CAMBODIA’S PREMIERE WILDLIFE & NATURE LEARNING CENTER
Open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
The Nature Discovery Center of Cambodia is the first interactive nature learning and conservation training facility in Cambodia. We invite you to explore the wonders of Cambodian biodiversity, and learn about wildlife, plants, natural sciences and conservation. At the center we focus on hands on exploration, media and discovery learning for a fun and memorable experience. Your visit also helps us keep free admissions for Cambodian visitors, ensuring that the Nature Discovery Center is always accessible to those that need it most.
VISITING THE CENTER
Walk ins are welcome for regular tours and visits. We do appreciate bookings as this helps us plan our schedule around your visit. For information on VIP tours, Nature Discovery Expeditions, educational and training programs or school trips, please see below.
Cambodian public schools are provided with free admissions for regular school visits, however we ask all schools to book a school trip at least 1 week in advance. We offer discounted entrance donations for all school and NGO visits. See below for more details.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS & WORKSHOPS
Fauna in Focus offers a series of environmental education and training programs. Our core curriculum comprises our Wildlife Club program, but we also offer conservation leadership and university level field courses, as well as Nature Discovery Expeditions.
NATURE DISCOVERY & EXPLORATION
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY STATIONS
Explore a series of hands-on activities to learn about Cambodia’s unique biodiversity and how you can get involved in wildlife conservation.
Insects are an important animal class, making up nearly 90% of the world’s biodiversity. At this station you can learn about insect anatomy and ecosystem services through hand’s on challenges.
JUNGLE LAB CLASSROOM & CINEMA
Enjoy daily shows of our Sarus Crane Film, and our Cambodian Nature Film. Or find out more about our environmental education programs for school students.
NATURE WALK & ORCHID GARDEN
Explore our mini-nature walk and orchid garden to learn about plants, natural processes and the world of biodiversity hidden in our own backyards.
At this interactive touch-screen station put your scientific skills to practice. Explore a range of model skulls and real samples gathered from nature. After exploring animal anatomy take part in a wildlife science challenge.
Build your understanding of the threats to Cambodia’s biodiversity and what some of the solutions are. Learn about wildlife conservation in Cambodia and actions that can reduce your impact on nature.
FINDING FOSSILS & DINO DIG
This station is all about palaeontology, and aims to help inspire a love of the natural world among future scientists. Learn about fossils and their importance to understanding today’s biodiversity. Dig up and assemble a mini-rex.
BIRDS OF CAMBODIA
Cambodia is home to over 600 bird species. At this station you will learn about bird adaptations, Cambodian bird diversity, and local conservation efforts. Life size bird models showcase some of Cambodia’s most iconic species. See if you can identify them all.