Sunset Cruise with Optional Buffet Dinner from Phnom Penh

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Sunset Cruise with Optional Buffet Dinner from Phnom Penh
from £14.38
On this 2-hour Sunset Dinner Cruise, enjoy the sunset, listen to live traditional Khmer music, coast past floating villages, see the Royal Palace, and see Phnom Penh skyline from a different perspective. You'll also enter the point where the Tonle Sap, Mekong, and Bassac rivers meet. Our Khmer and Western all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet is prepared on the boat using fresh, local, organic ingredients, with no chemicals or MSG; while offering vegetarian and vegan options. Full bar, cocktails, coffee, and a la carte menu is also available for purchase.

BBQ Buffet Menu items will include:
• Fresh Fruit 
• Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls with peanut sauce 
• Fresh mixed salad with balsamic vinaigrette
 • Fried mixed vegetables 
• Stir-fried rice with vegetables • Teriyaki Chicken

• BBQ Pork 
• White Ocean Fish

Vegetarian, Vegan and Halal options available.
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In Brief

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2 hours
Important InfoInfo
The journey starts with free hotel pickup inside Phnom Penh. Upon boarding you'll receive a free Sunset Cocktail. Departing about 5pm, you'll be cruising along the Phnom Penh riverfront while enjoying the subtle sounds of live traditional Khmer music on the upper-deck. You can also view the scenery from the main deck for a more cozy experience. Leaving the Royal Palace you will journey to the junction of the Tonle Sap, Mekong, and Bassac Rivers. Along the way, you may see floating villages and fishing families living on their house boats. Cruising on the Mekong, you will see the sunset over Phnom Penh in the distance. On the right day, the sunset is the highlight of the journey.

Dinner is served after sunset. An all-you-can-eat buffet made from fresh, local, organic food that is stored, prepped, and cooked fresh daily on the boat in a stainless steel kitchen, never prepared on land hours before, and definitely not on a rusty charcoal grill. No fish from the river is served, ever. All original sauces are made onboard. Salad, spring rolls, organic brown rice, curry, fruit, fresh bread, sandwiches, and a variety barbecue with Texas-style barbecue and Asian teriyaki sauce is served. There are low-carb, vegetarian, vegan, and halal options available. If you choose the "cruise only" option, the buffet and an a-la-carte menu is available for purchase.

The bar has spirits from around the world. Most any traditional cocktail can be made, but be sure and try one of many original signature cocktails, satisfaction guaranteed. Local and imported beers, as well as red and white wines by the glass or bottle. Fresh, locally grown coffee beans are ground just before brewing to ensure fantastic espresso, and coffee.

After dinner, cruise down the Mekong River before turning up the Tonle Sap to take in the Phnom Penh riverfront skyline after dark. This perspective is stunning, only to be seen like this by boat. After passing under the Japanese Friendship Bridge, return to port. The bar will stay open, and you are free to stay and enjoy the river views.

The cruise boat is a newly constructed vessel designed solely with lunch/dinner cruising in mind. With 365 degree views from the top, it has 140 seats with a rustic, wooden, Cambodian design with modern touches. It is equipped with three toilets, men’s, women's, and staff's, running water from fresh water tanks, and a water filtration system for clean, purified drinking water. Hygiene, safety, and guest satisfaction are the priorities. A large commercial kitchen with floor-to-ceiling stainless steel walls and appliances, and rubber flooring is designed to prepare food for up to 120 guests in short order. The boat is licensed, inspected, and has staff that is well-trained in safety and first-aid procedures, with flotation devices, safety equipment, and fire extinguishers onboard. No other boat in Phnom Penh can offer you all of these things.


  • Dinner - Buffet dinner (if dinner cruise option is purchased)
  • Live Traditional Khmer music
  • Hotel pickup (inside central Phnom Penh)


  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • No return transfer included (cruise staff can assist you upon return to port)

