Climb Hawaii’s most famous volcano on this 3-hour Diamond Head tour. A local guide will lead you through Diamond Head State Park and up to the summit, providing commentary about the crater’s history and geology. Prepare for spectacular views at the top, with a panorama of Waikiki and the turquoise waters stretched out below. At the end of your tour, you’ll be given an ‘I Climbed Diamond Head’ certificate from your guide.

Highlights

  • 3 hour walk to Diamond Head Crater
  • Guided walk to the summit of Diamond Head Crater
  • Personalized "I Climbed Diamond Head" certificate
  • All hiking gear provided on Oahu crater tours
  • Led by a nature and hiking expert
  • Pickup and drop-off at Waikiki hotels

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What You Can Expect

Diamond Head Crater Adventure

Enjoy spectacular 360-degree 360-degree views of Waikiki and the turquoise blue Pacific Ocean.

Your tour will begin with hotel pickup from your guide in the Waikiki area. Upon arriving at Diamond Head State Park, begin the exciting ascent to the top of the 760-foot (228-meter) summit of Diamond Head Crater. As you go, your guide will discuss the crater’s history, flora, fauna and geology, and will point out the diverse plant and bird species found in the area.

Then, experience stunning 360-degree views at the top! Take photos and soak up the scenery of Waikiki and the turquoise Pacific Ocean.

All equipment will be provided and, to celebrate your success at the end, you’ll be given a personalized ‘I Climbed Diamond Head’ certificate.

Customer Reviews

Starr H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our tour guide, Mandy, was very knowledgeable on the history of Diamond Head. Also, she would stop the group for a break and made sure that everyone was good to go on, which was very helpful for my friend with COPD! The hike was great and so worth the climb for the beautiful view. Thank you for a great adventure and will contact you for our next trip.

Hazel Krizia C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our tour guide was knowledgeable and accommodating. I went with my mom who had some difficulty hiking up because she's not used to doing strenuous activities. Our tour guide took into account everyone's limits and was very thoughtful because he would stop the group every now and then to take a break so that my mom could rest and take a breather.

Hawaii

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

I loved this tour! Our tour guide, Bethany, was wonderful! I suggest comfortable shoes and a bottle of water for the hike?

Mary P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Nice, slightly challenging hike that ended with very awesome views of the Waikiki shoreline. Our guide was very knowledgeable about Hawaiian history and, although his jokes mostly sucked he'll admit that, the narratives on the ride to crater were entertaining. Moderately intense hike but not a long distance. No pressure to go quickly or push past a comfort zone.

sewingoma

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Awesome guide, very informative after our pickup, made sure everyone was doing ok, gave us plenty of time at the top and great giving us details on sites on our return. This hike could be done on your own but having a guide made it much easier and more informative! Would definitely use them again.

dburkhardt

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This was a great way to start the day. We hiked up the crater in the morning, before the crowd started to build up and it was not too hot at this time of the day, because it does get hot at the top. We had an amazing view on the way up and from the top. Our guide was very knowledgeable, and pointed out landmarks from the top, and gave us some local history. Our guide took photos of everyone on the way up and at the top from our own cameras, which was great. You need to use the bathroom at the bottom of the crater and take water and wear good footwear, as the ground is uneven, and there are no facilities at the top. It took us around 1 hour from start to finish.

Carlee

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

AMAZING!! Greg, our guide was fantastic, knowledgeable and very friendly. This was my favourite thing I did while in Hawaii. The view was amazing. Well worth it!

Marsha A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Our guide was great. She provided an informative trip to Diamond both in regard to the Crater and the surrounding Oahu area. She interacted very well with all members of the tour.

Wayne United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Great tour to Diamond Head Crater summit. Recommend camera's that can strap on you to keep hands free. Bring a bottle of water and wear some comfortable sneakers. A little drizzle on the way up made the first half of the hike very slippery, but good to cool you down. Great views, probably would have been nice to see the sunrise. If you're attempting this hike prior to boarding a cruise, make sure your transportation to the cruise ship is aware you have the morning hike and make sure your guide is also aware what time you need to be back at the Hotel. My wife and I made the hike with our group starting at 8 am, finished before 10:30 am round trip and made it back to our hotel before 11am for an 11:15 am shuttle to our cruise. We did cut it kinda close, but it worked out perfectly.

Andrew G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

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