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Rano Kau, Easter Island

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Ascend Rano Kau, an extinct volcano that not only helped create Easter Island but now sustains it. The lake serves as one of the three natural freshwater sources here. Climb to the rim of the caldera and take in a clear, panoramic view of the entire lake, as well as the ecosystem that has developed inside it. Located with a World Heritate-listed park and just off the Orongo path, the volcano is easy to combine with a trip to other sites. Arrange to visit Rano Kau and other attractions in Hanga Roa using our Hanga Roa vacation builder.
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  • Fantastic crater of the Rano Kau volcano. Huge and full of vegetation. Unbeatable views from neighbouring islands Orongo. Dream spot!
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  • It is a place that has a spectacular view, you can get to the path making trekking or auto, personally leased a car for comfort and time.
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  • We climb through the foothills of the Rano Kau volcano to reach the viewpoint over the crater, which contains numerous gaps and large amount of native vegetation.
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