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Tara River Boat Cruise


The Biggest Boat on the Tonle Sap Lake

At over 41 metres in length, with a 120ft steel haul and weighing in at over 100 dry tonnes, the Tara is the biggest boat on the Tonle Sap Lake. Known locally as the ‘Freedom Boat’, it was originally used for the Cambodia-Vietnam run, and is capable of carrying more than 300 people.

Comfort & Luxury on the Tonle Sap

With a viewing deck, comfortable seating, hammocks, a bar, a large dining area and multiple toilets / bathrooms - the Tara offers a level of comfort and luxury which other boats on the Tonle Sap cannot begin to rival. Get your photo taken at the captain’s bridge or wave at other tour groups as they drive by on their rickety boats, whilst you sip from a cold beer in a comfy chair, enjoying the stunning views that the Tonle Sap has to offer. The Tara Riverboat awaits your inspection and the captain welcomes you abroard.

Food Fit for a King

Our tour guides are experienced and knowledgeable, and our drivers, waitresses & captain are all friendly and professional. Some of our team are also experienced cooks, and we offer a wide range of Western and Khmer dishes. It is food fit for a king, and it is all included in your tour price. We also have beers, cocktails, soft drinks, water and numerous spirits available on the Tara. Read our menu for more information.

Tara - Available for Hire!

Are you a tour agent with a very large group of important customers? An employer looking to motivate the team with a staff party they will never forget? A newly wed couple wanting to kick off your life together in a truly stunning location? If so, look no further than the Tara Boat. The Tara is capable of carrying more than 250 people, and is available for hire for private functions upon request. Enjoy a big buffet dinner then kick aside the tables and chairs and dance away to a live musician. Contact us for more information on booking the Tara for private functions.

Mission Statement

To ensure that each and every customer has a safe,enjoyable and unique travel experiance... to promote best practice and substanablility through training and education of our most valuable asset..our employees.

Where is the Tara?

The Tara is located on the edge of the Great Tonle Sap Lake, a short boat ride from the port of Chong Khneas. Chong Khneas is less than 15km from Siem Reap - which is in the Northwest of Cambodia. You don’t have to worry about finding us though - we offer free air-conditioned pickup from your Hotel or Guest House in Siem Reap!
Tour the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary with Tara Boat
Route: Tour the Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary Biosphere Reserve - the single most important breeding ground for globally threatened large waterbirds, then return to the Tara for a 3-course meal & 2 refreshing cold drink
Tour Code: MKC131
Prices: From US$ 125 - US$ 125
Mekong Tara Boat
Sunset Dinner Tour of Floating Village with Tara Boat
Route: Tour the floating village of Chong Khneas with floating houses, markets, villages & schools - then enjoy a beautiful sunset on the Tara with a 3-course meal and all-you-can-drink! 
Tour Code: MKC129
Prices: From US$ 33 - US$ 33
Tara Mekong River Boat
Half-Day Tour of Chong Khneas with Tara Boat
Route: Tour the floating village of Chong Khneas with floating houses, markets, villages & schools - then chill out on the Tara with a 3-course meal and 2 refreshing cold drinks
Tour Code: MKC128
Prices: From US$ 27 - US$ 27
Tara Boat Cambodia Cruise
Full Day Tour of Kompong Phluk with Tara Boat
Route: Travel by boat via Chong Khneas & the Great Tonle Sap Lake, then row through the flooded forest & stilted houses of Kompong Phluk, and return to the Tara for a 3-course meal & 2 cold drink 
Tour Code: MKC130
Prices: From US$ 60 - US$ 60
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