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Taal Lake Yacht Club

Talisay Laurel Road, Talisay, Luzon 4220, Philippines
+63 43 773 0192
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Great location, good prices & friendly staff

My wife & I went sailing for the first time yesterday on a Hobie Cat & found it to be great fun, if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg T
Zurich, Switzerland
Very friendly and affordable for what you get.

Definitely a fun experience and great for what you pay for. The facility was nice and havering a... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2017
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
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Taal Lake Yacht Club's goal is to create environmental awareness through environmentally friendly sports. We run Taal Volcano trips and treks, and have sailboat and kayak rentals for both members and non members. We run Regattas and have boat storage for members. Weddings, Birthdays, Corporate events are by special arrangement. Accommodation can be arranged but for most, we are a daytrip from Manila. We (usually) have free wifi. We are pet friendly- as long as your pet is too.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“yacht club” (8 reviews)
“volcano tour” (5 reviews)
Talisay Laurel Road, Talisay, Luzon 4220, Philippines
+63 43 773 0192
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I went sailing for the first time yesterday on a Hobie Cat & found it to be great fun, if a little hot & wet. :-) You get 30m instruction on theory then 1-2h practical training as needed. We will be back...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Definitely a fun experience and great for what you pay for. The facility was nice and havering a safe place to park. The views were great and our tour guide rj was a pleasure to have leading us and very knowledgeable on things Philippines. Would...More

1  Thank evsaves
Peter C, General Manager at Taal Lake Yacht Club, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thanks for the review. We are doing some clean up and fix up. So this review makes us feel good and helps us keep going on some of the new small additions and refurbishing that make a big difference. Peter

Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

We just went there to kayak. This facility should be shut down for negligence of their guests' safety. They wouldn't stop you nor warn you if a thunderstorm was coming. A foreigner from a next door resort screamed at us to go back because a...More

1  Thank georginag5
Peter C, General Manager at Taal Lake Yacht Club, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2017

I really have to laugh pathetically at this. The "foreign guy next door" was me, the manager. We rent kayaks by the day. We do expect kayakers to know what they are doing when they rent from us. Our rates are for kayak rental not...More

Reviewed April 1, 2017

My wife and I spent drove out to the Yacht Club to hike/rode to view the volcano. Everything about our experience was great including having a great guide in RJ. I have done many trips involving a guide including white water rafting and zip lining....More

Thank joshhuber2
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

we arrived very late and we forgot to notify the caretaker about it...theres no one there and we are welcomed by huge dogs haha (its our fault though. You have to inform them if you will be arriving beyond 5pm) It's a long story how...More

Thank Emelyn L
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

We opted for the Secret Trail as it brings you into the actual crater as opposed to the other tail that only has views from uptop. The tour started with seaweed wrapped around the propeller of the boat, but were off after that getting an...More

3  Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Based on previous reviews here and the promise on the website, we zeroed in on TLYC to go on a hike to Taal Volcano Crater. Yes, it indeed was the most safe option if you plan to visit Taal Volcano. They even provide the life...More

1  Thank Madhumathi
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Spent the day trip to a memorable Taal Volcano with Taal Lake Yacht Club! With well trained and skilled staff to guide you throughout is all you need for a smooth trip. Facilities have some opportunities but when in comes to water sports then this...More

Reviewed August 23, 2016

Should I visit Taal Lake again, I will definitely do it with TLYC. The fun adventure starts in Tagaytay City, trying to get to Talisay Batangas via trikes passing through the ziggy-zaggy Tagaytay-Talisay Road. When we arrived at night time at the TLYC, our group...More

Thank Eric E
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We took the secret trail to the volcano with our guide Arjay. The guide was a nice chatty guy, who spoke good English. The volcano itself is beautiful. With the secret trail you can get right up to the crater-lake inside the island and we...More

1  Thank Jessica E
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Korun A
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Peter C | Property representative |
Yes. In theory, its possible that there could be a day when it was so rainy and slippery that the guide would tell you that you had to get off for a few meters, but I havent experienced that. Anyway, if the weather was that... More
joyja E
September 2, 2016|
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Response from WTravelerSeattle | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if I would swim inside the crater. There were extremely hot areas were the water was bubbling, and the strong smell of sulfur was everywhere.
September 1, 2015|
Response from sailtaal | Property representative |
Sorry for the late response the answers to all your questions are at the Taal Lake Yacht club Website, but Trip Advisor wont allow me to list it in my response, so you will have to google it. The page answers what packages... More