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Flights to Arorae Island

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Arorae Island is a remote atoll in the southernmost part of Kiribati, near the equator. With a population of around 1,000, it offers a traditional and laid-back island experience. The island itself is long and narrow, fringed by a reef and lacking a lagoon, unlike other atolls in Kiribati. Here, you can relax on pristine beaches, snorkel the coral reefs teeming with fish, or explore the island's interior by bike or foot. The climate is tropical with warm temperatures year-round and consistent trade winds.

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Airports near Arorae Island

You have choices when it comes to reaching Arorae Island. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Arorae Island.

Bonriki International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Arorae Island, located approximately 400 kilometres away. From Bonriki International Airport, you can take a domestic flight or a ferry to reach Arorae Island.


Funafuti International Airport

Although not in Kiribati, Funafuti International Airport is another option for travellers heading to Arorae Island. It is located around 500 kilometres away and offers international flights. From Funafuti, you can take a domestic flight or a ferry to reach Arorae Island.


Nadi International Airport

If you are unable to find direct flights to Kiribati or Tuvalu, Nadi International Airport in Fiji is a major hub in the region. It is approximately 1,200 kilometres away from Arorae Island. From Nadi, you can take a connecting flight to either Bonriki International Airport or Funafuti International Airport.


Honiara International Airport

Another option for travellers to Arorae Island is to fly to Honiara International Airport in the Solomon Islands. It is approximately 1,500 kilometres away. From Honiara, you can take a connecting flight to either Bonriki International Airport or Funafuti International Airport.

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Things to do in Arorae Island

Arorae Island has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

The Sacred Footprint

One of the most intriguing attractions on Arorae Island is the Sacred Footprint. According to local legend, this large footprint-shaped indentation in the rock was left by the spirit Nei Tituabine, a woman of high rank. This site is steeped in mystery and folklore, making it a must-visit for anyone interested in the rich cultural history of Kiribati.

The Coral Reefs

Arorae Island is surrounded by stunning coral reefs, making it a paradise for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts. The crystal-clear waters offer excellent visibility, allowing visitors to explore the vibrant underwater world teeming with colourful fish, sea turtles, and other marine life.

The Traditional Villages

Arorae Island is home to several traditional villages where visitors can experience the authentic Kiribati lifestyle. These villages offer a glimpse into the island's traditional architecture, customs, and way of life. Visitors can interact with the friendly locals, learn about their traditions, and even participate in local activities like weaving or fishing.

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