Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the Seychelles?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to the Seychelles. On the Seychelles, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

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

Which types of power plugs are used on the Seychelles?

The Seychelles use power plugs of type G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use on the Seychelles.

Country information

About the Seychelles

Flag: About the Seychelles

The Seychelles are a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with about 92 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 455 km². The capital of the Seychelles is Victoria (23 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English and French.

The Seychelles do not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .scCurrency: SCRCountry calling code: +248Country Code : SC
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage on the Seychelles?

The voltage on the Seychelles 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 Seychelles, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency on the Seychelles?

The utility frequency on the Seychelles 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 Seychelles.