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Address: 18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number: +1 808-587-0300
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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A dormant volcano crater.

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Gorgeous Views at the Top

I hiked Diamond Head on a Saturday afternoon so there were many others there, too. The views of Honolulu were amazing. There were many steps as others have said, but they are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I hiked Diamond Head on a Saturday afternoon so there were many others there, too. The views of Honolulu were amazing. There were many steps as others have said, but they are certainly doable. Most people are very polite and move over to the side to let you pass. I was shocked to find two boys shouting at another boy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice easy/moderate hike. While the incline isn't overly steep, the ground is very uneven at times and may be difficult for some.

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Thank Nick C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at 2:45 in the afternoon there was no line for parking and the trail wasn't crowded. We walked up and back down in 1 hour and 10 minutes - that included stopping for pictures along the way and at the top. The stairs are the worst part. The view is fantastic!

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Thank Rhonda H
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We hiked to the top of Diamond Head on December 2, 2016. The views on the way up and down and at the top are amazing. We didn't get an early start so the trail was pretty crowded and it was getting pretty hot out. I would recommend getting as early a start as possible and take water with you... More 

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Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived about 10AM and the parking lot was full and huge queue so we returned later. The walk to the top takes about 30-45 minutes depending on how often you stop. But it's worth it for the spectacular views. There is a shop and also a van selling drinks, etc. Take water with you on the walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hike may be tough for some but it's worth every single step (99 steps) to the top to get the awesome view. The hike to the summit is very steep and uneven in some areas so wear good comfortable walking shoes, hat and water. You really need it to make it to the top. Make sure you are there... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a great hike--I love the stairs at the end and the amazing views of Waikiki! Be sure to bring some water on those hot days. At the top of the stairs, turn left, it's a little easier to get to the top. If you go on Saturdays, there's a cool farmer's market at KCC at the entrance to the... More 

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Thank Amy P
Pharr, tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove half way up, then hiked. Lots of steps! It was an enjoyable walk, went early before too hot. We enjoyed slivered ice when we returned. Wear a hat!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have never experience this park. I climbed and it took about an hour up to the top. I did rest along the way. But wonderful views once you get there. You can go part way up too and have great views. Pack water and comfortable shoes to hike in.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Parking available near entrance - $5 for parking, cuts off appx 15 minute walk. May have lines if later in morning/afternoon. Free parking available at park but adds extra walking. Trail itself is paved at first then goes into uneven sloped walking with stairs at some point. A little more effort needed than an easy pace, especially during late morning... More 

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