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“Diamond Head Hike” 5 of 5 stars
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Oahu Nature Tours
1649 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96826 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
(808) 924-2473
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Diamond Head Crater Small Group Adventure
Ranked #52 of 355 Activities in Honolulu
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Scottsburg, Indiana
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“Diamond Head Hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We recently took our 11 yr old grandson to Hawaii. This was one of the choices we made in our package. I'm so glad we did. So after we got there and decided against the hike for us due to health problems. It looked like we would have a very disappointed young man. But our guide JR made us so comfortable that we trusted him to take him without us. We really appreciated that he was willing to be responsible for him after we asked him. We have never done this before and can honestly say we sat at the bottom waiting for them to come back without ever worrying. He saved the day because instead of a very unhappy young man we got back the proudest 11 yr old ever! Thanks again JR!!

Visited July 2013
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ManagementONT, Manager at Oahu Nature Tours, responded to this review, September 20, 2013
Aloha Lisa,

Thanks for writing a review for us! We are glad that your grandson could get to the top. Maybe next time he would like to go on our Manoa Waterfall Hike?
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“Climbing Diamond Head”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The tour of Diamond Head in the middle of the day was quite an experience. We were picked up on time in a comfortable people mover. Our tour guide was very friendly and considerate. She gave us information and instructions on the way to the base of Diamond Head. Being in our seventies this climb was no picnic. The day was hot and humid. The track is quite steep and very busy both ways. I had to stop and catch my breath many, many times as we progressed toward the summit. Our guide provided us with numerous water bottles that we tipped over our heads to cool down. She consistently showed care and patience toward us while taking care of the other members as well. Our persistence paid off. The view from the summit was marvellous and well worth the effort. Be sure you are fit enough to make the climb at your own pace, you will be rewarded. We were returned to our hotel, happy that we had achieved this challenge.

Visited July 2013
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ManagementONT, Manager at Oahu Nature Tours, responded to this review, September 20, 2013
Aloha Dazjoan,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our Diamond Head tour. We do agree that it is very rewarding when you get to the top! We hope that you will join us for another tour on your next visit!
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“Great tour and fabulous tour guide”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

The tour was great we were able to see the entire island and learned a lot about Hawaiian history. The tour guide (Chasity?) was very knowledgable and obviously loves her job. We enjoyed being apart of her tour.

Visited July 2013
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ManagementONT, Manager at Oahu Nature Tours, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Aloha Jennifer, thanks for taking the time to write a review of one of our tours! Chassity is always a great guide. We pride ourselves on having the best guides on the island, with their knowledge and professionalism. We hope that you will join us for another tour on your next visit to the island!
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“Diamond Head Crater”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This was our first time in Hawaii so we booked the sunrise Diamond Head Crater Adventure tour after reading some good reviews about it. Our tour guide was really nice and friendly. We were able to get picked up / dropped off a block from our hotel which was nice. The tour bus was comfortable and roomy enough for everyone and you do get some water before the hike and a certificate after the hike.

We decided to hike up the crater ahead of the group though because some of the people in our group were slow so we didn't hear any info from the tour guide. The hike up Diamond Head Crater is very enjoyable. I would definitely recommend going in the early morning since it can get pretty hot. Once at the top, we got to see a double rainbow over Waikiki, which was pretty awesome! The views are pretty sweet too.

Overall it was a nice trip, but it is something you could easily do on your own without a tour.

Visited July 2013
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ManagementONT, Manager at Oahu Nature Tours, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Aloha Chris, thanks for your review! We take pride in our comfortable, air-conditioned transportation. We are sorry that you had to leave the group but we do try to cater for everyone, even the slower guests. One of the major things that makes people book with us and not do the hike solo is the narration. You don't just get a guide, but also a narrator who talks about Hawaii, it's natural history and the history of the crater itself. They are also experts when it comes to the plant life and birds along the hike. We hope that you will give us a try on your next visit, maybe on our Manoa Falls hike.
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“Great tour- money's worth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

I had the great pleasure to travel with 3 different tour guides and adventure on 3 tours (Manoa Falls, Wimea and the natural highlights/circle islands). I delightfully enjoyed the tours and the educational information that was shared. The tour guides were very friendly and made our time very enjoyable and equipped for all ages. We stopped by the shrimp restaurant which catered for very fresh and delicious shrimps and this was included in the tour. I liked how our guide told us of iconic places (where films were screened, were movie stars lived and the history of Hawaii). He/she geared it towards everyones interests and we left very satisfied. I will definately do more tours when I come back to visit Hawaii and would highly recommend. I was very glad I did the tours as now I appreciate and respect the history of Hawaii more. Mahalo Oahu Nature Tours

Visited June 2013
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ManagementONT, Manager at Oahu Nature Tours, responded to this review, July 26, 2013
Aloha Choc_lindt, thanks for your awesome review! We love to hear that we are doing things right. We take pride in our guides, with their knowledge and expertise. If you enjoyed these tours you should also try our Mountain Rainforest hike or our North Shore Adventure! We hope to see you again soon!
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