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Address: Kaanapali, Maui, HI
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Close to most resorts on Kaanapali Beach, this snorkeling area can get...

Close to most resorts on Kaanapali Beach, this snorkeling area can get crowded.

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Path seemed harder than the jump

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 jumping. I found the path leading to the jump the most difficult part of it. My flip-flops were a pain. Wear... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hey everyone. Black rock is beautiful. But very very dangerous. The surf is very powerful nothing like the carribean. Use caution

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

locals and tourists alike love this beach area for snorkeling swimming and even jumping off Black Rock...fun for all reasons every seasons!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy water and good introduction to snorkelling. If you want a good family event and a beginners site for swimming, this is the place. Lots of fish, potential turtles, and just a nice beach to enjoy Maui.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrive early because the beach fills up fast. Definitely rent snorkel gear from a rental store elsewhere. The Sheraton charges far too much. If you have small children or family members who are not strong swimmers you may want to rent a boogie board to float on when snorkeling. You will definitely see fish closer to shore but the sea... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As this is a busy beach, there are a lot of people there wanting to give snorkeling a try. The best place to start your snorkel is along the rocks on the north end of the beach. This area is fairly crowded so you will have to look up often to make sure you aren't heading at others. A couple... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The snorkelling here was pretty good, not the best in Maui I thought but it's a good family spot as it's safe to swim out and you can also jump off the rock which is fun. We had a great morning here.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

snorkeling was ok, not as much coral as other beaches, but a great place for younger kids. they did have cliff jumping

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's nothing else u have to do when on Maui, just jump the black rock. Swim out, clime up and jump.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A relaxing stroll from our resort, we arrived around 9:00am at the beach alongside Black Rock. There were already quite a few people snorkeling, but this small area was never too crowded. As soon as you put your mask into the water, you'll see a great representation of Maui's marine life - every color of fish! It was an easy... More 

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