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Wildlife Rescue Experience - Release Station Package

3 Day / 2 Night Tour

This tour is for all animal lovers who would like to contribute to saving wildlife from poaching and trafficking in Cambodia.  The tour includes a a 2 night stay at chalets in a working Wildlife Release Station.  The project is operated by Wildlife Alliance, the leading conservation organisation in Asia focused on protecting wildlife from trafficking.  This tour enables guests to witness the rescue, rehabilitation, and release operations which have saved over 70,000 animals since 2001.

Optional donation:  Perth based charity For the Animals works closely with Wildlife Alliance and can accept tax deductible donations from Australians wishing to support this work. 

Your experience includes:

  • Private return transfers by jeep or van from your hotel in Phnom Penh to the Wildlife Release Station operated by Wildlife Alliance. The Station is located 12km from the ecotourism town of Chi Phat.
  • Two nights in an eco-chalet and ensuite bathroom with western toilet and cool shower. 
  • Freshly cooked meals using seasonal locally obtained ingredients - two breakfasts, two lunches & two dinners
  • Accompany staff during the feeding and daily care for resident animals being prepared for safe release. 


Day 1 - (Lunch & Dinner)
Your unforgettable wildlife experience starts here! You’ll be picked up from your hotel by the Wildlife Alliance team for the 3 hour journey to the remote Wildlife Release Station. On the way you'll also get to visit the Chi Phat Eco Tourism Project, dedicated to preserving the surrounding environment, providing unique adventures for guests and livelihoods for a community that previously relied on poaching and deforestation.

Once you arrive at the centre, you can see animals being prepared for a safe return to the wild. You can also check out the chalets built by For the Animals, meet with the local staff and discover some unique flora and fauna.

Spend the night in one of the chalets.

Day 2 - (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
The morning starts with breakfast at the chalets followed by a tour of the facility. Here you'll get to learn more about the rehabilitation and release programs and may even get to witness some of the animals including sun bears, leopard kittens, hornbills, pangolin and others being fed!

The staff utilise a "soft" approach which enables the animals to return for food and shelter if needed. There will also be time to go for a hike, relax in your chalet’s hammock or enjoy more flora and fauna. You may even spot some released birds who like to revisit the station.

Spend the night in one of the chalets.

Day 3 - (Breakfast)
Enjoy one last morning at the Release Station and get ready to return to Phnom Penh. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to relax or explore, the choice is up to you!

About the Charity

For The Animals is an Australian conservation charity dedicated to protecting endangered wildlife in Southeast Asia. In Cambodia, they work closely with Wildlife Alliance, the leading anti-trafficking organisation in Asia, (according to the peak body, TRAFFIC.) Wildlife Alliance has been responsible for rescuing over 60,000 animals from poachers, traffickers and the illegal pet trade since 2001. 
For the Animals was founded in 2011 by a former Wildlife Alliance employee. Since then, For The Animals has hosted trips to Cambodia so that donors could get a firsthand look at their work. 

The partnership with Asia Escape Holidays enables For the Animals to reach many more potential supporters through this once in a lifetime experience.

Currently, For the Animals’ funding is allocated across the following programs: 50% Community anti-poaching patrols, 30% Care for injured or orphaned wildlife & 20% Release of rehabilitated animals.


See our other For the Animals experiences:

1 Day Behind the Scenes Tour

8 Day / 7 Night Cambodia Experience

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Accommodation from$545pp

Travel Dates
Valid for Travel:
01 Nov 19 – 31 Mar 20

Seasonal Surcharges May Apply:
24 Dec 19 - 02 Jan 20

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Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation & exclude airfares. On sale until 30 Nov 19. Valid for travel 01 Nov 19 – 31 Mar 20. Surcharges may apply 24 Dec 19 - 02 Jan 20. All prices are subject to availability and currency fluctuations and can change without notice. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Booking may be subject to compulsory credit card fees and service charges from the agent. Other conditions apply.

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