Photo: River exploration out of Koh Kong.

Things to see and do

Tatai River and Waterfall

The Tatai River meanders through the Cardamom Mountains, for the most part with a gentle flow that belies its 20-metre depth, and in some places with a thunderous roar as the riverbed drops away to form cascading ... Read more about Tatai River and Waterfall .

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Cardamom Mountains and trekking

The Cardamom Mountains are a huge range that extend from Koh Kong province where it borders Thailand up to Pursat in central Cambodia and across to the Damrei Mountains, near the border with ... Read more about Cardamom Mountains and trekking .

Koh Yor Beach
A little over 6km from Koh Kong town

The riverside is all very well, but if you’re craving sun, sand and sea, then you could either take a trip out to Koh Kong Island or, much more easily, hop on a moto over to Koh Yor beach on the other side of the Thai ... Read more about Koh Yor Beach .

Around 8km outside Koh Kong city

Seven or eight kilometres outside of Koh Kong city is an enormous mangrove forest where visitors can observe the delicate ecosystem that locals (and probably an NGO or two) have turned into a thriving ecotourism ... Read more about Mangroves .

Koh Kong island

Koh Kong Island is a lovely day-trip to make from town where you can be left in splendid isolation to frolic on squeaky sands pretty much all to ... Read more about Koh Kong island .

Dong Tong Market
Off Street 2, Koh Kong

Tucked away towards the southern end of the street to the west of Street 3 (towards the river) where it intersects with Street 2, Dong Tong Market is worth a trip if you’re looking for anything from snacks, fresh fruit, a bowl of noodle soup — we’re told the stalls on the street outside are very good for this, provided you’re not too overly hung up on things like hygiene — clothes, or ... Read more about Dong Tong Market .


Tour operators have sprung up to meet the growing demand for excursions to the surrounding mountains, rivers, mangroves and islands. Ritthy Koh Kong Ecoadventure Tours is the longest-running operator in town, and certainly extremely busy. Ritthy is there virtually all day, every day, coordinating, booking, shepherding and advising the adventurous and the wayward on where to go and how to get ... Read more about Tours .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Koh Kong? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Cambodia.

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