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“facing the sea” (14 reviews)
“sacred place” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

in 1960 were the statues at Ahu Akivi, it was constructed in the 15th century. These moais are different from the others: they are positioned away from the coast and they are looking towards the ocean rather than the land. The group - like others...More

Thank ACL3112
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting site to visit. These seven moai are the only seaward facing ones. They are considered to be the explorers.

Thank retaxus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only moai on the island facing the ocean, a great starting point although others will be more impressive.

Thank pom1972
Reviewed 7 December 2017

their awesomeness never diminishes. If you go see as many as you can - they're all different, all interesting and all worth seeing. The theories about their purpose, how they were transported, whether there are female moia - all of it is fascinating.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 25 November 2017

As others pointed out these Maoi face the sea which other ones on the island do not. It is a must-see place and easy to reach. Definitely include it on your touring. Having a guide is not necessary but is best if you wish to...More

Thank Monty1424
Reviewed 4 November 2017

You are here so go and see this site but not as awe inspiring as our top 3. Easy parking etc and an easy de tour on route to other sites.

Thank Tony and Sarah G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The seven Moai here face towards the sea and, it has also been proven, that they face towards sunrise at the summer solstice. They were re erected in the 1960's by William Mulloy, who's monument can be seen between the cemetery and Ahu Tahai at...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This display of Moai is in a beach area, not far from Hanga Roa, and are set facing the sea, unlike most of the other Moai installations. Hope someone will unlock the secrets of the Moai before I'm gone!

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is pretty far from town, and we were interested to see it because we ready that this is the only set of Moai that face the water instead of inland. Except it’s not near the water, it’s just facing that direction. Despite that, we...More

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 13 September 2017

To travel there,is recommended to everyone,who want to feel the vibe of the ancestors..The huge sculptures are awesome.

Thank puncspogacsa
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2 November 2015|
Response from A S | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend for you to do this. If you're looking for a nice sunset setting, I'd rather recommend Atahai, just (south) outside Hanga Roa, close to the cemetery. In fact, many say this is the best place to watch a... More
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