Want to Do the Diamond Head Hike? Here’s All To Know (Plus Things to Do in the Area)

Located at the end of Waikiki Beach is a landmark that’s part of the iconic Honolulu skyline..

This vast volcanic cone is one of Oahu’s most popular hikes for  its epic postcard views.

Here’s everything you need to know for a Diamond Head Hike outing, including other things to do and places to eat in the area once you’ve reached the summit.

Encompassing 475+ beautiful acres, Diamond Head is a State Monument. This huge, circular crater formed hundreds of thousands of years ago by an explosive volcanic eruption.

Here’s the key information you need to ready yourself for the experience:

You Need a Reservation

Since 2022, out-of-state visitors must reserve a parking/hiking slot and pay a fee to do the Diamond Head Hike.

Hike In the  Morning

Consider the morning for its low crowds, lower temperatures and avoiding the peak sun.

It depends on your kids and the weather, but it was too hard for my two,

Is It Kid  Friendly?

Plus More Things to Do in the Area and Where to Eat After

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