Rapanui, a unique place in the world. No other inhabited place in the world is as isolated in the sea as Polynesia, Chile. Rapanui is so unique, so is its authenticity and aura. Fascinating mystery, now is the time to discover its secrets! Explore Rapanui's Pink beaches, its volcanoes and grasslands, and more than 1000 Moai, silent testimony to a complex society. The Rapanui peopl
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Our favourite site on the island. This is the quarry where the majority if the Moai were carved and then transported to various parts of the island. There are many Moai in various stages of completion.
The terrain is uneven and the trails on the hill are up and down - so can be difficult to manage.
While visiting my son in Chile I had the opportunity to fly to Easter Island and see the Moai! They are huge and amazing to view. It’s hard to imagine how ancient people were able to move them from the quarry without modern machines. Easter Island itself is a wonderful tropical getaway. I’m glad the I had the opportunity to visit and it’s a place I’d love to go again!
The beach was filled with both locals
and travelers, soft sand, some low rolling hills and on top overlooking it all were a fantastic collection of Moai statues. The parking lot leads to a foot path with restaurants and shops on both sides and at the end is the beach. A must stop to see the Moai with a beach background
Buy your ticket at the airport for ease $54 Chilean pesos per person, valid for 10 days, most places can be revisited, just a couple not. The whole island is effectively the national park and you need your ticket every time you go to a place. Well worth the money, especially if they use it for the greater good.