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Black Rock, Maui
(3.9/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Jutting out into the ocean and full of crevices for sea life, Black Rock on Kaanapali Beach is one of Maui's premier snorkeling sites. Surrounded by miles of smooth white sand and blue water, the volcanic lava spit is the only one of its kind on the island. The water around the rocks reaches a depth of 7.5 m (25 ft) in some places and houses an array of marine life, including colorful parrotfish, crabs, sea turtles, and others. Strap on your mask, don your flippers, and explore the underwater environment. Though much of the surrounding beach is bordered by upscale hotels, you can get down to the rocks via public access pathways. Keep in mind that there are no restrooms at the beach, but there are public showers. Put Black Rock and other Ka'anapali attractions into our Ka'anapali vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We stopped to snorkel at Black Rock and based on a number of locations we have snorkeled at in the past would only rate this a 3 as it was just ok. 
  • one of the best places for snorkeling on Maui, located near the Sheraton Hotel, a distance there is space for free parking only-need to arrive early, otherwise to dinner people more than the fish! definitely recommend to visit!
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  • This is a good snorkeling spot. There are a lot of beautiful colorful fish to see. It's a little difficult to find parking but once you do it's worth it.