No adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the Cook Islands?

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to the Cook Islands. On the Cook Islands, people are using the same power plugs and power outlets as in Australia.

Cook Islands und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Cook Islands
Cook Islands
IOutlets of type IOutlets
240 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used on the Cook Islands?

The Cook Islands use power plugs of type I. As these are the same types of plugs used in Australia, you do not need a travel adapter on the Cook Islands.

Country information

About the Cook Islands

Flag: About the Cook Islands

The Cook Islands are a country in Oceania (Polynesia) with about 10 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 236 km². The capital of the Cook Islands is Avarua (13 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English and Maori.

The Cook Islands do not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .ckCurrency: NZDCountry calling code: +682Country Code : CK
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage on the Cook Islands?

The voltage on the Cook Islands is 240 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is higher than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:

You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.

If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage on the Cook Islands, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency on the Cook Islands?

The utility frequency on the Cook Islands is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances on the Cook Islands.