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Lake Pandin

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Address: San Pablo City, Luzon, Philippines
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Lake Pandin

We used Waze to get to the parking lot and a guide was ready to bring you to the Lake. That's about 10 minute treck thru a dusty trail. Once you reach the take off point, you... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Victor B
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We used Waze to get to the parking lot and a guide was ready to bring you to the Lake. That's about 10 minute treck thru a dusty trail. Once you reach the take off point, you register and queue for your turn to have lunch and ride in a balsa to the other side of the lake. It would... More 

2 Thank Victor B
Laguna Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The whole business is operated by the local association of bangkeros and mangingisda. The children who guide visitors from the main road to the lake are locals and the foods are all prepared by the women of the association. The contact person is Aling Tina, who is the president of the association. Because the operation is headed by an association,... More 

3 Thank Paola Josefina M
Lucena City
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

There is a raft with lunch activity here, make an inquiry or booking thru Ms Tina 09079952983.Ride with lunch is P360, consisting of steamed rice, broiled tilapia fish, river shrimps cooked in coconut milk, pako or fern salad with salted eggs on top, banana and bottled water. You can add pork barbeque in the menu for additional P40 per person.... More 

7 Thank pinoyfamily
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great for a sidetrip in Laguna tour. You can opt to have lunch in the Bamboo raft for a price of 360php per head (shared raft with other guest if the group is below 7). Food included are Ensaladang Pako, Grilled Tilapia, and shrimp. The food were very delicious and the boatman said that the fish and shrimp was indeed... More 

3 Thank Jean M
Laguna Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

we've made our reservation before we come to the place, because of the balsa and food serving. its a great place for relieving your stress. the food serve as typical filipino recipe. inihaw na liempo and tilapia, itlog na pula with tomatoes, fresh buko and bottled water. you will trek a little before you reach the lake. about 15mins walk,... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Pro: Food was good - typical Filipino home cooked food at its best!! (If your tummy is prone to stomach upsets or you're picky with your food there are no restaurants around so eat before going here or bring your own food. Don't rate it just because.) You can have them prepare your food for you for a fee. They... More 

2 Thank Jan T
Paranaque, Philippines
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Lunch is served with raft ride at 360 per head but I ordered additional inihaw na liempo so 400 per head..Delicious and one of a kind experience .The lake is so beautiful.

1 Thank midettepcortina
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Pandin Lake, although tricky to find, is a great place to have a picnic lunch, lake tour, and swim. If you're visiting during the high season it's best to have a reservation as there are only 12 boats available and the activity can take 3-4 hours, depending on your group. Around 8 people can fit comfortably on each raft. The... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Get the onboard meal if you're hungry but if you're full, it'll still be fine without the meals. Got coconut drinks. We got off and trekked a bit to the neighboring Yambo lake. We just peeked over the trees, really, but the trek was good exercise. A swim would've been fun but my parents weren't up to it.

Thank dallydd
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Best to make reservations beforehand due to many visitors. Our contact person, Aling Siony (Tel# 0929-9789565) prepared everything from our food to "balsa"/ bamboo boat. We came very early around 6:30am. We rode a rented van. There's a parking lot (P50 fee) beside the road near Lake Pandin. We walked around 15 minutes uphill. The pathway becomes muddy if it... More 

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