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Lake Taal

Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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This lake is the deepest in the Philippines.
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Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed today

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As they all knew, this lake was formed from divastaytion of a volcano which is in between the lake. The scene of the spot is worth the pose. You also get a chance to ride a horse on your way down to the lake, which...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

How to get there? If you don’t have a car, one option that you can consider to go to Taal Lake is ride a tricycle. It cost 500 pesos back and forth. It may sound expensive but I think it’s worth it because driving to...More

Thank TheClassyWandress
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nothing much to see in the lake except floating fish cages. I went there because it was in my bucket list (Vulcan Point: an island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island...)

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Its great to get to the ridge of the volcano. The path to the top of the volcano is mud and rocks. Just to get there you must be able to endure the rubbish laying around everywhere. The poor horses are skin and bone. Take...More

Thank kees233
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Taal lake is one of the most notable tourist spots in the country. the world's smallest active volcano. although getting here is a bit exhausting, but it is worth it. you can go to the lake either by hiking or by riding a horse.

Thank louisey878
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit .. Nice view of the Taal Volcano​ & a fast boat ride would be enjoyable on this sometimes choppy lake.

Thank Smartsamaritan
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This lake is very beautiful and is fished a lot. The local fish is milk fish and is delicious. You start your trip to the volcano here and you boat over to the island. I believe the lake is swimable. Cheers!!!

Thank onemichael
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It is a misnomer that Taal Volcano is called of of the world's smallest active volcanoes; when in fact the whole area is a volcano and Lake Taal is really its crater. While its centerpiece is best viewed from Tagaytay City in Cavite Province, the...More

Thank Jun L
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Taking this long lake ride will bring you to the Taal volcano (see my review of the Taal volcano). Beautiful lake if you like water rides. Nice breeze on a hot day.

Thank boostz
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Philip H
25 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.
7 September 2015|
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Response from sihombingnababan |
thank you, RanRanC! I went to Tagaytay but ended up just looking at it from afar. Renting the boat alone is just too pricey. But even then, the view from up here is just amazing!