Hiking The Diamond Head Crater Trail

The 28th most popular hiking trail in Hawaii.

South of Waikiki in Diamond Head State Monument on Oahu, the Diamond Head Crater Trail is a 1.6 mile round trip route with 560 feet of climbing. The Diamond Head Crater Trail winds up the inside of an extinct volcanic crater to the summit. You'll need to pass through a 225 tunnel on the way to the top. From the summit, you'll be treated to views of the Waianae Mountains and the Koko Head Crater.

Overall, Diamond Head Crater Trail is the 28th most popular hiking trail of all 45 hikes in Hawaii.

Diamond Head Crater Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  KPSP (808) 587-0300; Hawaii Trail & Access System (808) 973-9782; Oahu Weather (808) 973-4380.

Recommended Book:  "Ultimate Oahu Guidebook" from Andrew Doughty

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Camp Mokuleia CG (808) 637-6241; Peacock Flats C.G.; Backpackers Youth Hostel; Hawaii Polo Inn, Mokuleia Beach (800) 669-7719

Luxury Loding:  W Honolulu (888) 528-9465; Kahala Mandarin; Royal Hawaiian; Mauna Lani Bay Hotel (800) 367-2323

Breakfast Restaurant:  Maha Cafe, Waimea

Reference Source:  click here http://www.hawaiitrails.org/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/25/2016

ID:  23225

Diamond Head Crater Trail Hiking Map


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