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Address: 18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: +1 808-587-0300
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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A dormant volcano crater.

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Fantastic views

Walked from our hotel to the top of the crater. It is a good walk up to the top, wear good walking shoes, the ground is uneven. the views are well worth the walk to the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walked from our hotel to the top of the crater. It is a good walk up to the top, wear good walking shoes, the ground is uneven. the views are well worth the walk to the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The ride there from Waikiki on the green line trolley was great- driver had lots of stories to tell. $25 for hop on/hop off ticket which was perfect. Drops you off just by the ticket booth for Diamond Head, so have $1 cash ready. The hike itself was fairly easy, a bit steep in parts, uneven tracks and a slightly... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did the hike to top every morning while in Waikiki ~ great exercise and fabulous views along the way as well as at top

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I hiked Diamond Head on a Saturday afternoon so there were many others there, too. The views of Honolulu were amazing. There were many steps as others have said, but they are certainly doable. Most people are very polite and move over to the side to let you pass. I was shocked to find two boys shouting at another boy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice easy/moderate hike. While the incline isn't overly steep, the ground is very uneven at times and may be difficult for some.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at 2:45 in the afternoon there was no line for parking and the trail wasn't crowded. We walked up and back down in 1 hour and 10 minutes - that included stopping for pictures along the way and at the top. The stairs are the worst part. The view is fantastic!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We hiked to the top of Diamond Head on December 2, 2016. The views on the way up and down and at the top are amazing. We didn't get an early start so the trail was pretty crowded and it was getting pretty hot out. I would recommend getting as early a start as possible and take water with you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived about 10AM and the parking lot was full and huge queue so we returned later. The walk to the top takes about 30-45 minutes depending on how often you stop. But it's worth it for the spectacular views. There is a shop and also a van selling drinks, etc. Take water with you on the walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hike may be tough for some but it's worth every single step (99 steps) to the top to get the awesome view. The hike to the summit is very steep and uneven in some areas so wear good comfortable walking shoes, hat and water. You really need it to make it to the top. Make sure you are there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a great hike--I love the stairs at the end and the amazing views of Waikiki! Be sure to bring some water on those hot days. At the top of the stairs, turn left, it's a little easier to get to the top. If you go on Saturdays, there's a cool farmer's market at KCC at the entrance to the... More 

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