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Black Rock Beach

Black Rock Beach(Black Rock Lookout)

Cook Islands, Rarotonga, Arorangi 

Sandee - Black Rock Beach
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Overview

Black Rock Beach is located in Arorangi District, Cook Islands, and it is known for its stunning black volcanic rocks that contrast beautifully with the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean. The beach is approximately 250 meters long and has soft, black sand.

Amenities

Black Rock Beach has few amenities, so plan your trip accordingly, although it does have bathroom access.

Activities

Visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing at the beach

Parking

There is a parking lot available at Black Rock Beach, and it is free of charge. Visitors can park their cars and enjoy the beach without any worries.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Black Rock Beach is named after the black volcanic rocks that can be found on the beach, which are said to be sacred by the locals.

Attractions

Aside from the breathtaking beach itself, visitors can also enjoy the nearby Black Rock Market, where local vendors sell crafts, souvenirs, and food. The market is held every Saturday and is a must-visit for anyone staying in the area. Additionally, visitors can take a short hike up to the top of Black Rock for stunning views of the ocean and surrounding landscape.

Restaurants

There are a few restaurants near Black Rock Beach, including the popular Shipwreck Hut, which serves delicious seafood and local cuisine. The bar is also known for its cocktails, which visitors can enjoy while watching the sunset.

Hotels

For accommodation, visitors can stay at the Rarotonga Beach Resort and Spa, located just a few minutes' walk from Black Rock Beach. The resort offers luxurious rooms with ocean views, as well as a spa, fitness center, and on-site restaurant.

Basic Details

IN1200 meters

INRestroom Available

INBeige

INParking Available

All Amenities at Black Rock Beach

Amenities

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  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesRestrooms

  • Activities

  • Scuba Diving

  • Snorkeling

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesSurfing

  • Rentals

  • ATV

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesBikes

  • Jet Skiing

  • Food

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesBars

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesLocal Beach Vendor

  • Access

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesCar Access

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesFoot Access

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesParking - Free

  • Public Bus Stop

  • Black Rock Beach - Beach Map

    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does Black Rock Beach have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    Yes, this Beach provides free parking at the entrance, although spaces are limited. Visitors can also find street parking nearby for easy access to the beach.

    Does Black Rock Beach have lifeguards?

    No, this Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach - please be careful when swimming on this beach.

    Is Black Rock Beach a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is Black Rock Beach good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does Black Rock Beach have restrooms?

    Yes, Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at this Beach.

    Is Black Rock Beach a nude beach?

    No, this Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

    Is there food near Black Rock Beach?

    No, this Beach does not have nearby restaurants but frequently has beach vendors selling food on or near the beach.

    What are the activities at Black Rock Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is renowned for its vibrant beach scene, offering various activities for everyone to enjoy Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Surfing.

    Does Black Rock Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is Black Rock Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is Black Rock Beach good for surfing?

    Yes, surfing is an activity that is frequently enjoyed at this Beach.

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