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Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour

Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour

By Rapanui Pioneers Society (RPS)
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$250.00
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Ages 6-90
Duration: 7h 30m
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Live guide: English, Spanish
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  • An energy ration for the journey. Water included.
What's not included
  • National Park Ticket is required to take this field trip.


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Atamu Tekena, Hanga Roa, Isla de Pascua, Valparaíso, Chile
    Since we offer private tours exclusively, we will find our travelers at their preferred pickup spot.
Pickup details
  • We meet or pick up our travelers from any place in Hanga Roa urban area including the Mataveri International Airport (IPC) and major hotels, hostels, vacation homes, camping sites, downtown, etc. Travelers need to have the National Park Ticket to enter most of the sites. Ticket not included.
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 142008P1

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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      Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour price starts from $250.00. Discover and book Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour on Tripadvisor
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      Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour on Tripadvisor
      Which company provides Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour?
      Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour is hosted by Rapanui Pioneers Society (RPS). Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Rapanui Pioneers Society (RPS) on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Moai Rise and Fall: Full Day Private Tour on Tripadvisor

      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 142008P1

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      • 1
        Ahu Tahai
        Stop: 90 minutes
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        Stop: 2 hours
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      • 3
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        Stop: 90 minutes
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      • You'll return to the starting point
      About the operator
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      • Rapanui Pioneers Society (RPS)
        8
        Hanga Roa, Chile
        Joined in April 2019
      • sjmoran11
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Enjoyable Hike in Remote Area
        I really enjoyed this hike! Christian was a great tour guide - provided lots of historical information and was just a lovely human being. I was happy that I scheduled this hike for my last full day on the island. It was cool to see the areas of the island from higher ground that I toured and kayaked days prior. Since I am a strong hiker, we were able to cover even more area of the peninsula than what is typically done on the tour. We hiked about 10 miles total. I thoroughly enjoyed my day!
        Written April 12, 2024
      • sarahlia23
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Our favorite tour
        This was by far our favorite tour while visiting the island and time felt like it went by way too quickly. Cristian is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to all things Rapa Nui--the land, history, people, legends, preservation..you name it. He is a humble guy, a historian by trade, whose work I hope will continue to benefit the Rapanui people and culture. If you get a chance to tour with Rapanui Pioneers Society, especially with Cristian, I highly suggest you take it.
        Written June 22, 2023
      • Terry B
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        A Extraordinary Hike in a Remote Area of Rapa Nui
        During our week on Rapa Nui, we took three tours with Cristián Moreno Pakarati, the founder the Rapa Nui Pioneers Society. The last one was the Poike Peninsula hike and it was terrific. The Poike area is remote (which is why we wanted to see it) and has many unique points of interest that really require a guide to locate. One was the rock sculpture, Maunga Vai a Heva, with its accompanying legend that Cristian explained to us. Another was Ana O Keke, a cliff side cave with well preserved petroglyphs inside and more fascinating history related by Cristain. The hike is about 7 miles and includes a lot of other sites to investigate (small caves, moai remains, and petroglyphs). Cristián’s comprehensive historical knowledge makes every site stop an interesting one. The last stop is the top of the second highest volcano on the island, Ma'unga Pu'a Katiki (aka Poike), with amazing views of the island from its east end. I’d recommend taking this hike towards the end of you time on Rapa Nui because the view from the volcano brings together many of the more popular sites you’ll have already seen.
        Written February 24, 2023
      • Terry B
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Great, informative hike
        We spent the day with Cristián, our guide from the Rapi Nui Pioneers Society (RPS), on the Royal Muri District hike. Cristián is a professional historian whose knowledge of the archeological wonders of Easter Island is amazing. As we hiked the ten miles of this excursion along the stunning hillsides of northern Rapi Nui, he showed us ancient village locations, ahu sites, original boat house foundations, fallen moai, caves, and even a ocean blow hole. At each stop, Cristián gave us historical commentary and explanations of what we were seeing. I can be a bit curious about things, but there seemed to be no question he could not answer. At the end of the day, we had time to swim at Anakena beach (delightful) before we were driven back to our guest houses. You’ll need to be a hiker with proper boots and clothing for this trip but you will see and experience parts of Rapi Nui that fewer than one in a hundred ever do, The RPS tours can cost a bit more than others, but remember that you are also supporting an organization dedicated to Rapi Nui research, preservation, and responsible tourism.
        Written February 9, 2023
      • keithkQ2101FZ
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Fascinating
        This was an amazing half day. Christian really knows how to deliver a thoughtful and insightful description of the Rise and Fall of the Birdman Cult. I couldn't have hoped for a better experience. It was all I had hoped for.
        Written March 7, 2020
      • keithkQ2101FZ
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Met every expectation
        Christian was an outstanding guide. We hiked around Poike Peninsula for a full day. Christian provided fascinating insights into the local history and customs. It was exactly what I was looking for and the highlight of my two week Patagonia - Rapa Nui trip. If you enjoy hiking this is the trip to book and Christian is the guide to have. Thanks for the memories Christian! Take care brother.
        Written March 7, 2020
      • 7susan2017
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Excellent Value
        Although this tour was expensive it was worth it for the depth of detail that was given. Our guide, Christian, is an historian whose passion for his subject and his land went way beyond what can be found in print and documentaries. Rapa Nui Is changing fast and a knowledgeable guide is essential to attempt an understanding of the history and to get an insight into Rapanui culture and its future.
        Written December 29, 2019
      • Lytlecoveranch
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Amazing Private Tour
        My husband and I spent 4 days on Rapa Nui and did 2 tours with Rapanui Pioneer Society. Highly recommend Cristián and his staff. Cristián was our guide and provided information about the culture of the island and the history of the Birdman competition. What I really liked is that it was more than just a "lecture," he told it as a narrative that really made the culture and history of the area come alive.
        Written August 27, 2019
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