Crocodile Lake – a Crocodile-shaped Lake in the Philippines

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CROCODILE LAKE

 

Los Banos Crocodile LakePhoto from:  travelblog.org

 

The Crocodile Lake is also known by many names – Alligator Lake, Mysterious Lake, Enchanted Lake is now officially called Tadlac Lake.  This is a lake within a lake, located on the edge of Laguna de Bay.  Tadlac Lake is actually a crater lake, and is one of the major vents of Mount  Makiling. Its mouth leads to the Laguna de Bay.  It was named such because it is shaped like a crocodile.

 

Los Banos Crocodile LakePhoto from:  mytravel-asia.com

 

This lake is located in Brgy. Tadlac, Los Banos, Laguna. The lake is quite a beautiful and secluded nestled back away from the hustle and bustle of Los Banos.  The lake sits next to Laguna Lake, though is not connected. 

 

Los Banos Crocodile LakePhoto from:  flickr.com/photos/julesnene/5369328008/

 

People say the lake is very deep, similar to the other volcanic lakes of Laguna, measuring approximately 78 meters, but this has not been proven yet.

 

Los Banos Crocodile LakePhoto from:  wowlaguna.com

 

How to get there

It is about an hour and 20 minutes drive from Manila via the South Expressway.

 

 

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