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APOPO Visitor Center

Siem Reap Koumai Road | Trapeang Ses Village, Kouk Chauk Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 81 599 237
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Great centre with a great cause

The staff here are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend a visit to learn... read more

Reviewed yesterday
amieelinehan
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Fantastic place!

My family and I (2A2C aged 10 & 11) had a super time at the Apopo center yesterday morning. Really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ScKL11
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“land mines” (18 reviews)
“saving lives” (7 reviews)
“short video” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Siem Reap Koumai Road | Trapeang Ses Village, Kouk Chauk Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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+855 81 599 237
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The staff here are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend a visit to learn more about this great cause.

Thank amieelinehan
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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I (2A2C aged 10 & 11) had a super time at the Apopo center yesterday morning. Really informative regarding the landmine problems that remain worldwide, how areas are identified and how these amazing rats are used to locate the mines. A really...More

Thank ScKL11
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An amazing little place! Highly Recommended! These rats trained to sniff out TNT have uncovered 92 old landmines and cleared a half million m2 (meters squared) of land in Cambodia, just between January and June this year. And 3640 Cambodians, mostly farmers and families, have...More

Thank Chola K
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APOPO V, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Chola K, Thank you so much for your positive review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice place to take the kids for an hour. P Derr the rat was cute and very good at his job. He put on a fine demonstration. We learnt how efficient these rats are and what a difference this charity can make...More

Thank Martin M
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APOPO V, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Martin M, Thank you so much for your review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we learned about the work of the NGO and how the HeroRATS helped to find landmines faster and more efficient. you get to see one of those heroes in action lookibg foe TNT in a sand field. very informative and a valuable addition on our...More

Thank Denis S
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APOPO V, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Denis S, Thank you so much for your review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm so impressed with the APOPO Visitor Centre. Only opened 6 months ago but I was extremely impressed by the amazing work that APOPO does and it's achievements so far in Cambodia. The centre staff were so welcoming and passionate about raising awareness of the...More

Thank vixjordan
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APOPO V, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear vixjordan, Thank you so much for your review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit to this centre was so interesting and informative! We feel this centre is a MUST Visit for everyone visiting Siem Reap. They do outstanding work and educating people on this huge project and most important issue is paramount.

Thank BucketlistJo
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APOPO V, General Manager at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BucketlistJo, Thank you so much for your kind review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so glad to have spotted this on TripAdvisor as we haven’t stopped talking about these amazing Hero Rats. After reading some signs for background information our guide gave us a very comprehensive explanation of how the rats sniff out the land mines. We...More

Thank SqueakCorner
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APOPO V, Directeur général at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valuable guest, Thank you so much for your kind review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I never heard of this place before my trip to Siem Reap. APOPO trains rats to detect landmines and unexploded ordnance. No harm to the rats, rats are well cared for, and the result is humans and animals aren’t injured or killed by landmines. A...More

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APOPO V, Directeur général at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valuable guest, Thank you so much for your kind review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today! I had high hopes and was not disappointed! Sambath was so knowledgeable and such a good guide. At the end of the tour you walk through the front room which has a lot of statistics and it’s very confronting, just demonstrating why this...More

Thank cofffeelover09
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APOPO V, Directeur général at APOPO Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valuable guest, Thank you so much for your kind review, It was a pleasure having you within the center and sharing our project. Please do not hesitate to visit our website to have more information. Best regards, APOPO TEAM

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918Suzanne
15 May 2018|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
By Tuktuk
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lizzylu4
21 April 2018|
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Response from Holli G | Reviewed this property |
You just turn up. They are very welcoming.
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Jak R
10 April 2018|
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Response from Hilary F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not to answer you sooner but been away myself. No idea why they are closed apart from the Khmer New Year holidays
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