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Cobia is a species of fish found in the warm waters of the South Pacific Ocean, most commonly in Fiji. It is a large, predatory fish that can reach up to 2.5 meters in length and weigh up to 90 kilograms. It is a popular sport fish, as well as an important commercial species.

Cobia are found in the waters surrounding the Fiji Islands, including the Coral Sea, the Great Sea Reef, and the Yasawa Islands. The waters around Fiji are ideal for Cobia, as the warm temperatures and abundant food sources provide the perfect habitat for them to thrive.

Historically, Cobia has been an important species for the Fijian people. The fish has been a staple of the Fijian diet for centuries, and it is still an important source of food today. The Fijian people also use Cobia for medicinal purposes, as the fish is believed to have healing properties.

Cobia has also been an important part of Fijian history. In the late 1700s, the Fijian people used Cobia to trade with the Europeans who had arrived in the region. The Europeans were so impressed with the fish that they named it “Cobia”, which is derived from the Fijian word for “king”.

Today, Cobia is still an important part of the Fijian economy. The fish is highly sought after by both commercial and recreational fishermen, and it is also a popular dish served in restaurants throughout Fiji.

Excursion tips for a day in Cobia

Cobia in Fiji is a beautiful destination with plenty of activities to enjoy during a day as a tourist. Here are some of the top things to do in Cobia:

1. Visit the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, a lush tropical garden filled with orchids and other exotic plants.

2. Take a boat tour around the Mamanuca Islands for stunning views of the Fijian coastline.

3. Spend the day at the beach, swimming and snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters.

4. Visit the local markets to pick up souvenirs and sample local cuisine.

5. Explore the nearby villages and get to know the friendly locals.

6. Take a guided tour of the Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool.

7. Go on a nature walk and spot some of the local wildlife.

8. Take a cooking class and learn how to make traditional Fijian dishes.

9. Go on a kayaking or canoeing adventure and explore the coast.

10. Visit the Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park and explore the sand dunes.

Experience Cobia with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Cobia. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Cobia

Cobia in Fiji experiences a tropical climate all year round, with temperatures ranging from 25-30 degrees Celsius and high humidity. During the summer months (November-April) the weather is warm and humid with some rainfall, while during the winter months (May-October) the weather is slightly cooler and drier. Rainfall is generally more consistent during the summer, with occasional cyclones and tropical storms. The sea temperature remains warm throughout the year, making it a great destination for swimming and other water activities.

Cruise weather for Cobia

Our weather forecast for Cobia helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 25.7 °C
27.0 m/s
29.9 m/s
55.9 %
24.1 m
76.0 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 26.5 °C
min: 25.9 °C
28.1 m/s
34.2 m/s
26.8 %
23.7 m
80.4 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 25.8 °C
32.4 m/s
37.8 m/s
94.5 %
24.1 m
74.3 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 25.6 °C
35.6 m/s
39.2 m/s
65.6 %
23.9 m
75.2 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 24.7 °C
37.4 m/s
38.9 m/s
99.4 %
19.4 m
82.8 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 24.7 °C
35.3 m/s
44.3 m/s
95.1 %
20.5 m
79.7 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 24.7 °C
min: 23.7 °C
34.2 m/s
35.3 m/s
19.4 %
24.1 m
62.4 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 24.0 °C
min: 23.3 °C
30.6 m/s
29.9 m/s
63.3 %
24.1 m
61.6 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 23.9 °C
min: 23.2 °C
26.2 m/s
25.8 m/s
81.6 %
24.1 m
66.6 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 24.6 °C
min: 23.3 °C
31.7 m/s
31.3 m/s
86.4 %
24.1 m
71.3 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 25.5 °C
min: 24.7 °C
38.5 m/s
41.4 m/s
99.6 %
24.1 m
74.8 %
1,014 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 25.9 °C
min: 25.5 °C
39.2 m/s
51.5 m/s
73.1 %
17.5 m
85.0 %
1,011 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 25.9 °C
30.2 m/s
44.6 m/s
23.5 %
19.1 m
90.5 %
1,009 hPa

Cruises to Cobia

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Scheduled ship calls in Cobia, Fiji
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 Silver Cloud Expedition 01:30 pm 05:30 pm

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