No adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Kiribati?

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Kiribati?

Kiribati uses power plugs of type I. As these are the same types of plugs used in Australia, you do not need a travel adapter in Kiribati.

Country information

About Kiribati

Flag: About Kiribati

Kiribati is a country in Oceania (Micronesia) with about 106 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 811 km². The capital of Kiribati is Tarawa (40 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

Kiribati does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .kiCurrency: AUDCountry calling code: +686Country Code : KI
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Kiribati?

The voltage in Kiribati 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 in Kiribati, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Kiribati?

The utility frequency in Kiribati is 50 Hertz.

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