

Boatman Bart trip

Boat Trips

Enjoy amazing sunsets and beautiful scenery, watch colourful fishing boats and birdlife and have a dip in the river – sit back and relax on one of Kampot’s boat cruises. Learn about boat trips

Bokor church

Bokor Hill Station and National Park

Set in Preah Monivong National Park (colloquially known as Bokor National Park), at 37km from Kampot, you’ll find Bokor Hill Station. Bokor Hill Station is a mountaintop collection of buildings (hotel & casino, church, royal residence and more), constructed by French authorities in the early 1920s … more about Bokor

Rabbit Island

Rabbit Island (Koh Tunsay)

This small tropical island is located in the Gulf of Thailand, about 4.6km south of Kep. The Khmer name for the island is Koh Tunsay (កោះទន្សាយ), which translates as Rabbit Island.
read all about Rabbit Island

Teuk Chhou tiger

Teuk Chhou Zoo

Teuk Chhou Zoo is located 6km outside of Kampot and has some interesting and characterful animals as well as a great selection of Cambodian statues. Read more about Teuk Chhou Zoo

Kampot prison


Kampot is home to a striking collection of French colonial architecture dating from the end of the 19th century and the start of the 20th century. It is a pleasure walking around this quiet town. Bring along your camera as there are plenty of photo opportunities … read more about Kampot’s architecture