Black Rock Beach, Rarotonga

4.2
#5 of 6 in Beaches in Cook Islands
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. A visit to Black Rock Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Arorangi road trip planner to plot your vacation.
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Create an itinerary including Black Rock Beach

Black Rock Beach Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
148 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Wanted to try as many beaches as we could on Raro. Black Rock is close to the airport and Avarua, being close to Avarua l'm sure the locals come here a lot. And why not the water is crystal clesr and....  more »
  • Stopped by here between a layover and did a little napping on the sand at this pretty little beach. Not a ton of beach before you hit the water but enough to lay out. Pretty rock formations and...  more »

Plan your trip to Arorangi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Arorangi

4.6
Duration: 2 hours
2.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 3 hours

Side trips from Arorangi

4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.1
Duration: 2 hours