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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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Not sure why so many folks were hiking a steep, challenging trail in flip flops and sandles. Bring water, take breaks, breath slowly and deeply - it is a hike. The view is great... read more

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New Haven, Connecticut
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Diamond Head is an easy hike to get a great view! I walked from Waikiki Beach, which is like a little less than an hour, but there's a bus that can take you there. Hike does have some stairs and is quite crowded during the day, so go early.

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Thank Malene K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not sure why so many folks were hiking a steep, challenging trail in flip flops and sandles. Bring water, take breaks, breath slowly and deeply - it is a hike. The view is great. And be patient for a parking space, folks are always leaving won't take long.

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you can pick a cool day (in Hawaii - good luck) or go in the morning, you'll enjoy the hike a lot better. It's not a tough hike, but make sure to take plenty of water. I was surprised that you had to crawl through an artillery position to get to the top, but that was really cool. The... More 

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This walk is not exactly easy however when they say it's for all ages and abilities, that's exactly what we saw today completing the walk. It's very do-able for anyone. Warm with light cloud about and still spectacular. We walked all the way from Waikiki at 9am, then caught an Uber back from the entrance tunnel arriving back at midday.... More 

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Potomac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took a city bus for a very reasonable fare. It adds ten minutes and half a mile to the overall hike. The climb is steep but not overly strenuous. Best to avoid the noon heat. The view of Honolulu and the ocean is spectacular.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took The Outrigger On the Beach trolley to Diamond Head and even on a rainy day had spectacular views. We weren't able to hike bc of the weather but still had a good time site seeing. Trolley driver was knowledgable, funny and entertaining. Tour was about 1 hour. Would highly recommend visiting Diamond Head for perfect pictures of coastline... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a family we thoroughly enjoyed doing this hike even though it was very very hot. We went in the middle of the day and you needed water for sure. It is a tough hike in places. There is a bit that has a lot of stairs. My 70 year old dad did it but he is pretty fit. It... More 

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Thank tex100000
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic views! Perfect hike for some exercise. Lots of stairs on this walk, but plenty of viewing spots to stop for a rest. If your an active hiker this it should only take about 40 mins to reach the top. Bring water!!!!

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed great views at different points during the hike. You start out inside the volcano at the parking lot, hike the busy trial up the inside wall, pass thru a narrow tunnel and Finnish the hike on the outside with views of the ocean and lighthouse. Hike difficulty is maybe 4 of 10, so your average 50 year old... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When here and it was an amazing view to see the ocean and to see Diamondhead. It was very accessible and easy to get to. The pictures were great for this place. Would definitely go here again

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