What I came to see. Superb archaeology. Our excellent guide was vital for our getting the most out of this site.
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This is a popular spot to come and watch the sunrise and it is a magical experience. The entrance opens just before the sun comes up so you might have to scramble to get set up. However some of the best sunset views are from...More
Part of a tour of a number of sites, this is probably the best known. It still is an amazing sight to se the sheer scale of these figures. The Ahu and maoi were restored with funding and machinery from Japan. A must visit for...More
Tongariki provides the classic setting for the famous Moai photograph that is seen the world over. Even though the site has been restored it is still breathtaking to see the statues in real life and to wonder at their history. Or visit was part of...More
You can use your national park ticket USD80 to enter all the sites. Although not authentic as they were re- erected with Japanese help, nevertheless the site is awesome. You can walk behind the statues to have a closer look at the platform The Pacific...More
Fifteen of these huge guys in various states of ruin stand in a line at this site on a single platform. Awesome and amazing.
Why would one go to Easter Island other than to see the Maoi in many sites on the island? This is the most impressive and biggest of all and a must-see site for sure. It is on the far side of the island but easily...More
This is the most amazing place on Easter Island. An absolute must see. The 15 moai are just breathtaking to see in all their glory. Don’t miss it......photos do not do it justice until you see them up close. Fabulous!!!!!
Here is the largest collection of standing Moai on a platform on the island. There are fifteen statues, weighing up to thirty tonnes each on a platform two hundred metres long. The site was destroyed by a tsunami in the 1960's but re-erected with assistance...More
Awe inspiring and so lucky we had this site completely to ourselves. You wouldn't come to Easter Island and not visit this site - a must.