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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” (35 reviews)
“half buried” (9 reviews)
“volcanic crater” (17 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
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"various stages"
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"half buried"
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"volcanic crater"
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"take your time"
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"national park pass"
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"rapa nui"
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"walk up"
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"lying down"
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"moai statues"
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"favorite site"
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"wild horses"
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"magical place"
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"park entrance"
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"photo opportunities"
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"amazing site"
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Climb up a winding path among buried Moai with great photo opportunities. In the distance, see the 15-statue Tongariki. Easy to get closer to the Moai than at other areas.

Thank powellgolfer
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

My wife and I went for the morning to the quarry and weren't dissapointed. The amount of Moai there is mind blowing and some of the ones still left in the rock face will take your breath away. We couldn't beleive how easy it was...More

Thank Jon S
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

At rano raraku, you will learn how they made Moai in the past. There are different type of moais here. It's a very nice walk in this park. Nice photos you can take here. Few shops and small cafe at the entrance. you can get...More

Thank lifecity
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Rano Raraku is a volcanic crater formed of consolidated volcanic ash, or tuff which was used as a rock quarry for the formation of over 95% of the 887 Moai that now cover easter island. It still contains 397 Moai which exist across the mountain...More

4  Thank Rowan H
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Rented a four-wheel motorcycle and made my way to this gorgeous place. You could take a tour but I found it to be better to do it on my own. Was able to stay here for a long time and enjoy its beauty.

Thank Pilar V
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

There are 890 moais on the island, and over 400 are here in various states of repair at the quarry at Rano Raraku.

Thank CarlUK999
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

It was amazing to hike around this site and see so many moai's, different shapes and sizes, in various levels of completion and different positions. If you only go one place, go here. Be different and stop your car before you hit the site and...More

Thank liz e
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

As prior reviews say- it's the moai factory. It's a must see on the island. Prepare to walk a fair amount. I opted out of the crater view as it was too much for me. As it turned out, there is a little shop there...More

Thank Diana R
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Breath-taking. We self drove - and spent two hours walking around the many Moai. This place is unlike anything I have ever seen in the world. Afternoon is best for photos - the sun is on the faces of the Moai. You can buy the...More

1  Thank Sweetmangomania
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

One of my visit's highlights. This is the site and sight that inspired me back in the 50's. It's where all the images of the heads sticking out of the ground were taken and it felt great to be here. When I visited on a...More

Thank bluetunney
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