Cobia Is, Ringgolds, Fiji

Cobia Island is an island in Fiji, and is a member of the Ringgold Isles archipelago, which forms an outlier group to the northern island of Vanua Levu. It is a volcanic and lush atoll with four beautiful white sand beaches. The sunken volcanic crater has filled with sea water forming a beautiful blue lagoon.

Attractions on the island include a hike to the summit of the crater or exploring the inside of the crater on a sea kayak. There are excellent opportunities for snorkeling and scuba diving in what are regarded as the clearest ocean waters in the world; the visibility often exceeds 120 feet (36 meters).

Things to see and do

* Walk to the Crater summit
* Sea kayaking
* Cobia Island Crater lagoon
* Snorkeling
* Scuba diving

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Fiji dollar (F$)
Language – Fijian & English
Land Area – 6.92 km²
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 679

Port Location – The port is located on the island of Vanua Levu, at Savusavu in the south of the island.

Transport Links – Cobia Island can be accessed from Savusavu on Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island. Air Fiji operates 2 flights and Pacific Sun operates 3 flights per day between Nadi and Savusavu Airport. Air Fiji has two flights per day from Suva’s Nausori Airport. You can also charter a seaplane through Pacific Island Seaplanes from Nadi International Airport.

Bligh Water Shipping and Consort Shipping’s SOFI have regular ferry services between Suva and Savusavu several times a week.