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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
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A dormant volcano crater.

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Great view but not a hike for all

The view from the top is amazing but getting their can be a challenge. For our teenagers it was no problem but don't known if I would try it with small children.

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Linden, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The hike was a little strenuous for some of us. Should wear proper food wear. Was not what we expected when we arrived at the top. All grown in. The views were great of the city & ocean.

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Casper
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The view from the top is amazing but getting their can be a challenge. For our teenagers it was no problem but don't known if I would try it with small children.

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

arrived at 5:55 am as they open at 6:00 am. we were about the 20th car in line with numerous people walking up the sidewalk. decided to come back at a later day and time - about 2:30 pm - and it wasn't as busy. uneven walk about 1/2 way and stairs about 1/4 and smoother concrete the other 1/4.... More 

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London, Arkansas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hike to the summit of Diamond Head is .08 mile (one way) and take about 2 hours for the round trip hike. Wear sturdy, comfortable walking shoes (not flip-flops, or 'slippers' as the locals call them) and take your time. At least a moderate amount of fitness is recommended. About a tenth of a mile a the trailhead is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After waiting for almost an hour to figure out where the Green Waikiki Trolley stopped, we finally got on the bus. Cost us $25 return. However due to the following circumstances, we caught the public bus number 23 back to our hotel in Waikiki. Few pointers for families travelling with infants and/or strollers: 1. The bus has a designated baby/parent... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Expect rain in December, can rain in other months as well.. Wear shoes with a good tread as the rocks can be slippery. Can't believe people actually wear flip flops; not smart. A rain jacket is a good idea as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been before, but was travelling with people who haven't and I was keen for them to see the views, we went in the afternoon when it was cooler and they loved it! Well worth the effort :)

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went early on on day - there at 5:55am (opens @ 6:00am) and we were about 20 cars from the front - plus numerous walk-ups coming up the road. Left. came back another day in the afternoon and it wasn't as busy. Numerous places to stop and take a break - thank goodness! - and it is a little steep... More 

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Ipswich Qld
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although the climb is exhausting the view at the top makes it all worthwhile. It gives you a whole new perspective looking back at Waikiki beach and hotels.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the hike up to the top. The view is spectacular! Be patient to take your turn at the different viewing spots as it can get very crowded.

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