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Address: Luzon, Philippines

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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We booked this trip whilst at the picnic grounds and although we thought we had a good price (Php 1500) for the boat, we did not know about the kubo rent, guide costs (500... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave J
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good things first, Taal crater offers a beatiful view of nature and that's it. The person who offered to give us a tour suggested that we ride a horse going to the mountain because it is far, yet it wasn't really and the distance can be walked (just make sure to bring lots of water because it can be very... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this trip whilst at the picnic grounds and although we thought we had a good price (Php 1500) for the boat, we did not know about the kubo rent, guide costs (500), island entry fee (100 each) then the 500 each for the horses if you dont want to walk. Some of our large group decided to stay... More 

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Sycamore, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of Taal Volcano from Tagaytay is magnificent. Well worth the drive. Pick a decent restaurant with a view and enjoy your time. There are other things to do in the area, but we only had time to stop for dinner.

Thank Nate R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It used to be fun and it still is going to "Tags" as we used to call it. One will enjoy unplanned trips challenged in selecting a themed food offered by many restos from the expensive to the budgeted. Patience as a virtue must be observed all the time with only one main road in and out for most motorists.

Thank Joey C
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great scenery but the pony "mule train" to the top made us feel as a source of income and being exploited rather than rewarding for a service. Hundreds of ponies so big business and the well worn narrow rocky trail would not be safe to fall onto. touts were boring. All in all an experience we cannot recommend. Go see... More 

Thank mharris1953
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice volcano include boat riding and horse riding.it takes more than 2 hours from manila to go there.it costs PHP 5000=100$ to rent a good car to transfer.1500PHP for boat riding and PHP 500 for horse riding.of course horse riding is optional.

Thank MOJ_HM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Saturday well spent. The urge to get out of Manila for the day was palpable and as a lot of us have experienced, traffic really does hinder going anywhere. We did some research and came across the 'Filipino Travel Center' who were great and quick with a response and booking. Admittedly, the price was fairly expensive, however we just... More 

Thank sallen86
Tagaytay, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taal Volcano is an inactive volcano that sits in Taal Batangas. It provides very beautiful scenery for the tourists in Tagaytay city. Very attractive and unforgettable creation of nature.

Thank Prince2017_07
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though I have visited olcano Island in the past, its still spectacular to watch the island, and the small dead volcano within the lake. It is a sight to behold and one which will give an essence of Nature's Beauty. Taal Volcano Island is visible from the highland perch of Tagaytay either from the Tagaytay-Calamba road or the Tagaytay-Nasugbu road.... More 

Thank Binx M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the day trip. Not a huge hike but does get quite warm as you are hiking on what is a crater. You will be amazed with the boiling water on one side of the lake and cold water on the other side. My recommendation is to leave no later than 6 am to avoid the traffic and aim... More 

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