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Rapa Nui National Park

Easter Island, Chile
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Easter Island Moai Archaeology Tour: Ahu Akivi, Ahu Vinapu and Puna Pau
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The landscape of Rapa Nui, the indigenous name for Easter Island, is an eerie exhibit of ancient cultural remnants of an abandoned desert-dwelling people.
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for my 40th birthday, it was a bucket list trip. Everything I had read about the island in terms of travel was correct so it pays to do your resrarch. We stayed at Hotel Puku Vai which was on...More

1  Thank Bec K
Reviewed 12 December 2017

From small to huge a line of Moai sit on a crest on a hill. Must be one of the most photographed sights in Easter Island and what everyone goes see. Amazing sights

1  Thank SharksSupporter1
Reviewed 7 December 2017

moai moai moai. That's the (deservedly) big draw. They are amazing, and theories about them abound. It's remarkable to see them in person. You are immediately transported.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We booked Esteban Zamora before arriving on the Island for a whole day tour We were a party of 4 and he was fabulous We were taken all over to the main Maoi sites Anekena Beach the Quarry and Orengo Crater everything was explained brilliantly...More

Thank peterjay462
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Get a good guide to take you round all the different aspects of the park and to explain all the history of the moai and the island. You will get far more out of your visit than going by yourself. Fascinating.

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Yes its true ..the moais are the best but Rapa people are not most nice people..are rude..and very unfriendly. They dont have any idea how you have to treat a tourist. If not for the moais there's nothing more things to do. Maybe a diving...More

Thank Carla N
Reviewed 26 October 2017

this really takes your breath away. One of the few restored sites (all Moais were toppled during clan wars) this particular place gives you the best sense of scale and majesty

Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

While I think the “foreigner” fee is quite high, we did enjoy our visit and would recommend it. This is the only place in the world with Moai and the specific Rapa Nui culture, and it is definitely a fascinating place to see!

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The bucket list trip did not disappoint. Forget that it's an island in the middle of nowhere and make the trip to a time and place like nowhere else on earth. Pay homage to to the skilled artwork on display throughout the island, which is...More

Thank celestewest10s
Reviewed 29 September 2017

If you purchase a park pass at the airport when you arrive you can visit all the parks. If going on a tour you will still need to get your own pass. it seems most of the island is in the national park, and each...More

1  Thank mrscleo
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Michelle L
10 February 2018|
Response from ambough | Reviewed this property |
You cannot. Cash only at the National Park ticket booth inside the airport. I believe it was $80 USD ( September 2017).
Deborah Ann A
3 October 2017|
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Response from Kevin032452 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Deborah. You have to pay cash (USD) for the park entrance fee. You actually pay the fee at the airport as you enter the country.
23 September 2016|
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Response from crosswycke | Reviewed this property |
A friend of mine was just there and said there were very few mosquitoes. It's usually very windy there and the wind keeps them away. Just in case, have a mosquito repellent with you.