1. When is the best time to visit Easter Island?
Because it's a Pacific island, the temperatures year round are pretty stable and don't change much, meaning there's no bad time to visit. The warmest months are December to February if you're hoping to do some SCUBA diving. October/November and March/April are shoulder months when the island can be explored with less tourist traffic.
2. Are meals included?
Yes, all meals are included on our Easter Island tours.
3. What are the tour leaders like?
Our bilingual tour leaders are fluent in Spanish and English and come from the local areas of Argentina, making them knowledgeable and friendly experts that offer the highest quality experience.
4. What is the climate like?
The climate is relatively warm all year round. The average summer temperature is 83°F (28°C) and the average minimum is 59°F (15°C). The average winter maximum is 72°F (22°C) and the minimum is 57°F (14°C), though when winds blow in from Antarctica with pouring rain it can feel a lot colder. Light showers are the most common form of precipitation with May being the wettest month. Read more about Chile's weather here
5. Are these trips suitable for kids?
Yes! While not all active Chile tours are ideal for young children, the trips to Easter Island are an engaging way to share the excitement and adventure of traveling with your children. See our Family Travel page
for more information.
6. What is the typical age range for these tours?
The Easter Island excursions are great for all ages, but they are ideal for active travelers who enjoy activities like hiking, biking, spelunking, and horseback riding.
7. Are these trips a good choice for solo travelers?
Yes. Easter Island is a fascinating place to visit alone or with a group. Isolated from the rest of the world by thousands of miles of oceans, you will be able to channel the truly mysterious atmosphere of Easter Island.
8. Do tour rates include international flights?
No. It's usually less expensive to buy flights separately. If you would like our help or guidance, our travel experts are happy to help you find the best deals out there.
9. How much should I budget for tips?
Although tips are not required on any of our tours, it is customary to leave $2-$10/ day for your guide and $1-$3/day for your driver for excellent service.
10. Are there any discounts available?
Yes! We work hard to secure the best prices and promotions, so check out our deals page
for more information.
11. How far in advance should I book?
Easter Island is a very popular destination year-round, so the earlier you book the better. Since it is not a very big destination in terms of accommodations, it's best to reserve your itinerary as soon as you know your dates.
12. Are tour dates flexible?
They can be. If you let us know what your schedule requirements are then we can do our best to accommodate you. However please keep in mind that this is a bit more difficult with solo travelers or large groups because of reservations.
13. Can I extend or change my stay?
Definitely! Easter Island makes for a great solo destination or you can combine it to a trip to almost any other South American destination, like Chile
, or even the Galapagos Islands
14. Is travel insurance recommended?
Always. We work with a company called TravelGuard that provides reasonably priced insurance for trip cancellation, medical expenses, medical evacuation, lost bags, etc. Check out our Once You're Booked
page for more information.