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A dormant volcano crater.
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18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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+1 808-587-0300
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All reviewsdiamond headgreat hikebring waterspiral staircaseworth the climbflip flopssteep stepstake your timeworth the efforteasy hikewalking shoeswear good shoesmoderate hikeearly in the morningviews are amazinglots of watershaved ice
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent walk Need to be fit. Great views worth the effort take a lot of water and wear nice waking shoes.

Thank Ehab N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked from Waikiki to this and it was worth it. The trail is steep and fun and if you are a walker you will like the challenge. It is busy but that didn’t spoil our enjoyment of what turns out to be a wonderful...More

Thank corneliust
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Go in the morning as soon as it opens. Its cooler and there are less people. The track is narrow and there is little chance to pass. Wear proper exercise shoes and take water. Parents with small children, unless you are use to hiking or...More

Thank KiKi-blue56
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great hike from Waikiki. Not hard to find. When you get there you pay 2 dollars per person, but more with car. Its a nice road all the way to the top, and some stairs as well. If you take your time, this fits...More

Thank Runa S
Reviewed yesterday

We are all familiar with the great view of Diamond Head Crater while standing on the world famous Waikiki Beach. If you want another perspective of the great hotel skyline and beautiful beach, make the relatively easy hike up to the top of Diamond Head...More

Thank HNLLUVER
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While this may not be considered a difficult hike, it certainly isn’t easy. Decent footwear is important (saw everything from heels to flip flops) for footing and comfort. It is very dry with no shade so water is a must. Last section is more vertical...More

1  Thank j0ya0
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove to diamond head at about 8:30 in the morning and it was completely packed! The waiting line was about 6 cars deep. So we ended up leaving and came back about 2pm which was perfect timing. There is an option to walk in...More

1  Thank Lacy T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place. Good history backgrond. Biggest mountain I have seen. Lovely picture view. Beautiful sunny day for a visit

Thank CarolinaHot
Reviewed 2 days ago

You've got to hike Diamond Head. It is an easy hike -- you drive right in to the crater & hike to the rim. There are stairs & handrails. Be sure to bring water and go as early in the morning as you can. It...More

Thank NoelleOaxaca
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went up as part of a tour group - which I would recommend if you a solo traveller. The route up & down is very busy, with about million people a year heading up. The views from the top are great. Takes about 45-60mins to...More

Thank Paul M
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sedge88
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Response from nickgoodfellow458 | Reviewed this property |
No just pay at the gate.
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Response from Zeus28 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can take Bus No. 2 or 23. Price one way 2.75
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No place to store luggage, National Park
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