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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...more
Talisay Laurel Road, Talisay, Luzon 4220, Philippines
+63 43 773 0192
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

The Club offers volcano tours even to non-members. We are a family of four, with two kids below 7 years old, so we took the regular trail, instead of the secret trail. The kids enjoyed the boat ride but not the trekking, so my husband...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Christelke G
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I just spent a wonderful afternoon sailing a Laser at the Lake Taal Yacht club. As an avid sailor, I have found it’s unusual to actually be able to sail while traveling. Most resorts or rentals have the odd sunfish or windsurfer but never a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank islandoc
Reviewed 25 March 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Mitch S
Reviewed 5 February 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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank cheveretk
Reviewed 24 October 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DrewPGee
Reviewed 13 October 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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank bcbeh
Reviewed 12 September 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

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 3 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Greg T
Reviewed 30 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank evsaves
Peter C, General Manager at Taal Lake Yacht Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 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 22 April 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

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank georginag5
Peter C, General Manager at Taal Lake Yacht Club, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 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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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