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Shuttle to Diamond Head Crater

Location: Waikiki, Oahu

This convenient shuttle service picks up from Waikiki and takes you into the famous Diamond Head Crater to enjoy a hike up to 760ft to enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Waikiki. The Diamond Head Crater hike is considered the most popular hike in Hawaii. It is certainly worth the effort for the breathtaking, unparalleled view of the coastline. A must-see for any visitor!

What to Expect

In the early 1800s, British sailors mistakenly thought the calcite crystals in the lava rocks they saw glimmering from a distance were diamonds, hence the name. Diamond Head is a volcano that has been extinct for 150,000 years. The crater is 3,520 feet in diameter with a 760 foot summit.

This moderate hike ascends to the top of Diamond Head via a series of switchbacks. The biggest challenge is right before the summit, when you will climb the challenging staircases that, for visitors not in peak shape, might leave you breathless even before you get a look at the gorgeous views from the top. But feeling the tradewinds blow while looking out to sea and across South Oahu, you will instantly know that hike is well worth the effort!


  • Round trip transportation from Waikiki
  • 1.6 miles roundtrip self-guided hike
  • Complimentary bottle of water
  • Map/brochure of Diamond Head
  • State park fees
  • 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.


  • Participants should not have a serious fear of heights
  • Not recommended for persons with heart, neck, back, or joint problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Participants must be physically fit
  • Please wearcomfortable shoes, hat, and sunglasses.
  • This hike is suitable for children


3 hours


Pick up from all major Waikiki Hotels and Resorts included.

Cancellation Policy

Customers with parties 5 or more need to cancel with a 48-hour notice. For parties of 4 or less, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to your reservation. This also includes any changes to the reservations whether it be the amount of guests, date, time and type of tour. Next day reservations will be considered as final sales. Failure to cancel in less than 24 hours (or 48 hours for parties of 5 or more) before your scheduled tour will result in a charge to your credit card.