The islands around Otres Beach are wild and rustic –the Otres area provides a great opportunity to explore some of the lesser developed islands of Cambodia. Enjoy the day snorkeling, swimming, fishing and exploring.
**We do not recommend booking boat trips from beach sellers and cannot guarantee their quality or safety.**
Private Boat Trip
Fishing & Sunset
Join others on a longtail boat to the surrounding islands. Enjoy snorkeling, swimming or hand-line fishing. A full day trip will usually last 7 hours, leaving around 9:30 am and returning around 4:00 pm. BBQ lunch included.
Private Boat Trip
Fishing & Snorkling
$130 - $180
Hire your own boat and have the freedom to visit any of the surrounding islands of your choice at your own pace. Snorkelling and hand-line fishing available. Lunch not included.
Shared Boat Trips Plankton tour: $10/pax
Sail out into the sunset on your own private boat! Swim, snorkel or try hand-line fishing until the sen sets. Once it's dark, swim with the amazing bioluminescent plankton in the Gulf of Thailand. Boat leaves around 5:30 pm and returns around 7:30 pm.
Shared Boat Trips
Same chartered boat as above, but includes an English speaking guide and a Secret Garden lunch and water. *Price per 2 people. $7 for each additional passenger.
Day Trip To Koh Rong Samloen Island
Full day trip on a boat with sundeck and bar. Stop on the way for snorkeling or fishing. Spend the afternoon in Saracen Bay relaxing on the beach. Coffee & lunch included. Full bar available. Pick-up included
Speed Ferry to Koh Rong or Koh Rong Samloem
45 minutes to 1 hour trip to Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloen. Departure times: 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm. Possible additional times available December - January. Prices and times subject to change seasonally. Pick-up included.
Catamarans & Kayaks
From $8 per hour
Take a short walk down the beach and sail off into the sunset. The catamarans & kayaks are rented by the hour. A short tutorial provided. Catamaran boats for up to 6 people available.
Sport Fishing Charter: $120 per person
Inshore, offshore & estuary fishing. Full day tours include sunrise and sunset for ideal fishing times. Discounts for groups. Lunch included. Non-fishing guests only $20.
Horseback Riding: $30 per hour
Guided horseback riding on beautiful and peaceful beaches by the hour. An amazing experience to swim with horses for an additional $5.
Maximum weight 85kg.
Zip Lining/ Adventure Park:
A tree top adventure for adrenaline lovers of all ages. Includes zip lines and ropes course and takes about 30-45 minutes per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Get there by tuk tuk or boat.
If you feel the need for speed, book a half day or full day guided tour around the best back roads in town. Great for any season. We recommend booking at least 3 days in advance due to high demand.
from $100 per day
Guided dirt bike tours for all skill levels. Group tours and tailor-made tours available. Don't need a guide? Rent your own dirt bike starting from $25/day.
Kbal Chhay Waterfall
Taxi: $35 return
Best visited between June & December, these 14m high waterfalls are a favorite among local and foreign visitors. Hire a tuk tuk or taxi, or for the more adventurous, take your own moto or dune buggy.
Taxi $25 return
Because of it's hilltop location, Wat Leu, is commonly known as "Upper Wat." It offers wonderful views of the town and nearby islands. Catch a glimpse of the resident monks and monkeys. Add a sunset stop here to your trip to Kbal Chhay for only $10.
Ream National Park: $45-$70
Situated just up the coast from Otres Beach, this national park includes jungles, estuaries, beaches, islands and coral reefs. Take a 2 hour trek with a guide or a boat trip exploring the mangroves. Food available, but limited.
Day Trip to Kampot
Taxi: $100-120 return
Take a private taxi through the countryside to see the pepper plantations of Kampot and stop by the crab market in Kep. For a longer day, add a trip to the majestic Bokor Mountain, which served as a cool hilltop retreat in the French colonial days.
Getting Around The Island
We are able to assist in arranging most type of transport for your stay at The Secret Garden as travel to and from Otres.
Motorbike: $20 per day
A good way for the adventurous to get around the beach and town area on your own. *Be aware that tourists are often stopped by the police on the main roads in town. There is a minimum of $2.00 fine for those without a Cambodian driver’s license
Private Taxi / Minivan Price per vehicle:
Sihanoukville Airport $17 / $30
Kampot $35 / $75
Kep $40 / $85
Phnom Penh $60 / $90
Koh Kong border $65 / $120
Price per vehicle
Downtown / Golden Lions: $6
Sihanoukville Airport: $15
Otres I / Otres Village: $2.50
*Prices increase by $1 after dark
Price per person:
Phnom Penh $12-$14
Siem reap $18-$26
Koh Kong $12-$14