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A hike to the summit of this 400m volcano offers panoramic views of the island's solitude in the South Pacific.
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“extinct volcano” (14 reviews)
“hanga roa” (21 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
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"extinct volcano"
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"hanga roa"
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"ceremonial village"
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"fruit trees"
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"medicinal purposes"
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"vegetation growing"
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"million years"
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"views are fantastic"
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"hiking trail"
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"fantastic spot"
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"nice hike"
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"rapa nui"
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Not only a spectacular view of the extinct volcano but also of the surroundings. The accumulation of rainwater inside the large caldera of the volcanic crater was one of the available main sources of fresh water on Rapa Nui.

Thank JK300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful view? The cauldron of this volcano is beautiful and even from this location you can enjoy viewing the rest of the island. It is worth the visit.

Thank Christina C
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

I walked up - an easy one hour hike from near the airport but it's up a wide, muddy road with little protection from rain or sun. The edge of crater has great views down into the marshes in the crater and the crater generally...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Be prepared for rain and it is very windy! Looking down into the crater is very interesting but I don’t think you are allowed to walk round it any more. There is a hiking trail nearby but it was too wet and windy when we...More

Thank Sue K
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Hike up the trail from the bottom of the volcano. There is a national park hut set up where you can buy your ticket to the parks. Then go on the trail to the side of the hut and start heading up the volcano! Really...More

Thank adventbeard
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Of course, I'd read about this place in Aku Aku but there was so much more to it than I realized. We had an excellent guide from Green Island Tours and he told us about the crater, the annual race to see who could bring...More

Thank dskid
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Stunning views and could be very windy so I do recommend a great walking shoes and keep warm! And make sure you have amazing camera with you! Easter Island is a stunning island!

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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Hiked up the side of this crater from the bottom and was a great walk through the different vegetation. Good views back over Hanga Roa on the way. The best part is obviously getting to the top and seeing the amazing views into the crater...More

Thank Granules2013
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

This is the greatest natural highlight on the island. Take a walk along the rim to Orongo. Spectacular views.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Awesome great views. So much history in this place. Simply enjoyed the experience walking around. Make sure comfortable shoes

Thank Lutchmee M
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