We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
132
All photos (132)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“cave entrance”(3 reviews)
“great hike”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Easter Island
from $115.00
More Info
from $200.00
More Info
from $115.00
More Info
Reviews (154)
Filter reviews
22 results
Traveler rating
14
7
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
14
7
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cave entrance lava tube caves great hike dirt road puna pau hanga roa flashlight deeper paths parts te windy rapa statues island
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 22 reviews
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a very achievable site to see on your own. This is a great hike idea, and you can fit in some key sites. From Hanga Roa, you can first briefly visit the cemetery. Then you can see some Moai statues, including Ahu Tahai,...More

Thank product-of-canada
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A little-known fact about Easter Island is that in addition to its iconic statues, there are many excellent lava-tube caves on the island. I think Ana Te Pahu is the best one. You will need to have purchased your ticket to the National Park, and...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed March 12, 2018

The main entrance is interesting for the way it was used as a garden. In one direction is a short wet cave but in the other, you can walk through a big cave for maybe 100 metres. It just keeps going on and on until...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Its a nice area to visit. There is the formation of the caves that can be visited. You can get into 2 caves and go thought. The second cave, close to the beach have two windows. Nice view of the ocean.

Thank thaisfuncia
Reviewed December 15, 2017

The Ana Te Pahu cave is one of three caves along a trail that basically runs between the Ahu Akivi site and a point that is North of the Museum. The information that we found before visiting indicated that these were all accessible by road,...More

Thank Lyle W
Reviewed August 27, 2017

An assembly of caves. Bring lights( cell phones are enough) in some parts the ceiling broke down and creates underworld islands with lush vegetation. Magic.

Thank MathiasBoss
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed descending into these caves & exploring. They used to grow food down there. You will need a torch as some parts are dark & slippy. The cave is VERY muggy on a humid day. Bring water. There is a bit of a walk from...More

Thank TravellingOrange
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Lava caves with a difference used for farming purposes these are seen at Ana Te Pahu and are a unique attraction. Must be able to walk unaided if you want to enjoy the experience.

Thank Hello T
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We drove to Akivi then turned left once we got to Akivi. There was a checkpoint at the next corner. We parked here. The man at the checkpoint verified our tourist tickets and explained to us that we could walk to Ana Te Pahu from...More

1  Thank matcha2012
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited Ana Te Pahu on our first day exploring northern Rapa Nui. The caves, which are former lava tubes, are an interesting site as you walk toward the northwest coast. Banana trees grow inside the caves on account of the microclimate that makes their...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 nearby hotels
Iorana Hotel
313 reviews
.41 miles away
Hotel Oceania Rapa Nui
81 reviews
.79 miles away
Hotel Tiare Pacific
157 reviews
.82 miles away
Hotel Puku Vai
350 reviews
.86 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 92 nearby restaurants
Kotaro
434 reviews
.70 miles away
Tataku Vave
724 reviews
.70 miles away
Dominican Restaurant
323 reviews
.99 miles away
Restaurant Kaloa
113 reviews
.99 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 84 nearby attractions
Rapa Nui National Park
1,176 reviews
.71 miles away
Rano Kau
937 reviews
.97 miles away
Ahu Tahai
738 reviews
.00 miles away
Ahu Riata
10 reviews
.72 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ana Te Pahu staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines