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This lake is the deepest in the Philippines.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“boat ride” (18 reviews)
“both sides” (3 reviews)
“tagaytay city” (9 reviews)
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Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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"boat ride"
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"both sides"
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"tagaytay city"
in 9 reviews
"floating fish"
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"fresh fish"
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"well worth the trip"
in 4 reviews
"cool breeze"
in 3 reviews
"active volcano"
in 6 reviews
"cold drinks"
in 2 reviews
"bottled water"
in 2 reviews
"an adventure"
in 3 reviews
"face mask"
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"crater rim"
in 2 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"batangas"
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"resort"
in 14 reviews
"lake"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taal Lake, formerly known as Bombón Lake, is a freshwater lake in the province of Batangas, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The lake fills Taal Caldera, a large volcanic caldera formed by very large eruptions between 500,000 and 100,000 years ago. It...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started our journey in a resort in Laurel, Batangas; and it took 10-15mins boat ride (p2000/boat) to the trekking site. Upon arrival, we registered and pay p100/pax environmental fee. Little kids are free (maybe 5 below), my son is 9 so also needs to...More

Thank Pam T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit Taal Lake via San Nicolas, Batangas. The small town offers the best view to appreciate taal lake, taal volcano and surrounding mountains and areas. Plus there are a lot of notable areas you can visit nearby ie Our Lady of Caysasay, Taal Basilica, Balisong,...More

Thank jdjoann
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're currently staying at the Batangas country club which is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!The property is beautiful, the food is delicous, and everyone is soooo kind! However there is nothing to do or see in the city of Batangas. It's run down and dirt. There are no...More

Thank Tanya D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a very good experience for family with young children. 6 adults and 2 children.. according kay Manong boatman hindi raw pwedeng magsama sama sa isang bangka.. i paid 5000 Pesos for 2 boats.. (2500 pesos each boat). Pagdating sa taal volcano, meron pang babayaran...More

2  Thank karennz2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

To get to the volcano you must take a 20 minute boat ride on a banka. It was slightly overcast the day I went and the water was choppy. I was also the only guest in the boat. The wind kicked up and I got...More

Thank barfiemermaid
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We got a boat ride via Taal Lake to travel to the Taal volcano. Had fun during the boat ride with water splashing on us. Do get a change of clothes as one can tend to get drenched.

Thank Ambita N
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Where to begin... First of all, to start with the positive, the view from the rim is quite amazing and this place COULD by a unesco world heritage site. However, the path up to the rim has been destroyed by horses carrying lazy tourists, and...More

1  Thank AmericanCurmudgeon
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

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

4  Thank ell791
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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
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robman11
23 December 2017|
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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
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Philip H
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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.
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