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Abaiang is a coral atoll in the northern Gilbert Islands of Kiribati, a remote island nation in the central Pacific Ocean. It consists of six islets surrounding a lagoon, offering a classic tropical island experience. Fishing and farming are the lifeblood of the local economy, and life moves at a relaxed pace. Activities on Abaiang focus on water and nature. You can go swimming, snorkeling, or diving in the clear waters surrounding the atoll, or explore the islets by bike. The island is also known for its traditional crafts, which you can learn about or purchase from local artisans. Keep in mind that Abaiang has a tropical climate with hot, humid weather year-round.

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Airports near Abaiang

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Abaiang. Here's 4 airports that serve Abaiang.

Bonriki International Airport

This is the largest airport in Kiribati and the busiest one, offering connections to various international hubs like Fiji, Nauru, and Brisbane. It's around 320 kilometres from Abaiang, and you can find connecting flights to Cassidy International Airport (CAS) on Christmas Island, which is the closest airport to your destination.


Cassidy International Airport

As the closest airport to Abaiang, Cassidy International Airport offers limited connections, mostly from Bonriki International Airport. However, depending on your travel plans and flexibility, it might be the most convenient option, especially if you find a good connecting flight deal. Keep in mind that Christmas Island is part of Australia and requires a separate visa if you don't have an Australian visa.


Nadi International Airport

This major airport offers connections to various international destinations and could be a good alternative if you find better flight deals or prefer a different route. You can then connect to Bonriki International Airport and proceed to Cassidy International Airport. Just be prepared for longer travel time compared to flying directly into Bonriki.


Fua'amotu International Airport

This airport offers connections to New Zealand and Australia, and you can then connect to Nadi International Airport or Bonriki International Airport to reach Abaiang. This option might be suitable if you plan to explore Tonga before reaching Kiribati. However, expect longer travel times and potentially higher costs due to additional connections.

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With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Abaiang over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Abaiang gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Abaiang

Discovering the many attractions of Abaiang can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

The Unspoiled Beaches of Abaiang

Discover the untouched beauty of Abaiang's pristine beaches. Feel the soft, white sand beneath your feet and the warm, crystal-clear waters lapping at your toes. This is not just a beach, it's a paradise waiting to be explored. Don't just dream about it, experience it!

The Abaiang Atoll Lagoon

Dive into the heart of the Pacific and explore the vibrant underwater world of the Abaiang Atoll Lagoon. Marvel at the colourful coral reefs, swim alongside exotic marine life, and uncover the secrets of the deep. This is more than just a dive, it's an adventure that will leave you breathless.

The Traditional Kiribati Village Life

Step back in time and experience the rich culture and traditions of the Kiribati people. Visit the local villages, interact with the friendly locals, and learn about their unique way of life. This is not just a visit, it's a cultural immersion that will enrich your soul.

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