Easter Island Sightseeing
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.
Main attractions of Easter Island
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 »
The visit to the museums of Easter Island is very interesting as it complements the knowledge acquired during the tour to the monuments. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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. Read more »
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 »