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Address: Phnom Penh 26000, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 17 531 514
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The Butterfly brings novel sophistication to sunset cruises in Phnom Penh....

The Butterfly brings novel sophistication to sunset cruises in Phnom Penh. Launched in early July 2009, the beautifully renovated boat comes complete with comfortable lounging bed, good sound system and catering according to need. There’s also a proper loo! Designed for up to 20 guests, experienced Captain Kim and his wife will take customers on both longer and shorter tours on the Tonle Sap River and beyond. An additional draw card is that despite its up-scale looks, prices are sensible at US$25/hour, for a longer more private experience please see listed below other options for your Cambodian river adventure.Cruise Details:Sunset Cruise - 5pm collection from the Phnom Penh passenger port - 1.25hrs15usd per personDestination - South on the Tonle Sap River, past the Royal Palace and around to the Vietnamese floating villages and Floating Bungalow and back into the sunset into port.Half Day Adventure Cruise - Collection from the Phnom Penh passenger port - 3.5hr (Morning or Afternoon)40usd per person including light lunch - Catering prepared by Tepui at the Chinese House (Menu on request)Destination - North of the capital up to Silk Island on the Mekong or a simple cruise North of the capital on the Tonle Sap RiverDinner Cruise - 6:30pm collection from the Phnom Penh passenger port - 2.5hrs40usd per person including dinner - Catering prepared by Tepui at the Chinese House (Menu on request) Drinks need to be pre prepared, please specify on booking your preference.Destination - South on the Tonle Sap, past the Royal Palace and around to the Vietnamese floating villages and Floating Bungalow and back into the capital seeing the lights of the city.The Butterfly collects its guests from the Phnom Penh passenger port opposite street 104 and next to the Titanic Restaurant, the Butterfly will be waiting on the Southern Floating pontoon on the river front.

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Fabulous! Note change of name

This is now called Le Tonle Cruises. We booked a river cruise with dinner at last minute on 9 April. Package included pick up and drop off at hotel via tuk tuk. Enjoyed several... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 April 2016
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Tannum Sands, Australia

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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

No life jackets or safety instructions provided. Seemed expensive for what wa provided. Somewhat confusing as to whether dinner was provided or not. Tied up next to a riverbank squatters camp and then when it was apparent that no food would be provided, cruised back. I don't think it was money well spent

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Tannum Sands, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is now called Le Tonle Cruises. We booked a river cruise with dinner at last minute on 9 April. Package included pick up and drop off at hotel via tuk tuk. Enjoyed several hours on river, including dinner and drinks at Mekong Bungalows (a floating restaurant). It was so relaxing having our meal, floating on the water, watching the... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We arrived to the hot, humid, bustling city of Phnom Penh after a long flight from the US. We had purposely pkanned a river both to take advantage of the time we had and to help with jet lag. The cripuise was quite pleasant and we had dinner at the sunset bar at the Mekong Bungalows. The service was very... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This was such a perfect way to end a long day of touring the city—and an incredible value. There are various boats to choose from for a sunset tour on the Mekong, but I wouldn't have wanted to be on any other boat. Le Tonlé is small and holds around 10-12 people, with everyone getting their own seat or a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

This was a very last minute booking - they were very helpful and arranged a pick up for me at very short notice. Welcome drinks on arrival much appreciated. Lovely little cruise, very relaxing and a lovely guide who pointed out landmarks and made sure everyone was ok. Downside was that it was over too quickly!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

We had a beautiful sunset cruise on the Mekong river in Phnom Penh. The service was great. The boat was not for large groups so we were free to interact with other couples enjoying the experience and a couple of drinks. The river was in good condition with minimal obvious pollution.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

The price of this trip initially put us off plus I thought the "Silk Island" would be a big tacky tourist trap, however I was so very wrong. The trip is pricey, however as other reviewers have stated, the boat is lovely with character and the hostess was so very helpful and always smiling. She went out of her way... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Small boat lots of Character compared to others, this was the best one Comfortable seating, chez lounge back, poll position. welcome drink and snack. Hostess attentative, informative. 2.5 Hrs, stopped at floating bungalo. Cruise started 5pm . Excellent way to see skyline and contrast of old and new. Few boat dweller along way weather good , sunset very pleasant. We... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

We went middle of the week so it was not crowded. We shared the boat with only 1 other group. Their boat is better than the other cruises. It was made of wood and gave the "native" feeling. Hurry to get the couch at the tail-end of the boat so you can lay or just put your feet up. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

It was a simple sunset river cruise, along the Tonle Sap, the greater Mekong and the union of the 2 rivers, with a welcome drink included, and a smiley hostess, who was helpful and friendly. We boarded the small boat at the boat station near the Phnom Penh night market, and liked the boat immediately. There were comfortable chairs, as... More 

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