The Phnom Penh Bowling Club and
the Superbowl are 2 places to go for this more
leisurely sport. Both are open until late. Superbowl is at Parkway
Square located at 113, Mao Tse Toung while the Phnom Penh Bowling
Club is 34-38, Street 294. Telephone: (23) 365303.
Every Tuesday night The Walkabout Hotel hosts a
pool competition. If one would like to compete with the locals, small
pool halls can be found down almost any street since the game is almost
a national obsession.
The Cambodia River Tours or Adventure Canoes
offer short paddle near Wat Phnom to a marathon journeys through
the provinces. These are the better established canoeing
businesses in the area but others are worth trying. For more information
contact your hotel on arrival.
Sihanoukville's pristine beaches located about a 3-hour drive or
30 minute flight is the nearest place for diving adventures.
This fun event can be done at Wat Phnom on weekends
and some evenings. Ask your hotel on arrival for more details.
Naga Floating Casino is Phnom Penh's only casino, set on a former ocean liner and it is the only casino in town.
One racers can try go-carting at Kambol F1.
Phone them on 012-804620 for more details.
Two golf courses and two driving ranges are available in the capital.
The Cambodia Golf and Country Club is an 18-hole
course, located on Route 4 or 35 kilometres south of Phnom Penh. For any assistance or information contact them on (23) 363666.
The second option is the CVK Royal Golf Club, also
an 18 hole course on Route 4, 5 kilometres south of Phnom Penh. Telephone: (23)
366689 for more enquiries.
If playing an 18 hole course takes too much of your time, put some practice
in at the Parkway Square with a rooftop driving range
and putting green located at 113, Mao Tse Toung. Another driving
range is situated at the Royal Phnom Penh Hotel
on Sothearos, Sangkat Tonle Bassac. Telephone: (23) 982670.
The best equipped Clark Hatch gym at the Hotel
Inter-Continental is great for this and for more information
please call (23) 424888. Another good gym is at the Royal
Phnom Penh Hotel but it is somewhat small. Telephone: (23)
982670 for more information. Other gyms are available around the
city and a few other hotels also have gyms within their residences.
A great way to meet and see the locals is to go on a run with the Phnom
Penh Hash House Harriers. To find out more about
the family event where the kids can join in too, head down to the
Phnom Penh Railway Station on any Sunday afternoon
at 3.00 pm. Meet at 2.45 pm at the Railway Station at the intersection
of Monivong and Street 106 or contact Mat Wheeler: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Alligator Ski Club has jet skiing from their
floating bar on the Mekong River. To get there is easy, just cross the Chruoy
Changvar bridge, go about 1.7 kilometres and search for the Alligator Ski
sign in front of the Klein Klang pagoda on the
right. Phone them on 012-835859 for more information.
Held every Sunday at the TV5 studios. Cambodians
are passionate about their kickboxing, which is very much like
Muay Thai of Thailand. It is also believed to be a Khmer invention. A large number of people gather
to watch local heroes, especially when the match includes foreign
The Cambodian National Soccer League games
are played at a variety of locations and when games are on their venues
they are listed in the Cambodia Daily.
The Thunder Ranch Shooting Range is situated on the road
to the airport or on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. More than
20 different guns are available here, ranging from AK-47's to M60
Most of the main hotels have swimming pools.
The Alligator Ski Club on the Mekong River provides
boats and skis. For those who do not want to ski, there is
a floating bar to lounge around in.