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Diamond Head Crater
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Diamond Head Crater is one of the most iconic landmarks in Hawaii and can be seen as part of the skyline from Waikiki Beach. 19th century sailors dubbed the 760-foot volcanic crater "Diamond Head" after mistaking its sparkling calcite crystals for diamonds. Diamond Head is now a popular hiking destination for folks looking for an easy hike and breathtaking views from the summit, stretching from Waikiki to Oahu's south shore.
Hours of Operation: Diamond Head Crater is open daily from 6:00am-6:00pm, including holidays.

Things you should know:

- Allow yourself 1.5 - 2 hours to hike the trail.
- Pets are not allowed at Diamond Head Crater unless they are service animals.
- There is an interpretative gift shop at the trail head where you can purchase memorabilia and souvenirs.
- The last entrance to hike the trail is at 4:30pm. Gates will be locked at 6:00pm nightly and all visitors must be out of the park.
- A nominal entrance fee is charged either by car or individuals entering the park as pedestrians.

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Latest reviews of Diamond Head Crater

Diamond Head Hike...yikes!

2021/03/15 Solo Travelers Consuela J.

Talk about a workout! It was awesome and well worth it although I am still sore! The driver was punctual and hilarious! I would definitely do this tour again with this company and recommend it to anyone seeking a workout... more

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Great experience

2020/04/15 Friends Heather

Very good way to get to activities. Great sunrise hike up Diamondhead and the falls was one of our top favorite experiences while on the island. Drivers were friendly and very informative. Would highly recommend.

Amazing!!

2020/01/05 Families with Young Children DJH

What a great experience! My family and I had a blast snorkeling. The fish are so close and beautiful it was amazing. My boys are 6 & 8 they were a little scared to put the snorkel gear on and look under the water, thankf... more

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Amazing experience, could not have asked for a better tour guide. Thanks Ken!!

2019/11/19 Couples Tim

Ken was very welcoming, informative, and an overall awesome tour guide. His sense of humor made the experience that much better. =D It was our first tour of our stay in Oahu and was off to an excellent start. We loved ev... more

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Awesome experience

2019/08/06 Couples Mandy

I loved doing all of the hiking and really pushing my body even though it was tired and then getting to refresh with some snorkeling after. It was awesome. From seeing great places like the volcano to the lighthouse all ... more

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Great hiking trips.

2019/07/05 Couples Happy Hiker

The trip to Diamond Head in the morning and Manoa Falls in the afternoon left plenty of time to do a round-trip and have time for a snack or rest. Bring water and your camera.

They plan on widening the path to Manoa F... more

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Diamond Head Crater (Top Oahu Attractions & Sights), Oahu tours & activities, fun things to do in Oahu | HawaiiActivities.com
Diamond Head Crater is one of the most iconic landmarks in Hawaii and can be seen as part of the skyline from Waikiki Beach. 19th century sailors dubbed the 760-foot volcanic crater "Diamond Head" after mistaking its sparkling calcite crystals for diamonds. Diamond Head is now a popular hiking destination for folks looking for an easy hike and breathtaking views from the summit, stretching from Waikiki to Oahu's south shore.