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Koko Head Trail Challenge provided by City Running Tours Honolulu

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You'll start at
Koko Head
Koko Head, Honolulu, HI 96825, USAMeet at the top of the Koko Head District Park parking lot by the top softball field.
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    Koko Crater Railway Trail
    Stop: 30 minutes -
    Koko Head Lookout
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You'll end at
Koko Head
Koko Head, Honolulu, HI 96825, USAMeet at the top of the Koko Head District Park parking lot by the top softball field.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Koko Head, Honolulu, HI 96825, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • National Park fees
  • Light refreshments
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Pictures taken by your guide with a follow-up picture gallery
  • Garmin summary with map of the tour
  • Running and health tips
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Run at your own pace and stop to take photos
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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AllanA wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco, California24 contributions10 helpful votes
5 Things You Must Know 1. The hike is up old railroad tracks and though it is like climbing stairs, they are not stair steps 2. The steps can be as much as 2½ to 3 feet apart so you have to stretch to go up or down 3. You must wear athletic shoes that grip dirt/sand; NO
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Date of experience: February 2020
Cami D wrote a review Feb 2020
Ridgecrest, California133 contributions11 helpful votes
You do not need to pay anyone to do this hike. Take the city bus number 22, it’s cheap and will take you pretty much right to the trail head. This was an AMAZING hike. So worth it for the beautiful view at the top. Bring water and take your time. It’s more daunting coming back
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1 Helpful vote
Sharpies2014 wrote a review Sep 2019
Sydney, Australia6 contributions5 helpful votes
Got a taxi from Waikiki, $35 and 30 min trip, arrived about 8.30am, would recommend arriving earlier as it is hot even at 8.30 in the morning. Trail opens at 6am I think, a better time to start anyway. We are in our 50's, almost 60, and not fit but doing pretty good for our
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Date of experience: August 2019
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tjs1101 wrote a review Apr 2019
334 contributions53 helpful votes
I don't understand why people are paying money to do this. This hike is completely free! I would suggest going by yourself I'm taking your time. Bring water and snacks and relax at the top how long will it taking plenty of breaks on the way up. This hike is awesome! Just don't
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3 Helpful votes
KAD14 wrote a review Dec 2018
Jefferson City, Missouri8 contributions
If you visit Oahu, head out and hike up KoKo Head trail on a clear, sunny day. It’s NOT easy, but the view from the top is awesome.
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About the operator

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By: City Running Tours Honolulu
Must Do!
Apologies for the late review but I reached out to City Running Tours Honolulu before our trip in June 2019. The re
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No Guide Showed Up
No one showed up for my run/yoga sunset tour. Disappointed. No communication telling me it was cancelled.
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Don S
Manoa Run & Hike!
This hike is medium to light with an enjoyable canopy of trees and ferns. Great for the whole family.
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Amazing and informative
We had a great morning with Kawika. So happy he kept to our pace as I was recovering from injury and a little jet l
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Fantastic Running Tour
I did the Friday morning tour with Kawika. Started at 6.30am at Honolulu Zoo and made our way up to Diamond Head a
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Luisa R
Fun hike with beautiful surroundings
We have used this group before and really enjoyed both experiences. Our guide Carly was friendly, personable and ma
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Jayde M
City running tours - Koko Head Challenge
On our Honeymoon to Oahu we booked in for the hike up Koko head crater. We were greeted by the friendly Yahnny at t
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Historic Honolulu Running Tour
I booked this tour a couple days in advance and didn’t have any expectations. Immediately I recieved a confirmation
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Amazing hike
We did this hike with 3 adults (one 67 yrs old) and two kids (13 & 9). Our guide was fun and knowledgeable she took
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Manoa Waterfalls Tour, Dec 2018
The Monoa tour was great, it blows the mind that a lush green jungle like environment exits just 20 minutes from th
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Great morning run/hike
We had a good trip up to the top of Diamond Head with lots of great information along the way. Plenty of time to ge
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Wish I could rate a 10 stars
I travel a lot and I’m the only one in my family that runs. I’m always in training and need to run on vacation. I
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Fabulous, Fun Running Tour!
Our guide Yovo was brilliant and made this a thoroughly fun and enjoyable run and hike to the top of Diamond Head.
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Tracey S
Koko Head crater challenge
This is a challenge to say the least! But with the support of Yovo and Craig we got to the top... pretty well puffe
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Susan R
Great Tour
I signed up my teenage son for this tour. It was a was a great way for him to keep up his running on vacation and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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