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Rapa Nui National Park

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Description: The landscape of Rapa Nui, the indigenous name for Easter Island, is an...
The landscape of Rapa Nui, the indigenous name for Easter Island, is an eerie exhibit of ancient cultural remnants of an abandoned desert-dwelling people.
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Incredible atmosphere. Small group tour. Romanian then German settled in Easter Island was our tour guide. Good English effortlessly switching between German and English. I've... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Incredible atmosphere. Small group tour. Romanian then German settled in Easter Island was our tour guide. Good English effortlessly switching between German and English. I've always wanted to see the heads so this was the trip of a lifetime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

You connect with yourself very deeply if you decide it to do it on bike like I did. Personally, I just saw the people on tourist buses pass through but you lost the opportunity to discover little passages, to know some native people, to be friend of some of the Island dogs, to experiment the fear of seeing wild horses!

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had a terrific local guide, who was very knowledgable of the past and history of the island and people. This made the experience for us. The first sight of the heads you are unable to explain. We couldn't speak for a while, through excitement! This was one of the most magical places we have ever been to. Well worth... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Hire a tour guide unless you have enough time (3-4 days) to figure things out on your own. The island is large enough that you probably won't see everything you want to see otherwise. If you do have enough time, rent a car in advance. Also, winter is a better time than summer. It's still nice and warm, but there... More 

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São Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Easter Island it's pretty isolated, far at least 3.600 km from any other land on Earth. The place is mysterious, magical and amazing, but it's hard and expensive to get there. Life cost in the island is equally high, because everything have to come from far away. Once there, although the place is great, you don't have much to see.... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Absolutely amazing! Needed more time to learn and absorb this incredible culture and natural space. Six days was not enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The national park ticket is cheapest if bought at the airport on arrival rather than the office near town. Plan ahead and buy when de-planing.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is for sure one of the most amazing places I have seen on earth - especially because it seems to be coming from another world somehow. Easter Island is only a very small island in the middle of the pacific ocean and it is just amazing if one imagines how the former citizens have build these huge statues called... More 

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Valdivia, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's called national park on the island. There is no charge for visiting. Do not pay money. Try to carry water and some food in case you want to walk far along the trails. They can take beautiful photographs.

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Visit the park and experience what you have read about or seen in movies. It takes a while to get there but it is worth the trip. Ocean views, volcanoes andarcheology.

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