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Rapa Nui National Park

Easter Island, Chile
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4-Day Tour of Easter Island: Moai Statues, Ahu...
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Outdoors
Owner description: The landscape of Rapa Nui, the indigenous name for Easter Island, is...
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Type: National Parks, Outdoors
Owner description: 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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Vancouver, Canada
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398 reviews 398 reviews
143 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The Rapa Nui National Park really encompasses the entire island of Rapa Nui or Easter Island. The whole four days we were there I felt so privileged to be 'allowed' onto this an amazing island and to be able to almost freely explore the many sites - I felt like an explorer or an archaeologist - it was amazing. The... More 

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is it. Ground zero of the Moi. This is where all the Moi were carved and then sent around the island. They are still there in different states of creation almost as if the people just walked away one day. The level of industry was amazing. This is an assembly line of statue making. Thisis the must do of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Take a guided tour ideally with an a young and keen archeologist. The history and unproven facts make this one if the most interesting and enjoyable experiences you could have. It is also a beguiling and beautiful place to visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It is a hike. It's called the Quarry. Tiki Heads...that's what I call them. It's amazing. I guess I have to say more. I'm in shape, so to speak but there were times where I felt like a lazy and tired person.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Rapa Nui National Park is a place full of wonders. Although we may never know for certain what the history of the Moai actually is, this place is mysterious, enchanting and delightful. Visit everywhere you can a1nd enjoy the awesome splendour of this lovely island encapsulated in the Rap Nui National Park

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Moai statues are impressive. The history of the people who lived here and who created them are even more so. Take the time to learn and understand what you you are seeing and the history of the people who created these wonders.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Rent a scooter (or car) and explore every bit ofthis park. You do not need a guide because the island is small and the places all very good to reach. Find your information about the Ahu and Moai on the internet. At the Rano Raraku there are rangers who can tell you more and the people of Rapa Nui are... More 

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Coupar Angus, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The moai, the varied scenery, the crater lakes, the wild horses, the skies and always the Pacific in the background. Well maintained and helpful visitor centres.

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Park City, Utah
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was part of a National Geographic around the world trip so we knew we would be seeing many amazing sites. The Moai, guarding this ancient civilization, was one of the very most amazing things we saw on the entire trip (including Egyptian pyramids, Petra, Serengeti and more). Truth in advertising, we were there several years ago and I am... More 

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San Marcos, California
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Not sure how you can give any of these attractions anything but an excellent review. Unless you had a poor guide. These statues are just awesome to see. The lake in the crater is beautiful. Nothing but beautiful sites.

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