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Taal Lake Yacht Club

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Talisay Laurel Road, Talisay, Luzon 4220, Philippines
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Wet and wild

We rented a Hobie and had a famtastic time. The boat was in excellent condition, and the staff were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steamplayer
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Makati, Philippines
Boat ride and hike to the volcano

Booked online the standard hiking tour of the Taal volcano. My girlfriend and I arrived early at... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
cheveretk
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Los Angeles, California
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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.
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Talisay Laurel Road, Talisay, Luzon 4220, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented a Hobie and had a famtastic time. The boat was in excellent condition, and the staff were helpful getting us launched. We had a wonderful sail all around the lake. It was pretty windy and as we were returning to the yacht club...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Booked online the standard hiking tour of the Taal volcano. My girlfriend and I arrived early at 8am to beat the traffic out of Manila on a Thursday. We were the only ones to show up and were quickly checked in. Besides offering food and...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

We are siilors from LA and took the Yacht Club boat to the Volcano. From arriving to the ride there, the guide uo to the vista, the ride back and the hours at the palapa to speaking at length with Boyat the sailing instructing guru...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We had a great time taking the secret trail on horseback. With 2 young children and a teenager with allergies issues, hiking was not an option for us. The kids really enjoyed the ride on horseback. The experience of going to a live volcano was...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

This was our first camping spot in the Phillipines and not a bad one at all! The view was lovely, the staff really helpful and kind (they helped us to make a great barbecue) and the facilities are great and clean. I just thought it...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

2  Thank georginag5
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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

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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

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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
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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
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joyja E
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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.
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