Enjoy a 45-minute adventure hike to the summit of Diamond Head Crater in Hawaii. Ascend 763 feet, while our guide explains Hawaiian history, volcanic formation and bird and plant species'. Reach the top for an incredible 360-degree panoramic view.
What to Expect
Enjoy an educational and fun guided hike to the 763ft summit of Diamond Head Crater in Hawaii, the most famous crater on Earth. Incredible 360-degree views of Waikiki await you, along with the pristine turquoise Pacific Ocean.
This exciting tour of the world famous Diamond Head Crater begins with a short introductory talk by a trained nature guide. You will learn about the fascinating volcanic creation, Hawaiian history, European discovery, early cattle ranching, and modern day military use of the 'Gibraltar of the Pacific'.
Along the way groups stop at several points to rest and photograph the crater. During the hike you'll walk up rocky stairways, venture into a dark 200-foot tunnel and make your way to the crater summit. From the summit you'll be thrilled by the incredible 360-degree panoramic views of Waikiki Beach, the emerald green mountains and the sparkling aquamarine water of the Pacific ocean below.
The excursion lasts approximately three hours and is a truly memorable experience. You will also learn important facts about Hawaii’s native bird and plant species and will be presented with a Certificate of Achievement that states that you successfully made it to the famous summit of Diamond Head Crater.
- Pick-up and drop-off from any hotel in Waikiki
- Professional nature guide
- Entrance fees
- Use of backpacks
- Personalized 'I climbed Diamond Head' certificate
Pickup is available from hotels in Waikiki. Your exact pickup time will be provided upon reconfirmation of your tour.
If you are staying outside of Waikiki, (Ihilani, Ko'olina or the Turtle Bay Resort, etc...) and coming to town by rental car we recommend that you meet us at the Ala Moana hotel (410 Atkinson Drive) where there is ample parking for you across from the hotel in the shopping center's parking lot.
What to Remember
Please, wear suitable clothing and walking shoes.
This tour is not recommended for guests with walking difficulties or for children under the age of five.
Tours may be cancelled or rescheduled within 24 hours of the departure time. Tours cancelled or rescheduled within 24 hours are non-refundable.