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Address: 18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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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 trek up is worth it! Once you get to the top, The views are amazing. Crowded at times. Take your time and enjoy.

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Vicenza, Italy
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Vicenza, Italy
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The trek up is worth it! Once you get to the top, The views are amazing. Crowded at times. Take your time and enjoy.

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Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I walked to the top and back from Waikiki Beach we are both in our 50s and had no problems, its worth the walk and the views are spectacular, there are toilets and a kiosk at the entrance to the actual trail to the top and it costs $1 to do the walk. I would highly recommended... More 

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Pasco, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to pay to get in to Diamond Head state park. The parking lot fills fast on busy days so avoid weekends, or go early. The trail starts out paved, but quickly deteriorates. Very uneven surfaces. For crying out loud, wear hiking boots or athletic shoes. Some people were struggling in flip flops. It was pretty dry inside the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hike is only .8 of a mile one way, but going up it seems like more. Beautiful views from the top.. Should not take more than 2 hours to see everything.

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Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is awesome it's a must do if you come to Waikiki Beach. We rode our bikes all the way from downtown Waikiki Beach up the hill and into Diamondhead, locked up the bikes and it's a dollar a person to get inside the state park where you hike all the way up this crater wall most of the... More 

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Carseland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went hiking almost the door close because I didn't know that it will close around 4.30 pm. It was very easy trail and I hiked alone. The view on the top was awesome. You can see Waikiki area clearly.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very touristy. Best time to come is early in the morning that way it wouldn't be too crowded. There's just one path and it sucks when there's a lot of people. Just crowded in general. Very nice view on top and would recommend to go at least once.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure you go in the morning as can get very hot and sweaty! $1 entry fee or $5 for car. Make sure you love walking up stairs and have appropriate footwear but I went in flip flops and mastered the walk! Beautiful views of Diamond head and view of Wakikki. And the tunnel walk was fun to walk through.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hike and well worth to get up early to avoid the crowd and heat.The view is remarkable from the top and the history is very interesting. Make sure you check the map in advance so you find the park entrance. We made a wrong right turn from Waikiki which made us walk for an extra 45 mins just to... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Take your time to enjoy the beauty and the climb. It's above average in difficulty, but very doable. Just go at your own pace. Very much worth the effort. Gorgeous views of the crater, light house, ocean, ships, and the city.

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