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Reviewed 1 week ago

After our early morning hike of Diamond Head, we took this drive to get more panoramic views of the city. We combined the drive with a stop at the Punch Bowl Cemetery of the Pacific. We found it to be an easy, interesting drive to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving on the verdant winding streets up to the view point was half the fun. Great view of the city and diamond head.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By driving up Mt. Tantalus on a clear day you will see the panarama of Diamondhead to the south then sweep west (to the right) the ridges of Hawaiin Kai, KoKohead, the towers of Waikiki, Honolulu, Pearl Harbor, and finally near Ko lina area. At...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

My mom and I drove a rental car to the lookout. She's afraid of heights and was not too pleased with the steep, winding roads, and I was slightly uneasy. The view at the top was nice, but we stayed for maybe five minutes and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed July 23, 2019

A steep, winding road through neighborhoods eventually ends at a park on the top of a mountain. Walk out to the point for some amazing views of Honolulu, starting with Diamond Head on the left and continuing to Pearl Harbor on the right. On a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

Easy drive in our rental car. Great view at the top, but no facilities of any kind, including a drinking fountain. State park??

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Linda B
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful views of Waikiki and Oahu, very close to Honolulu downtown, nice drive up, reminded me if Griffith Park..have to visit this place..great photos..

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ryanaspenmicom
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

You feel like you are in the top of the world!! So beautiful!! You are so high you can see Diamond Head park, and the ocean. Beautiful

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

The drive was filled with turns and curves, but the view once you get up there is breathtaking! It is well kept and and temperature up there is nice and cool. Wasn't too crowded when we got there, but once we were heading out late...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank YLexplorer
Reviewed May 21, 2019

Just a short drive from the National Cemetery of the Pacific takes you up this curvy, tree covered road. The higher you go, the temperature will drop several degrees. From the lookout point, you can overlook Honolulu and the University of Hawaii.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Kyle D
December 31, 2016|
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Response from ayakoi619 | Reviewed this property |
Viewing from Tantalus at night time is beautiful but according to local people "do not go there". One of reasons is so many crimes occurred the place. You really want to go there, you should use travel company or taxi... More
jamir b
January 29, 2016|
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Response from Mitsuo F | Reviewed this property |
Jamir, I haven't heard of the Oahu Combo tour. Oahu is a small island, so it's easy to get around(literally) by bus, or by car rental. There are many sights to see, which you can find online, so if you have the time, it's... More
Phyllis P
January 15, 2015|
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Response from smlhi | Reviewed this property |
Route 15 of The Bus goes up and around Tantalus. The park is a half mile walk from the bus route.