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Cheap flights to Niue Island

What's Niue Island like?

Niue Island is one of the world's smallest countries, but there's plenty to do (or not) on a holiday there. Less than 4 hours away by plane, New Zealanders can find themselves on a sunny, tropical island no matter what time of year they fly. Sit by the beach, hike in the forests, watch humpback whales nurse their young or get involved in the local culture for an unforgettable break.

Which airlines fly to Niue Island?

Direct flights are available from Auckland to Niue Island twice a week, both with Air New Zealand.

Flights from other airports in New Zealand go via Auckland, often with a long layover due to the infrequency of flights to Niue Island.

How long is the flight to Niue Island?

Auckland to Niue Island

3 hours 30 minutes (direct)

Christchurch to Niue Island

14 hours 55 minutes (1 stop)

Queenstown to Niue Island

16 hours 10 minutes (1 stop)

Wellington to Niue Island

16 hours 10 minutes (1 stop)

What is the best time to visit Niue Island?

Niue Island has warm weather throughout the year. Its coldest month (July) has an average temperature of 23°C, while its warmest (February) has an average of 27°C.

Niue is generally rainier than New Zealand, with its wettest months during the NZ summer.

The island is prone to cyclones between December and March.

If you want to see humpback whales with their calves, these visit the nearby waters between June and September.

Do I need a visa for Niue Island?

New Zealanders do not need a visa to visit Niue Island for up to 30 days.

How expensive is Niue Island?

Many items on Niue are more expensive than in New Zealand, because of the high price of importing them. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are a lot cheaper.

In Niue, you can spend your New Zealand dollars or take our Niue dollars. The Niue dollar made the news when a run of legal coins with Pikachu on them was minted.

Arriving in Niue Island

There is only 1 airport on the island – Niue International Airport (IUE). The airport is small, with the only arrivals and departures being Air New Zealand flights from/to Auckland.

The airport is 15 minutes from the main town of Alofi. Taxis meet arriving flights at the airport, and many of the resorts around the island offer a pick-up service. Car hire at Niue Airport is another possibility, giving you the freedom to explore the island at your own pace.

Useful tips about Niue Island

Read why Niue is one of the South Pacific's must visit countries.

Niue uses the same type of electrical socket as New Zealand.

Keep up to date with travel warnings and health warnings before you travel.

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Please note: all information is correct as of January, 2018.

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