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Address: 18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: 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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The parking lot can get full early in the morning so it's best to visit as early as possible. The fee is $1 per person or $5 per car. We hiked with a 5 year old and 13 year old... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The parking lot can get full early in the morning so it's best to visit as early as possible. The fee is $1 per person or $5 per car. We hiked with a 5 year old and 13 year old with no problems. I recommend lots of water, comfortable shoes, a hat and sunglasses. After you exit the tunnel, you... More 

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Cerritos, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am not that fit but I did it with my husband who is 68 and our kids age 8 and 10. They cried hiking. Other children all did not without crying. Our kids are very spoiled and they have a lot of attitude. We made them do it anyway. They will remember this hike for a very long time.... More 

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Beit Shemesh, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trail is very well demarcated and very pretty. I can see it being less fun of it is super hot and crowded but at 7am it was just pure joy. Do it if you're in halfway decent shape and you're in the area.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Do not need to be overly fit to do this hike.. we biked there then walked it and biked back to waikiki and we were fine. Wouldnt do it in the wet as it would be super slippery. It does get busy and that can slow you down but the views at the top are magnificent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hike up Diamond Head was longer than I thought, but not too bad and took approximately 50 minutes to get to the top. We liked stopping at viewing points to capture the scenery. The first tunnel portion of the trail seemed like forever. If you are claustraphobic, maybe the tunnel is where you run through. The first tunnel is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This a brisk hike which rewards you with splendid views of the Island. Perfect for outdoors people and outdoorsy dabblers.

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great hike with amazing views as the reward! It's pretty easy for 8-80 year-old's, a few challenging stairways but over-all, a hike that requires little ability. The views are very unique to the island, they over look Honolulu, worth the hike for this view. The bad, Honolulu is not a rural island! The most challenging part of... More 

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Limassol, Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great scenery and views make the climb well worth the effort. It is a good stretch and great exercise though at the wrong times of the day sheer numbers and the narrow path make it difficult to treat as a good run out.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lived in Hawaii for almost 3 years. Diamond Head is a neat place not only as an old volcano crater but also some great history from WWII to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Parking is often completely full but if you drive maybe 2 minutes past the turn-off you will see the entrance to the parking for the community college. Completely free to park and plenty of spaces available even on a weekend in the heart of summer. It is then only a short walk (maybe 15 minutes) to the entrance where they... More 

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