Rapa Nui National Park: Services
Infrastructure and services
Located in the Orongo area, this is the place where you buy your entrance ticket. You can also find printed information.
Park Ranger's post
There are two posts: one in Rano Raraku and other in Anakena.
Meals and basic services
Rano Raraku and Anakena are the only places with restrooms and barbecue areas. Nevertheless, camping inside Rapa Nui National Park is forbidden.
Outside the park there is a good accommodation offer, ranging from hotels and cabins, to small residences run by Rapa Nui families.
You can buy food from the local shops with a great variety of products.
Services outside the area
Police Station: only in the town of Hanga Roa.
Gas Stations: only in Hanga Roa, near the airport.
Food: in Hanga Roa you will find empanadas, sandwhiches, and a whole variety of products.
First Aid: Hanga Roa hospital has equipment, facilites, and qualified personnel. The emergency numbers are 100215 and 100217
Means of transportation: there is a wide variety of vehicles for rent, including four-wheel drive, motorbikes, bicycles, and horse rental. You can also take private taxis in urban areas, which for a reasonable price take residents and tourists to the park's different areas.
Rapa Nui National Park has paved roads that connect all the south coast. Although they are not in the best conditions, the road connecting Hanga Roa and Anakena is in perfect state. The north area is connected by unpaved roads, which are in average conditions.
Currently there are tour operators, carrying out full-day and half-day visits to the different areas of the park.