We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: On the Tonle Sap, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Kompong Phluk is a village on the Tonle Sap Great Lake.

Book In Advance
More Info
USD 38.00*
and up
Kompong Phluk Village and Tonle Sap Lake Half-Day Tour From Siem Reap
More Info
USD 150.00*
and up
Private Tour: Beng Mealea Jungle Temple and Kompong Pluk Floating Village
More Info
USD 75.00*
and up
Kompong Phluk and Tonle Sap Lake Sunset Tour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 604 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 162
    Excellent
  • 148
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 35
    Poor
  • 41
    Terrible
Amazing lifestyle on the lake, but being ruined by scams

Had our driver drive us from Siem Reap down to the village. Easy drive, but further from SR than Chong Kneas, which is apparently more touristy. Arrive at a fairly busy ticket... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
DoctorsK
,
Asheville, North Carolina
Add Photo Write a Review

604 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 421: English reviews
Asheville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
226 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had our driver drive us from Siem Reap down to the village. Easy drive, but further from SR than Chong Kneas, which is apparently more touristy. Arrive at a fairly busy ticket office and purchase tickets for the boats. People are there to snap a picture of you that they then try and sell back to you when you get... More 

Helpful?
Thank DoctorsK
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I rarely write poor reviews as I adhere to the old adage of 'if you don't have anything nice to say ... ' and chalk it up as another experience, but I am making an exception in this case. Whilst the floating village is touted as one of the key sightseeing highlights when visiting Siem Reap I am genuinely sorry... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Alana S
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to see one of the floating cities as I knew it would be a good way to see more of the Cambodian lifestyle and get out of the pub street area and do something other than temples. I hired a tuk tuk driver to take me out there for $15 round-trip which I felt was more than... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jamie K
West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
89 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our guide said there were two floating villages. The touristy one and this one. We chose here. You arrive at a narrow canal and after paying your 20 dollars are shown onto a boat. Now it's a boat because it floats, just. A few seats, not bolted down and two young children on board. They are the crew. Forget life... More 

Helpful?
Thank paulann2014
Hartbeespoort, South Africa
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoyed this trip to Kompong Phluk and the Flooded Forest very much! It was a very unique experience! a must do in Siem Reap if you are interested in Cambodian lifestyle. I just think it cost us too much because we did a private tour with a private guide: 30$ per person for both boat trips , and 7$... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Marinda-Only-You
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had read so many negative reviews about this your that we almost decided not to go. However, we did go and we loved it. We didn't book a tour, we just arranged it through the tuk tuk driver that we had used the day before to visit Angkor Wat. It only cost us $20 for the tuk tuk and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank JanineHall
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Kompong Phluk experience was completely different from anything I had done before. Never had I seen a floating village before, so I immediately booked a tour to go visit one. The tour is mainly to explore an entire different way of living that is so far-fetched in a Westerners perspective. It really shows how humble some Cambodians live and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brian Y
St Albans, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

They are now charging $30 per person for a boat past the the village and a boat through the mango trees. This is the only place we have been ripped off in our trip to Angkor Watt. I would suggest you go to one of the other villages and may be they will learn.

Helpful?
1 Thank Paul B
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Far too expensive!! 25 dollar pp and: -They say it is private but you are also a taxi for local people jumping on and off - If you want to visit the village you have to pay another 5 dollar pp when you arrive there - They say it is a floating village, but it's not - They say you... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Sander21
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Having read the various scams in the reviews here I went on an $18 group tour, something I rarely do. Did the 'half hour' $5 canoe trip which turned out to be under 10 minutes. The sunset on the lake was just long enough for the boat to do a u-turn and head back up the river. Tourists are spending... More 

Helpful?
Thank Q F

Travellers who viewed Kompong Phluk also viewed

Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
 
Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
 

Been to Kompong Phluk? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kompong Phluk and other visitors
8 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Kompong Phluk staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?