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Taal Volcano

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Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro Manila. Last major eruption was reported back in 1965 that affected villages in the surrounding area.
Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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All reviews day trip horse ride walk up red lava nice view per person entrance fee boat driver by foot hour drive tagaytay ridge face mask lots of water t shirts buko juice enjoy the view horse manure
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

We took the boat ride from Talisay (Soriano Resort) Php3,000 to get to Taal Volcano Island...the ride takes about 1/2 an hour but go on a still day or you will end up soaking wet. Once you reach the island you are escorted to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Moehrnp
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Long time I wanted to visit a real volcano, and this morning I had ordered a car to bring me there from the hotel. My first surprise was that I needed a boat to come there, and of course you have to pay...and wait on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ArnsteinL7
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Seen this volcano several times from Tagaytay city, looking down. This time, from the shores of taal lake on San Nicholas town. It looked less threatening as you dont see the crater, which made us decide to see the volcano up close and rented an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Godxxx01
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We traveled by bus from manila. When disembarked bus was overwhelmed by drivers take to boat dock for 250 peso..each driver has "connection" with one of many boats. They tried to charge 4000 peso each for boat trip to base of volcano. The experience turned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Every time we’re in the Philippines, we never miss to visit Tagaytay. Best scenery, climate, food, fruits and souvenirs. Also, lots of other places to go to cover history and adventures. To add, it is affordable and good value for your budget. It catered all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jdurik
Reviewed October 14, 2018

what a fantastic get away so close to metro Manila. The temperature is amazingly much cooler than Manila and this place is so pretty. Highly recommend visiting while in Manils you won't be disappointed. We took a boat ride out to the volcano and rode...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank randyzook
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Fantastic views, some effort to climb to the top (using horses possible to ride to the top). Stunning views at the top. Nice people around. Affordable and fantastic way to spend at least half a day in the open. Highly recommended...

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jerzy G
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Taal Volcano is a volcano situated on an island, which itself, is located in the crater of an older volcano. I quote from Wikipedia "The crater lake on Volcano Island is the largest lake on an island in a lake on an island in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael-Spivey
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This was the last day of our journy, and we had high hopes. We organized the trip in advance and had 7 horses waiting for us. We found out that part of the guides taking the horses up the mountain sit with you on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DayTrip817863
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Having in this place was relaxing,especially if youre stressed in your work...buzzy mode paper works and deadlines are tiring...so we decided with my friends to unwind with this great view together with our kids...we really appreciate the scene here...

Date of experience: April 2018
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from chaddavid | Reviewed this property |
No you can not camp in Taal but you can Trek or Horseback ride to go up and down to the Crater. It cost $700 for the horse and comes with a Guide.
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April 1, 2017|
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Response from mingchienng | Reviewed this property |
You can always hire a car/taxi to get there. It is cost about 4500 peso for a car and upon reaching you need to get a boat for 2000 peso to cross the island. Is good if you have a group to share the cost. This is the driver... More