One of the most enigmatic, intriguing and isolated locations on earth, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, is like a beautiful outdoor museum. Set in the middle of the Pacific, midway between Chile and Tahiti, the island’s allure revolves around the mysterious giant stone Moai statues.
This truly is one of the most unique places on the planet and is in a beautiful setting with brilliant blue Pacific water, beaches and volcanic craters.
Aside from exploring and admiring the work of the ancient culture of the island, possible activities here include snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing, trekking, mountain biking and simply relaxing on the beach.
What to do
- Visiting the Moai statues
- Snorkelling and scuba diving
- Mountain biking
When to go
In November you can enjoy the island when it is more remote and tranquil, yet rainfall is still low. Though busier in January until the beginning of March, you can enjoy a dip in the warm waters of the Pacific.
Easter Island, or Rapa Nui is one of the most remote islands on the planet. It’s steeped in Mythology and ruggedly beautiful. From visiting the giant Maoi Heads, to snorkelling in the ocean – this a place with a great deal to offer the adventurous traveller.