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Diamond Head State Monument

18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
+1 808-587-0300
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A dormant volcano crater.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“great hike” (1,032 reviews)
“bring water” (976 reviews)
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18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
+1 808-587-0300
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Reviewed yesterday

Breath taking view of Waikiki! Only takes apox 20 min to get to the top. Take lots of water with you and don't forget your camera!

Thank Mel_Straight
Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely morning walking up the trail here. Although we arrived relatively early, the park was still very busy, so you are always walking with other people. The views are spectacular though and well worth it. When we arrived the car park was...More

Thank sunrise_skylark
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great hike with wonderful views once you reach the top. Go early in the morning and see the sun rise. There are some steep steps and a spiral staircase at the top of the climb. It took us about 35 minutes to...More

Thank NJF73
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a must do. Bring lots of water and sun tan lotion. Hike route is paved however there are rocky parts of the trial. Towards the top of Diamond Head, you will need to climb steps to the three top levels. The views are breathtaking....More

Thank msprez_nj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easy hike takes a little over an hour. A bit dodgie getting there walking through the tunnel. Well maintained. We arrived at 9am and it was busy on the way down. Recommend you go earlier. Also go on a Saturday and hit the market down...More

Thank Marc_and_Kim_Z
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were easily able to make the hike to the top with a 4 year old. The views are breathtaking and absolutely worth the trip!

Thank ck4242
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our hotel had a fantastic view of Diamond Head and to then hike to the top was a lovely way to spend a hour or so. The climb was fairly steep in places and the ground a little uneven, but if you took your time...More

Thank RussCanberra
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Diamond Head State Monument is accessible by TheBus from Waikiki Beach costing only €2.75 each way or €5.50 for a day pass. From the bus drop off it is a 15 minute uphill walk to the main entrance where there is a €1 charge for...More

Thank joabil
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Reaching the top of Diamond Head was the pinnical of my holiday, the views really truely breathtaking I've seen a few things on my holidays such as the grand canyon but diamond really has stolen my heart. Don't get me wrong it was challenging and...More

Thank Getsaround2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

This hike is a bucket list hike. You got to do it at least once. I went with my family on Christmas day thinking everyone would stay home. Wrong. Everyone and there granny was there. We walked from our hotel (Aston Beach Hotel) to the...More

Thank KEN Y
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7 January 2018|
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Response from Andre D | Reviewed this property |
Not far at all even if you’re not driving. If you go by bus be prepared to walk around 20 minutes from the last bus stop to the main entrance. I’d recommend this way for the views
Ashley P
18 December 2017|
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Response from KatzTravels | Reviewed this property |
We took Uber and visited mid- morning. By the time we finished people were pouring in and it was very crowded at the bottom. We walked out of the park to the main street to order another Uber. Otherwise it would have been... More
Ashley P
18 December 2017|
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Response from Debbie P | Reviewed this property |
It is currently closed for trail maintenance so if you are planning to visit anytime soon you will not be able to go up the trail. "They are very slow to do trail repairs in Hawaii" Many of the trails have been closed for... More