Black Rock Beach, Rarotonga

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A playground for water lovers, Black Rock Beach also represents a historically and culturally important site. Ask the locals about the beach's history and legend, which includes a belief that human spirits depart from this part of the coastline. At one end of the beach you can find large basalt rocks sitting on the edge of the ocean, serving as convenient and all-natural diving platforms. While the beach offers swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking, nearby recreational facilities allow you to play tennis, volleyball, or golf. Before you head to Avarua, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Avarua road trip planner, to make sure you see all that Avarua has to offer, including Black Rock Beach.
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  • Black Rock Beach, located in the western part of Rarotonga, in the vicinity of Black Rock bus stop, can be directly arrived, here than Muri Beach, Titikaveka Beach minority, the wind here is not Titakaveka yonder big, The waters are also relatively calm and can be swimming or diving in Black Rock Beach but not suitable for snorkeling, diving words can be safe in the case from the dark stone jump down the deep water, but also to remind the proposal to wear slippers, beach stone more.
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  • Wow..Black Rock, amazing views, and sunsets here were stunning as well. Truly enjoyed the Island. So much to see and do.  more »
  • Some pretty fish but mainly go to climb and look over the lava rocks. see photos attached. Enjoyed this beach and some snorkeling a short walk away from the main rock.  more »
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