Diamond Head Crater Hike

Quick Details

Daily shuttle service to the iconic Diamond Head Crater for a self-guided hiking tour of this famous Oahu trail.

Operation Days: Daily, except New Year’s Day and Christmas Day.

Diamond Head Hiking Tour Times:

  • Shuttle Departure Time (from Waikiki): 6:20 a.m.
    • Shuttle Return Time (back in Waikiki): 9 a.m.
  • Shuttle Departure Time (from Waikiki):8:20 a.m.
    • Shuttle Return Time (back in Waikiki): 11 a.m.

Hiking Distance: 1.6 miles round trip

Level of difficulty: Moderate

Trail Conditions: The beginning of the Diamond Head hiking trail is paved, but expect uneven walkways along the way. Toward the end, portions of the trail involve steep stairways.

Description / Overview: This Oahu hiking tour includes round-trip transportation from your Waikiki hotel to Diamond Head. Located along the southeast coast of Oahu, right past the end of Waikiki. Diamond Head Trail is a must-do for all visitors! Every lookout spot offers amazing views of Waikiki, so don’t forget your camera and to take some postcard pictures! The driver provides you with a brochure and a water bottle. The historic hike is also simple enough for most ages and people with no hiking experience to enjoy.

Inclusions: Round-trip transportation from Waikiki, a bottle of water, map/brochure of Diamond Head, and the Park Entrance Fee.

What to Bring & What to Wear: Comfortable shoes, hat, and sunglasses.

As a courtesy reminder please do not bring any food or drinks onto your shuttle.

Additional Information: Drinks, shave ice, and snacks are available for purchase at the park. Toilets and drinking fountains can be found at the beginning of the trail but not along the hike nor at the summit.

Terms & Conditions:

  • This hiking tour of Diamond Head goes rain or shine.
  • This is a self-guided hike.

Cancellation Policy: Any changes or cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your reservation. Failure to cancel in less than 24 hours before your scheduled tour will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount onto your CREDIT CARD. To cancel, please call Kaimana Tours at (808) 392-2223 or (808) 230-0023, or email us at [email protected] Every canceled tour will receive a cancellation confirmation email.

  • What should I wear to this activity?
  • For hiking Diamond Head, wear comfortable clothing suitable for hiking stairs and tennis shoes.

  • Can I bring my own snacks and drinks?
  • Yes. Water is provided for you on this hike, but we always recommend bringing extra supplies.

  • Is this activity suitable for children?
  • Yes, definitely, it’s an easy hiking adventure on Oahu.