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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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Taal Volcano by boat and horseback

We decided to take the trip to see the top of the Taal Volcano. We were taken from town down to a boat that took us to the volcano. The boats were fun - it reminded us of watching... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Menifee, California
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Menifee, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to take the trip to see the top of the Taal Volcano. We were taken from town down to a boat that took us to the volcano. The boats were fun - it reminded us of watching the Survivor Reality shows. Once at the Volcano, we hired horses and a guide to go to the top. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a delightful day trip out of busy, bustling Manila. We tried to join a tour and when that didn't work, we hired a taxi to take us. The road from Manila to Tagaytay is all built up, and traffic is heavy. Tagaytay is located on the top of the hill overlooking the lake. From there you drive down... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One can either spend one morning crossing the lake and trekking to the volcano then go around the town to see the largest church in Asia, typical old ancestral houses, embroidery making, balisong (knife) crafting, and peanut candy caramelizing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a day trip tour with Yolo Travels to visit Taal Volcano. We were picked up at our hotel a little before 7am and reached Tagatay in 2 hours. From there we took a boat (about 15 mins across the lake) to Taal volcano. We decided to hike up instead of riding horses because it's actually... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there in 2013 the surrounding lake is nice the boat ride to volcano attraction was nice i have traveled to the Phillipines for the last 4 years because of my partner who is phillipino were talking about the volcano itself coming from the U.S. And have seen a lot of beautiful places including mountains and rivers and lakes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can bask in the sun, go for adventure when you are traveling with kids, but also lay down with friends or significant otheer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

T'was a family vacay and it was quite an adventure! Although it would have been more fun walking, we rode horses instead. The view was breathtaking. Would totally go back here but next time, it'll be with my friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh and clean air 2 hours drive from Manila The road offers great views on the lake A must go when in Manila

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Cavite City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's my first time to see Taal Volcano last June. We visit Tagaytay yearly just to see the Volcano and the lake from a view only. Never expected that i will get a chance to see it and be there at the volcano. From Tagaytay City we took a Tricycle going to the place where the boat will pick us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been at Taal Lake again after about 1 year. A lot has been written already. Here I just wanted to post the updated official rates (see picture). Even though the boat ride (note: you pay per boat, not per person) went up from Php1500 to Php2000. We still got it for Php1500.

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