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Cambodia Island hopping Jan 2012

Posted by Lostbeachbum on 8/1/2012 at 03:15

Hey everyone!
I've been stuck in Phnom Penh for almost 3 weeks waiting for my bike to be repaired and I'm going crazy! So, I'm heading for the coast in a few days and plan on hopping to as many of the outter islands as I feel like getting to. No time limit or exact dates, it would be nice to have someone to share costs with and travel together. I'm a well traveled 27/M from the US. Koh Rung is my main interest though I'm adamant about trying to get out to Koh Tang and maybe even Koh Prins if I can find a dive boat going that far. There are also at least 5 islands off of Kep besides Koh Tonsay(rabbit island) that are much less touristy and yet still beautiful. If anyone is interested or has similar plans let me know.

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Posted by lmacka on 14/1/2012 at 20:51

Don't forget Koh Ta Kiev! It's not an 'outer island' but it's basically untouched and far more beautiful than it's neighbour, Bamboo island (Koh Russei).

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Posted by giblet on 16/1/2012 at 12:46

I have been to all of the closer islands (not Tang or Prins) and I think Koh Rong is pretty amazing. Really depends on what you are looking for -- Koh Rong has more of a young crowd, Koh Rong Saloem has more couples and expat NGO types. Dive boats from Sihanoukville do go to the islands that are further away, it takes about 6 hours I think.

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Posted by LoneFNewbie on 22/3/2012 at 21:48


I am looking to do this trip from 5.4.12 onwards. How was it? Did you find a travel buddy?

Is there anyone else out there doing this trip round this time?


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