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Ahu Nau Nau is the main ahu at Anakena Beach. Seven moai stand on a platform 60 m (197 ft) long. Of these, five are extra special. Their facial features remained intact because when they were toppled, they fell forward into sand which protected them...More
At Playa Anaken, the Polynesian king Hotu Motu’a supposedly landed. The seven restored moais depict the explorers represented in Ahu Akivi. The restoration work was done in 1979. The moais are the best preserved moais on the island. Walk around to the right to visit...More
The platform of Nau Nau has a beautiful setting with the palms and sand of Anakena beach. These are the moais that are preserved best on the island, because they were buried under sand for a long time. There are seven moais at the platform,...More
This site is in the 'top three' sites to see on the Island. And you can go swimming while you're there!
The water is temperate enough that you can swim in July (during their winter). Just do it on a sunny day, to get all...More
Here there is a platform with a group of moai, four of which still have their pukhao (hats). The setting is different from other sites in that there is a beautiful beach with white sand and palm trees. There is a nearby bar which sells...More
These Moai are near a white sand beach and palm trees. That makes them different than so many of the others. They are interesting because of the top knots and the visible carvings on the statues and the rocks. There is one other Moai located...More