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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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The entire island is parkland. If you can rent a car and travel on your own, do it. You'll have time to spend as you wish and the maps and signage provide good background info.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vee999
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A visit to this iconic park needs at least three days to fully see and appreciate all the history and lore of the island. We took a day tour the first day to get the lay of the land. We then rented a car for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went twice...once in afternoon (which was lovely) but also at sunrise! It was an incredible experience seeing the sun come up over the MOAI! If you have a chance to go early...DO IT!!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cdubsilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seeing the moai/ahu around the island is absolutely amazing. Tip: Hire a private guide and visit the parks after lunch time, that way you'll miss the tour buses and the crowds and have the parks to yourself to enjoy and photograph. Also, you must buy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stefanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My bucketlist destination since forever. Fresh air, breathtaking nature, stunning views, gorgeous weather and constantly chirping birds. Kind and helpful people, who gave me a blessed necklace for protection in my travels. The magnificent Moai. This tiny piece of land in the middle of nowhere...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kamila K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rapa Nui National Park, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, covers about 40% of the island. Hopefully the designation, as well as its Chilean National Park and National Monument status, will ensure this special place and culture is preserved for future generations....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park is amazing. We had a guide walk with us and she explained the important highlights of the various areas where the moai were located. There were so many highlights from the moais in the quarry, the row of 16 moais, the 5 by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I thought we would have to book a private tour to see all of this the right way, but it was very accessible and more affordable on your own. We were able to see everything in the park over the course of 2 days and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kaykay
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

These dudes are massive! Make sure you walk around back to get perspective on their true size! Popular place but worth it!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JackinDenver
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site on the island. Its name is Polynesian for Easter Island. Much of the island is actually part of the park. The striking feature are moais [the statues representing the dead] situated on ahus [platforms]. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michelle7272
9 February 2018|
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Response from RainaNY |
I arrived on Rapa Nui today, June 15, 2018 and we did indeed pay by credit card! They accept all major credit cards now, including American Express. Not sure when this practice started, but wanted to update those that may be... More
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D3bsa
2 October 2017|
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Response from Kevin032452 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Deborah. You have to pay cash (USD) for the park entrance fee. You actually pay the fee at the airport as you enter the country.
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LucianPopescu13
22 September 2016|
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Response from crosswycke | Reviewed this property |
A friend of mine was just there and said there were very few mosquitoes. It's usually very windy there and the wind keeps them away. Just in case, have a mosquito repellent with you.
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