Easter Island is one of the most remote, inhabited islands in the world, located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, more than 2,000 miles off the coast of South America. The island is famous for it these giant stone heads (called "moai"), carved by the indigenous Rapa Nui people more than 500 years ago.

Easter Island: Day By Day

Planning a trip to Easter Island (Rapa Nui)? Check out these Easter Island travel tips to save money on flights, food, accommodations and more.

"The statues walked," Easter Islanders say. Archaeologists are still trying to figure out how.

Demystifying Easter Island With A Kite

An ancient Moai statue on a hillside at night. on Easter Island aka RapaNui (Photo by Randy Olson)

Isla de Pascua, Chile.                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Moai (The Statues that Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo)

Amazing travel facts about Easter Island (Rapa Nui) as well as details on how to get to Easter Island. Planning a trip? Download the free map with all the best things to do and see on Easter Island! Click through for more photos and crazy facts!

Travel facts about Easter Island (Rapa Nui). Did you know that Easter Island is one of the most remote inhabited places in the world? Click through for more facts about this mysterious travel destination.

Anakena Beach - Easter Island, Chile

The Mystery of Easter Island

The large stone statues, or moai, for which Easter Island is world-famous, were carved from 1100–1680 CE (rectified radio-carbon dates). A total of 887 monolithic stone statues have been inventoried on the island and in museum collections so far. Often identified as "Easter Island heads", the statues are actually torsos, with most of them ending at the top of the thighs, although a small number of them are complete, with the figures kneeling on bent knees with their hands over their…

Easter Island's stone statue hat mystery finally revealed, the secret is volcanic

Rapa Nui, Easter Island, Polynesia - in the southeastern Pacific Ocean and a territory of Chile

Crater de la Isla de Pascua, (Rapa nui) Chile

“Chile: Rapa Nui national park, Isla de Pascua (Easter Island), Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean.

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How much are 5 days on Easter Island, Chile - Cost Breakdown

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Tehai, Easter Island, Chile

Easter Island - a foot tall stone replica of one of the island statues was a Christmas present when I was in Junior High and I've been fascinated every since.

A breakdown on the number off days needed when traveling to Easter Island

How Many Days Do You Need on Easter Island?

A breakdown on the number off days needed when traveling to Easter Island

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