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Tokelau Islands Travel Information

According to topschoolsoflaw, the Tokelau Islands are an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean (Oceania) that can be divided into 3 atolls: Atafu (49 islands), Fakaofo (51 islands) and Nukunonu (24 islands). The Tokelau Islands are an overseas territory of New Zealand. The capital of the Tokelau Islands is Atafu.

The Tokelau Islands are mostly flat with dense vegetation. The coastline of the islands is characterized by many palm trees, clear blue water and wide sandy and pebble beaches. On the Tokelau Islands people often still live according to traditions. The costume is also often traditional. Furthermore, the Tokelau Islands are known for their domain name on the internet. The domain is available for free in exchange for a banner. See themakeupexplorer for trade unions in Oceania.

Where is Tokelau Islands?

Travel information of Tokelau Islands

Official name: Tokelau
Continent: Oceania
Area: 12 km²
Capital: Atafu
Country code: TK, TKL
Population: 1,205 inhabitants (2011)
Form of government: New Zealand overseas territory
Highest point: 5 m
Distance (Amsterdam – Atafu): 15,223 km

Travel advice
Current status: Attention, safety risks.
Current color code: Yellow.

Travel offer
At the moment there are no travel organizations that offer travel to the Tokelau Islands.

Travel guides and maps
Are you looking for a travel guide, map, walking map, cycling map, book or DVD about the Tokelau Islands?

Weather and climate
The Tokelau Islands have a tropical climate. Temperatures are around 25 to 30 degrees all year round.
The current weather (weather forecast) and a weather forecast for the Tokelau Islands can be found on our extensive weather page.
Detailed information about the climate of the Tokelau Islands can be found at Climate info.

Best time
April, May, June, July, August, September and October are the best months to travel to the Tokelau Islands. This avoids the hot months with a high chance of precipitation.

Tokelauan and English are both an official language in the Tokelau Islands.

Travel documents
You must have a passport that is still valid when you leave the Tokelau Islands.
A visa is not necessary if you stay in the Tokelau Islands for less than 6 months.

Embassies and consulates
Below is an overview of relevant diplomatic representations, including addresses and contact details.
Netherlands Embassy in New Zealand (also for the Tokelau Islands):
New Zealand Embassy in the Netherlands:
For urgent assistance, you can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24/7 on +31247247247.

Vaccination (inoculation)
Before visiting the Tokelau Islands, it is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.
For extensive vaccination advice and to make a vaccination appointment at home, please visit You can also see here whether your health insurance reimburses the vaccination(s).

Money and Currency
On the Tokelau Islands, the New Zealand dollar (NZD) is used for payment.
The current position of this currency (currency, currency) can be found on our exchange rate page.
There are no ATMs on the Tokelau Islands.

Time difference
During our summer time it is 11 hours later on the Tokelau Islands.
During our winter time it is 12 hours later in the Tokelau Islands.
The Tokelau Islands have no difference in winter time and summer time.
The local time, date and time zone of the Tokelau Islands can be found on our time difference page.

In the Tokelau Islands you must drive on the left.

On the Tokelau Islands you need a travel plug.
More information about common plugs and sockets on the Tokelau Islands can be found on our electricity page.

Emergency services
If you need help from the police, fire brigade and/or ambulance in an emergency, you can use the emergency numbers below.
– Police: unknown
– Fire brigade: unknown
– Ambulance: unknown

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
If you are unable to buy bottled water, use a water purifier to purify the water or boil the water for 5 minutes. After this you can safely use it as drinking water and for things like brushing teeth, cleaning lenses and washing vegetables and / or fruit. More information about drinking water and/or the purchase of water purification products can be found on our drinking water page.

News and newspapers
The latest news related to the Tokelau Islands can be found on Google news.

Websites from the Tokelau Islands end
Official website of the Tokelau Islands:

The country code (international access code) to call someone in the Tokelau Islands is 00690 or +690.
Do you want to call the Netherlands from the Tokelau Islands? Then use the Dutch country code 0031 or +31.
(If using a country code, omit the leading 0 of the number to be called.)

Photos and videos
On Flickr you will find a nice collection of photos from the Tokelau Islands.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from the Tokelau Islands.

Reviews and travel experiences
On TripAdvisor you will find reviews from travelers about accommodations (eg hotel), restaurants and destinations on the Tokelau Islands, supplemented with photos, videos and points of interest.

Are you looking for a travelogue about the Tokelau Islands?
Here you will find travel reports and experiences of travelers who have previously visited the Tokelau Islands. It is also possible to keep a free diary of your trip for family and/or friends.

Nature and world heritage
An overview of the protected nature areas (including national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) on the Tokelau Islands can be found on Protected Planet.
The Tokelau Islands are not on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Relevant legislation
Below you will find relevant laws and regulations, which you may encounter during your visit to the Tokelau Islands.
– Alcohol: Buying and/or drinking from the age of 16.
– Alcohol and traffic: The maximum permitted alcohol content is 0.8.
– Tobacco: Buy from the age of 18, smoking at all ages.
– Smoking ban: In public places.
– Homosexuality: Allowed

Did you know…
…The domains come from the Tokelau Islands?
…The Tokelau Islands was the first country to switch completely to solar energy?
…Education on the Tokelau Islands is free for all children between the ages of 5 and 18?
…The Tokelau Islands are only accessible by boat?

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