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Taal Volcano: Tours & Tickets

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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.
Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a boat ride from one of the resorts over to Taal. The took a horseback rdie up to the Volcano which is still active. The entire day was about 3-3 1/2 hours and the cost was $3000 pesos. Well worth the money. Be aware,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Arnold C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gentle boat ride on Taal lake over to the island, does not prepare you for the trek up the mountain. We were a mature group mostly late 50s, early 60s with a couple in their 70s and we managed to complete this activity. We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bulgey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've found that learning the history of a place before I visit makes my visit much more interesting and meaningful. Ta'al Volcano (located about 5 km from my house) is a very popular tourist attraction. But, I wonder how many of these visitors know its...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BradinAsia
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Still one of the best places to visit outside Manila that you can drive to in 2-2.5 hours. There's a lot of spots around the Taal Lake that you can use to spot the main crater. Towns like Laurel on the northen edge of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NDGM90
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Taal Volcano is in Batangas but you can enjoy it's beauty from Tagaytay. It is very close to industrial area south of Manila that you can drive there for lunch and back to work in no time. There are lots of good restaurants with great...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank emiljamilano
Reviewed 21 August 2019

We went to Tagaytay for our family bonding.We reached down Tagaytay via "Bokyo" local modern tricycle with yellow color. 1st destination that we visited was the number 1 place to visit The Taal Volcano. We were excited to be there to witness the beauty of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank nilegarden
Reviewed 7 August 2019

I thought I would just see this in my elementary books, but I experienced the trail and trek going up the and traversing the lake. There are lots of foreigner also I met and this place was must visited by tourist. You have to visit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pikotski
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

A wonderful visit and hike. However there were a group who took our photos right when we got off our boat and then harassed us the whole time to buy it for PHP200. They did not tell u that taking our photos immediately meant they’re...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 55hazeli
Reviewed 25 July 2019

Use horse to go up tp crater. It is a nice ride, we enjoyed it (although my bum is still painfull - the saddle was too small). Climb um to the summit - it is worth it. My son (15 years old, German) said it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 23 July 2019

Our staycation in Tagaytay will not be complete without visiting Taal Volcano, so the following morning we decided to go on a family trek...the children was still very young that time, but, since it was their first time it was a wonderful experience...they ride on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Celina D
14 June 2019|
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Response from sohjimguan | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, The cheapest way is to rent a car & use Waze to get there. Once there you just need to pay for the boat ride to the island about 2000 pesos for the boat for everyone. Then a horse ride up the volcano is another... More
18 April 2019|
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Response from marichidelrosario | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact a local travel agent handling domestic tours or the Dept. of Tourism .
10 February 2019|
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Response from NoMoreTravel | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to do that if there is no traffic. We hired “Tourist Driver” but his booking clearly states that you must not be flying out for the next 15 hours on the day of the tour. If all goes well and you start your... More