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Islets boat tour: Half Day Private Tour

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Discover the route of the competitors of each clan, who fought each year in search of the bird egg called "Manutara" Each clan fought each year in the search of the bird egg in the birdman competition


  • Explore the mystical islets of Easter Island
  • Snorkel in crystal-clear waters at Motu Kao Kao
  • Encounter Rapa Nui's vibrant avian life


Explore the Enchanting Islets of Easter Island Embark on an unforgettable journey to the captivating islets of Easter Island, nestled amidst the vast Polynesian ocean. Immerse yourself in the island's rich cultural heritage, where life revolves around the sea and sky, entwined as one. In ancient times, the Motus, three small islets, bore witness to the legendary Birdman competition. Brave warriors from each tribe would scale treacherous cliffs and swim to the islets in search of the precious manutara egg. The triumphant man-bird, Tangata Manu, would then lead his clan for a year. Today, you have the incredible opportunity to visit these historical islets on a boat trip. Delight in an invigorating snorkeling experience with unparalleled visibility of up to 60 meters in the crystal-clear waters of Motu Kao Kao. Marvel at the striking purple hues and sandy bottom, a true gem along the island's coast. For bird-watching enthusiasts, the motus area boasts the presence of seabirds and nesting sites for five distinct species, offering a mesmerizing encounter with Rapa Nui's vibrant avian life. Join us in celebrating the deep-rooted connection between Rapa Nui's culture and the sea on this boat trip to the Easter Island Islets - Motu Nui, Motu Iti, and Moto Kao Kao. Experience the essence of Easter Island's heritage as you explore these enchanting islets, surrounded by the boundless beauty of the Polynesian ocean.' Activity Itinerary: Boat trip to the Motus Snorkeling at Motu Kao Kao with exceptional visibility Bird-watching: Observe seabirds and nesting sites of five unique species Immerse yourself in the cultural significance of the Birdman competition Explore the Easter Island Islets: Motu Nui, Motu Iti, and Moto Kao Kao Activity End: The boat trip concludes with a return to the starting point, leaving you with cherished memories of an enriching experience on the captivating islets of Easter Island.


Hotel pick-up and drop off Private tour Professional guide Transport by private vehicle Transport by private Boat Water

Important Information

  • This tour is not available for cruise ship passengers

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