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Black Rock, Maui

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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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  • I suspect it is not necessarily a good idea to jump from this cliff unless you have jumped from high areas before and you are a good swimmer. My friend and I are both so felt pretty confident with jum...  more »
  • Hey everyone. Black rock is beautiful. But very very dangerous. The surf is very powerful nothing like the carribean. Use caution 
  • locals and tourists alike love this beach area for snorkeling swimming and even jumping off Black Rock...fun for all reasons every seasons!