Cheap Flights to Kiribati
Flights to Kiribati
Kiribati, officially known as the Independent and Sovereign Republic of Kiribati, is an island nation in the central tropical Pacific Ocean. Kiribati is a nation that is composed of 32 atolls and one raised coral island, Banaba, dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometers, straddling the equator, and bordering the International Date Line at its easternmost point amidst the Line Islands.
The name Kiribati is derived from the local pronunciation of Gilberts, after the British explorer Thomas Gilbert, who sailed through the islands in 1788. South Tarawa is the capital of Kiribati and it consists of a number of islets connected through a series of causeways, located in the Tarawa archipelago. Kiribati is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the IMF and the World Bank, and became a full member of the United Nations in the year 1999.
Abemama – Abemama almost became Kiribati's capital but Tarawa finally won out because of the easier access through its surrounding reef. Tourists will be intrigued by a yellow barking frog that is found here, most likely introduced from Tuvalu to keep the mosquito population in check.
Abaiang - Being the most accessible out of all the outer islands, the name Abaiang means north land. Apart from just mainly enjoying the beach and the scenery, travelers can cycle up to the Catholic church to appreciate its rainbow-colored window frames.
Butaritari - Butaritari is one of the Outer Gilbert Islands. Butaritari is also Kiribati's greenest island, having breadfruit, coconut, pandanus, and other fruit-bearing trees that grow on its rich soils. The island also has a history relating to the World War II as the lopsided wreckage of a Japanese seaplane near Butaritari village attests.
How to get around within Kiribati
Currently there is no reliable public transport system within the islands of Kiribati as the road conditions are very poor. However, transferring from an island to another is not a problem as boats can be used as a form of transportation.
How to get there
For travelers who want to go to Kiribati, Bonriki International Airport is the airport that has the most number of destinations. Travelers can book the cheapest flights flying to Bonriki International Airport using Sksycanner. There are many airlines that passengers can choose from and it includes Air Kiribati, Air Marshall Islands, Fiji Airways, and Our Airline.
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