BIOLOGY & CONSERVATION
Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre
Phnom Tamao is Cambodia’s foremost wildlife rescue center. The center was established in 1995 and with an area of over 6,000 acres of protected regenerating forest. The rescue center currently houses over 1,200 rescued animals with over 100 species including endangered Asian elephants, Tigers, Pileated gibbon, Siamese crocodile, Malayan sun bears, among many others. Students will meet with a local caretaker who will show the group around the center.
Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary
The “bird sanctuary” at the Prek Toal core area of the Tonle Sap Lake Biosphere reserver has been called “the single most important breeding ground in Southeast Asia for globally threatened large waterbirds”. The Biosphere cover’s 31,282 hectares at the northwest tip of the Tonle Sap Lake.
Flight of the Gibbon Eco Adventure
Flight of the Gibbon was named after the acrobatic, adventurous and endangered Gibbons, who once again make their home in the rainforests of Southeast Asia. Cambodia’s first canopy adventure located in the heart of Angkor Archaeological park. Explore a pristine 1500 year old rainforest from high in the tree tops. From ziplines to sky bridges to platform lookouts to abseiling down from tall trees, students will explore several kilometres of rainforest. The course was engineered by zipline experts who have built courses all over the world and meets the highest safety standards. There will be sky rangers who are highly trained professionals who will be with students every step of the way. They will provide the group with a safety briefing prior to the tour and will personally fit the equipment, before accompanying the group on there adventure.