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The island's famous moai statues were carved from the volcanic rock of this mountain and are scattered across its slopes in various stages of completion.
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“various stages” (35 reviews)
“half buried” (9 reviews)
“volcanic crater” (17 reviews)
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Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place where the Moai have been created is by far my favourite place. Unforunatelly it is only possible to visit once when on the island. Especially when pre sun set (best light on the statues) is not the way you would have wished. This...More

Thank Cantonadi
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have the opportunity to visit Rano Raraku with a knowledgeable, enthusiastic guide such as we had, you will be entranced by this magical place. Do NOT miss it.

Thank retaxus
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "must place" to visit. Absolutely fabolous and extremley interesting. This is where you get to see how they carved out the moais, you really get a sense of the hard work that this has required, the sizes of the moais and the...More

Thank gunnmangerud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow so amazing stunning place. This is where they fabricated the Easter Island statues must visit. Hat water comfortable shoes a must

Thank Lutchmee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure yo have a guide to take you through both the quarry on the side of the volcano and into the quarry in the crater. There is so much to see with Moai everywhere in different stages. You can also see the only kneeling...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing the maoi in various stages from part carved, buried up the their necks while backs being carved, or toppled as damaged in transport this is simply an amazing place to visit. Clearly the best attraction on the island as shows the origins of the...More

Thank rwe003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quarry is a must see, simply breathtaking and amazing. Don't neglect seeing the crater on the other side of the quarry.

Thank kravmaguffin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never got tired of seeing these statues, if they were still pushed over or restored. There is nothing else like them elsewhere in the world. We had plenty of time to see everything

1  Thank Edna17a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quarry - on the sides of a crater. Moai half buried in the hillside so you can get far closer views of their faces. And so many of them - amazing.

Thank pom1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As interesting as the giant moai are in there various positions around the quarry, I found the caldera to be even more interesting. But first the moai quarry. If you have ever tried to carve something from rock with only other rocks as tools (as...More

Thank expat326
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