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A hike to the summit of this 400m volcano offers panoramic views of the island's solitude in the South Pacific.
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“extinct volcano” (12 reviews)
“hanga roa” (18 reviews)
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Go on a guided tour to know the history of the place and the birdman competition. If you go on your own there is a booklet with planty of information at the entrance just a morning is enough to walk all the place, Orongo village...More

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Simply put - the crater is awesome. I'd seen lots of pictures before but it was still a wow moment walking up to the top and looking down. There are also great views from Orongo as well. We only truly understood the size of the...More

1  Thank looseendsmakeknots
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Once up the hillside, you get to the crater's edge... well worth the view of the swamp/lake in the middle and the overlooking ocean. This is the volcano that is closest to Hanga Roa, the only town.

1  Thank marquestra
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We went there at the first turn after arrival to the island. It took about 2 hours to get there walking. If you are strong enough for such long way, do it. In car you won´t see beautiful view on the sea while sitting and...More

1  Thank Vic N
Reviewed 8 July 2013

You can walk from town, a bit of a hike but not too far. We actually got a lift from an American lady half way there so you can drive up as well. View is lovely but difficult to photograph and they had cordoned off...More

1  Thank SmallBizOwner
Reviewed 11 April 2013

People around us were trying desperately to photograph the crater, but no pictures ever do this place justice. Reeds float on the lake that fills the crater of this natural fresh water reservoir and while one reflects on how puny man is compared the forces...More

1  Thank st8sman
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Okay so you need to be careful at the end os the path is a little bit dodge but at the time of writing the national park area did not allow you to view the very end where the bird man competition scaled down the...More

1  Thank neil l
Reviewed 21 March 2013

This was amazing. I didn't really care if we went here - I was wrong. It was surprisingly one of the highlights of the entire trip! Walk around part of the crater for some amazing photos.

1  Thank tryingtoseetheworld
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Stand on the rim of the volcano and look down into the water, a lake about a kilometer across. Learn about the agriculture that was conducted within the rim and what is being grown there by the local population. Learn about the sources of fresh...More

1  Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Absolutely awesome crater! The colors are beautiful. You could see much of the island from the view from the top. It gives you a good idea of how the island was formed. Don't miss!

1  Thank alsitalia
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