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Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web
Set on an isolated and scarcely vegetated volcanic island, Rapa Nui National Park lures visitors with its mysterious history and monumental shrines and stone figures known as moai. Polynesians came to the island in big canoes around 300 CE, bringing many elements of their culture. As a tribute to the important ancestors of each clan, these newcomers created moai, which became taller and more stylized as time went by. Other attractions include two large craters, a pink sand beach, and a restored Orongo village with rock engravings on a mountain cliff. Though you can explore the island by foot, vehicle, or bike, some places, such as its highest peak Maunga Terevaka, can only be reached by horse. Plan your visit to Rapa Nui National Park and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Hanga Roa vacation trip planner.
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  • All the island of Easter is considered Rapa Nui National Park, to the descend of the aircraft already you find in it, and stepped on the floor has a cost of ones 60 USD, that can pay in the same airport or in any of them booths of control of some sites.
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  • everything on the island as another beautiful place to see stop and receive their energies and sacred beautiful photos
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  • The island is full of enchantments. The Park is huge, with MOAI statues scattered all over the place. Transmits a peace without equal, never had that feeling anywhere else except here.
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  • Perhaps the only place on earth that you can nearly see 360 degrees of nothing but ocean, is on top of the extinct volcano near the center of the island. Your view is obstructed only by another extinct volcano that interrupts the near perfect ocean/horizon view. The climb up the peak takes about 2 hours and you can see one of the most beautiful sunsets there, but bring a flashlight for the walk back down. No night lamps to guide you back down the path.
  • Just an amazing place to explore. I have always wanted to go here and when I did, Rapa Nui delivered. Rent a motobike or a small 4x4 vehicle and explore the entire island. You will find amazing secluded beaches, caves, breathtaking views of the Pacific off of the edges of cliffs, and of course the moai's. You can also go snorkeling in open water, scuba diving, and of course surfing.
  • So cool. Do not miss going to the Moai quarry, it made the entire trip! Note the the other side of the crater is not patrolled by the Park Rangers. People will go to that side to pose with the Moai and touch them, the Rangers don't care enough to stop them.
  • A must for the bucket list. Go there!
  • An absolutely out of this world experience. You simply have to see it to believe it. The moai statues are amazing.
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