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Walk to the highest point of the island and take in the 360 degree panorama of one of the most isolated places in the world. Visit Ahu Te Peu and the place where the largest houses were based in ancient times, then descend into the youngest part of the island where lava layers the land, exploring some of the various lava tubes which are found there. Finish your tour with a coastal walk back to the town.
Begin at Fundo Vaitea, the site of the former sheep ranch, and head up to the crater pond of Rano Aroi. Continue onto the Terevaka summit, the highest point of the island, and take in the 360 degree panoramic of one of the most isolated places in the world. Head down from Mt Terevaka and pass by the seven moai of Ahu Akivi and Ana Te Pahu (Banana Cave). Head northwest to visit Ahu Te Peu, a platform with some impressive stonework and where the largest houses were based in ancient times. Finish the excursion by visiting the youngest part of the island on a coastal walk back to the town, passing by the caves of Ana Te Pora, Ana Kakenga (Two Windows Cave) and the lone moai at Hanga Kio'e before finishing at Tahai.