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This lake-filled crater is filled with remnants of the Birdman cult practiced until 1867.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view plus the history of this place and how the king as elected, makes Orongo a magical place. A good guide is a must to understand the details.

Thank Matias B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is beautiful. No Moai there but the information center would give a perpective of the competition performed in those days. I would suggest a bit more information regarding the competition.

Thank Relax606583
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the 'must-see' sights on the island of Rapa Nui. We almost did this on our own, hiking up from Hanga Roa. However, we found a cheap tour operator, Kia Koe, and went with them instead. So we opted for the tour...More

Thank product-of-canada
Reviewed 12 August 2018

On the south of the island, this is a huge volcanic crater now filled with water and indigenous plant life, well protected from the weather. On the sea side is a museum about the birdman culture as well as the restored shelters the men used...More

1  Thank Lipadad
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Orongo is one of the top two sites on Easter Island, along with Rano Raraku. Accordingly, your National Park ticket allows for ONE VISIT ONLY to this site. Therefore, plan ahead. Pick a day with good weather, and make sure you have enough time to...More

1  Thank Ben C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

After Rano Raraku, Orongo was the most enjoyable place for me on Easter Island. The view of the ocean from here is spectacular. If you have limited time on the island make sure you see it and Rano Raraku.

Thank okakun
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Relatively short walk but so intensely loaded with history and natural beauty! Views to the sea and to the crater are fantastic

Thank Svit_ana
Reviewed 18 June 2018

No trip to Rapa Nui is complete without a trip to the Orongo crater. For the trekkers, its a nice walk uphill from Hanga Roa. Highly recommended!

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Best come come with a tour to hear the full and interesting history of this site. The views of the crater and birdman islands are great and you can see how the original settlement shelters were constructed which is fascinating. Very enjoyable and quite close...More

Thank Peterinl0nd0n
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

First of volcanos we visited Very huge crater a little hard to find but we had a guide this day so it was perfect Went on to park and saw bird man exhibit Very informative He showed us most of island south and east We...More

Thank Daniel S
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