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Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the quarry where the top-knots were made from a light volcanic larval rock. There are several finished products laying around obviously awaiting delivery. At the top of the hill is a place to get a good view over the town of Hanga Roa...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is where the red hats were mined. So you see a few scattered around. For the rest it is not so impressive.

Thank worldtravellerTom
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Perhaps it was the rainy, cloudy foggy day. But the walk up to Puna Pau did not deliver much of value. It is the source of the red "sombreros" worn by the moais, and there are a couple large wheels carved out of the rocks....More

Thank Rocketleech
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Here is where the moai "hats" were quarried and carved. There is not too much left to see, although there is a nice view over the city and down to the sea.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

What Rano Raraku was for the Moai, Puna Pau was for the Pukao. The red scoria was retrieved from the volcano , carved on site and then transported to be placed on top of the Moai throughout Rapa Nui. There are currently approximately 25-26 Pukao...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This is the quarry where the locals would carve the headdress of the most important moïas. There is not much to see and the quarry has dissappeared almost entirely because of the vegetation. Not worth a lot of time. Much more to see.

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We used the hotel local guide to take us here, well worth making the trip and part of the heritage of the island

Thank HomerJSimpson01
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This visit was very good as the Hotel I was staying at organised a local guide, who was very informative.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Ok so your actually on the island right ? This park (tickets available at the airport when you land --bring cash as just about nobody but your hotel will take a credit card) contains all there is to see on the island. The nat Geo...More

Thank dcpoolguy
Reviewed 20 May 2017

It's where the top knot of the moabs are made. It's a quarry with red sandstone. You see samples in the bottom, if you hike up, you will see the actual quarry. It's not a big place, so 20 minutes maximum is sufficient.

Thank Geminican
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