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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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2021/07/17 Friends Shauna

After my group was picked up another couple was picked up. I was disappointed because they were picked up across the street from the condo we were staying at. My group had to take a 15 minute walk to The pick up location... more

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Diamond Head Hike

2021/07/13 Couples Lorena R

Great tour, our guide was friendly and professional.

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2021/06/20 Friends Morgan Martin

We had a patient driver. He was very nice. The ride was smooth too!

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.

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 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.