Rapa Nui Snorkeling

The MOST popular snorkel dive spot in Easter Island.

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Also known as Rapa Nui, the snorkeling off Easter Island is known for its extreme clarity, coral reefs and volcanic bottom. The most popular reef snorkeling dives on Easter Island are Motu Nui, La Perouse and Hanga Rao.

Easter Island is located about halfway between the coast of Chile in South America and French Polynesia. To reach Easter Island by air, use the Mataveri International Airport. There are regular flights from Santiago, Chile, on LAN airlines (5.5 hours) and once a week from Tahiti.


Local Contact(s):  Orca Diving Center (56 - 32) 2550 375 - 2550 877; Diving Center Rapa Nui (56 32) 2551055; Tortuga Hanga Piko +56 32 255 00 99

Recommended Book:  "South Pacific Diving" from Julia Whitty

Base Camp:  Hostal Petero Atamu +56 32 255 1823

Luxury Loding:  Explora Rapa Nui; Hanga Roa Eco Village Hotel

Reference Source:  click here http://www.seemorca.cl/

Article Source:   Best Rapa Nui Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=23562

GPS:  -27.092962, -109.280298

Date Published:  12/24/2011

Date Updated:  7/30/2016

ID:  23562

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