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Orongo

Easter Island, Chile
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Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

The volcano is fairly easy to get to and the village is a replica of older times with rock houses (one is a cut away to show the interior) and they overlook the ocean. Orongo was where the birdman contest was held every year to...More

2  Thank czep
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I've seen a few volcanoes(!), but this one was definitely the most incredible... the rater is deep, and the entire área within is its own ecosystem, protected by the volcanoes high sides. There are flora found within that are endemic. Outside is the old village...More

Thank Bruno N
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The view from the cliffs and the crater here are truly breathtaking! As with the other sites, your experience will be *greatly* enhanced if you can go with an experienced local guide, who can fill you in on many tiny details that you will not...More

Thank DrKimSF
Reviewed 6 March 2015

From various viewpoints this crater is amazing. It has it's own micro environment and is well sustained by the Islanders. Sadly part of the rim is being eroded so some of the adjacent petroglyphs are no longer accessible and neither is the opportunity to walk...More

Thank KEITH P
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The crater is amazing to view. Walk around it as much as you can. Nearby are the remains of dwellings used when men swam out to a nearby island to retrieve a sooty tern egg.

Thank gsrs
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I did the hike from the town up Orongo to the Crater. The view enroute was awesome but arrival at the Crater's edge was breathtaking. It's truly a magical environmental wonder. This was my 2nd most favorite place on the island. Don't miss it.

Thank NKyAdventurer
Reviewed 3 March 2015

The ancient sacred village of Orongo is the setting of the famous Birdman race. The setting of this village is dramatic as it is located next to the volcano crater of Rano Rau and also the cliff edge facing the Pacific ocean! Beautiful in every...More

Thank fedfan
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This is where the birdman competition started in the 3rd epoch of the island. It lies on the rim of a volcanic crater, in itself a great sight and a micro environment. The houses are interesting as the were meant only for sleeping and rain...More

Thank remery1513
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Very impressive and well worth the scenic drive up the hill to see it. A few good scenic spots along the way, This is free and a few yards past it yo can view< with an admission fee, some historic sites of ancient people who...More

Thank Kilimanjaro1
Reviewed 20 February 2015

This is a must see - amazing views of both the crater and the ocean - take a guide or read up to learn about the ceremonies performed here - and they have a nice little museum, too.

Thank Sandi0615
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