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All reviews small cave quick visit ancient village civil wars easter island buried here south coast national park pass moai sites worth a visit an easy walk the entire island rapa nui platform toppled statues remnants
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are a lot of traces of the Rapanui civilization here, so you would need to have a good guide to understand better what you are looking at. Quite interesting, it is fascinating to understand a little bit more about this mysterious civilization. Don't miss...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here right after we watched sunrise.. Seashore is truly stunning, the surrounding is surrealistically beautiful. I had no interested to those broken moai but please come here to see the beauty of the sea either before or after sunrise. You will be amazed!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

This was an ancient village of caves and gardens also known as the Kings or Rulers Platform and the ruler Hotu Matu is believed to be buried close by. It was right on the coastline which in itself was quite special. It was a bit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Of all of the things here, our kids enjoyed the waves crashing into the rocks more than just about anything. I am not sure if this happens all the time, but the waves were huge and when they crashed into the rocks water went flying...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

You can rent a car and see the island on your own, but having a guide gives you so much more information and sights you might otherwise miss.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

Able to walk thru replica housing buildings. Then walk to the ruins of Akahanga, always interesting to see original structures. A bit of a walk around the site.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

You cannot imagine how the indigenous population could create these monoliths with the stone age technology the had.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

See the once powerful statues toppled from the platform gives a good indication of the violent history of the Island with the intertribal wars caused by, what many believe, the lack of food and supplies on the island. The Moai, which imbodied the spirit of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

Ahu Akahanga is in the Oroi region along the south coast of Rapa Nui. It comprises 4 ahu (platforms), 13 moai, and 8 pukao (red "top-knots"). It is one of the larger unrestored sites along the south coast among many on that route (about one...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed March 19, 2019

An important historical site where moais were toppled over and vandalized. As with all the trips on Easter Island, a guide is the best bet, and we had an excellent one, 'Christian' - who explained the whys and wherefores here.

Date of experience: November 2018
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