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Address: Luzon, Philippines
Description: Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro...
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.
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Great view from up above

Driving out to tagaytay find a great spot to sit down have some lunch and enjoy the great view of the Taal volcano Get to a restaurant early so you can get a table close to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Driving out to tagaytay find a great spot to sit down have some lunch and enjoy the great view of the Taal volcano Get to a restaurant early so you can get a table close to the edge and uninterrupted view

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I had a really nice day. If you are in any decent condition you can walk up but you should go early and be very hydrated. I was alone and paid 1,000 pesos for the Boat ride. I didn't think it was very dusty but if you don't like dust for 20 pesos you can buy a mask at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Lots of thing to do and beautiful place to see good for family and couples as well . I would come back here and recommend this place

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

this is fun, boat ride to the volcano, then horse back up the mountain, to the volcano, then a picnic by the water.... enjoyable day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

This was a great hike to the top, to have a look at the crater. Took us more than an hour to hike up to the top. However was an amazing experience. There is a lot of animal cruelty in this area that was not nice to see. However we decided to walk, rather than take the ponies up the... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Good thing you have many choices you can have picnic at the picnic grove, horse backriding or just a banca ride to the crater with family and friends and there is a nearby mini zoo...and the most important thing..food...international food everywhere and in afternoon enjoy a good coffee with family and friends while enjoying the view

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Visiting the Ta'al Volcano crater is quite an adventure. First you pay for a boat ride across a large lake which takes at least 15 minutes. this is not cheap. When you reach the island you have to pay for a guide. He took me along trails through the jungle and various homes. This part of the hike was quite... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

DO NOT EVER GO TO THIS RESORT. They over charge ans especially, THEY CHARGE YOU FOR SERVICES THEY DID NOT PROVIDE. We are well educated people and know clearly understand the rates approved as per City Ordinance. The ordinance states the rates of the services, WHEN availed; 1500 - Boat ride 50 - Tourist Fee 500 - Tour Guide Fee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Definitely worth the hike. The view is amazing. Try to go as early as possible, because it gets really hot. Compare the prices of the different "boat + tour guides" they will offer you upon arrival, to get the cheapest deal. And please, don't ride a horse to get up. You will feel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Magnificent view although what you see is not the real volcano. Perfect for picture taking. A boat ride going to the volcano cost about Php1,500.

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