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Easter Island Super Saver: Ahu Akivi and Orongo plus Anakena Beach Day Trip
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This lake-filled crater is filled with remnants of the Birdman cult practiced until 1867.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stone houses” (10 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

You can see the wetland and volcano, the small islands and breathtaking view of the cliff and sea. The settlement of people and there's a museum for the historical facts on birdman

Thank Winnie L
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is a magic place situated between the rim of Rano Kau, a spectacular crater filled with water and mind blowing vegetation, and the Pacific Ocean. From the crater you can see the beautiful island of Motu Nui and the destination of the Birdman in...More

Thank Alistair V
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This place offers a truly amazing view of the sea as it sits on the lip of a volcano. The ancient Tangata Manu cult of Rapa Nui used this place as a ceremonial site and it was lovingly restored. There are no moais here but...More

Thank TheBlackCondor
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Amazing site that has a great museum to explain the history of the bird man and the significance to the island culture. Last stop at the top of the mountain, very interesting site to visit. Plan for 2 hours here.

Thank JA Experiences N
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Parking available at the extinct volcano caldera. Washrooms also available at parking lot, for a small fee. Vendors with usual wares at the parking lot. The village is a short walk along a well marked path along the top of the cliffs. Round trip probably...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

A most special place with excellent walking tour. We loved the views and the history of Orongo is fascinating. Highly recommended

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 30 August 2015

It was amazing to be there, it's so quiet and when I went there was no one else, not just a single person (that was kind of weird, not even park guards) but it was incredible. Before starting to climb, a nice lady give me...More

Thank CristianRomero
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Don't miss this if you're on Easter Island. Because the parking lot closed, we decided to hike up to it, which ended up being a great work out. It's as beautiful as the picture and well worth your time. If you want to hike up...More

Thank illini2000_LA
Reviewed 17 August 2015

If you have time towards the end of your trip, visit it; otherwise, you can give it a skip. There are no moai here, only restored ceremonial structures and some hard-to-see rock carvings which, by the way, have been cordonned off. But the crater view...More

Thank Hayzen11
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Orongo Crater is a gigantic caldera. A steep grassy slope leads to a freshwater marsh inside the caldera. At the S.W. tip of Easter Island sits Orongo, a village built of stone houses, round-walled buildings, windowless, with low doors. This used to be a ceremonial...More

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