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Address: Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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This lake is the deepest in the Philippines.

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Tagaytay Ridge Tour from Manila: Palace in the Sky, Taal Volcano and Las Pinas...
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Most spectacular vistas of the mountains and lake both from the top of crater rim at Tagaytay or lake side 600m below. You can get boat trips to view the active volcano on island... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 February 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Taal lake is one of the most notable tourist spots in the country. the world's smallest active volcano. although getting here is a bit exhausting, but it is worth it. you can go to the lake either by hiking or by riding a horse.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit .. Nice view of the Taal Volcano​ & a fast boat ride would be enjoyable on this sometimes choppy lake.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lake is very beautiful and is fished a lot. The local fish is milk fish and is delicious. You start your trip to the volcano here and you boat over to the island. I believe the lake is swimable. Cheers!!!

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Catbalogan, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a misnomer that Taal Volcano is called of of the world's smallest active volcanoes; when in fact the whole area is a volcano and Lake Taal is really its crater. While its centerpiece is best viewed from Tagaytay City in Cavite Province, the real beauty of Lake Taal is from its towns around, all in Batangas Province. From... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Taking this long lake ride will bring you to the Taal volcano (see my review of the Taal volcano). Beautiful lake if you like water rides. Nice breeze on a hot day.

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Taytay, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We asked the people at the Picnic Grove for boat arrangement You park your car in any of the resorts in Talisay-RockFort Resort 1,500.00-Boat ride back & forth for seven (7) w life vests. Boat trip is 30mins one way P50.00-The manang at the island will provide a wooden bridge & assist you in dismounting & mounting the boat Entrance... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Most spectacular vistas of the mountains and lake both from the top of crater rim at Tagaytay or lake side 600m below. You can get boat trips to view the active volcano on island in centre of lake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to Lake Taal a few times and each time it never disappoints... it is breathtaking! Take a Banca (boat) to the volcano and ride to the top on a pony. It is well worth the trip. Oh and have lunch at Josephines Restaurant in Tagaytay. Its fantastic! Cheers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Part of the Taal Volcano tour as you have to travel on the lake to get to the volcano. It's scenic and has great views to the volcano peak and to the mainland.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful lake located between Talisay village and Taal Volcano.The forests that surround the lake complete the beauty of the fascinating lake. Boats are available to move visitors across both sides of the lake; from Talisay to the volcano and from the Volcano to the village. Restaurants are available at the village side of the lake. In the other... More 

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