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Taal Volcano

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Address: Luzon, Philippines
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Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro Manila....

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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Weather is unpredictable for photographers

I love Taal Volcano but it is hit & miss if you can get a good photograph due to the mist. On a clear day its fantastic but sadly on the many visits I have made the cleat days are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Kelvin B
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Makati, Philippines
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Makati, Philippines
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love Taal Volcano but it is hit & miss if you can get a good photograph due to the mist. On a clear day its fantastic but sadly on the many visits I have made the cleat days are very few. Boat rides are nice but put sunscreen. Restaurants are plenty of all type, we prefer "Leslies" along the... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An hour or so out of Manila, and well worth the visit. Simply stunning views and a umber of great places to enjoy the views. If you are able the climb is also well worth the exertion

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would be struggling to name a vista more amazing than the view over Taal volcano.where in the world is there a volcano inside a volcano? The full history is fascinating to me.weather can be an issue so check first.easily accessible by car or bus from Manila.plenty of accommodation and resto.to suit most budgets.unmissable.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful view from the top of the volcano, the crater is really cool, great spot for selfies. If you are not a fun of getting dirty by dust or horse riding , maybe not for you, boat trip was cool. Friendly locals

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Vero Beach Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Taal Volcano was one of our first adventures out of Manila. A day trip, we went in a van with our guide to a resort where we had lunch and then a boat ride out to the volcano. It is known as "a lake within a mountain within a lake." The horseback trip up the mountain was fun and a... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location: 1:30min from SM MOA (traffic not considered) 3 ways to go to tagaytay via Slex then Sta Rosa-Tagaytay road Cavitex -Amadeo or Aguinaldo Hway-Silang Waze app helps us a lot in finding our way coz we choose the Cavitex-Amadeo route Visited the place last July and it was raining and the fog was at the street level! Serin (The... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to hike up this without the horses...unless you are used to being in the straight up sun in the Philippines heat, just take the horse. We got there at 1 (when our tour booked our trek...sigh), and walked at a jogging pace with our guide. It wasn't difficult terrain, just in full sun, no shade, and very dusty.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ever seen a volcano up close? Must see in person. Pictures do not do this place justice. The boat ride to the volcano lead to anticipation! The scenery around the volcano is magnificent as well.

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive to take the boat from Talisay is long and windy. The boat ride was relaxing. You get to ride a malnourished looking horse. My husband's horse was so little that if he straightened his legs, his feet would be on the floor. I told him he look like one of the 3 amigos. The locals will try to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a weekend getaway without burning a hole in your pocket during your stay in Manila, Tagaytay is the place to be. It is a small town based on a hill by the sea. The USP of this place is the weather and the scenic view of the Taal Volcano. It's just a 3 hour drive and we... More 

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