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Address: Diamond Head Road at 18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 808-587-0300
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Wind-surfing, Hiking
Description: A dormant volcano crater.
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Great couple of hour activity

Great littel hike for you and the family, takes just an hour or so, some good climbing, the view are staggering!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Lakewood, Colorado
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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Great littel hike for you and the family, takes just an hour or so, some good climbing, the view are staggering!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Diamond Head is a massive crater, located south west of Oahu. It's presence is quite unique when compared to the man-made cityscape of Honolulu and Waikiki. It reminds you that while you wander the cocktail bars and peruse the goods in the many, many designer boutiques on the main strip, that in fact, Honolulu and the island of Oahu is... More 

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Cecil, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I hiked up to the top of Diamond Head. It was a great hike. The view at the top was incredible. Make sure to get there early because it gets busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Even if your not a hiker or aren't in the best health, this is still a hike you can do! It takes about 30-40 mins each way and the view from the top is truly worth it. We booked this through a tour company (Kanama Tours) and left for the first hole of the morning, which is the best option... More 

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Suburban Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The hike up the Diamond Head trail is for the fit and sure of foot. Sandals and flats are totally inappropriate and potentially dangerous. Go early in the morning or you will feel like you're in an ant farm with hundreds of people walking up and down the switchbacks. Stunning views at the top!

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

yes, the hike can be tough for those who are out of shape. But man, once you get to the top, it's soooo worth it. Try going early or late. Take a cab or uber if you at a hotel on Waikiki as the parking lot fills quickly. The most beautiful views I have seen!

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Munich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The diamond crater is just a short bus ride away from Waikiki. It is a relatively easy hike and the summit offers a nice view on Waikiki, the crater and the hinterland. Leave early to avoid the heat. On Saturdays there is a nice market next to the crater with organic food and beverages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Got there at 5:45. Park opens at 6:00. We were only 10 cars back in line. Parked and got to the top in :30 or so. Moderate hike the steps at the end were the hardest part, but not too bad. Sunrise was spectacular!

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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is a very easy little walk up to the top of this dead volcano that is the iconic back drop of Waikiki Beach. And oh is it worth it the view is absolutely fantastic. If your here and don't do it you will be sorry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went a very hot day to Diamond Head and when we reach the top we really had a great view of Honolulu. The climb up Diamond Head was a good work out.

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