Departure Time

5:00 PM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Passengers will be contacted with approximate pick up time.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • On the DAY OF your cruise if you need to contact us please call (or ask your hotel to call) and speak to our English/Khmer speaking staff at Cambo Cruise on 092 290 077. We may not be available via email at short notice, to avoid disappointment please call
  • BYO conditions: 10USD corkage charge applies per bottle for wine/champagne & 25USD corkage charge applies per bottle for liquor. Full service of ice/attendance included.
  • No outside food permitted onboard.
  • No outside beverages permitted onboard.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • If there is less than 10pax onboard dinner will be served ALL YOU CAN EAT - A LA CARTE STYLE.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Very enjoyable experience and the boat staff are very friendly and helpful the good and drink were excellent and good value for money....highly recommend
• Submitted 13 Jan 2020
It was a very nice night. We were picked up as scheduled. The boat was very clean. The entire crew was very friendly and helpful. The cruise took approximately two hours and made a short cruise around the river. The buffet was excellent. There was plenty to eat and very good quality. I would recommend this cruise to everyone
• Submitted 25 Mar 2019
This was our second time on the cruise and we still loved it. The boat is clean. Pick up from hotel maybe too efficient. We got to the boat a little early but they compensated by offering us extra free cocktails. Beautiful sunset and amazing insight into life on the river. The dinner was delicious and the staff are lovely. In particular Sareth who made our night extra special.
• Submitted 10 Dec 2018
This was a fun relaxing evening, motoring around the bay with great sunset shots. Simple buffet but adequate. Lovely staff who made you feel welcomed.
• Submitted 21 Apr 2018
Nice and lovely trip. The staff were very kindly and open.
• Submitted 29 Mar 2018
Really nice introduction to Phnom Penh after a long flight Staff are friendly and the food served is delicious
• Submitted 25 Mar 2018
Nice way to spend a night in Phnom Penh. Right from the tutu pick up, the steep stairs from the riverside to the boat and friendly staff the night was a great experience. The staff were very helpful pointing out everything of interest as well as sharing information about the people of Phnom Peng and themselves honestly when asked. It was a gentle cruise with local music being play and lots of opportunities for photos. The buffet was plentiful and freshly made on the boat. Highly recommended
• Submitted 07 Mar 2018
Great trip along with entertainment and food crew very help full worth the money
• Submitted 04 Mar 2018
Good value cruise on the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers. Hotel pickup worked fine and was on time. Charming host Sareth was great company and really informative about life in Cambodia. Recommended.
• Submitted 27 Feb 2018
The pickup was great , the boat was awesome dinner was yummy, everyone on the boat was very friendly, and welcoming It was turkey day in the USA , so we had a turkey dinner that was really good, welcome drink was very yummy Gwyn
• Submitted 05 Dec 2017
Beautiful evening, small group of 11, plentiful amount of tasty food, cold wine and friendly, informative staff. We recommend this tour to enjoy the sights of Phnom Penh from the river.
• Submitted 28 Sep 2017
This trip was great. We took the option to have BBQ dinner on the cruise and it was a great BBQ with excellent food. The staff were great and friendly and the sunset was beautiful. All in all a great tour.
• Submitted 15 Jun 2017
Best time, staff were amazing, food was great! No one else booked so we had the cruise to ourselves Highly recommend
• Submitted 02 Jun 2017
Wonderful sunset and made to feel extra special by crew as we had done an earlier cruise with them. Enjoyed Phnom Penh so this was the added bonus to a great time.
• Submitted 27 Apr 2017
Our cruise has been a very nice experience. The staff was very friendly and made every effort to make our time on the boat as pleasant as possible. Food and drinks were delicious, and the scenery was pleasant.
• Submitted 05 Apr 2017
This was an enjoyable experience. Having dinner while cruising on the river was very relaxing and well worth the price. Brian, the boat's owner, is super friendly, and the food was great. It is a tremendous value!
• Submitted 05 Mar 2017
I thought this was a tremendously good value. There were just six of us on the boat. The two Cambodian musicians played some really lovely stuff as we watched the sun set. Staff couldn't have been nicer and made an effort to chat with everyone and talk about Cambodia. Food was very good.
• Submitted 21 Jan 2017
Loved this tour so much! The food was incredibly delicious and the staff and Captain were warm and welcoming. The live music on the ship was lovely to hear and the price was affordable. Also, love the classic style of the ship itself. Would highly recommend this one!'
• Submitted 17 Aug 2016
Highly recommend, nice dinner and beautiful live music playing on the top deck. Very romantic or just great sunset...
• Submitted 15 Aug 2016
relax. great experience and friendly staff.
• Submitted 01 Jun 2016
A relaxing way to see the city from the river and the joing of the main rivers. Great food served on board and very friendly and knowledgable staff. Great value for money.
• Submitted 08 Apr 2016
Staff members were great, experience was awesome. Don't miss it while you're in Phnom Penh.
• Submitted 29 Mar 2016
Great value for money.
• Submitted 23 Mar 2016
Pretty awesome cruise and superb dinner
• Submitted 08 Feb 2016