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Rapa Nui National Park

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Address: Easter Island, Chile
Phone Number:
5623300860
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The landscape of Rapa Nui, the indigenous name for Easter Island, is an...

The landscape of Rapa Nui, the indigenous name for Easter Island, is an eerie exhibit of ancient cultural remnants of an abandoned desert-dwelling people.

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Easter Island Moai Archaeology Tour: Ahu Akivi, Ahu Vinapu and Puna Pau
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Tahai, Orongo and Rano Kau Half-Day Tour
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Private Full-Day Easter Island Highlights Tour

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This is why you are visiting Easter Island

75% of the island is national park. You can buy a 3-day park pass to visit all sites. I suggest that you join a small group tour first. It takes two full days to visit all major... read more

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San Jose
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

75% of the island is national park. You can buy a 3-day park pass to visit all sites. I suggest that you join a small group tour first. It takes two full days to visit all major sites. Through the tour, you will understand what are important to see. Then, if you are staying longer, then you can either rent... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to the trouble to visit Easter Island don't leave before you see this! We toured the entire island and this was my favorite place to see the moai. Just a short distance away is another excellent place to see the moai and the quarry they came out of.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 'national park' is basically the whole island, which is dotted with moai platforms - mostly with the moai torn down but some reconstructed. One ticket pays for a visit to all the sites around the island.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The national park is amazing. You will need to purchase a ticket which covers almost every site, when your flight lands at the airport. We were on the late flight in but the office opens especially so don't worry about that. Try to be off the plane sharpish as there is only 1 guy serving & obviously almost everyone needs... More 

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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

While many visitors rush here for sunrise I would rather visit late afternoon when the sun is on the faces. Better still do sunrise and a 4pm visit. The road there is only a 40 minute slow drive. Make sure you look for the "Top knots" that are placed in a row away from the statues, a bit uphill and... More 

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Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Moainfigures were just what I had hoped that they would be. A long way from everywhere but a magic place to visit.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

No visit to Easter Island would be complete without seeing the famous Maoi, and a knowledgeable local guide will add substantial value to your experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

It is so nice to visit the national park and see the moais, learn about the civilization. Definitely one of the most unique and mysteric place in the world to visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had a wonderful time visiting Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and were able to visit various sites with the Moai figures.

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

It is a great national park. Two things a traveler needs to know are: currently there is "trouble" between the Chilean authorities and a native Rapa Nui group about who should run the park. It doesn't give a tourist any trouble but is worth knowing. Secondly, some sites can only be entered one time on the park pass that is... More 

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