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Ahu Tahai

Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile
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“close to town” (9 reviews)
“hanga roa” (31 reviews)
Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Ahu is walking distance from Hanga Roa the town and easily accessible- nice stroll walking along the coast. Go for sunset and hopefully with no clouds you will see beaitiful colours in the sky behind the Moai silhouettes. Bring camera with fully charged battery...More

Thank wanderw0man101
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ahu Tahai is one of the locations that has had restoration, so the Moai are all standing on their Ahu's or platforms. This location is close to the center of Hanga Roa, with the northern part of town basically wrapping around the site. This was...More

Thank GringoWasi_BnB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the closest ahu to Hanga Roa so if you are staying in any hotel here you can easily walk here. There are three restored platforms, one with five moai, one with one moai and the last with one moai with topknot and restored...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Being so close to Hanga Roa this is a must see location and loved that one of the moai had painted in eyes. Apparently very good for sunset.

Thank Tony and Sarah G
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a worthwhile place to visit, but it’s not quite as interesting as some of the other sites. Definitely walk down to the water to be sure you see everything!

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is one of the best Moai locations on the island and one of the few with eyes in the Moai. My favorite Moai location is Tangariki, which in my opinion has the biggest and best Moai display. There are more Moai at the crater...More

Thank Lawito
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A great place to start your trip on Rapa Nui. It is a walking distance away from Hanga Roa and the port.

Thank Piotr Maciej K
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is within easy walking distance from town - just past the cemetery and toward the Museum. There are 5 Moai in one area, and a fully reconstructed Moai nearby (with eyes) as well as one other. It is a very popular place from which...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

It's one of the closest Ahu to town, you can get a good idea of what was life like for the islanders and visit your first set of Moai.

Thank Eduardo H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is very close to "downtown" Hanga Roa, so you should drop by, if only to see the only moai that has had its eyes replaced. A nice enough place, but not as spectacular as some of the other sites. To get the best pix...More

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28 October 2015|
Response from Karnyshova |
Hi!) Mataveri airport is 7 kilometres from the city centre. The city is very small and the traffic is very small. So you'll have 20 minutes to get to the airport.
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