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One of Hawaii’s most recognizable landmarks, Diamond Head State Monument is a breathtaking sight witnessed from land, sea, or air. Founded on 475 acres across a 300,000 year-old volcanic crater, the summit at Diamond Head crater is a short, steep hike out of Honolulu and into the clouds. With unparalleled views of Oahu’s shoreline, Diamond Head is the perfect destination for anyone looking for adventure.


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Diamond Head Hiking Narrated Tour

The New State of Hawaii Diamond Head Hiking Audio Tour is recommended to all visitors planning to hike to the Diamond Head summit.  Learn about the fascinating history. geography plant life and more.

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Coming to Visit?

Diamond Head State Monument is open to the public, 6:00am to 6:00pm, six days a week (closed every Wednesday), year-round including holidays. Last tour offered at 2:00pm and last chance to hike the trail without a tour is at 4:00pm.

Located at the beginning of the hiking trail within the Diamond Head Crater is the Visitor Center that’s open from 7:00am to 3:30pm daily. At the Visitor Center, you can check-in for your official Diamond Head Tour and purchase exclusive Diamond Head logo merchandise.

Diamond Head Crater entrance fees are $10 to park and $5 per person to hike the trail.   Parking fees for commercial vehicles are $25 for 1 - 7 people, $50 for 8 - 25 people and  $90 for 26 or more people.  

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