Things to do at Easter Island

Easter Island offers a wide array of activities when you have some spare time. Find the best things to do at Easter Island in the list below.


Rapa Nui (Easter Island) offers several nice beaches

Be sure to bring your sunscreen, because the South Pacific sun is strong! Find out where the beaches are.


Visit the church at Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

The catholic church is a popular attraction among tourists of any kind of belief.


Fish like a Rapa Nui local at Easter Island

Among the local Rapa Nui people, fishing is a common hobby. Bring your own equipment or fish like the locals!


Breathe the Rapa Nui atmosphere by hiking across the landscapes.

You'll never connect with nature exploring by vehicle as you do by walking. Learn about a few hike trails.

Mountain biking

Explore Rapa Nui on a mountain bike

A mountain bike will give you the freedom of going where you'd like.


See old Rapa Nui artifacts in the museum

See preserved artifacts from ancient times in the Father Sebastian Englert Anthropological Museum.


Easter Island offers a surprisingly good nightlife

For being such a small island, Rapa Nui has a surprisingly good nightlife. Find out where the main nightlife pubs and discos are.


There are many top class restaurants at Rapa Nui

There are many restaurants and street kitchens at Rapa Nui. We've summed up the best ones for you.

Scuba diving

Dive the Pacific waters of Rapa Nui

Easter Island is not famous for its scuba diving, but there are a few popular diving sites around the island.


Wooden statue souvenirs from Easter Island.

There are a few main places which can be worth a visit where a wide array of handicrafts and souvenirs are offered.


Enjoy an Easter Island music dance show.

You must not miss out to attend an Easter Island dance show. See the living Rapa Nui music culture!

Wave surfing

Wave surfing at Rapa Nui

Rapa Nui offers good waves for all skill levels. Read more about Easter island wave surfing.

Watch movie Rapa Nui

Ahu Tongariki at sunrise, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

Watch the 1994 Hollywood movie Rapa Nui by Kevin Costner at Hotel Manavai.

Tahai at sunset

Tahai in sunset at Rapa Nui

For its proximity and beauty, Tahai is a popular place for shooting sunset photos.

Get a tattoo

Rapa Nui tattoo at foot, Easter Island

Remember your trip by getting a unique tattoo with Rapa Nui art.


Ice-cream at Easter Island

Cool down the temperature at hot summer days by having an ice-cream.

Tongariki at sunrise

Ahu Tongariki at sunrise, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

Many go to Ahu Tongariki at sunrise for taking panoramic silhouette photos.

Plane spotting

Plane spotting arriving airplanes at Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

It's truly a mighty feeling when the arriving airplanes pass just above your head.

Stamp your passport

Passport stamp at Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

Get a unique passport stamp with moai statues at the local post office.


Camping tent with grass and blue sky with white clouds

Connect with nature by going camping at some of the free camp sites.