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Heading to South America? Don't miss Easter Island off your list of places to visit in Chile. It is so stunning and there is so much to see and do. Check out our list of the best things to do in Easter Island. Three days, is not enough! Let our guide to Easter Island help you plan.

30 Awesome Things To Do In Easter Island

Heading to South America? Don't miss Easter Island off your list of places to visit in Chile. It is so stunning and there is so much to see and do. Check out our list of the best things to do in Easter Island. Three days, is not enough! Let our guide to Easter Island help you plan.

Silhouetted against the southern Milky Way and starry sky of Easter Island, are large statues, locally called Moais, remained from 13th to 15th century.

Silhouetted against the southern Milky Way and starry sky of Easter Island, are large statues, locally called Moais, remained from 13th to 15th century.

Moai ~ monolithic human figures carved from rock on the Chilean Polynesian island of Easter Island between 1250 - 1500.  Almost all moai have overly large heads 3/5 the size of their bodies.   Production and transportation of the 887 statues are considered remarkable creative and physical feats. The tallest moai was almost 30 ft high, weighed 82 tons.

Moai ~ monolithic human figures carved from rock on the Chilean Polynesian island of Easter Island between 1250 - 1500. Almost all moai have overly large heads 3/5 the size of their bodies. Production and transportation of the 887 statues are considered remarkable creative and physical feats. The tallest moai was almost 30 ft high, weighed 82 tons.

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

Demystifying Easter Island With A Kite

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

10 Things You Must Do In Easter Island - and it's not all about Moai statues! #travel #EasterIsland

10 Things You Must Do In Easter Island

10 Things You Must Do In Easter Island - and it's not all about Moai statues! #travel #EasterIsland

Easter Island Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Easter Island Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Easter Island heads have bodies!   Excavation has been done around the base of two of the Moai heads;  the statues stand on stone pavements and it appears the dirt burying the statues washed down from above and was not deliberately placed there to support the statues   - DailyMail.co.uk/sciencetech  (25 May 2012)

Easter Island heads have bodies

Easter Island heads have bodies! Excavation has been done around the base of two of the Moai heads; the statues stand on stone pavements and it appears the dirt burying the statues washed down from above and was not deliberately placed there to support the statues - DailyMail.co.uk/sciencetech (25 May 2012)

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