Niue Travel Advice and Travel Advisories

Niue Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Niue, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.

Niue is an island in the South Pacific, often referred to as the ‘Rock of Polynesia’. As one of the largest coral islands in the world, its rugged terrain is best explored by hiking or by hiring a moped. Niue promises action and adventure with its numerous caves, snorkelling spots, and mountain biking opportunities. Niue also satisfies wildlife enthusiasts with whale and dolphin watching excursions, and diverse marine life. The island is covered in luscious rainforest, rocky coves and secret beaches, with flora and fauna for as far as the eye can see.

Make sure you know about Niue’s medical care and safety and security tips.
Niue’s coral chasm By fearlessRich – Coral Landscape at Togo Chasm, Niue, CC BY 2.0,

Recommended travel vaccinations for Niue

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
Yellow FeverMosquito bites
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Niue

MedicationAdditional Information
Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

Current Weather in Niue


Medical Care in Niue

Niue has limited medical resources. In many villages, locals seek medical help from traditional healers. The Niue Foou Hospital, situated in Alofi, offers emergency department and treatment for minor injuries. For more serious illnesses and accidents, medical evacuation to a better-equipped hospital will be required. Make sure to purchase good quality medical insurance which includes medical repatriation.

Ensure to travel with a well-stocked medical kit and any prescriptions you may require, whilst being aware that pharmacies are limited and expensive in Niue.

Dial 999 for emergency medical assistance. 

Is Niue Safe for Travel?

Safety and Security Descriptive
Crime Risk present
Tourist facilities Limited services
Road safety No public transportation, main highway remains paved
Health Zika virusDengue fever and Chikungunya warning
Risk level Normal security precautions
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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Niue?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Only a passport is required to enter Niue for trips up to 30 days. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of departure.

Proof of your return or onward ticket and financial situation will be required.

Please click here for more information.

Embassy of Canada to Niue information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian High Commission to New Zealand (WELLINGTON)
Street Address:
Level 11, 125 The Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Tel.: +64 4 473-9577
Fax: +64 4 471-2082

Email: [email protected]

Please note that this is the website for the Canadian High Commission in New Zealand. There is no Canadian government office in Niue.

Click here to access the embassy’s website