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 Rarotonga, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rarotonga road trip planner, to make sure you see all that Rarotonga has to offer, including Black Rock Beach.
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  • At the back of the western end of the runway at Rarotonga International Airport is Black Rock, a beach in and around it. Even if it is said that it is a beach where the sandy beach spreads, it is convenient when there is shoes which can protect the foot or the flip flops because there is a rock here and there. The beach continues further in the Allorangi district.
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  • Great place to swim and snorkel. Sheltered and away from the really strong currents. Would recommend  more »
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