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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A little-known fact about Easter Island is that in addition to its iconic statues, there are many excellent lava-tube caves on the island. I think Ana Te Pahu is the best one. You will need to have purchased your ticket to the National Park, and...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The main entrance is interesting for the way it was used as a garden. In one direction is a short wet cave but in the other, you can walk through a big cave for maybe 100 metres. It just keeps going on and on until...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Its a nice area to visit. There is the formation of the caves that can be visited. You can get into 2 caves and go thought. The second cave, close to the beach have two windows. Nice view of the ocean.

Thank thaisfuncia
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The Ana Te Pahu cave is one of three caves along a trail that basically runs between the Ahu Akivi site and a point that is North of the Museum. The information that we found before visiting indicated that these were all accessible by road,...More

Thank Lyle W
Reviewed 27 August 2017

An assembly of caves. Bring lights( cell phones are enough) in some parts the ceiling broke down and creates underworld islands with lush vegetation. Magic.

Thank MathiasBoss
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed descending into these caves & exploring. They used to grow food down there. You will need a torch as some parts are dark & slippy. The cave is VERY muggy on a humid day. Bring water. There is a bit of a walk from...More

Thank TravellingOrange
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Lava caves with a difference used for farming purposes these are seen at Ana Te Pahu and are a unique attraction. Must be able to walk unaided if you want to enjoy the experience.

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We drove to Akivi then turned left once we got to Akivi. There was a checkpoint at the next corner. We parked here. The man at the checkpoint verified our tourist tickets and explained to us that we could walk to Ana Te Pahu from...More

1  Thank matcha2012
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We visited Ana Te Pahu on our first day exploring northern Rapa Nui. The caves, which are former lava tubes, are an interesting site as you walk toward the northwest coast. Banana trees grow inside the caves on account of the microclimate that makes their...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

These caves are very interesting and well worth the visit. They are different from everything else you'll see on the island. However, the place is totally inadequate for people that has walking difficulties and you really need to be fit to go through its 200...More

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