The Taal Lake Yacht Club sits on the North shore of Taal Lake, Batangas. This Taal Lake webcam faces southwest and has been repositioned to capture the whole of Taal Volcano because of the recent eruption alert. The main vent of Taal volcano is approximately in the centre of the image and the cone to the right is one of the minor volcanic vents . . . sailing yachts are launched from the area beyond the volcano tours boats (right). From the Taal Lake Yacht Club you can take half-day or full-day volcano tours across Taal Lake to Taal volcano or learn sailing.
The Taal Lake Yacht Club is famous for being the centre for dinghy & Hobie sailing in the Philippines (Hobie: sports sailing catamarans). As yacht clubs go, the Taal Lake Yacht Club is one of the most friendly yacht clubs for sailing in the World. Here you can join the yacht club for a day or a year and enjoy sailing Hobie 16s, Toppers, Lasers, Optimists or a Hobie 21 across Taal Lake or, just enjoy the summer breezes and tranquil view across the lake - day membership of Taal Lake Yacht Club costs Php100.
At the centre of Taal Lake is Taal volcano. Taal volcano is the most viewed volcano in the Philippines, with travellers taking day trips (90-minutes by road from Metro Manila) to enjoy the cool mountain air and the vista of Taal volcano below, from the vantage of Tagaytay Ridge.
Taal Lake is located inside an extinct volcano and features the World's smallest volcano - Taal volcano - an active volcano within Taal Lake.