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Diamond Head State Monument

18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
+1 808-587-0300
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US$ 36.65*
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Diamond Head Crater Adventure
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US$ 109.00*
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Half-day Bike Tour and Hike to Diamond Head
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US$ 49.00*
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Oahu Duck Tour: Waikiki, Diamond Head and Sea
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A dormant volcano crater.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great hike” (996 reviews)
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18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
+1 808-587-0300
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Reviewed yesterday

This short hike is a definite must do when visiting Oahu. The hike is fairly easy when you're in decent shape but I'd advise to wear proper shoes as the surface can be quite uneven and there are loads of people hiking this trail increasing...More

Thank Djarmila1978
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to get some steps in - this is the perfect hike for you. Take the bus for $2.5 or better yet buy a day bus pass for $5. And $1 to enter the park. Its a 20 minute walk from the bus...More

Thank gmta
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great and highly recommendable short trip. The actual hike is not very hard, if you are in decent shape. If you leave Waikiki in the morning you can be back again before noon. The hike can be very crowded, but the views...More

Thank mogstar
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go early and take water with you. 271 steps and uneven pavement -wear runners! Great view. When you get bs jog to food truck and get a mango smoothie

Thank KatandAnth
Reviewed 2 days ago

Close to Waikiki, this is a Great hike, not too hard , hot but take the kids they can do it , the top view is work the hike.

Thank successfulrftc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're going to climb the crater, comfortable clothes, comfortable shoes and lots of water! Starts off gentle but soon gets steeper and the nicely laid, flat slabs of concrete are replaced by path ways carved out of the cliff and are rather uneven! Once...More

Thank drobi76
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view is amazing, the climb to the top is for everyone who willing to climb. Not difficult at all, you paid $7.00 per car to get in the park and the rest facilities is free. One food truck are available, that sell water, chips,...More

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great experience. Views of Honolulu and Waikiki that you won't get any where else. Be prepared for walking. It's about a mile up from the bottom of the volcano crater at the visitor center. I saw people of all ages make the...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 3 days ago

I read all of these reviews telling me to go early and take a tour, etc. I rode the city bus there for $2.50 in the middle of a hot day. Hiked up the trail and enjoyed the views and hiked back down with no...More

Thank Lrayscott
Reviewed 3 days ago

Best to get up early and head up Diamond head before the heat. Great walk not to hard and top view! Well worth the effort.

Thank Jody R
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Kristy H
6 March 2017|
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Response from WorldTravellerOz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kristy It's exactly 3kms from the Moana Surfrider hotel to the entrance of Diamond Head. It takes only about 15-20mins of brisk walking. It's a nice walk. Otherwise, there is one of those Connection Trolley buses you can... More
19 January 2017|
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Response from kw696998 | Reviewed this property |
Check the local weather, then back up your arrival time by at least an hour due to traffic.
14 January 2017|
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Response from Sarahceee | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is US$1 per person or $5 per car to enter the park. Our taxi driver stopped just before the entrance so we could pay per person. Enjoy! dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/parks/oahu/diamond-head-state-monument/