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Address: 18th Ave., Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Phone Number:
+1 808-587-0300
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description:

A dormant volcano crater.

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I did this walk by myself on quite a warm day. The walk itself is not too bad but I don't think you would want to do it if you are not confident in your fitness. The start of the... read more

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NSW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did this walk by myself on quite a warm day. The walk itself is not too bad but I don't think you would want to do it if you are not confident in your fitness. The start of the path makes it look easier than it is as it is nice and easy, concreted, with an easy incline. Once... More 

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Hicksville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gorgeous views, great exercise. Just one dollar to get in and easily accessible via the public city bus.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is only a short hike up to the top of Diamond Head but it is steep and can be strenuous at times. Make sure to do it early in the morning before it gets too hot. Its about 30 mins to the top. The views of Waikiki are just awesome. We caught the #23 bus which drops you off... More 

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went there with my 11-old-year son. He enjoyed it. To go from and to Waikiki there are cabs that offer the ride for 3-5 dollars each person at the bus stops. It is very hot in the crater, so wear appropriate clothes and take water and sunscreen with you. Also you will requiere good shoes for walking on uneven... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am an Old Person with gimpy knees, but keeping a moderate pace I made it to the top and took lots of postcard-grade photos. The weekend bus service to and from Waikiki is reduced, so expect to wait a half hour or so for the next one.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Get there early as it gets hot and the large tour groups start to arrive by 9:00am. I hike a lot and it was a good workout, lots of steps. Be aware this is not a cake walk, all up. Only 3/4 mile but uphill. Views are beautiful.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did hiked Diamond Head at sunrise and it was so busy, but man the views for amazing. We were already sore from the hike the day before and there were places to get over so the other walkers could go past. Highly recommended for anyone going to Oahu.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must see. Be sure to start early in the day. The trail isn't very difficult and there is room at certain points in the trail to move to the side to take a break and let others walk past you. Be sure to take a flashlight. There is one point on the trail where you walk through... More 

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Bremerton
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I booked a tour from downtown Waikiki and while the views from the top were breathtaking, the large crowds made the narrow paths hard to navigate at times. Worth a visit, but bring patience when trying to walk to the top.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting history as this was a gun emplacement designed to defend the harbor. Great views! Many people take the bus or taxi through the first tunnel to start of the trail. That would miss half the fun! We walked from our hotel in Waikiki which added a nice long walk up hill through the Diamond Head neighborhood (with some GREAT... More 

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