Koh Kong is a quaint and interesting border province that has long had reputation as a “Wild West” frontier town. It located at the southwestern trip of the country near the mouth of the Kah Bpow River in Smach Mean Chey district on the Gulf of Thailand, the city is only 10 kilometers from the Thai border. From here, tourists now have access to the order of Thailand by a newly constructed bridge repited to be the longest in Cambodia.
The 1900-meter-long Thai-Cambodia border-bridge was completed at a cost of US $7.2 million dollars. With the bridge and the upgrading of the road to the national highway plus the building of several casinos neat the border, the town has developed into a more popular tourist destination. Besides the casinos, there is a zoo and many pristine islands, mountains, jungles, rivers, waterfalls and mangrove forest which offer the tourist tons in term of eco-tourism.