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Ana Te Pahu

Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 210 0255
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Private Easter Island Full-Day Tour
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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“cave system” (2 reviews)
“lava tube” (2 reviews)
“flashlight” (4 reviews)
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Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Chile
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+56 32 210 0255

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

An assembly of caves. Bring lights( cell phones are enough) in some parts the ceiling broke down and creates underworld islands with lush vegetation. Magic.

Thank MathiasBoss
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed descending into these caves & exploring. They used to grow food down there. You will need a torch as some parts are dark & slippy. The cave is VERY muggy on a humid day. Bring water. There is a bit of a walk from...More

Thank TravellingOrange
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Lava caves with a difference used for farming purposes these are seen at Ana Te Pahu and are a unique attraction. Must be able to walk unaided if you want to enjoy the experience.

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We drove to Akivi then turned left once we got to Akivi. There was a checkpoint at the next corner. We parked here. The man at the checkpoint verified our tourist tickets and explained to us that we could walk to Ana Te Pahu from...More

1  Thank matcha2012
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We visited Ana Te Pahu on our first day exploring northern Rapa Nui. The caves, which are former lava tubes, are an interesting site as you walk toward the northwest coast. Banana trees grow inside the caves on account of the microclimate that makes their...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

These caves are very interesting and well worth the visit. They are different from everything else you'll see on the island. However, the place is totally inadequate for people that has walking difficulties and you really need to be fit to go through its 200...More

1  Thank A S
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Several other reviewers have emphasis ed the importance of a guide to see Ana Te Pahu and the surrounding sights but we had a great afternoon exploring with a rental car and a good guidebook. From Ahu Akivi, we drove along a rutted (but not...More

Thank EfficientTrvlr
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Again, another great site to visit when in Easter Island. We visited while being guided by car. Definitively an asset to have a guide!

Thank ChantalOttawa
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Ana Te Pahu is located halfway between Ahu Akivi and Ahu Tepeu. Although many state this is a cave, it’s actually an extinct lava channel which runs for around 7km. It was used as housing and shelter at times of conflict. The site is clearly...More

1  Thank Rowan H
Reviewed 27 December 2015

The views are great, actually is amazing thru all the island, all spots are nice but a car is needed to visit it.

Thank Patricia H
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