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Private Full-Day Easter Island Moai Monuments Tour
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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.
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“various stages” (32 reviews)
“half buried” (8 reviews)
“volcanic crater” (17 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the most interesting site to visit on Easter island, the quarry place where all Moai carving took place. The national park ticket only Allows entry once to this site, so ensure you give yourself enough time to explore. There are almost 400 Moai...More

Thank wanderw0man101
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the places that put this island in the tourist world map. You must be able to walk uphill to the volcano and then down to where the moais were carved in volcanic stone. Being in a paradise like place the tribes...More

Thank Bernardo S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see. Your park entrance ticket of USD80 is needed for this place. You don’t appreciate the construction of the moai until you see the size and scale of this quarry hill. It involves a lot of walking but of low grade difficulty. You...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course with Rapa Nui being so small, you don't want to miss any of it but this is definitely the must-see place. Numerous huge heads are sticking out of the hillside with their bodies buried beneath, the largest moa of the island. You will...More

Thank KathyinCostaRica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rano Raraku was the quarry where they sculpted the moai. This was my favorite part of the island, with the heads scattered around the side of the volcano where they are cut from. The moai can be found in various stages of construction. Don't miss...More

Thank TravelingFamilyTrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent several hours here. There is a lot to see especially if you have a good guide who can explain and point out all the areas. The caldera view shows several statues on the back side of the mountain quarry as well.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best to visit with a guide who can explain what is known about the maoi making and transporting to other sites on the island. Requires some walking but can be done by most people at a slow pace. Is very interesting and is a good...More

Thank Monty1424
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank WallysworldCalgary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank SanjaAbroad
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