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“Easy climb for fit people”

Diamond Head State Monument
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Ranked #3 of 328 things to do in Honolulu
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A dormant volcano crater.
Vancouver Island, Canada
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“Easy climb for fit people”
Reviewed 21 November 2013

If your with an energetic fit group the round trip - up and down will take you about 30-40 minutes. Unfortunately people forget that they are sharing the path so you will need to yell 'excuse me' constantly. Great view from the top, worth the run.

Visited November 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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“I was just a visitor to the neighborhoods”
Reviewed 21 November 2013

I'd never been to the Diamond Head area of Oahu before... millions of dollars of beach front to family homes... take a GPS as you can get lost easily.

Visited November 2013
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“Great Hike to Beautiful Views”
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We traveled by bus 23 from our hotel to the entrance, we had to walk further to get to the entrance. Our almost 2 mile walk was one of the highlights of our trip. It wasn't really hard to do, especially if you take little beaks. Coming back down was undoubtedly easier. The views are beautiful, however there are crowds on the top observatory around 10 am when we went. I highly suggest you go around 7am or whenever they are open to avoid crowds and get better pictures. It is also less hot during that time. There are water and restrooms at the bottom of the hike. We didn't do the Makapuu hike, but it was visible from Diamond Head and were able to get some great shots of it.

Visited November 2013
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“Great Views”
Reviewed 19 November 2013 via mobile

If you feel energetic the hike to the top provides great views of the island. Bring lots of water, energy snacks, wear good walking shoes and dress comfortably for a hike up a incline to the top of diamond head. The last 90 stairs are challenging and you have to crawl through the WW2 machine gun bunkers. The view from the top is spectacular. Best to go on the morning when it is not so hot

Visited November 2013
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Jamestown, New York
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“Cool place to Hike”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Great views and fun to hike. You see it in every ad for Oahu so
it's kind of fun to actually check it out in person.

Visited February 2013
Thank Jim W
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