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Explora Easter Island

4 Days
From AUD 4,863

STYLE: Extension package

Trip Code: CLERN4

DIFFICULTY RATING: 1 (Easy Adventure)

Start: Easter Island, Chile

Finish: Easter Island, Chile

DestinationDestination

Easter Island, Chile

DestinationDeparture Date

Daily 

MealsMeals

All meals and an open bar while at the lodge

TransportTransport

Shared transfers from the airport to the lodge on a return basis 

TransportAccommodation

All Inclusive Luxury Lodge



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Included SightseeingIncluded Sightseeing

Shared activities with local expert guides while at the lodge (*selected activities may incur an additional cost)

OVERVIEW

Located 8 km (5 miles) away from Hanga Roa, in a privileged location explore Easter Island, at Explora Rapa Nui. Surrounded by trees, praires and views of the Pacific  cean, this unique lodging offers an unforgettable stay that includes a selections of more than 30 exploration routes designed by the dedicated outdoor team. 

Highlights Include: 

Snorkling Ovahe: Take a van to Ovahe beach, one of the least known on the Island. Here you can swim 200 meters offshore to watch endemic sea life and purple corals. Water temperature varies from 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). Take your swimsuit. Prior snorkeling experience is recommended for this exploration.

Akahanga : Walk from the hotel to the coastline, descending among prairies, farmlands, and archaeological sites. We finish this trek in the area of Akahanga, the burial site of the first king of Rapa Nui and where the second largest moai platform is found. Return to the hotel by van.

Roiho: Take a van to Ahu Akivi, the only platform with moai facing the ocean. Hike along the Roiho lava fields with magma-shaped tunnels and caves. Finally, continue hiking along the coast up to the Tahai archaeological site.

Anakena Bike Ride: Ride from the hotel towards Ahu Tongariki, the best-rebuilt platform with 15 intact moai. Continue along the coastline to the Mahatua area, visiting several archaeological sites up to Anakena, with its ruins, crystal-clear waters and white sands. Return to explora by van. Bring your swimsuit.

Dusciver Scuba Diving : This exploration is the easiest way to get to know Rapa Nui’s amazing submarine world. It includes two stages: The first stage takes place in explora where a guide teaches diving theory and conducts a controlled immersion in the pool so that guests can get used to the equipment and perform some exercises. The second stage involves a dive in the Hanga Roa bay, experiencing diving in waters known worldwide for their visibility. After completing the diving experience, the traveler gets a discovery or baptism PADI Certificate. *This exploration has an additional cost.

ITINERARY

Arrive at Explora Easter Island

On arrival to Easter Island, you will be collected from the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Time to check in and relax in the hotel and enjoy its facilities. Explora lodge Rapa Nui sits in a privileged and secluded location within the island, surrounded by trees, prairies and far-reaching views over the vast, blue Pacific Ocean. This afternoon you will meet with a local guide to discuss your activities for the following days.

*Explora Easter Island includes most excursions, however additional activities will incur additional costs, which are to be paid locally by the client.

Arrival in Easter Island

UNESCO World Heritage Listed Easter Island is a remote volcanic island that lies in the Pacific Ocean some 3,700kms to the west of Chile. One of the most isolated places on earth and one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world, Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is famed for its archaeological sites that include around 900 moai statues. These carved human figures were created during the 10th-16th centuries and many are found resting on massive rock altars.

Easter Island Entrance Fee

Easter Island Entrance Fee included.

Exploring Easter Island

Explora Easter Island have a set of activities where you can choose from onsite, allowing you to create your own personalised experience to uncover Easter Island. Below are suggested options you may like to choose from through-out your stay.

This morning you will leave the hotel and head to Cerro de Pui. Here, you begin the hike at the foot of the hill, known for the Haka Pei competition, in which Rapa Nui slide down the hill using toboggans fashioned from banana tree trunks. The trail continues through the fields, passing various archaeological sites before arriving to Ranu Raraku, the Moai quarry. Most of Easter Islands 900 moai come from the slopes of the Rano Raraku volcano. After enjoying the amazing landscape, return to the hotel by van for lunch.

In the afternoon, you will leave towards Vaitea by van where the hike begins. You will climb to Maunga Kuma and the crater of Maunga Terevaka, the highest point on the island. From here you can view the entire island in 360°, surrounded by the unending Pacific Ocean. Then you will follow the path to Anakena along high coastal ridges, slowly descending, passing through various archaeological sites. Finally, you will arrive at Anakena beach where you can swim and enjoy the shade of the palm groves. Return to the hotel by van.

Exploring Easter Island

Explora Easter Island have a set of activities where you can choose from onsite, allowing you to create your own personalised experience to uncover Easter Island. Below are suggested options you may like to choose from through-out your stay.

After breakfast, you will leave the hotel by van and travel to the coves of Hanga Otai or Hanga Piko. From here, you will take a boat to sail through coastal caves, take in the cliffs of Rano Kau and view the Motus, small islets famous for the Birdman competition, navigating the crystal clear waters that surround the island. Transfer back to the hotel for lunch.

Afternoon Snorkelling. The waters of Rapa Nui are known for being some of the most pristine waters on the planet, diving in them is a true privilege. You will sail aboard a boat to one of the best areas for snorkeling. Explora provides all the proper equipment and a guide to assist in discovering the marine wildlife of the island, such as coral, molluscs, crustaceans, and tropical fish. Enjoy the calmness and peace that is found under the sea here, whose temperature ranges from 20˚C to 25˚C.*

*Availability of sea explorations depends on weather and sea conditions. Local boats do not provide cover from the sun.

Depart Explora Easter Island

This morning you will say goodbye and transfer to the airport for your outward flight from Easter Island.

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WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS ITINERARY

  • Choose from a menu of 30 activities around Easter Island that captures culture, heritage and scenery. Personalise your experience to your wants, needs and capabilities.

  • The rooms at Rapa Nui combine simplicity and comfort to ensure that travelers get a well-deserved rest after a day of exploration. With views to prairies and the ocean, the rooms are a unique place to leave everyday worries behind and enjoy.

  • A great add on to your Chile adventure

Accommodation

We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.

Standard

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.

Superior

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.

Deluxe

Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.

Pricing per person & date


Deluxe

Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.

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Important Information

  • Shuttle Airport transfers *subject to timetable
    Accommodation with all meals and most drinks included 
    A range of guided small group activities provided from the lodge. Selected activities may incur additional charges. 
     

    Exclusions

    International flights
    Visa and reciprocity fees (if applicable) 
    Travel insurance
    Beverages 
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities for tour guides/drivers 
    Any items not mentioned as included

  • 1 (Easy Adventure)
  • A single supplement surcharge applies and is subject to availability. Please contact us for more information.

  • Prices are based on per person, twin share.
    Prices are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change at any time.
    All entrance fees are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Seasonality and availability at time of booking. 

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