Travel Information

Pitkerners citizens travelling to Kenya

Citizens of Pitcairn that are travelling to Kenya need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Kenya

inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
🤝 friendly locals
mild weather
⛅ warm weather
cultural and economic hub
coastal city

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Kenya from Pitcairn usually are around 364.00 GBP. Ethiopian Airlines is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Ethiopian Airlines, and Emirates

. Popular domestic airlines are

Ethiopian Airlines

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is KES.

1 GBP = 125.835093 KES

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $4.13 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 3 months past your travel date.

Can also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Rwanda or Uganda.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Kenya. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Enhanced health screening and entry restrictions are in place. On 15 March authorities announced that entry by foreigners from any country with reported COVID-19 cases will be suspended for the next 30 days. This includes Australia. If you show symptoms of COVID-19 on arrival in Kenya, expect to be taken into quarantine by local authorities. Contact your tour company or the nearest embassy or consulate for Kenya for latest information on entry restrictions. We now advise you to: Do not travel to to Kenya.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Kenya. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (2.62 / 5)
Safety (2.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.78 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$49.50 USD / night

Average Dinners

$4.13 USD

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