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8 Top Things to Do in Kampot, Cambodia

By Unseentra Sep 08, 2023 2106

Kampot is a coastal town in Cambodia, about 3.5 hours from the capital city of Phnom Penh. It is known for its delicious pepper and fresh seafood. Here are the top 8 things to do in Kampot:

Plant a mangrove tree at Trapang Sangke Eco Community.

This eco-based community is located about 11 kilometers from Kampot town. It was created to preserve biodiversity through the replantation of mangrove trees. You can visit the community and learn about its progress and the impact it has had on the community. During your visit, you can take a boat ride to the replantation field and participate in planting one or two trees.

Go fishing

Take a fishing trip and experience the thrill of catching your own fresh seafood. The fishing trip lasts for a full day, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. You'll also visit a local village on the island where you can purchase fresh seafood. On the fishing boat, you can grill your catch on the BBQ hot coal.

Go rock climbing at Climbodia

This is a rare activity in Cambodia, but it's a great way to get a workout and enjoy the beautiful scenery. You'll be guided by an expert rock climber and be provided with high-quality equipment to ensure your safety.

Kayak on the Kampot River

Rent a kayak and explore the Kampot River. This is a great way to see the enjoy the fresh air.​ You can rent from one of your bungalow or hostel that you stay along the river. 

Go jet skiing.

Get a different perspective of Bokor Mountain and Kampot town by going jet skiing. You can go up and down the river at high speeds and enjoy the thrill of the ride.


Explore Kampot on a bike tour.

Go on a bike tour and see the sights of Kampot at your own pace. You'll get to see the local villages, attractions, and how people live in Kampot.

Take an evening boat cruise on the Kampot River 

After a long day of exploring, relax and enjoy the sunset on a boat cruise on the Kampot River. This is a popular activity among locals, so it can get crowded, but it's still a great way to end your day.

Visit the Kampot Night Market.

After dinner, head to the Kampot Night Market for some shopping and street food. There are not many other activities to do at night in Kampot, so this is a great option to enjoy the local culture.


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