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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%
  • Terrible1%
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“diamond head” (3,806 reviews)
“great hike” (1,077 reviews)
“bring water” (1,026 reviews)
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18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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"diamond head"
in 3,806 reviews
"great hike"
in 1,077 reviews
"bring water"
in 1,026 reviews
"spiral staircase"
in 249 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 380 reviews
"flip flops"
in 634 reviews
"steep steps"
in 237 reviews
"take your time"
in 655 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 423 reviews
"easy hike"
in 514 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 274 reviews
"wear good shoes"
in 260 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 216 reviews
"early in the morning"
in 578 reviews
"moderate hike"
in 166 reviews
"long hike"
in 154 reviews
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Reviewed today

Climbed this and the views were amazing! Worth the effort! But take lots of water and be prepared to,work,hard.

Thank motherandson1602
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our advice is get up early and enjoy the walk before it gets too hot. Great walk, gets the heart beating but not overly strenuous, definitely wear sneakers though. Brilliant views so would highly recommend.

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed yesterday

We went the whole family and it was a nice but warm hike. Not that exhausting but a good workout for your legs. Bring water but make sure you use the trashcans. Once you get up you will think it was worth the time it...More

Thank Masjo71
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided to come here. Been to Oahu many time and never went to Diamond Head. Wife and I thought it was awesome. A not very strenuous, slightly challenging hike. Most of it is concrete so the terrain won't affect you. Plus a glimpse into...More

Thank Tony F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For $1, you can't go wrong. Getting some exercise and a great view, you can't complain about that. The climb isn't that intense either, easily doable even in hot weather.

Thank slabz
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a steep and tiring hike, but enjoyable and worth it! Take lots of water and your time going up!

Thank Jodi B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As many have previously said, the view at the top is simply gorgeous. The hike itself is not that difficult but at the same time, it could prove more of a challenge for some people. A few pointers based on our experience. - The parking...More

Thank GoalieMarty
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After reading some reviews, we decided to partake the trail in the early morning to avoid the heat and crowd. We're glad we did so. Our five days in Honolulu was in the last week of July 2018. Thus, the heat can be an issue...More

Thank Andre T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was a little apprehensive prior to the walk after hearing varying opinions on the degree of difficulty but need not have worried. Anyone with a reasonable level fitness can accomplish this, just take your time, stopping at the various stops on the way, and take...More

Thank simondiana2016
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We got up early and caught a taxi from our hotel to Diamond Head car park to do the hike early before it got too hot also there is quite a lot of foot traffic so I would recommend go before 8 am. The hike...More

Thank cruiserjo2016
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sedge88
27 June 2018|
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Response from nickgoodfellow458 | Reviewed this property |
No just pay at the gate.
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Pam A
18 June 2018|
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Response from Zeus28 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can take Bus No. 2 or 23. Price one way 2.75
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15 April 2018|
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Response from tammycarlson | Reviewed this property |
No place to store luggage, National Park
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