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Ahu Tahai

Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile
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Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is close to Hanga Roa - an easy walk. Loads of people go for sunset - take a blanket and a picnic

Thank 535family
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Of the many sites on Easter Island, our tour (Ahu Tahai and Rano Raraku) drove through Hanga Roa village to the Ahu Tahai group of five Moai constructed about 690AD on a large Ahu at a refurbished site with a circular temple and two individual...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This was the only pkace where we saw the eyes actually complete on a Moai monolith. Here you can see several Moau statues but the big one is especially impressive. The views of the sea and the town together are fantastic. On our visit we...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Looking for a nice walk after lunch or dinner or a great spot to watch the sunset.... than this is the place for you, and it doesn't cost you a punch of your national park pass or any money to see it. 3 separate Moai...More

Thank Keglerdave
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Is the place where you can take a bottle of wine with your mate, drop your appliances and enjoy the sunset! Is very romantic and is one of the things you can't miss of doing it during your stay on the island! Also, you can...More

Thank Dario C
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This place is very close to the city and has one of the few Moai with eyes. The area around also has a cemetery nearby that is worth a visit. Easy place to go on a short trip, but most guided tours also do a...More

Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You can walk to Ahu Tahai from the museum by heading towards town following the coastline. It has 3 ahu sites Ko Te Riku with a topknot (Built around 690 A.D. it is the oldest site on the island), Vai Ure/Uri (5 Moai's) and Tahai...More

Thank Pearl_Yellow_Star
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Ahu Tahai is probably the very first site everybody visit on Easter Island. And it's an amazing feeling... when you see your first Moais there, you realize you're really in that magical little island called Rapa Nui! For me it was a dream that came...More

1  Thank Mona77
Reviewed 12 March 2017

You can get to this Ahu by walking. It is part of some tours. The moai is large and you can get up close. The ocean is right next door with excellent views. It is also close to the cemetery.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

These moai were restored by an American called William Mulloy over 50 years ago. According to our guide, they weren't replaced in their correct places on the platform and this has led to some deterioration. He was not to know. You can see how the...More

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28 October 2015|
Response from Karnyshova |
Hi!) Mataveri airport is 7 kilometres from the city centre. The city is very small and the traffic is very small. So you'll have 20 minutes to get to the airport.
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