We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 200.00*
and up
Private Full-Day Easter Island Moai Monuments Tour
More Info
US$ 115.00*
and up
Small-Group Full-Day Easter Island Highlights South and East
More Info
US$ 217.00*
and up
Easter Island Super Saver: Ahu Akivi and Orongo plus Anakena Beach Day Trip
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The island's famous moai statues were carved from the volcanic rock of this mountain and are scattered across its slopes in various stages of completion.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“various stages” (33 reviews)
“half buried” (8 reviews)
“volcanic crater” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
Easter Island, Chile
CONTACT
Website
+56 32 210 0635
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,644)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

191 - 200 of 432 reviews

Reviewed 8 December 2015

Hiking around the quarry, relaxing around the crater lake, and avoiding the herds of cows and horses makes for a full day. Even got the guy to put the Rano Raraku stamp into my passport ;-)

Thank kissthefr0g
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Such an interesting and visually compelling location to visit - one of the best places on the island. We had a guide with us who explained what we were seeing, which was definitely helpful. There is a fair amount of walking, but it is not...More

1  Thank parrot50
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This is a must see. It is where the torsos all had their beginning. It is amazing to see them "marching" down the hill to their final destinations around the island. The mystery of how they arrived around the island is really brought home when...More

Thank Moorefamilyfive
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This is a MUST for all tourists to Easter Island. Fascinating to see the moais from the quarry all over the ground and in various states. I went with a very knowledgable guide and was also very lucky in not having many other people around...More

Thank Comfort_Seeker999
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Just like the pictures in the history books! When I think of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) I always imagine these moais! Great to see these in person. Had a great experience exploring Easter Island and Rano Raraku park.

Thank RamsesDeGuzman
Reviewed 24 November 2015

you got to go and see this place is beautiful just to able to imagine how did they make, and here about the history , this is a bucket list place

Thank roncanada84
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This is one of the more spectacular sites in Oceania. Dozens of "Moai" ancestor figures in all different phases of construction. Takes some time here to follow this process, step by step, from the pecking out of the outline to the final product, slid down...More

1  Thank Grant M
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is the quarry where the statues were carved and many remain in the side of the barren wind swept hill. They are all different and all quite fascinating

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

I got here just as the gates were closing but even from where I stood the Mo'ai were still able to inspire awe. Looking at them flanked by the hillside and crater was definitely a once in a lifetime experience.

Thank Miicha04
Reviewed 16 November 2015

The entire island is amazing, the quarry with so many statues to be seen. Make sure you take the path to the left so you get to see the crater. The market sells many items, and food and refreshments are available. Costs $$ to use...More

Thank GrWeSp
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Te Moana
1,318 reviews
14.20 km away
Te Moai Sunset
114 reviews
13.67 km away
Makona Restaurant
268 reviews
14.07 km away
Au bout du Monde
438 reviews
14.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ahu Tongariki
1,615 reviews
1.13 km away
Playa Ovahe
899 reviews
6.37 km away
Ahu Akahanga
431 reviews
5.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rano Raraku staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit