Easter Island Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Easter Island - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Playa Anakena

  • Beach–Sight

Easter Island's earliest settlers are believed to have landed on idyllic Playa Anakena. Legend has it that the caves in the cliffs overlooking...

Playa Ovahe

  • Beach–Sight

A lovely strip of pink sand, Playa Ovahe isn't as crowded as neighboring Playa Anakena. The fact that most tourists pass it by is what...

Playa Ovahe

  • Beach–Sight

The beautiful cove of pinkish sand at often-overlooked Playa Ovahe is delightful, and the pile of volcanic rocks jutting out into the...

Playa Pea

  • Beach–Sight

Hanga Roa has only two tiny beaches: Playa Pea, a stretch of sand near the bay, and another small beach on the northern edge of the town,...

Puna Pau

  • Geological Site

Scoria, the reddish stone used to make the topknots for the moai, was once excavated at this quarry. About two dozen finished topknots...

Rano Kau

  • Volcano

This huge volcano on the southern tip of the island affords wonderful views of Hanga Roa. The crater, which measures a mile across, holds...

Rano Raraku

  • Volcano

When it comes to moai, this is the motherlode. Some 400 have been counted at the quarry of this long-extinct volcano, both on the outer...

Rapa Nui Travel

  • Tour–Sight

This large tour company, which runs the usual half- and full-day tours, has been awarded a seal of tourism quality by the local tourism...


  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

The ancient ceremonial center of Tahai, where much of the annual Tapati Rapa Nui festival takes place, was restored in 1968 by archaeologist...

Toki Tour Aventura

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In addition to group and private tours by car, van, or foot, this company rus a tour that follows the route the moai traversed (with...