Sights & Attractions in Easter Island

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Ahu Akahanga
Tradition holds that this is the burial site of...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments The Southeastern Circuit
 
Ahu Akivi
These seven stoic moai—believed to represent...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites The Western Circuit
 
Ahu Hanga Tetenga
Lying here in pieces is the largest moai ever...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites The Southeastern Circuit
 
Ahu Huri a Urenga
One of the few ahus to be erected inland, Ahu...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites The Western Circuit
 
Ahu Te Peu
As at Ahu Vinapu, the tightly fitting stones at...
Archaeological Sites The Western Circuit
 
Ahu Te Pito Kura
The largest moai ever successfully erected—a...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites The Southeastern Circuit
 
Ahu Tongariki
One of the island's most breathtaking sights is...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites The Southeastern Circuit
 
Ahu Vaihu
Eight fallen moai lie facedown in front of this...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites The Southeastern Circuit
 
Ahu Vinapu
The appeal of this crumbled ahu isn't apparent...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Archaeological Sites The Western Circuit
 
Ana Kai Tangata
A small sign just past the entrance of Hotel...
Cave The Western Circuit
 
Ana O Keke and Ana O Neru
Legend has it that young women awaiting marriage...
Archaeological Sites, Cave The Southeastern Circuit
 
Ana Te Pahu
A grove of banana trees marks the entrance to...
Cave The Western Circuit
 
Caleta Hanga Roa
Colorful fishing boats bob up and down in the...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Marinas / Piers Hanga Roa
 
Cementerio
Hanga Roa's colorful walled cemetery occupies a...
Cemeteries Hanga Roa
 
Iglesia Hanga Roa
Missionaries brought Christianity to Rapa Nui,...
Religious Sites Hanga Roa
 
Museo Antropológico Sebastián Englert
The one-room museum, named for a German priest...
Museums / Galleries Hanga Roa
 
Orongo
The 48 oval stone houses of this ceremonial...
Towns The Western Circuit
 
Playa Anakena
Here, beside the swaying palm trees, stand the...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) The Southeastern Circuit
 
Playa Anakena
Easter Island's earliest settlers are believed to...
Beaches Easter Island
 
Playa Ovahe
This beautiful stretch of pinkish sand is...
Beaches The Southeastern Circuit
 
Playa Ovahe
A lovely strip of pink sand, Playa Ovahe isn't as...
Beaches Easter Island
 
Playa Pea
Hanga Roa has only two tiny beaches: Playa Pea, a...
Beaches Easter Island
 
Puna Pau
Scoria, the reddish stone used to make the...
Geological Sites The Western Circuit
 
Rano Kau
This huge volcano on the southern tip of the...
Volcano The Western Circuit
 
Rano Raraku
When it comes to moai, this is the mother lode....
Volcano, Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) The Southeastern Circuit
 
Tahai
The ancient ceremonial center of Tahai, where...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Religious Sites Hanga Roa

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