Easter Island Sightseeing

Rapa Nui Easter Island Sightseeing

The famous stone giants, amazing volcanoes, paradisiacal beaches, mysterious caves and a lively culture are the main attractions of Rapa Nui.

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General information

When we think of what to see on Easter Island, the first images that come to mind are the famous moai (Easter Islands heads), these stone giants awaken many questions. However, there are many Easter Island sightseeing.

Fascinating archaeological sites with mysteries still unsolved, but also a wonderful natural environment shaped by volcanic eruptions that gave rise to the formation of the island, hidden caves some of wiche were an important part of ancient Rapa Nui beliefs and traditiosn, and small but beautiful beaches with turquoise waters, ideal for the visitor to feel like they’re in a timeless paradise.

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Main attractions of Easter Island

Hanga Roa Rapa Nui Easter Island Sightseeing

Hanga Roa

Hanga Roa is the only inhabited nucleus and the only city on Easter Island, where more than 90% of the population, that today exceeds five thousand inhabitants, is concentrated. Read more »


Museums & Cultural Centres Rapa Nui Easter Island Sightseeing

Museums & Cultural Centres

Hanga Roa is the only inhabited nucleus and the only city on Easter Island, where more than 90% of the population, that today exceeds five thousand inhabitants, is concentrated. Read more »


Archaeological sites Rapa Nui Easter Island Sightseeing

Archaeological sites

Archaeological sites are scattered throughout the island, and they give an idea of what their culture was like, the development achieved when sculpting the stone to create the huge moai statues. Read more »


Volcanoes Rapa Nui Easter Island Sightseeing

Volcanoes

Easter Island emerged as a result of the various volcanic eruptions that happened thousands of years ago in this part of the ocean. There are three main volcanoes that gave rise to the triangular shape of the island. Read more »


Beaches Rapa Nui Easter Island Sightseeing

Beaches

The three beaches of Easter Island are wonderful. Mainly Ovahe and Anakena, where the white coral and red volcanic rock have formed soft sands that welcome rest and enjoyment.
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Caves Rapa Nui Easter Island Sightseeing

Caves

The flow of the lava towards the sea formed channels that, when they cooled, turned into caves. Some are small and others are several hundred meters long. They were used by the Rapa Nui as housing and shelters. Read more »


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