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Reconstructing the past of Rapa Nui

Reconstructing the past of Rapa Nui

Duration:8.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I am a professional archaeologist that arrived to Easter Island and Polynesia 40 years ago. I was responsible for the restoration of emblematic megalithic architecture on the island, like Orongo and Ahu Tongariki and I directed the archaeological survey of the whole island for 17 years. I am considered as one of the leading experts in the area. I am head of a large local family and have in-depth…
Claudio
Claudio
Claudio
Claudio

What we’ll do

I will share with you decades of personal work in one of the most isolated islands in the world, home to the enigmatic rapanui culture. You will receive insights from someone that DID the work, so when we visit, camp, walk, talk you will get information that is unique and the result of serious systematic scientific work. We will together organize a comprehensive exploration that will meet your…

What I’ll provide

Equipment
All equipment needed

What to bring

Any medication they must take

Where you'll be

The whole island and all most relevant archaeological sites, natural areas and megalithic monuments explained by the archaeologist that studied them and restored them.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Any medication they must take

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Claudio
Reconstructing the past of Rapa Nui
New experience
£103/person
New experience
£103/person