Surfing on Easter Island
Known worldwide for the curious stone heads (moai) that sprout up from the earth as if they were craggy hedges, Easter Island – or Rapa Nui – is the most remotely inhabited island on the planet...
Places in Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
Hanga Roa is the island's sole town. Upbeat it ain't, but with most sights almost on its doorstep and nearly all the island's hotels, restaurants, shops and services lying within its boundaries, it's the obvious place to anchor oneself. It features a picturesque fishing harbor, a couple of modest beaches and surf spots, and a few archaeological sites.
Parque Nacional Rapa Nui
Since 1935, much of Rapa Nui's land and all of the archaeological sites have been a national park administered by Conaf, which charges admission at Orongo and Rano Raraku that is valid for the whole park for five days as of the first day of entrance. You're allowed one visit to Orongo and one visit to Rano Raraku.
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