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The island's famous moai statues were carved from the volcanic rock of this mountain and are scattered across its slopes in various stages of completion.
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“half buried” (8 reviews)
“volcanic crater” (17 reviews)
Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rano Raraku is the quarry where all the Moai Statues were carved, it is a wonderful place to explore and see so many statues both complete and in the process of still being carved. Others appear to have been abandoned or fallen into disrepair but...More

Thank Warks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You only get one shot here, as your ticket is only good for one visit. We decided to go with a group so we could learn as much as possible with a guide. But we did not go at the best time of day for...More

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rano Raraku is the quarry where all of the Moai Statues were carved and moved from across Easter Island. It is very well organized, so you won't get lost or off the beaten path. The upper portion of the statues is what you see here,...More

Thank celestewest10s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you only visit one place on Easter Island, then this is it! The quarry has ~ 400 Moai in various stages of completion. It is truly stunning and the views of the surrounding area is also beautiful. You can also see the path for...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a tour with a wonderful guide and he told us all about the Moai history and showed us where they were carved in the volcanic quarry. There are over 390 eyeless statues laying on the ground or half buried in the crater...More

Thank SweetM0lly
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

One of the best places in the island. Good chace to see the Moais at close. All kinds of Moais, some ate still on the mountain. Look for the Moai on its knees, a one of a kind statue.

Thank Alexandre T
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was so impressive. It was fascinating to see where the moai statues were carved from and imagine how they moved them to flat land. Also, make sure you get the Rano Raraku stamp in your passport! (If your country allows it)

1  Thank Sheng Y
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was my second favorite site on the island. It is the volcano where the Moai were carved and there are dozens of Moai that you can see on an easy walk around this site.

Thank Lawito
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Moai are definitely the draw for any visitor to Easter Island (Rapa Nui / Isla de Pascua). If you want a nice prelude to Ahu Tongariki (the erect series of 15 moai photographed most often in publications and travel literature), this is the place to...More

3  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Rana Raraku is the quarry where the moai were cut and carved from the rock face. There are many moai frozen in time here, in different stages of formation, some upright, others leaning, or fallen forwards/backwards, and still others waiting to be released from the...More

Thank antwerp88
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