For public transit, you can take the bus from the corner of Kuhio and Paoakalani Avenues, two blocks east from Aston Waikiki Beach toward Diamond Head. Get off at the Diamond Head State Monument bus stop. See your route option here. As of 2018, bus fare is $2.75 – check current rates here.
Can you walk from Waikiki to Diamond Head trail?
You can walk from Outrigger Waikiki to the entrance to the tunnel, through the tunnel to the trailhead & up Diamond Head. You are adding an additional 2 1/2 or more miles each way to the hike. So it makes a 1.4 mile hike into a 6.4 mile hike.
How do I get to Diamond Head trail?
Simply take the number 23 bus from Kuhio Avenue towards Diamond Head, and get off once you reach the Diamond Head State Monument bus stop. Ask your bus driver to notify you once you have reached your destination. You will have to walk up through the crater tunnel to reach the Diamond Head Trail.
Can I walk to Diamond Head?
It is possible to hike to the summit of the Diamond Head crater, and it is totally possible to do this Oahu hike on your own without a tour. … You will be able to take your time in getting to Diamond Head and back, and you can take your time at the park after you’ve finished the hike too!
Can I Uber to Diamond Head?
Here’s the main options on easily getting to the park and doing the Diamond Head hike. Take an Uber – easy access on your phone app to book a trip to Diamond Head, it’s hassle free to book directly with Uber.
Do I need a ticket for Diamond Head?
Diamond Head offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Honolulu that you can hike to via a trail that takes you to the edge of the 300,000-year old crater. An entry fee of $1 per walk-in visitor and $5 per vehicle applies.
Do you need a reservation for Diamond Head hike?
For reservations, please visit PacificHistoricParks.org, email Tours@PacificHistoricParks.org or call toll free 1-866-332-1941. (Note- The State charges a $1.00 entrance fee or a $5.00 parking fee to get into the Diamond Head crater.)
How do I get to Diamond Head without hiking?
Stop at the lookouts near the lighthouse. National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) has a nice lookout that overlooks Honolulu. It will be a real short (about 1 block) walk on a sidewalk to get to the lookout. Tantalus/Round Top Drive has a lookout that is really nice.
How long does it take to do the Diamond Head hike?
Diamond Head Summit Trail
|Trail Length||1.6 miles (round trip)|
|Terrain||Hot, Dry, Slopes|
How hard is the hike to Diamond Head?
The 0.8 mile hike from trailhead to the summit is steep and strenuous, gaining 560 feet as it ascends from the crater floor. The walk is a glimpse into the geological and military history of Diamond Head.
Is there a shuttle to Diamond Head?
Starting at $23 | Breathtaking, Unparalleled View of the Coastline! Daily shuttle service to the iconic Diamond Head Crater for a self-guided hiking tour of this famous Oahu trail. If you DO NOT NEED the shuttle please DO NOT make a reservation.
Where does Diamond Head hike start?
The trailhead begins within the Diamond Head State Monument, and an entry fee of $5 per vehicle or $1 per walk-in visitor is charged. Cash Only.
What is the best time to hike Diamond Head?
One of the best times to climb Diamond Head is for sunrise, when temperatures are still relatively cool and the sun shines from behind your back on the crescent of Waikiki Beach far below. For good reason, that’s also one of the busiest times of day—the trails fill up with coach tourists.
Can you drive to Diamond Head lookout?
To get to the Crater you can walk, ride a bike, drive or take The Bus. The road into the Park starts at Diamond Head Road just west of 18th Ave. and there is a bus stop right next to it.
How do you get to Diamond Head without a car?
The best way to get from Honolulu to Diamond Head without a car is to line 2 bus which takes 32 min and costs $3.