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Battambang Bat Caves

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Never seen anything like this before

Absolutely amazing. My tuk tuk driver took me to a bar that is directly opposite the cave. They... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark M
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Absolutely loved it! We hired a tuk tuk guide for the day and when he offered to take us to a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Phnom Sampeou | off National Highway 57, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely amazing. My tuk tuk driver took me to a bar that is directly opposite the cave. They emerged just before sunset and kept going like a smoke trail for over 45 minutes. They were still coming out when it went dark. Awesome

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it! We hired a tuk tuk guide for the day and when he offered to take us to a 'secret' viewpoint we were a little sceptical....but it absolutely surpassed our expectations We passed the hoardes of people sitting on deck chairs and went...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing spectacle of nature. If one wishes, there are also some temples in the area to see first, and a cave where people were tortured and dropped during the Pol Pot time. The bat cave, however, is unique. Literally millions of bats...More

Thank Murray F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing nature like this is amazing. You watch nothing, then you see one bat come out, then suddenly there's a huge stream of them going on and on and on and on. Amazing watching the cloud of bats wind their way through the sky at...More

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re staying in Battambang and looking to experience the city and province for a great price with an excellent guide then look no further. We had an amazing day seeing everything Battambang had to offer (bamboo train, temples, an ancient traditional house, a beautiful...More

Thank mrdavidthomas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit if you come to Battambang. It started around between 1740hrs to 1750hrs and last for around 30 mins with around 4-5 million bats.

1  Thank NicuzOng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can't go to Battambang and not visit the spectacle of the bats leaving their caves. Don't worry if you don't like them close up as this is all seen at a distance. As dusk gathers there are crowds of people sat opposite the opening...More

1  Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a must see in Battambang. My only advice would be don't go to the Bat House bar to view it. Although advertised as the best viewing spot the bats actually fly the other way meaning the view from the ground is much...More

1  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a trip, soooo many bats, unbelievable. Found a nice restaurant to sit and have a beer whilst we waited. Very busy, but worth a trip.

1  Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you hear the claims of "millions of bats" you think "oh yeah yeah." But having seen in, it seems very plausible. They just keep coming and coming and coming. Very cool to see. Lots of places to sit amd watch - though not free,...More

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8 February 2018|
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Response from slau220 | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid about 12 US. But we had the driver for the whole afternoon. He took us to the big Colonial Building and then the “Ancient House” both of which we walked through. He stopped at a small roadside stand and... More
25 December 2017|
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Response from Bun N | Property representative |
Hi great to hear from you so if you want to see the bat cave you can’t turn back to Phnom Penh on the same day because bats will get from the cave about 6pm and the other option you can take night bus back to Phnom Penh... More
22 October 2017|
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Response from Phat Cambodia S | Reviewed this property |
Well the bat cave is located at west of Battambang city take 20 minute by car 30 minute tuk tuk Just 17km I guess.! Not in central of town