Cruise the Crater on the Diamond Head Tour
CRUISE AROUND DIAMOND HEAD CRATER AND HIKE TO THE TOP.
We recommend you ride around Diamond Head before hiking it. It is a lovely three mile cruise along the coast. The hike is moderate and consists of 170 stairs. Please print this map, follow the markers and have fun!
THIS RIDE: CRUISE THE CRATER
Estimated Tour Time:
2.5 hour Ride & Hike
- Close Toed Shoes
Head toward the ocean on Kapahulu Ave. Take a left at Kalakaua Ave. Ride next to the WAIKIKI AQUARIUM and THE WAR MEMORlAL and see KAPIOLANI PARK. After the water fountain, stay straight and explore the historic homes on Coconut Ave until it intersects Diamond Head Road. Make a right and climb to the top where views of local surfers and the DIAMOND HEAD LIGHTHOUSE await. Continue along Diamond Head Road around the Crater to the entrance of the DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT. Park on the inside of the Crater and hike up to the top for awesome views of Waikiki and Honolulu. When you’re done hiking, head down Monsarrat Ave for a healthy lunch at any one of the LOCAL EATERIES. Make a right at Paki Ave and turn left on at the fire station, toward the ocean, on Kapahulu Ave to return back to the shop.