Easter Island, Chile

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Cruising to Easter Island

Owned by Chile but sitting way out in the Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway between mainland South America and Tahiti, is the isolated Easter Island - once home to one of the most enigmatic civilisations ever to walk the earth: the Rapa Nui.

While the entire native population may have been wiped out several hundred years ago, the giant stone heads - known as moai - for which they are famous still remain, and provide a unique and fascinating window into a bygone era. In total, there are 887 of these incredible structures to be found on Easter Island, with the highest concentration being located at a volcanic quarry called Rano Raraku.

The island is popular among both amateur and professional archaeologists, and is also a wonderful hiking destination, with the moai providing some excellent reference points for those who choose to explore the island on foot. What's more, Easter Island is home to a fantastic white sand beach called Anakena. Not only is this a great place to relax and take in the scenery, but it also has a reputation for being one the world's top surfing destinations.

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