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This lake is the deepest in the Philippines.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
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“boat ride” (18 reviews)
“both sides” (3 reviews)
“tagaytay city” (9 reviews)
Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This town at the base of the volcano offers "horse" rides to top of the mountain to tourists. The "horses" are more like ponies - there are very few actual full size horses. They spend all day chained to trees waiting to give rides, unable...More

1  Thank ell791
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is a huge lake, blue waters surrounded by green hills. The lake is so huge, it takes exact 25 mins to cross it by speed boat.

Thank frend09
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The place itself and its atmosphere are unique, and the landscapes unforgettable. The views of the lake, the boats and the volcano will make you enjoy a lot wheter you are a landscape lover or a photographer.

Thank shadylau
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Please don’t take a horse up to the volcano, they are clearly maltreated and not fit to be trekking up the trails (the poor things are underfed, overworked, injured, clearly ill/sick and unhappy). It’s an easy hike- enjoy the exercise!

2  Thank sarahmarc2015
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The lake can be placid and rough so one should always have a life jacket handy. You need to cross the lake inorder to reach the Taal 🌋. Best to do this in the morning.

Thank Marisel S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went there to experience it and we had soooo much fun. I was a bit tiring cause instead of riding a horse we chose to trek. Hahahah! Make sure to bring drinks like Gatorade or water it's that long though. =)...More

1  Thank Queenie L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Has a volcano within a super volcano & so a Crater Lake within a lake, great place to visit for boating, etc.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

• Many agents in land side, their price is very flexible, REMEMBER bargain, • Private (charter) boat is comparative quick but experience not too good, narrow, no cover and expect get wet for sure, • Regular public ferry to island side is much cheaper, can...More

Thank mrCKLee
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Riding the boat on the Taal lake just like riding a boat in the sea, they have some wave as the wind is blowing quite hard during my visit and splashing around everyone on the boat during the way back.

Thank Ansella
Reviewed 26 July 2017

In this time we tried to inquire where could be the best take off point to traverse the lake to the island volcano. We were preparing for a group tour so i have to get the details. The other choices could be the viewing and...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
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23 December 2017|
Response from Marisel S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I suggest before you go and take the trip, you visit first the PHILVOCS Taal Volcano Station in Talisay, Batangas to get more information about the trip and ensure safety measures. It will also help you better appreciate... More
Philip H
26 September 2015|
Response from Linsay C | Reviewed this property |
You can charter a local to take you where you want to go, although it can be a little expensive. In The Philippines anything is possible, people are super hrlpful and friendly.