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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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Easy hike within an hour to the top

Easy hike, but you could enjoy spectacular view for Waikiki. Only watch out is car park, which tends to be full except early morning. Our 10 years boy, as well as not-so-healthy... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Easy hike, but you could enjoy spectacular view for Waikiki. Only watch out is car park, which tends to be full except early morning. Our 10 years boy, as well as not-so-healthy 70 years old grandparents can do it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Make sure to arrive early as it is very sheltered and gets very hot for walking later in the day...(there is a small entry fee charge $1 per person) Nice views and pleasant walk ....it is actually an old volcano crater, you walk to the edge and enjoy a postcard view of the surrounding area...

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Thank Marika D
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The Views from Diamond head are fantastic ! Take your time up there and just soak up the views. The walk is best done in the morning before it gets too hot. You need to wear comfortable clothes and good walking shoes. Take some money as there is a food truck with great smoothies and fruit for sale.

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South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I walked here from downtown Waikiki. We received conflicting advice as to whether this was possible and what times were best to walk (with most people suggesting later in the day would be too hot). We ended up walking mid afternoon and given that were used to hot, dry conditions in Australia, did not find it particularly... More 

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Coeur D'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had to park at the Kapiolani community college on Saturday morning. Hike was good but got hot by the time we returned around 10am. My 6 year old had a meltdown or I would have $10 and take a cab down. Bring water and sunscreen.

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go early if you don't want to walk a greater distance to the monument--parking is limited. The hike was a challenge for two old coots but it was doable and the view was awesome!

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Thank Peggy K
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We jogged from Waikiki strip to the trail, took us about 30 minutes. Then we ran up there I'm about 15 minutes. There's a LOT of people on the trail, so if you want a quoted hike go somewhere else. However, on the top there is a great panoramic view. If you go off the trail at the very top,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Go early in the middle of the tourist season. Get a bus or a taxi to drop you off at the bottom and walk up in the cooler morning air. It's like a Macy's Xmas sale otherwise. A few challenging parts but you will be rewarded at the top. Amazing 360 degree views of the mountains meeting the sea.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the must do things in Honolulu. Diamond Head is easily walkable from Waikiki - no need to drive. We were staying near Waikiki beach and it took us about an hour to walk from the hotel to the top of Diamond Head. People that drove were having trouble because the small car park was full. Walking in the... More 

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Thank Neil B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I highly recommend the Diamond Head trail to the top which costs $1 per person. I am not a hiker but was able to do it with no issues. If you have health issues or can't handle heat, I would not recommend it. If I had to guess, it is little over half mile to the top and then obviously... More 

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