Transfer from and to the Hanga Roa Airport; accommodations; all meals, plus snacks and open bar; two half-day explorations or one full-day exploration with guides, daily; snorkeling and bike riding gear; trekking poles; entrance to nature reserves, national parks and archaeological sites; access to the pool, hot tub and leisure areas; WiFi in common areas.
Scuba diving (inquire for pricing); international airfare, insurance of any kind, discretionary gratuities, spa or massage service, laundry, premium wines or other items of a personal nature; peak season/holiday surcharges (please contact AdventureSmith for details).
Payment & Cancellation
Low & High Season: May 1-Dec 21, 2023; Jan 2-30, 2024; Feb 16-Apr 30, 2024
In order to confirm this trip, a deposit of 30% of the total trip cost is required per person at time of booking. The balance of the trip price is due 90 days before the departure date. Special payment and cancellation terms may apply for bookings made under special and last-minute deals. Changes may be made without penalty up to 30 days prior to check-in. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Standard cancellations are subject to the following per-person penalties, based on number of days prior to check-in:
Up to 30 days – full refund
29 to 15 days – 50% of total trip cost
14 to 0 days – 100% of total trip cost
Peak Season: Dec 22, 2023-Jan 1, 2024; Jan 31-Feb 15, 2024
In order to confirm this trip, a deposit of 50% of the total trip cost is required per person at time of booking. The balance of the trip price is due 90 days before the departure date. Special payment and cancellation terms may apply for bookings made under special and last-minute deals. Changes may be made without penalty up to 60 days prior to check-in. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Peak Season cancellations are subject to the following per-person penalties, based on number of days prior to check-in:
Up to 60 days – full refund
59 to 30 days – 50% of total trip cost
29 to 0 days – 100% of total trip cost
Terms & Conditions
This trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations’ Terms and Conditions. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A Traveler Information Form, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. Your Adventure Specialist will send you a unique link to complete this form along with a packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information upon booking confirmation.
Arrival & Departure
The Explora Rapa Nui adventure begins and ends in Mata Veri, Chile (IPC), via flight from Santiago, Chile or Papeete, Tahiti. We highly recommend arriving one day prior to your trip start date in case of any flight delay, cancellation or lost luggage issues. Plan flights to arrive to Mata Veri anytime on Day 1; a representative will meet you based on your flight schedule and transfer you (15 minutes) to Explora Rapa Nui. In order to enjoy a half-day guided exploration on Day 1, schedule your flight to arrive by 12:00pm Noon. Plan flights to to Mata Veri anytime on the final day (a half-day guided exploration is available when checking out by 7:00am and leaving bags at the front desk; inquire with your Adventure Specialist for appropriate departure flight timing). If you would like assistance with international flights, please visit our Booking Flights resource page.
Whether you are looking for light activity options or more challenging outdoor pursuits, the guides can tailor most excursions to suit your skill level. Adventure activities enable guests to explore all corners of Easter Island, either by sea, bike, foot or van. Hikes and bike rides are among archaeological remains, volcanoes, beaches, prairies and cliffs. Snorkeling and (added-cost) scuba diving expeditions explore under the world’s most pristine sea waters. A bilingual English or Spanish guide will accompany each group of up to eight guests. Provided gear includes walking sticks and leg protectors for hikes, and helmet, bike and water bottle for two-wheeled excursions.
Single travelers wishing to book a double-occupancy room may do so at one of the following supplements of the per-person listed rate in select rooms upon availability:
– Low (15%): May 1-Sep 30, 2023; Apr 1-30, 2024
– High (34%): Oct 1-Dec 21, 2023; Jan 2-30, 2024; Feb 16-Mar 31, 2024
– Peak (70%): Dec 22-Jan 1, 2024; Jan 31-Feb 15, 2024
Christmas & New Year programs have fixed check-in dates with stays of 5 days.
Tapati (Jan 31-Feb 15) programs have fixed check-in dates with stays of 4 days.
Families & Children
There are additional beds for children 3 to 11 when sharing their parent’s room. Maximum one extra bed per room and two children per adult. Children under the age of 3 are complimentary when sharing room with their parents. Please inquire for special rates for children ages 3-17 years old accompanying their parents, which are subject to availability. Rates for children aged 3-17 traveling with their parents are not valid during Peak Season.
Protect your travel investment with insurance. Our partners at Travelex Insurance offer a variety of plans and policies to fit every trip and budget. Coverage for a pre-existing medical condition is also available if you purchase the Travel Select plan within 15 days of the initial trip payment; refer to plan details. Learn more about travel insurance or get a free quote.
Use the itinerary as a guide only. Itineraries may be altered due to weather, wildlife, national park regulation or at the guides’ discretion. The ability to be flexible makes this type of adventure travel unique.