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“THE Rapa Nui volcano”
Review of Rano Kau

Rano Kau
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Tahai, Orongo and Rano Kau Half-Day Tour
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Owner description: A hike to the summit of this 400m volcano offers panoramic views of the island's solitude in the South Pacific.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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132 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“THE Rapa Nui volcano”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is a HUGE (and extinct) volcano, quite the best I've ever seen with spectacular views because of its altitude and you get panoramic views of the island, even though it was a damp day

Visited January 2014
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Brasilia, DF
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“A dream came true”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is an amazing area from Easter Island. The lake inside the volcano is simply amazing. The drinking water from the island is taken from it. I could spend ages just looking at it and appreciating the view. Simply AWESOME! Don't miss it!

Visited January 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“BEAUTIFUL views!! The top of the world!”
Reviewed January 17, 2014

I rented a car and made it up the gravely dirt road, to this beautiful outlook of the whole island! Rano Kau is a dead volcano, BUT once you pull over and look inside, it just takes your breath away, I didn;t want to leave! I just couldn't believe how beautiful and clean this area of the world was!

A short drive further is a small museum that tells the story of the people who once lived on the island and their stone huts that still stand. Another breathtaking views of the ocean below, theres a small uninhabited island off the coast of that!

Visited March 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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718 reviews
308 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
“Rano Kau Has A Beautifuland Interesting Crater.”
Reviewed January 12, 2014

The Rano Kau is a huge extinct volcano with an interesting Crater. It is a nice walk around the volcano. There were lots of tourists walking around and taking photographs. This is near Orongo.

Visited November 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“crater and stonehouses”
Reviewed January 7, 2014

well you can see the crater from outside at the mirador- the 60USD entry fee for the stonehouses I think is not worth it

Visited January 2014
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