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  • Easter Island heads, Moai, on Easter Island is a must visit on your Chile vacation
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  • Moais on the Anakena Beach
  • One of Easter Islands iconics, Moai, and a highlight on all Chile vacations
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Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, is a Polynesian island and special territory of Chile, in the southeastern Pacific Ocean and a fascinating add-on to a Chile vacation.

There is much speculation about when people first arrived, but recent studies suggest it was around 800 AD. The first Europeans to descend on the island were led by Dutch Admiral Jacob Roggeveen on Easter Sunday, 1722. Rapa Nui was claimed by the Spanish in 1770 and further contact with outsiders proved disastrous for the islanders. They were used as slaves for projects as far away as Australia and Peru and those that returned to the island brought epidemics that nearly wiped out the population.  

About Easter Island

Chile officially annexed the island in 1888 and has remained in control ever since. However, recent years have witnessed a movement by the islanders to have a greater say in the governing of the land.


Easter Island is perhaps best known for the Moai, monolithic statues that dot the landscape and were carved during 1100-1680 AD from volcanic ash rocks from the Rano Raraku crater. A total of 887 Moai have been discovered and it is believed that they were created in honour of sacred ancestors who watch over the villages Rano Raraku

The island was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the artistic and architectural culture that emerged from a society that was completely isolated from outside influences. There is an air of mystery that surrounds this world-famous island making it a unique and enchanting holiday destination for Chile vacations.  

Book one of our Easter Island tours today and start exploring!


Chile Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to a Chile vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Chile, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Chile's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips and visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Chile for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Chile tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Chile vacation packages,  why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours? These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Ecuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.


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Easter Island

  • Wonders of Easter Island & Santiago

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Explore Chile’s capital and unlock the secrets of Rapa Nui - aka Easter Island - on this combo tour. Starting in Santiago you’ll see city highlights old and new, visit the nearby coastline of Valparaiso and then connect to Rapa Nui to delve into the island’s mythical history and see the iconic Moai.
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,629
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Small Group Touring
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  • Wine and Wonder: Santiago, Valparaiso & Easter Island

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Embark on a cultural, gastronomic, and natural discovery of Santiago, Valparaiso, and Easter Island on this 11-day Chilean vacation. Explore Chile's capital, sip delicious wines, visit the seaside Valparaiso, and discover the mysteries surrounding one of South America's most remarkable destinations, Easter Island.
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,899
    Trip Type:
    Private Experiences
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Rapa Nui Basics: Easter Island Eco Lodge

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Explore the mysteries of Easter Island’s famous statues with a stay at Easter Island Eco Lodge. From here you’ll tour the island to learn about the mysterious history of the moai and also enjoy the island’s warm waters and white-sand beaches.
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 693
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Chile See Trip Details
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