Easter Island (Hanga Roa), Chile

Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern most point of the Polynesian triangle. The island is a special territory of Chile. Easter Island is famous for its monumental statues, called moai created by the Rapanui people. It is a world heritage site with much of the island protected within the Rapa Nui National Park.

Easter island has three extinct volcanoes and enjoys a warm climate all year round. Its main city is Hanga Roa. Rano Raraku is one of the most frequently visited sites on the island, since almost all the existing moai were carved there.

Things to see and do

* Rapa Nui National Park
* Hanga Roa – principal city
* Rano Raraku
* Tahai Archaeological Complex
* Mauna Terevaka - the highest peak on the island

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Peso (CLP)
Language – Spanish
Population – 4,000 approx
Land Area – 163.6 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 56

Port Location – The port is located at the town of Hanga Roa.

Transport Links – The only way to travel to Easter Island for most of the year is on the two regular flights per week out of Chile with Lan Chile, which offers between two and four flights per week on the route connecting Santiago with Tahiti. The flight lasts five hours and arrives at the Mataveri airport on Rapa Nui.

Twice a year, a ship sails from the mainland with supplies, which are discharged in Hanga Piko Creek. There is no fixed sailing date, but the voyages are generally in May and September.

Cruises departing Easter Island (Hanga Roa), Chile

Le Boreal, Ocean Voyage Ex Hanga Roa To Ushuaia

Departure: 16 Nov 2019 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Boreal.

8 Night Cruise sailing from Hanga Roa to Ushuaia onboard Le Boreal.

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Le Soleal, Easter Island & Polynesia Cruise Ex Easter Island To Papeete

Departure: 08 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: Ponant Cruise Ship: Le Soleal.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Easter Island to Papeete aboard Le Soleal.

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Silver Explorer, Ex Easter Island To Papeete

Departure: 27 Mar 2020 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Explorer.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Easter Island to Papeete aboard Silver Explorer.

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Orion, Tales Of The Pacific Ex Easter Island To Papeete

Departure: 01 Apr 2020 From: Cruise line: Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Ship: National Geographic Orion.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Easter Island to Papeete aboard National Geographic Orion.

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Silver Explorer, Ex Easter Island To Papeete

Departure: 17 Nov 2020 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Explorer.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Easter Island to Papeete aboard Silver Explorer.

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