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“This is why we come to Rapa Nui!!!”
Review of Rano Raraku

Rano Raraku
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US$200,00*
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Private Full-Day Easter Island Moai Monuments Tour
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US$115,00*
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Small-Group Full-Day Easter Island Highlights South and East
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US$224,00*
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Easter Island Super Saver: Ahu Akivi and Orongo plus Anakena Beach Day Trip
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Museum first....then come here to see where it all started.......Humans....are we not the most amazing creatures....???

Thank WallysworldCalgary
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The must-see sight on Rapa Nui. You will need to take your park entry ticket for stamping. Allow 3 hours - best with a guide. And try to visit the crater where there are more moai.

Thank mikegibson47
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The quarry - the place where all statues on the island were created. This is one of the most impressive sites on the whole island, with statues in various state of disrepair scattered all over the place, giving a good insight that there actually are many differences between the statues - in their size but also in posture and facial expression. A marvel to wander in!

Thank SanjaAbroad
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is the quarry where all the figures came from and were sculpted - therefore an absolute must and one of our top 3 sites. Busier than the others but still quieter than we expected which was great. Toilets and place to buy food and drink.

Thank Tony and Sarah G
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This extinct volcano is where all of the Moai were carved from the rock. The carvings are everywhere. Some complete and standing, some lying down, some only half excavated and still secured to the volcano's side. One, you will see, is nearly twenty metres tall. Follow the trail around the quarry and you will be met with the only round headed Moai ever found.
There is a small fee to enter the site. There are information boards and route maps at the entrance.
There is a café, gift shops and toilets at this site

Thank Ron P
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